DR. TEMPLE GRANDIN
An Evening with Temple Grandin: Connecting Animal Science and Autism
Come spend an Evening with Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University, consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior, and autism spokesperson. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism and its relation to animals.
Dr. Grandin will discuss autism and its advantage in working with animals. Whether you are a member of the autism community or the livestock arena, you will find this talk informative and unforgettable.
“Autism helped me understand animals because I think in pictures. Since animals do not have language, their memories have to be sensory-based instead of word-based.” ~Dr. Temple Grandin
The Most Famous Person with Autism
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016
National Women's Hall of Fame
Temple Grandin named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2017
Professor of Animal Science, CSU
Global leadership, Animal Welfare Livestock Systems Design
Subject of HBO Emmy Award Winning Film
“Autism was her challenge, life was her triumph”, A profound and and joyous breakthrough
Future Horizons is dedicated to making its courses, events and meetings accessible to all. We strive to provide access – to the fullest extent possible – to our conferences based on an awareness of participants’ needs. If you require assistance due to a disability, please provide Future Horizons with the information and we will engage in a process to work with each individual to determine appropriate accommodations. Please click the below button to send your request for special accommodations or visit our contact us page.
SCHEDULE & MAP
Autism Conference Schedule:
|6:30||Dr. Temple Grandin Speaks|
|7:45||Photo and Book Signing Opportunity|
About the Venue:
Pontchartrain Convention and Civic Center
4545 Williams Boulevard
Kenner, LA 70065
Registration is Simple!
- Buy Online: Scroll down for ticket details
- Call in Registration: General booking please call this number for registration: +1 (800) 489-0727
- Print/Fax/Mail Registration: Unable to register online? Download our registration form to print and fax, or mail in with your payment.
- All Speaker Presentation handout materials are complimentary and will be sent via digital file one week before event.