The Premier Bird Training Event of the Year
April 26-27, 2024
"AvOCET was so great, thank you for putting on the conference!
Woo! I learned a ton over the couple days. - Stephanie
Get ready for the most anticipated avian event of the year, the second annual AvOCET conference!
Avian Behavior International proudly presents AvOCET 2024, and it's going to be bigger and better than ever before. Are you ready to be part of a soaring adventure into the world of avian behavior and conservation?
We can't wait to have you join us!
“What a great conference! I learned so much! Please do it again!”
Avian Behavior International was started with the idea of putting our ideas into action. We've been doing this since 2013 through the Avian Behavior Lab, our workshops, and in-person experiences.
In 2023 we celebrated our 10 year anniversary and launched our first Avian Conference.
2024 is our 2nd annual AvOCET Conference - featuring world renowned bird experts in the field of training, from conservation to nutrition to education programming, and behavior science. o some pretty deep topics.
You can learn all day from random information online, but it's these truly groundbreaking conferences that set the bar
JOIN US AT THE #1 BIRD TRAINING CONFERENCE
Your Ticket to AvOCET 2024
Don't miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event. Secure your spot now and join us as we explore the captivating world of avian behavior and conservation.
"The lineup of speakers was incredible. The information I learned expanded my thinking and helped me grow as a bird trainer. Thank you for this amazing conference!"
Don't miss your chance to secure a presale ticket for this coveted event! Presale pricing is available only through 11/30/2023.
Act now to reserve your spot and take advantage of this special offer.
About your instructor
Hillary Hankey is a world renowned professional bird trainer, behavior consultant, and falconer. For over 20 years, she has worked at and consulted for zoos and educational facilities to help bring adventurous and intimate animal encounters to guests all over the world.
In 2013, Hillary founded Avian Behavior International, a bird training and education organization, located on 22 acres in San Diego, California. Hillary spends her days analyzing, studying and practicing the art and science of animal training with a diverse collection of birds in Southern California, while also passionately raising awareness and funds for critical conservation challenges around the planet.
With a goal of helping to strengthen the connection between animals and the humans that care for them with the most progressive, positive, and constructional techniques, Hillary offers numerous in person workshops, online courses, and is also the founder of The Avian Behavior Lab, where she offers online training tutorials and guidance for animal lovers of all levels.