Calendar of Past Public Appearances

 

2014

January 24-26, 2014 " Parrot Festival" Houston, TX

February 1, 2014 "Parrot Training Workshop" Roanoke, VA
February 5-8, 2014 , "International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators conference" Dallas, TX

March 8, 2014 "Animal Training Workshop" Bryn Mawr, PA, USA
March 21-23, 2014 "Art & Science of Animal Training Conference by O.R.C.A" Denton, TX, USA
March 29, 2014 "Parrot & Small Exotic Pet Training Workshop" Milwaukee, WI USA

April 6, 2014 "Intro to Parrot Training and Hands on Training Seminars" New York, NY, USA
April 12-13, 2014 "Colloque Aviaire" Montreal, Canada
April 13-18, 2014 "The Animal Behavior Management Alliance Conference" Dallas, TX, USA.
April 23, 2014 "Webinar: Utlizing Training to Improve Welfare for Exotics in the Veterinary Practice" Hosted by www.APBC.org in the United Kingdom.
April 27, 2014. “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Clayton, CA.

May 3, 2014 "Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop" Oslo, Norway.
May 11, 2014 "Animal Training Workshop for Zoo Professionals" Heidelberg, Germany
May 17-18, 2014 " Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop" Sweden.
May 24-25, 2014 “2 Day Parrot Training Seminar” Iserlohn, Germany.

June, 2014 Barbara spent June working with the Kakapo Recovery Program in New Zealand

July 19, 2014 "Parrot Behavior & Training Workshop" Grand Rapids, MI, USA

August 2-6, 2014 Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA. Barbara presented on Reducing Stress for Avian Capture and Restraint.
August 30-31, 2014 Two Day Parrot Training and Behavior Workshop" Hjarup, Sweden (South of Sweden)

September 4-6 2014 "Hands-on Parrot Training Workshop" The Netherlands. Erica (Drenthe) Netherlands
September 13, 2014, 2014 3-4 PM (Central) "Fixing Fear Responses and Building Trust with Companion Parrots." Webinar
September 18, 2014, 2014 7-8 PM (Central) "Fixing Fear Responses and Building Trust with Companion Parrots." Webinar
September 23, 2014, 2014 7-8 PM (Central) "Solutions for Biting & Aggressive Behavior in Companion Parrots." Webinar

October 9- 12, 2014 "Advanced Parrot Training Workshop" Sacramento, CA, USA.
October 10th, 2014 "Parrot Behavior Problems Lecture" Sacramento, CA, USA.
October 26, 2014 "Animal/Parrot Training Workshop" Hadlow, United Kingdom.

November 8, 2014 "Animal/Parrot Behavior & Training Workshop" Norton, MA, USA
November 29, 2014 WEBINAR: Addressing Screaming for Attention in Companion Parrots

December 4, 2014 WEBINAR: Fixing Fear Responses and Building Trust with Companion ParrotS
December 13, 2014 WEBINAR: Solutions for Biting and Aggressive Behavior in Companion Parrots
December 16, 2014 WEBINAR: How to Train Your Parrot to Present Specific Behavior

2013

February 24, 2013 “Parrot Training Workshop” Pembroke Pines, FL, USA.
February 25, 2013 “Live Training Demos and Q & A with Barbara Heidenreich” Miami, FL.
February 27- March 2, 2013 “The International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators Conference” Tampa, FL, USA

April 14-18, 2013 “Practical Application of Animal Training” Vienna and Bad Voeslau, Austria.
April 20-26, 2013 “International Conference on Avian, Herpetological and Exotic Mammal Medicine” Weisbaden, Germany.

May 4-5, 2013 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” exact location TBD, Finland.

June 1-2, 2013  “Step Up! Parrot Care and Training Seminar” Brisbane, Australia
June 8-9, 2013 “Step Up! Parrot Care and Training Seminar” Melbourne, Australia
June 27, 2013 “An Introduction to Parrot Training” Austin, TX.

July 11-15, 2013 “The Positive Parrot Training Retreat” Dallas, OR. 

August 3-7, 2013 “Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference” Jacksonville, FL, USA.
August 10-11, 2013 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Pineville, NC, USA
August 24-25,  2013 "Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop" New York City, NY, USA.

October 4, 2013 "Kakapo Presentation" Dallas, TX, USA.
October 18-20, 2013“Trailblazing Trainers Think Tank and Practical Application Seminar”

November 9-10, 2013 Avifauna Bird Park,The Netherlands."Birds and Small Mammal Training Seminar"
November 12-14, 2013 Dublin, Ireland."Birds and Small Mammal Training Seminar"
November 16-17,  2013 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Germany.
November 23, 2013 “Parrot Training and Behavior Workshop” Shuttleworth College, Bedfordshire, England.

2012

February 25th, 2012 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Santa Barbara, CA, USA.

March 22, 2012 “Introduction to Parrot Training” Austin, TX.
March 31, 2012 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Ithaca, NY, USA

April 15th, 20012 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” London, England
April 17- 20, 2012 “Bird Welfare and Behavior Seminar” Copenhagen, Denmark.
April 22, 2012 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Agistri Island, Greece.
April 28th, 2012 St Charles, IL, USA Midwest Avian Expo. "Solving Parrot Behavior Problems" and "An Introduction to Parrot Training"

May 20, 2012 “Exotic Behavior and Bird Handling Course for Veterinary Residents” Dallas, TX, USA. 

June 14, 2012 “Solving Parrot Behavior Problems” Austin, TX.
June 23-24, 2012 “Out of the Lab and into the Field. Performance Dogs in the Real World” Annandale, NJ, USA.

July 19-23, 2012 “The Positive Parrot Training Retreat” Dallas, OR, USA.

August 11-15, 2012 “Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference” Louisville, KY, USA.
August 15-18, 2012 “American Federation of Aviculture” San Antonio, TX, USA.
August 25-26, 2012 "All American Hookbill Fair and Seminar" St Louis, MO, USA. 

September 22, 2012 “Southwest Veterinary Symposium” Dallas, TX, USA.

October 6, 2012  “Parrot Care and Training Seminar” Chilton, WI, USA.
October 20, 2012 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Davis, CA, USA. 
October 28 – November 1, 2012 “The 6th Australasian Training and Conditioning Workshop” Auckland, New Zealand.

November 4, 2012 “Parrot Training Workshops” Auckland, New Zealand!

2011

January 28-30, 2011 “Parrot Festival” Houston, TX, USA

February 15, 2011 University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA.
February 26, 2011 Texas A & M College of Veterinary Medicine, College Station, TX, USA.
February 28-March 4, 2011 Santa Barbara Zoo Santa Barbara, CA USA.

April 17, 2011 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Austin, TX, USA

May 21, 2011 “Parrot Training and Enrichment Workshop” Auckland, New Zealand. Hosted by the Parrot Society of New Zealand.
May 28-29, 2011 “Parrot Training and Enrichment Workshop” Brisbane, Australia. Hosted by the Parrot Society of Australia.

June 4-5, 2011 “Parrot Training and Enrichment Workshop” Melbourne, Australia. Hosted by the Parrot Society of Australia.

July 13, 2011 “An Introduction to Parrot Training” Austin, TX, USA

July 20, 2011 "Advanced Concepts in Animal Training Telecourse" Your Computer

July 28, 2011 “Solving Parrot Behavior Problems” Austin, TX, USA.

August 6-12, 2011 “The Association of Avian Veterinarians Annual Conference” Seattle, WA, USA.
August 27-28, 2011 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” New York City, NY, USA

September 7-10, 2011 “Congreso Veterinario de Leon” Mexico

October 1-2 , 2011 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” New York City, NY, USA. 
October 8, 2011 “Parrot Care and Training” Chilton, WI, USA.
October 21, 2011 Cancun, Mexico "National Association of Zoos & Aquariums of México Conference"
October 22-23, 2011 Cancun, Mexico "Training Zoo and Companion Animals: Basic and Advanced Concepts"

November 5, 2011 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Clayton, CA, USA. 
November 12-13, 2011 “South Texas Avian Symposium” College Station, TX, USA.

2010

January 22-24, 2010 “Parrot Festival” Houston, TX, USA.

Feb 28, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” Gilbert, AZ USA

March 3-6, 2010 “International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators Conference” Albuquerque, NM, USA

April 17, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” Fort Worth, TX, USA.

May 8-9, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” Curacao, Denmark
May 20-23 “Private Event” Panama City, FL, USA
May 31, 2010 Interview on Zoo Talkin' Radio

June 12-13, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshops” New York City, NY, USA.

July 9-12, 2010 “Positve Parrot Training Retreat” Salem, OR, USA.
July 31, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” San Diego, CA USA.

August 1-5, 2010 “Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference”.
August 28-29, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” Finland

September 16-19, 2010 “Positive Parrot Training Retreat” Salem, OR, USA.

October 2, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” Washington DC area.
October 9, 2010 “Parrot Care and Training” Chilton, WI, USA.
October 16, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” Indianapolis, IN, USA

November 6, 2010 “Parrot Training Workshop” Cleveland, OH, USA

2009

February 7, 2009 “Introduction to Parrot Training Seminar” Ithaca, NY.  Hosted by the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
February 21, 2009 “Parrot Training and Enrichment Workshop” Cincinnati, OH, USA
February 24-28, 2009 “International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators Annual Conference” Cincinnati, OH, USA.

March 14, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Dallas, TX, USA
March 28, 2009 “Flight Training Seminar” Old Saybrook, CT, USA.

April 18-19, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Barrie, Ontario Canada.

May 9, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Janakkala, Finland.
May 10, 2009 “Flight Training Workshop” Janakkala, Finland.
May 16-17, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” France. 
May 23, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Estalagem Muchaxo, Guincho, Cascais, Portugal
May 24, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Northern Portugal
May 29-31, 2009 “The BEST Parrot Conference” Edison, NJ, USA.

June 6-7, 2009 “Step Up! Parrots and People Learning Together” Brisbane, Australia.
June 20, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Madera, CA, USA

August 8-15, 2009 “Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference” Milwaukee, WI, USA

September 19, 2009 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Clayton, CA, USA

October 9-10 Solving Parrot Behavior Problems New York, NY, USA
October 23-25, 2009 “Behavior and Learning for Veterinary Professionals” Denver, CO, USA

November 13-15, 2009 “Canadian Parrot Conference” Guelph, Ontario, Canada

2008

January 20, 2008: “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Tallahassee, FL, USA
January 25-27, 2008: “Parrot Festival, Houston” TX, USA.

February 22-24, 2008: Aviculture Society of America, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

March 1-2, 2008: “Parrot Behavior, Training and Enrichment Symposium” Leiden, Netherlands.
March 5-8, 2008: “International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators Conference” Alphen ann den Rijn, Netherlands..

April 26-27, 2008: “Parrot Behavior and Learning: A Step Up and Beyond” Phoenix, AZ, USA.

May 8, 2008:  “An Introduction to Parrot Behavior and Training Seminar” Austin, TX, USA
May 24-25, 2008: “Fly About 2008” Dallas, OR, USA

July 4-6, 2008: “Parrot Society of Australia Conference” Brisbane, Australia
July 26, 2008: “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Cincinnati, OH USA.

August 7, 2008:  “Solving Parrot Behavior Problems” Austin, TX, USA
August 11-14, 2008: “Association of Avian Veterinarians Annual Conference” Savannah, GA, USA

September 27, 2008: “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Las Vegas, NV USA.

Oct 3-5, 2008:  “Parrot Behavior and Learning for the Veterinary Professional” Denver, CO, USA.
October 6, 2008 “Bird Club Appearance” Denver, CO, USA.

November 1, 2008: “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Shreveport, LA, USA.
November 8-9, 2008: “Parrot Training and Enrichment Workshop” Austin, TX, USA.

2007

January 24, 2007: Telecourse: Training Birds for Medical and Husbandry Behaviors
January 26-28, 2007: Parrot Festival, Houston, TX, USA.

February 3, 2007 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop”, Seattle, WA, USA
February 4, 2007 “Training your Parrot for the Veterinary Exam Workshop”, Seattle, WA, USA.

March 10, 2007: “Parrot Behavior and Learning: A Step Up and Beyond” Chandler, AZ, USA.
March 23-28, 2007 “Winging it Live in Moab Seminar” Moab, UT, USA. 

April 21-22, 2007: “Parrot Behavior and Learning: A Step Up and Beyond” Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.

May 15-16, 2007: South West Texas Animal Care and Control Association Conference. Port Lavaca, TX, USA
May 21, 2007 Animal Training Continuing Education Course Austin Community College. Austin, TX, USA
May 27, 2007 “Bird Club Presentation” San Antonio, TX, USA

June 6, 2007: Telecourse: Shaping Plans to Train your Parrot for the Veterinary Exam
June 23-24, 2007: “Parrot Behavior and Learning: A Step Up and Beyond” Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


July 16, 2007 Animal Training Continuing Education Course Austin Community College. Austin, TX, USA
July 21, 2007 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop”, Des Moines, IA, USA
July 22, 2007 “Flight Training Workshop”, Des Moines, IA, USA
July 29, 2007 “An Introduction to Training with Positive Reinforcement”, St. Louis, MO, USA

August 4 -9, 2007 Association of Avian Veterinarians Annual Conference, Providence, RI, USA.
August 11, 2007 “Parrot Training and Enrichment Workshop” Burlington, NJ, USA.
August 19, 2007  “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop”, San Diego, CA, USA.
August 22-25, 2007 American Federation of Aviculture Annual Conference Los Angeles, CA, USA


September 10, 2007 Animal Training Continuing Education Course Austin Community College. Austin, TX, USA
September 12, 2007: Telecourse: Shaping Plans to Train your Parrot for the Veterinary Exam
September 22, 2007 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop”, Minneapolis, MN, USA
September 28-30, 2007:  “Parrot Learning and Behavior for Veterinary Professionals” Denver, CO, USA. 

October 5, 2007 “Training to Benefit Avian Health and Welfare” Tinton Falls, NJ, USA
October 6, 2007 “Parrot Expo” Long Island, NY, USA
October 9, 2007 “Bird Club Presentation” Connecticut, USA
October 20-21, 2007 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Stockholm, Sweden 
October 27, 2007 “Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop” Richmond, UK (near London)
October 28, 2007 “Advanced Skills and Flight Training Workshop”, Richmond, UK (near London)

November 10-11, 2007: “Parrot Behavior and Learning: A Step Up and Beyond” Germantown, WI, USA.

December 5, 2007 Animal Training Continuing Education Course Austin Community College. Austin, TX, USA

2006

January 27-29, 2006: Parrot Festival. Houston, Texas, USA

February 4, 2006: Austin, TX, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
February 11, 2006: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
February 15-18, 2006: International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators Annual Conference. Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

March 4, 2006: Weatherford, Texas, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
March 18-29, 2006: Tioga, Texas, USA (Just north of Dallas) Animal Behavior Answers. A Seminar for Animal Lovers. Speakers include Kellie Snider, Jesus Rosales- Ruiz, Ph.D. and Barbara Heidenreich.
March 31-April 1, 2006: Williamsburg, VA, USA Bird Clubs of Virginia Convention and Bird Mart.

April 8, 2006: Washington, DC, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop

May 6, 2006: St Paul, Minnesota, USA: The 3rd Annual Avian Behavior Conference.
May 20-21, 2006: Sidney, British Columbia, Canada: The 9th Annual Canadian Parrot Symposium West.

July 7, 2006 Auburn, CA, USA Bird Club Appearance
July 8, 2006: Oakland, CA, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
July 9, 2006 San Jose, CA, USA Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
July 15-16, 2006: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Parrots 2006 Convention.

August 3-6, 2006: Dallas, TX, USA. American Federation of Aviculture Conference.
August 7- 11, 2006: San Antonio, TX, USA. Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference.
August 20, 2006: Spokane, WA, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
August 26-27, 2006: St Louis, MO, USA. Bird Fair

September 9-10, 2006: Houston, TX, USA. South Texas Avian Symposium.
September 20, 2006: Telecourse: Solving Behavior Problems in Companion Parrots
September 27-30, 2006: Canary Islands, Tenerife. The VI International Parrot Convention.

October 7-8, 2006: Turner, OR, USA. The Flyabout: A Flight Training School for Companion Parrot Owners.
October 14, 2006: Calgary, Canada. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
October 18, 2006: Telecourse: Addressing Aggressive Behavior in Birds presented by
October 28-29, 2006: Cleveland, OH, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
October 30-31, 2006: Toledo, OH, USA. Hour Long Private Consultations

November 5-6, 2006: VogelPark Avifauna, Netherlands. Bird Training Symposium

2005

April 10-15, 2005 Animal Behavior Management Alliance Annual Conference (ABMA) Houston, TX, USA
April 23, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop Austin, TX, USA

May 7, 2005: Avian Behavior Conference presented by the Avian Behavior Council and Avian Suites. Roseville, Minnesota, USA. Speakers and panel members include Susan Friedman, PhD, Barbara Heidenreich, Fern Van Sant, DVM, Kit Manchester, Julie Weiss Murad, Bonnie Kenk, Eileen McCarthy, and Joanna Eckles.
May 14, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop San Antonio, Texas, USA.

June 11, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop: Advanced Skills Irving, Texas, USA.
June 12, 2005: Fort Worth Bird Club. Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
June 25, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop Austin, Texas, USA.

July 9th, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop Weatherford, Texas, USA.

August 7-13, 2005: Association of Avian Veterinarians Annual Conference (AAV). Monterey, California, USA. Barbara Heidenreich of Good Bird Inc. will be presenting two master classes “Solving Parrot Behavior Problems” and “Addressing Aggressive Behavior” and a wet lab on the “Basics of Positive Reinforcement Training”.
August 20, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop Seattle, Washington, USA.
August 21, 2005: “Together on the Wing” Flight Training Workshop Seattle, Washington, USA.

September 10, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training, Austin, Texas, USA.
September 16th, West Valley Bird Society, Sherman Oaks, California, USA
September 20, 2005:  Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

October 1, 2005: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop.
October 8, 2005: Buffalo, New York, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop
October 15-16, 2005: Canadian Parrot Conference Speakers include Barbara Heidenreich of Good Bird Inc., Irene Pepperburg of the Alex Foundation and Matthias Reinschmidt of Loro Parque. West Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
October 22-23, 2005: Capital City Bird Society Bird Show. Sacramento, California, USA

November 5, 2005: Eastern Berks Bird Mart. Kutztown, Pennsylvania, USA
November 6, 2005: Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania, USA. Parrot Behavior and Training Workshop

2004

August, 2004: Association of Avian Veterinarians Annual Conference (AAV). New Orleans, LA, USA.

September, 2004 American Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) New Orleans, LA, USA

1998-2004

International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators Conference (IAATE). Barbara presented annually at this conference from 1998-2004. Since then she has presented periodically.

 

Private Appearances, Employment or Consultation Work

Veterinary Teaching Hospitals and Universities:


University of North Texas - Denton Psychology Dept. O.R.C.A.
University of North Carolina Veterinary Medicine at Raleigh Durham
University of California at Davis
Texas A&M University Veterinary Medical School
Cornell University veterinary Medical School
University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

Parrot Sanctuaries/Rescues:


Tucsan Avian Rescue and Adoption Foundation
Parrots and People
The Gabriel Foundation
Best Friends Sanctuary Garden
Phoenix Landing Helping Parrots
Parrots First



Animal Education Centers:

Earth Rangers in Canada
Kaytee Learning Center

Zoos:


Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas World Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoo
El Paso Zoo
Brookfield Zoo
Caldwell Zoo
John Ball Zoo
State Fair of Texas
Disney’s Discovery Island
Marine World Africa USA
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Tautphaus Park Zoo
Gulf Park Marine World
Perth Zoo in Australia
Ocean Park in Hong Kong
Umgeni River Bird Park in South Africa
Africam Safari in Pueblo Mexico
Vallarta Adventures in Puerto Vallarta Mexico
Walsrode Bird Park in Germany
Auckland Zoo in New Zealand
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