Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference

October 21-22, 2019

Michigan Humane is proud to present the 2019 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference (GLAWC), October 21 and 22, at the Detroit Marriot inside the iconic Renaissance Center!

GLAWC is the largest Midwest educational conference in the animal welfare field. Join hundreds of your peers as you learn about the latest trends and programs, as well as best practices in the industry, during engaging sessions and events. Participants include frontline caregivers, animal fosters, veterinarians, board members, volunteers and more looking to learn and connect with colleagues from across the region.

This year’s keynote speaker is Rachel Finney, CEO at Columbus Humane.


Columbus Humane CEO Rachel FinneyMichigan Humane is proud to welcome keynote speaker Rachel Finney, CEO at Columbus Humane. Rachel D.K. Finney is a Certified Animal Welfare Administrator with 15 years of experience in animal sheltering.





Interested in becoming a sponsor at the 2019 Great Lakes Animal Welfare Conference? Have your brand reach hundreds of animal welfare professionals in the region. Contact Advancement Manager Genevieve Rogalla at