2018 was the first SPARCS conference sponsored and hosted by National Canine Research Council. It was recorded in Amenia, NY. Presentations focused on canine behavioral genetics. Julie Hecht and Mia Cobb of the popular blog, "Do You Believe in Dog?" served as science conference hosts. Distinguished speakers included Drs. Jessica Hekman, Kelly Ballantyne, Elinor Karlsson, and Claire Wade.
SPARCS 2018 Day 1 Introduction
SPARCS 2018 Day 1 Panel Discussion
SPARCS 2018 Day 2 Introduction
SPARCS 2018 Day 2 Panel Discussion