AWSELVA Autumn Conference 2010: Animal Welfare - A Luxury We Can’t Afford?

2nd November 2010
Wellcome Collection Conference Centre
183 Euston Road
London
NW1 2BE
United Kingdom

Focussing on the welfare of dairy cows, working animals overseas, animals used in experiments and the affordability of animal welfare-friendly food, experts examined the effects that the difficult economic climate might be having on kept animals.

9:30 - 9:50
Coffee and registration
9:50 - 10:00
Introduction from AWSELVA Chair
10:00 - 10:45
The current economic situation and what this means for animal welfare - a policy perspective. Richard Bennett
10:45 - 11:15
Tea/coffee
11:15 - 12:00
The impact on UK farm animals. Jon Huxley
12:00 - 12:45
Companion animal abandonment and the impact on animal shelters. Chris Laurence
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch
13:45 - 14:30
The impact of economic change on animals in the developing world. Karen Reed
14:30 - 15:15
Animals in research: the pressures of a changing world economy. Peter Thornton
15:15 - 15:45
Tea/coffee
15:45 - 16:30
Workshop session
16:30
Summary and depart