Sentience - Where Does Sentience Start?
AWSELVA held its 2018 UK conference in London and focussed on animal sentience in relation to animal welfare law and ethics.
The conference was held at Mary Sumner House, Westminster, 12th September 2018 10.00am - 4.30pm
Speakers at the conference were:
Professor Donald Broom, Professor of Animal Welfare (Emeritus) in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge
Peter Jinman OBE, Lay Member, Chair of FAWC, past president of both BVA and RCVS
David Williams, Associate Lecturer, The Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge
Helen Lambert, Global expert on animal sentience, published scientist and accomplished researcher in animal welfare science, formerly Sentience Manager at World Animal Protection
Dr.iur. Antoine F. Goetschel, President, founder and CEO of the Global Animal Law Project, International Consultant in Ethics and Law, Animal Advocate – Zurich, Switzerland
Ruth Layton, Group Sustainability Director at BMK Holdings, founder of the Food Animal Initiative.
The conference also included a panel discussion and the AGM.
See the pdf file at the bottom of the page for a summary of the day.