International Society for Anthrozoology 2020: One Health, One Welfare: Wellbeing for all in human-animal interactions

After careful consideration regarding the continued impact of the coronavirus on travel and meeting plans, the ISAZ Board has decided to move the ISAZ 2020 conference to a virtual format. The dates are September 3 – September 5 2020. Details on programming are forthcoming. 

If you have previously registered for the in person conference, please contact to request a full refund. A new registration system link will be set up shortly.


The theme for ISAZ 2020 is ‘One Health, One Welfare: Wellbeing for all in human-animal interactions’. It is well recognised that the health and welfare of humans and animals are inextricably linked: from welfare-friendly farming and safe food production to positive interactions with our companion animals and sustainability of our natural world. In this conference we will explore the links between human and animal wellbeing across a wide variety of human-animal interactions. The 2020 theme will be of course complemented with topics representing the wider field of anthrozoology was well. Presentations include poster sessions, talks from international researchers, and several plenary speakers who are at the forefront of their fields. There will also be related satellite events available to attend (please see schedule page for more information).

Who should attend 

The meeting brings together a broad range of researchers, corporate employees, animal charity workers and professionals working in fields relevant to anthrozoology, such as animal welfare, anthropology, ethology, history, medicine, psychology, sociology and veterinary medicine. You will have the chance to meet and engage with people from all over the world!

The location


The conference will take place in the Central Teaching Hub at the University of Liverpool which is situated near Liverpool City Centre. The city of Liverpool has a lot to offer. It is a modern, vibrant city, proud of its rich heritage and world trade roots, famous for its friendly people and known worldwide for football and the famous foursome the Beatles.

Further information will be updated to this website on a regular basis as it becomes available, and we do hope you will be able to join us in Liverpool - "The World in One City"

United Kingdom
Thursday, September 3, 2020 to Saturday, September 5, 2020