Wild Animal Welfare Committee

Wild Animal Welfare Committee Conference 2019

Who are the guardians of wild animal welfare?

 

Do  you have something to say about the guardianship of wild animal welfare in the UK?

 

If so, there's still time to book a place at the Wild Animal Welfare Committee conference in Edinburgh on Wednesday 27 March. The conference opens with a keynote presentation from:

-  Donald Broom, Emeritus Professor of Animal Welfare, Cambridge University, on the subject of Wild animal welfare, sentience and law: international perspectives

 Followed by

- Dr Sandra Baker, WildCRU, Zoology, Oxford University, on Influencing behaviour with regard to wild animal welfare

- Dr Chris Draper, Born Free Foundation, on Welfare guardianship during conservation activities

- Dr Angus Nurse, Department of Criminology and Sociology, Middlesex University, on Assessing Legal Responsibility and Liability for Wild Animal Welfare

- Sarah Dolman, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, with Joe Perry, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, on UK marine mammal guardianship in areas such as seal culling, ocean energy and tourism

- Alick Simmons, former Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer for England, on Current and future guardians of wildlife welfare in the UK 

 

Later in the day, delegates will be invited to take part in audience workshops, discussing four key questions on guardianship.

 

The conference rounds off with with a review of the questions and answers and personal views from an invited expert panel.

 

Tickets, price £65, are available HERE

 

We also have a few student places left for £40 – please contact the WAWC directly at wildanimalwelfarecommittee@gmail.com for more information.

 

Both prices cover refreshments, vegetarian/vegan lunch and a complimentary drinks reception from 1700 – 1800. We hope you will be able to join us – and join in – for the day.

 

STOP PRESS: THE DAY'S PROCEEDINGS WILL BE THE SUBJECT OF AN AUDIO PODCAST ON THE LUSH MEDIA CHANNEL

Location: 
City Chambers
High Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1YJ
United Kingdom
Date: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019