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Reminder on UFAW Symposium: Priorities Around the World

21 March 2013

SPAIN - UFAW has issued a reminder about its International Animal Welfare Science Symposium at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain, on 4 and 5 July 2013. The deadline for registering at the reduced early rate for this meeting is 22 March 2013.

Speakers will include:

  • Braithwaite V (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
    The validity of parameters currently taken to be indicators of sentience
  • Nicol CJ (University of Bristol, UK)
    At what point is a chicken's welfare good enough? And is ‘good enough’, good enough?
  • Perera BVP (National Wildlife Training Centre, Sri Lanka)
    The welfare of free-living elephants as their habitat shrinks
  • Winckler C (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Austria)
    Progress in, the present state of, and challenges for on-farm animal welfare assessments in Europe

A full list of speakers and the 70+ posters that will be presented can be found by visiting the UFAW website or clicking here. The meeting will also feature a session on Building international links in animal welfare science.

Registration Details

The registration fee for the Symposium includes attendance for the two days, lunch and refreshments and a drinks reception on the evening of 4 July.

Further information about the symposium, including details of the venue and different accommodation on the UAB site can be found on the UFAW website.

Any questions about the Symposium should be directed to Dr Stephen Wickens, UFAW Barcelona 2013, Universities Federation for Animal Welfare, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AN, UK. Email: wickens@ufaw.org.uk. Tel: +44 (0)1582 831818; Fax: +44 (0)1582 831414

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