Opening session: 3:00 pm, Sunday April 29, 2007, Rozanski Hall

Basil Capes Memorial Lecture:
Michael Appleby, PhD
, and Tonya Stokes, World Society for the Protection of Animals
Why should we care about animals during times of crisis?
Sponsored by the Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada
Presentation Slides (pdf 1.7Mb)

James G. Young, MD, Special Advisor to the Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Government of Canada
Weighing in public health and safety factors for humans during times of crisis
Presentation Slides (pdf 1.91Mb)


Monday April 30, 2007
Morning Session

Ian JH Duncan, PhD, Emeritus Chair in Animal Welfare, University of Guelph What do we know about what animals need during disasters and disease outbreaks? - Presentation Slides (pdf 808Kb)

Kelli Ferris, DVM,North Carolina State University Decision making during disasters: Lessons learned from Hurricanes Katrina and Floyd - Presentation Slides (pdf 891Kb)

Victoria Bowes, DVM, British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture & Land
Responding to issues under disease conditions: the BC experience with avian influenza - Presentation Slides (pdf 7Mb)

Duncan, Ferris & Bowes Panel Discussion Transcript (pdf 33Kb)

Afternoon Session

Sebastian Heath, DVM, PhD, USDA and Department of Homeland Security
Animal management in disasters: an international perspective of impacts on livelihoods - Presentation Slides (pdf 1Mb)

William Stokes, DVM, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA
Disaster planning for laboratory animal facilities: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina
- Presentation Slides (pdf 2.28Mb)

Terry Whiting, DVM, MSc, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives
Special welfare concerns in countries dependent on live animal trade: the real emergency for Canada
- Presentation Slides (pdf 10.2Mb)

Heath, Stokes & Whiting Panel Discussion Transcript (pdf 42Kb)

Tuesday May 1, 2007
Morning Session

Mohan Raj, PhD, University of Bristol
Humane killing of animals for disease control purposes - Presentation Slides (pdf 1.77Mb)

Maggie Mort, PhD, Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University UK
Animal disease and human trauma: The psycho-social implications of the 2001 UK Foot & Mouth Disease disaster - Presentation Slides (pdf 2.3Mb)

Brian Evans, DVM, Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer, Canadian Food inspection Agency
How is animal welfare addressed within international frameworks?
- Presentation Slides (pdf 102Kb)

Carin Wittnich, DVM, The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
How is animal welfare addressed within Canada's emergency response plan?
- Presentation Slides (pdf 4.29Mb)

Randall Covey, Director of Disaster Service, Humane Society of the United States
How can animal welfare be addressed in community planning for emergency response? - Presentation Slides (pdf 6Mb)

Raj, Mort, Evans, Wittnich & Covey Panel Discussion Transcript (pdf 47Kb)

Tina Widowski, PhD, Director, Colonel K.L. Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare - Closing Remarks (pdf120Kb)

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