Conferences

The Campbell Centre hosts national and international conferences that bring together great minds in animal welfare from around the globe.  Explore our conferences:

5th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, 2011
The meeting focussed on assessment and auditing of welfare on farm and in groups of animals, with a European emphasis blended with research results from around the world.

International Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium, 2010
This was an international three-day Symposium dedicated to the welfare of dairy cattle organized by the University of Guelph and its Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare.

Caring During Crisis, Animal Welfare during Pandemics and Natural Disasters, 2007
The objectives of this symposium were (1) to raise awareness about how animals, and the people who care for them, are affected during pandemics and natural disasters, and (2) to share knowledge about how animal welfare may be addressed during these situations.  The symposium provided presentations, discussions and proceedings that may be used as a framework document for policy makers and stakeholders to address animal welfare within emergency response plans at local, national and international levels.

International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE) Regional Meeting, 2000
The Society was created in Edinburgh on June 4, 1966 as the Society for Veterinary Ethology (SVE). It rapidly expanded to cover all applied aspects of Ethology and other Behavioural Sciences relevant to human-animal interactions such as farming, wildlife management, the keeping of companion and laboratory animals, and the control of pests. The Society also quickly became increasingly international: it now has an international federal structure as well as regional representatives around the world.  This conference brought together members from across Canada.

30th International Congress of the International Socety for Applied Ethology, 1996
The Society was created in Edinburgh on June 4, 1966 as the Society for Veterinary Ethology (SVE). It rapidly expanded to cover all applied aspects of Ethology and other Behavioural Sciences relevant to human-animal interactions such as farming, wildlife management, the keeping of companion and laboratory animals, and the control of pests. The Society also quickly became increasingly international: it now has an international federal structure as well as regional representatives around the world.  This conference brought together members from around the world.