4th Int'l Workshop on the assessment of Animal Welfare
The 4th International Workshop on the Assessment of
Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level will take place in Ghent, Belgium, from
10-13 September, 2008.
The combination of congress and workshops will be of
interest to scientists, practitioners and other stakeholders involved in the
assessment of welfare of farmed, laboratory and other animals housed and managed
Topics will include:
-Development, validation and automated measurements of indicators of animal
-Development and improvement of welfare assessment protocols
-Application of welfare assessment protocols
-Assessing emotional state
-Improving animal welfare by adapting animals to their environment
-Assessing health status of groups of animals in relation to welfare
-Stakeholders' views on animal welfare
The congress organisers would like to receive
ideas for workshops. Scientists and practitioners from all related disciplines
are encouraged to send proposals to Paul Koene at firstname.lastname@example.org
, or to submit a proposal
from December 1st onwards.
Abstracts are invited for oral and posters presentations and also for
workshops, and can be submitted on-line
from December 1st.
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