4th Int'l Workshop on 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 in groups.
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 online from December 1st onwards.
invited for oral and posters presentations and also for workshops, and can be
from December 1st.
For more information regarding the Workshop, visit www.wafl2008.com
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