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Programme

Monday 5 November 2012

17:00-19:00

Registration

Tuesday 6 November 2012

Opening Session

Time

Theme

08:30-10:15

Registration (contd.)

10:15-11:30

Welcome

 


Dr Andrea Gavinelli or other representative nominated by DG SANCO
European Commission, Directorate General for Health and Consumers

Dr Bernard Vallat
Director General, OIE

Representative of the Government of Malaysia

11:30-12:10

Keynote presentation – Objectives and expectations for the conference
Dr Bernard Vallat

12:10-12:30

Considerations and approaches to animal welfare policy
Mrs Karen Schneider - First Assistant Secretary – Australian Government of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Session 1 – OIE Standards and other initiatives to improve animal welfare globally

Chair: Dr Mark Schipp - OIE Delegate for Australia

Time

Theme

Speaker

14:00-14:30

OIE animal welfare standards and multilateral trade policy framework

Dr Derek Belton
Head, International Trade Department, OIE

14:30-14:50

Animal welfare in the multilateral trade policy framework

Dr Martin Appelt
Canada

14:50-15:10

Global NGOs supporting the OIE to improve animal welfare globally

Mr Mike Baker
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)

15:10-15:30

OIE standards as a platform for developing EU legislation and bilateral agreement with trading partners

Dr Andrea Gavinelli
Directorate General for Health and Consumers (DG-SANCO)

15:30-16:00

Tea Break

16:00-16:20

Relevance of animals in research and education and their welfare

Dr Judy MacArthur Clark
United Kingdom

16:20-16:40

Animal welfare and disaster management

Dr Gary Vroegindewey
Global Health Initiatives

16:40-18:00

Panel Discussion

20:00

Cocktail


Wednesday 7 November 2012

Session 2 – Progress in implementing the OIE Standards – Stakeholder perspectives and experiences

Chair: Dr Andrea Gavinelli, DG SANCO

Time

Theme

Speaker

09:00-09:20

Has the management of stray dog populations and rabies control improved since 2008?

Dr Elizabeth Miranda
Asian Coordinator Global Alliance for Rabies Control

09:20-09:40

Facilitating the use of the OIE standards for
the transport of animals by sea and by land

Mr Jim Paradice
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia

09:40-10:00

Work of industry organisations supporting
the implementation of the OIE animal welfare standards

Dr Vincent Guyonnet
International Egg Commission

10:00-10:20

Role of Veterinary Services and Islamic Religious Authorities in improving animal welfare at slaughter

Dr Abdul Rahman & Prof. Hassan Aidaros
OIE Animal Welfare Working Group
India and Egypt

10:20-10:40 Killing of animals for disease control purposes Dr Rebeca Garcia
United Kingdom

10:40-11:00

Morning break Tea/Coffee

 

11:00-11:20 Experience of Malaysia with the OIE standards Dr Abd Aziz Bin Jamaluddin
OIE Delegate for Malaysia

11:20-11:40

OIE animal welfare standards in the legislation - Experience of China

Dr Fei Rongmei
Agriculture University Nanjing
11:40-12:00 Public-private partnership as a mean to improve animal welfare globally Dr Ann Wilkinson
Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere (SSAFE)

12:00-12:20

Scientific basis and research needs for animal production standards

Prof. David Fraser
Animal Welfare Working Group Canada

12:20-13:50

Lunch

Session 3 – Implementing the OIE Standards – Capacity building and other measures

Chair: Dr Abd Aziz Bin Jamaluddin, OIE Delegate and Director General of the Department of Veterinary Services, Malaysia

Time

Theme

13:50-14:10

Animal welfare – the importance of veterinary legislation
and the role of the veterinary profession

Dr Tania Dennison
Animal Health and Develoment Program - European Commission Delegation to Afghanistan

14:10-14:30

Animal welfare and the veterinary curriculum

Dr Eric Troncy
Université de Saint Hyacinthe, Canada

14:30-14:50

Teaching animal welfare in the veterinary curriculum at Nanjing Agricultural University and Tiho Hannover Germany

Dr Joerg Hartung & Dr Endong Bao
University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Agricultural University Nanjing

14:50-15:10

Continuing training and education of graduate veterinarians in animal welfare

Dr Stella Maris Huertas
OIE Animal Welfare Collaborating Centre Chile – Uruguay

15:10-15:30

The OIE PVS Pathway

Dr Mariela Varas
OIE International Trade Department

15:30-15:50

Work of Regional Representations supporting the implementation of the OIE standards on animal welfare

Dr Luis Barcos
OIE Regional Representative for the Americas

15:50-16:20

Tea break

Session 4 – Working Groups: Implementing OIE Standards, addressing regional expectations

Time

Theme

Facilitator

 

Putting the standards to work – needs and tools, including the role of Regional Animal Welfare Strategies (RAWS)

Dr David Bayvel
OIE Animal Welfare Working Group, New Zealand

Involving stakeholders, decision makers and donors in animal welfare

Dr Andrea Gavinelli
DG SANCO - European Commission

16:20-18:00

Strategies and tools to strengthen good veterinary governance, including the role of OIE animal welfare focal points

TBC

Future priorities for research and education in support of OIE standards

Prof. David Mellor
OIE Animal Welfare Collaborating Centre New Zealand – Australia

Role of Veterinary Services and Islamic Religious Authorities in improving animal welfare at slaughter

Dr Abdul Rahman
President, OIE Animal Welfare Working Group, India

Thursday 8 November 2012

Session 5 – Reports of Working Groups


Chair: Dr David Bayvel, OIE Animal Welfare Working Group, New Zealand

Time

Theme

Reporter

09:00-09:15

Putting the standards to work – needs and tools, including the role of Regional Animal Welfare Strategies (RAWS)

Mr Jim Paradice
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia

09:15-09:30

Involving stakeholders, decision makers and donors in animal welfare

Dr Vivien Kite
International Poultry Council (IPC)

09:30-09:45

Strategies and tools to strengthen good veterinary governance, including the role of OIE animal welfare focal points

Dr Morosi Molomo
OIE Delegate for Lesotho

09:45-10:00

Future priorities for research and education in support of OIE standards

Prof. David Fraser
OIE Animal Welfare Working Group, Canada

10:00-10:30

Morning Break Tea/Coffee

10:30-10:45

Role of Veterinary Services and Islamic Religious Authorities in improving animal welfare at slaughter

Prof. Hassan Aidaros
OIE Animal Welfare Working Group, Egypt

10.45-11:45

General Discussion

Chair: Dr Gardner Murray
OIE Special Adviser

11:45-12:00

Short presentation: Regional colloquium on animal welfare and international trade
(to be held in Montevideo, 2013)

Dr Ricardo Sienra
OIE Focal Pont for Uruguay

12:00-13:30

Lunch


Closing Session

Time

Theme

13:30-14:30

 

Resolutions of the Conference

Dr Bernard Vallat
Director General, OIE
Dr Derek Belton
Head, International Trade Department, OIE

14:30-15:00

Closing Ceremony

Representative of the Government of Malaysia

Dr Bernard Vallat
Director General, OIE

15:00-16:00

Press Conference

 

 

 

Documentation

Terrestrial Animal Health Code

Chap. 7.1 Introduction to the recommendations for animal welfare
Chap. 7.2 Transport of animals by sea
Chap. 7.3 Transport of animals by land
Chap.7.4 Transport of animals by air
Chap. 7.5 Slaughter of animals
Chap. 7.6 Killing of animals for disease control purposes
Chap. 7.7 Stray dog population control
Chap. 7.8 Use of animals in research and education
Aquatic Animal Health Code
Chap. 7.1 ntroduction to recommendations for the welfare of farmed fis
Chap. 7.2 Welfare of farmed fish during transport
Chap. 7.3 (Welfare aspects of stunning and killing of farmed fish for human consumption