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Fourth OIE Global Conference on Animal Welfare
Animal welfare for a better world
Guadalajara (Mexico) 6–8 December 2016

Day–0: Monday 5 December 2016

17:00–19:00

Registration

Day 1: Tuesday 6 December 2016


Opening Session

Time

Theme

08:30–10:00


Registration (cont.)

10:00–10:45


Representative of the Government of Mexico
Representative of the Government of Jalisco
Botlhe Michael Modisane
President of the OIE World Assembly of Delegates
Monique Eloit
Director General, OIE

10:45-11:15

Morning Break Tea / Coffee


Plenary Session 1
Chair: Botlhe Michael Modisane President of the OIE World Assembly of Delegates

11:15–11:45


Keynote presentation – Updating Animal Welfare Thinking: ‘Freedoms’, ‘Provisions’, aligned with ‘Welfare Aims’ and ‘Lives Worth Living’
David Mellor, Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, New Zealand

11:45–12:10

Follow up on the recommendations of the Kuala Lumpur Conference
(including remembering David Bayvel’s contribution)
Matthew Stone , OIE Deputy Director General "International Standards and Science"

12:10–12:30

OIE – ISO collaboration : ISO/TS 34700, a new ISO standard on animal welfare for the food supply chain, based on the OIE Terrestrial Code
Sandrine Espeillac, Secretary ISO/TC34 Food products

12:30–14:00

Lunch


Plenary Session 2 – One Welfare: Challenges and opportunities for the OIE animal welfare standards
Chair: S Abdul Rahman Chair of the OIE Animal Welfare Working Group (AWWG)

Time

Theme

Speaker

14:00–14:20


What is 'One Welfare'


David Fraser

University of British Columbia, Canada

14:20–14:40


Public attitudes and the understanding of animal welfare standards: could One Welfare help?


Mara Miele

Cardiff University, United Kingdom

14:40–15:00


One welfare: Looking for sustainable animal production systems


Francisco Galindo

OIE Collaborating Centre on Animal Welfare and Livestock Production Systems
Mexico

15:00–15:30

Panel Discussion

15:30–16:00

Afternoon Break Tea/Coffee

16:00–16:20


Livestock producers as promoters of animal
welfare standards


Geoff Kingwill

International Wool Textile Organisation

16:20–16:40


Integrating the welfare interests of humans and animals


Steve McIvor

World Animal Protection
United Kingdom

16:40–17:00


From regulation to production or from public
to private standard


Quincy Lissaur

Safe Supply of Affordable Food Everywhere (SSAFE)

17:00–17:30


Panel Discussion

19:00-21:00

Reception hosted by the OIE

Day 2: Wednesday 7 December 2016

Plenary Session 3 – A shared vision for One Welfare: the role of partnerships
Chair: Maria Ferrara, Member OIE AWWG  

Time

Theme

Speaker

09:00–09:20


Regional animal welfare strategies and platforms
– lessons learned from the first regional animal welfare strategy for Asia, the Far East and Oceania


Kate Littin

Asia, Far East and Oceania Regional Animal Welfare Strategy Advisory Group

09:20–09:40


Implementing OIE animal welfare standards
through a National Animal Welfare Strategy,
the Malaysian case


Marzuna Binti MD. Yunus

Department of Veterinary Services Malaysia

09:40–10:00


Multi-stakeholder partnership with the OIE to
promote the welfare of working equids


Emmanuel Sarr

The Brooke West Africa office in Senegal

10:00–10:30

Panel Discussion

10:30–11:00

Morning Break Tea/Coffee

11:00–11:20


The role of Veterinarians in animal welfare and
intersectorial collaboration


María Nelly Cajiao
World Veterinary Association

11:20–11:40


The role of the OIE animal welfare standards
in bilateral agreements


Miguel Peña

Agriculture and Livestock Service(SAG)
Chile

11:40–12:00


Animal welfare considerations in funding livestock development projects 


Robert John Hatton

International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Singapore

12:00–12:30

Panel Discussion

12:30–14:00

Lunch

Plenary Session 4 – new developments in animal welfare science and assessment
Chair: Dr Peter Thornber, Member OIE AWWG  

Time

Theme

Speaker

14:00–14:20


Use of outcome based measures and design
based measures.


Xavier Manteca

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona Spain

14:20–14:40


Animal welfare assessment through
smartphone applications. Challenges and opportunities.


Elisabetta Canali

University of Milan, Italy

14:40–15:00

Technological innovation in animal welfare at the time of killing for the implementation of OIE standards


Rebeca Garcia

Animal and Plant Health Agency United Kingdom

15:00–15:30

Afternoon break Tea/Coffee

15:30–15:50


Innovations and technologies for supporting responsible ownership of pets


Kate Atema
International Companion Animal
Management Coalition (ICAM)

15:50–16:10


How technologies can improve the welfare of transported animals


Clive Phillips

Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics
Australia

16:10-16:30


New tools for assessing the welfare of animals
used in research 


Lida Anestidou

OIE Collaborating Centre on Laboratory Animal Welfare and Science United States

16:30–17:00
Panel Discussion

Working Groups Session

Time

Theme


17:00–18:00


Group 1: One Welfare. Challenges and Opportunities for the implementation of the
OIE animal welfare standards


Speaker: Budimir Plavsic

OIE Delegate of Serbia
The importance of responsible ownership for stray dog population control, the awareness campaign in the Balkans Region
Chair: Kevin Lovell
International Egg Commission

 


Group 2: A shared vision for One Welfare:
the role of partnerships


Speaker: Ahmed M Zahran

OIE Animal Welfare Focal Point United Arab Emirates
Development of animal welfare legislation; how the different stakeholders participate in the process
Chair: Mr Luc Mirabito
International Dairy Federation

 


Group 3: Future development of animal welfare science and use of new technologies


Speaker: Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde
Chair: Jacques Servière
International Meat Secretariat


Group 4: Setting the scene for future challenges for the OIE on animal welfare


Speaker: Joaquín Braulio Delgadillo Álvarez

OIE Delegate from Mexico
Future challenge for the OIE animal welfare standards implementation at national level
Chair: Leopoldo Stuardo
OIE

19:00-21:00

Reception hosted by the Government of Mexico

Day 3: Thursday 8 December 2016

Plenary Session 5 – Reports of Working Groups
Chair: Dr Hassan Aidaros, Member OIE AWWG

Time

Theme

Rapporteur

09:00–09:15


One Welfare. Challenges and Opportunities for the implementation of the OIE animal welfare standards

TBD

09:15–09:30


A shared vision for One Welfare: the role of partnerships

TBD

09:30–09:45


Future development of animal welfare science and use of new technologies

TBD

09:45–10:00


Setting the scene for future challenges of the OIE on animal welfare

TBD

10:00–10:30

General discussion

10:30–11:00

Morning Break Tea/Coffee


Plenary Session 6 – Future challenges for the OIE Animal Welfare work
Chair: Matthew Stone, OIE Deputy Director General "International Standards and Science"

11:00–11:20


Animal Welfare Considerations in Disaster
Risk Reduction and Management


Raúl Salazar
Regional office for Disaster Risk
Reduction (UNISDR) in the Americas,
Panama.

11:20–11:30


Veterinary Services response to a natural
disaster; 2016 Central Italy earthquake


Paolo Dalla Villa
, ISZAM, OIE Animal Welfare Collaborating Centre for Europe, Italy

11:30:12:15


Round Table: Experiences on managing
animal welfare in disaster situations

  • Raúl Salazar
  • Jose Ignacio Gomez, OIE Delegate from Chile
  • Gerardo Huertas , World Animal Protection
  • Paolo Dalla Villa
  • Philippe Ankers
    Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

12:15–13:00


Presentation and discussion of the proposed OIE global animal welfare strategy


Monique Eloit

13:00–14:00

Lunch


 Closing Session

Time

Theme

Speaker

14:00–15:30


Recommendations of the Conference


Monique Eloit

15:30–16:00


Closing Ceremony


Representative of the Government of Mexico
Monique Eloit

16:00–16:30

Press Conference