Preliminary scientific program (subject to change)

Monday July 30th

14.00 – 21.00 Registration, Atlantic Veterinary College
14.00 – 21.00 Poster placement, Atlantic Veterinary College
18.00 – 21.00 Welcome reception, Atlantic Veterinary College

 

Tuesday July 31st

8.00 Poster placement, Atlantic Veterinary College
9.00 – 9.30 Opening Ceremony, Duffy Amphitheatre, Duffy Science Centre
9.30-11.00 Wood-Gush Memorial Lecture

Duffy Amphitheatre, Duffy Science Centre

The other-minds problem in other species

Stevan Harnad

11.00 – 11.45 Break and posters, Atlantic Veterinary College
11.45 -13.00 Session 1 Session 2
Cognition and emotions Equine behaviour and welfare
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, Don and Marion McDougall Hall
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch, Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall
14.30 – 15.15 Session 3

Putting ethology into practice, Duffy Amphitheatre

Crossing the divide between academic research and practical application of ethology on commercial livestock and poultry farms

 Temple Grandin

15.15 – 16.15 Break and posters, Atlantic Veterinary College
16.15 – 17.30 Session 3 Session 4
Putting ethology into practice Laboratory animal: behaviour and welfare
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
19.00 – 21.00 Animal Welfare Judging Contest

Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium and Schurman Market Square,

Don and Marion McDougall Hall

 

Wednesday August 1st

9.00 – 13.00 Session 5 Session 6
Cattle behaviour and welfare Companion animal behaviour and welfare
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
11.00 – 11.45 Break and posters, Atlantic Veterinary College
13.00 Box lunch, Atlantic Veterinary College
14.00 -20.00 Excursions and Lobster supper/Vegan stir fry, North Rustico

 

Thursday August 2nd

9.00 – 11.00 Session 7 Session 8
Veterinary aspects of ethology and welfare Broiler and turkey: behaviour and welfare
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
11.00 – 11.45 Break and posters, Atlantic Veterinary College
11.45 – 13.00 Session 9 Session 10
Lameness Laying hen behaviour and welfare (a)
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch, Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall

Eating with Ethologists: the ISAE Student Representatives will match students and faculty with similar interests for a networking lunch

14.30 – 15.45 Session 11 Session 12
Pain Laying hen behaviour and welfare (b)
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. Mackinnon Auditorium
15.45 – 16.30 Break and posters, Atlantic Veterinary College
16.30 – 17.15 ISAE General Meeting, Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
18.30 – 23.59 Conference Dinner, Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall

 

Friday August 3rd

9.00 – 11.00 Session 13 Session 14
Play behaviour Applied ethology and wildlife management
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
11.00 – 11.45 Break and posters, Atlantic Veterinary College
11.45 – 13.00 Session 15 Session 16
Swine behaviour and welfare (a) Sheep and goat: behaviour and welfare
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch, Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall
14.30 – 15.45 Session 17 Session 18
Swine behaviour and welfare (b) Euthanasia
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
15.45 – 16.30 Break, Atlantic Veterinary College
16.30 – 17.15 Session 19 Session 20
Stereotypic behaviour Veterinary procedures
Duffy Amphitheatre Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium
17.15 Closing of conference, Duffy Amphitheatre
18.30 – 23.00 Farewell party, McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre