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  • 08:15 - 08:45   Welcome

    Session Chair: Tomás Fisac de Frías (Colegio de Veterinarios de Burgos, Spain)
  • 08:20 - 08:30   Opening session

    Welcome and background to the conference: Rebeca García Pinillos, One Welfare CIC
  • 08:30 - 08:45  

    One Welfare and the EU Animal Welfare farm to fork framework: Andrea Gavinelli, European Commission 

  • 08:45 - 09:15   Keynote: Equine welfare, the environment and societal wellbeing

    Roly Owers (World Horse Welfare, UK)

    Fredred Valdivia (Brooke, Nicaragua)

  • 08:45 - 11:45   Session 1 - The Social Implications of Improved Animal Welfare

    Session Chair: Dale Douma (Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, Canada)
  • 09:15 - 10:30   Oral presentations

    09:15 Partnering as best practice to optimise support for One Health / One Welfare for working equids and communities they support. (Frances Goodrum The Brooke, UK)

    09:30 Exploring the Relationship Between Owner Attitudes and Working Equid Welfare in Mexico, Portugal and Spain. (Leanne Proops University of Portsmouth, UK)

    09:45 Social conflicts in Dog extreme breeding, preliminary survey results.  (Claire Diederich, University of Namur, Belgium)

    10:00 The Donkey Skin Trade in Kenya: Policy Challenges, One Welfare concerns and a case study for increased partnership.  (Samuel Theuri, Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys ,Brooke East Africa)

  • 10:15 - 10:45  


  • 10:45 - 11:45   OWSM Sessions

    10:45 Women role with working equids in Colombia, 2021.  (Carolina Jaramillo Gomez Fundación Arrieros, Colombia)

    10:55 Perception of Hunters about their activity and social relational environment in Catalunya, Spain.   (Tatiana Vigo Cerqueda Universidad de Barcelona, Spain)

    11:05 Control of animal populations Experience "Control outdoor cats in Bogotá". (José Alexander Estepa Becerra Uniagraria, Colombia)

    11:15 The use of saliva for the assessment of stress, health and welfare: a sialochemistry approach. María Dolores Contreras. Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Clinical Analysis of the University of Murcia

    11:25 Coal Mines and Their Equids in Pakistan: An Opportunity to Platform a One Welfare Approach. (Syed Abbas The Brooke, Pakistan)

    11:35 Environmental and Human Influences on Working Equid Welfare.  (Emily Haddy,  University of Porstmouth, UK)

  • 11:45 - 12:15   Keynote: Sustainable food systems and climate change

    Daniella Battaglia (FAO, Italy)

  • 11:45 - 15:00   Session 2 - Animal Health and Welfare, Human Wellbeing, Food Security and Sustainability

    Session Chair: Stella Maris Huertas (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

  • 12:15 - 13:00   Oral presentations

    12:15 Understanding the morbidity and mortality of pigs in Ugandan small holder production systems. Rebecca Doyle, International Livestock Research Institute. (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

    12:30 Foot-and-mouth and Similar Transboundary animal diseases (FAST) crisis management: dealing with psychological aspects and public perceptions. (Rodrigo Nova, European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD). - Rome, Italy)

    12:45 OneWelfare in farm animal production: animal welfare in connection to human wellbeing and environmental sustainability. (Bas Rodenburg,  Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

    13:00 Swine Veterinarians: COVID-19 related depopulation and mental health. (Angela Baysinger, Merck Animal Health, US)

  • 13:15 - 13:45   Break

  • 13:45 - 15:00   OWSM Sessions

    13:45 'Cattle welfare is basically human welfare': Workers' perceptions of animal welfare on two large dairies in China. (Maria Chen Animal Welfare Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)

    13:55 Antibiotic resistance genes in public waterways near industrial pig farming in Canada, Spain, Thailand, USA: a One Welfare issue. (Sarah Ison World Animal Protection, UK)

    14:05 Farmer satisfaction and animal welfare – insights from a sample of organic multi-species livestock farms in seven European countries. (Lisa Schanz University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Austria)

    14:15 PPILOW: innovations for improving animal welfare and human well-being in low input outdoor and organic poultry and pig production systems. (Lucia Rocchi University of Perugia, Italy)

    14:25 Suicide and Types of Agriculture: A Time-Series Analysis in Japan. (Mariko Kanamori Kanamori Graduate School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Kyoto University, Kyoto)

    14:35 Agroforestry systems that benefit animal welfare, environmental well-being and livelihoods in Ethiopia. (Tsega Bhere, International Livestock Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

    14:45 Differences in the perception of equine slaughter as a protein alternative for human food in Colombia, 2021. (Santiago Henao Villegas Grupo de Investigación en Ciencias Animales (INCA-CES) Universidad CES, Medelllín, Colombia)

  • 14:55 - 15:15   Break

  • 15:15 - 15:45   Keynote: The interconnection between animal and human abuse and neglect

    Phil Arkow (National Link Coalition, US)

  • 15:15 - 16:30   Session 3 - The Connections Between Animal and Human Abuse and Neglect

    Session Chairs: Mohamed Nader (Egypt)
  • 15:45 - 16:30   Oral presentations

    15:45 What kind of bond? Measuring children’s attachment to pets and understanding its role in cases of childhood animal harm. (Laura Wauthier University of Edinburgh, UK)

    16:00 The Veterinary Forensic Expert Centre in The Netherlands. (Nienke Endenburg Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht , Utrecht, The Netherlands)

    16:15 The One Welfare Phoenix Project. (Evelyn Segredo, Project One Welfare Phoenix Advisory Board)

  • 16:30 - 17:00   Participants:

    Martin Blake (Chief Veterinary Officer, Ireland)

    Philip Lymbery (UN Food Systems Ambassador)

    Maria Nelly Caijao Pachón (Dean and Director, Uniagraria, Colombia)

  • 16:30 - 17:00   Round table: One Welfare Implementation

    Session Chair: Rebeca García Pinillos. (One Welfare CIC)

  • 17:00   End

  • 08:15 - 08:30   Introduction to the day

  • 08:30 - 09:00   Key note: COVID-19 and One Welfare - City in Nature: Singapore’s Vision

    Him-Hoo Yap (National Parks Board, Singapore)

  • 08:30 - 10:50   Session 4 - Special section on One Welfare and COVID-19

    Session Chair: Anne Quain (University of Sydney, Australia)
  • 09:00 - 10:00   Oral presentations

    09:00 Concerns and Experiences of Accessing Veterinary Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic: a Mixed-Methods Analysis of Dog Owners’ Responses. (Katrina Holland Dogs Trust, UK)

    09:15 What impact has COVID-19 had on our relationships with animals in Scotland? (Gilly Mendes Ferreira Scottish SPCA, UK)

    09:30 Social support for management of dogs during COVID-19. (Robert Christley Dogs Trust, UK)

    09:45 Effect of imposed movement restrictions on the wellbeing and interactions of humans and their pets. (Paulina Muñoz-Garcéz Liceo Agrícola San Carlos, San Carlos, Chile)

  • 10:00 - 10:50   OWSM Sessions

    10:00 Human perception of emotional state, quality of life and pet behaviour in times of COVID 19. (Alejandra Feld, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

    10:10 The One Welfare impact of Covid-19 on the working equid community: responses from 1530 participants receiving NGO support in 14 LMICs. (Isabella Wild World Horse Welfare, UK)

    10:20 Supporting healthy and sustainable human-animal bonds: Examining pet guardians’ access to veterinary medical and behavioral services during COVID-19. (Amy Morris Vancouver Humane Society, Canada)

    10:30 The early effects of Covid-19 on participants of an equine welfare programme in Cambodia. (Porleng Van, Rinda Nop and Natasha Lee World Horse Welfare, UK)

    10:40 The dog and cat meat trade: a potential source for future pandemics. (Karan Kukreja, FOUR PAWS International)

  • 10:50 - 11:05   Break

  • 11:05 - 11:35   Key note: Biodiversity conservation and the impacts on animal, human and environmental wellbeing.

    Craig Spencer and Black Mambas (Black Mambas, South Africa)

  • 11:05 - 12:50   Session 5 - Sustainability: Connections Between Biodiversity, the Environment, Animal Welfare and Human Well-being

    Session Chair: Débora Racciatti (Argentina)
  • 11:35 - 12:20   Oral presentations

    11:35 One Welfare and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. (Mark Jones Born Free, UK)

    11:50 Rescue and rehabilitation of wildlife during Australia’s black summer bushfires – One Welfare outcomes. (Michelle Campbell-Ward Department of Regional NSW, Dubbo, New South Wales AND Taronga Western Plains Wildlife. Hospital, Taronga Conservation Society Australia, Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia)

    12:05 The role and welfare of cart donkeys used in waste management and environmental protection in Karachi, Pakistan. (Sher Nawaz Brooke, Pakistan)

    12:20 A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to the Impact of Trace Metal Contamination from Derelict Lead Mines in Wales. (Andrea Sartorius. University of Nottingham, UK)

  • 12:35 - 13:15   OWSM Sessions

    12:35 Animal Disaster Response using One Health Solutions - Case studies: Hurricane Sandy, Joplin Tornado and COVID-19. (Michelle Grundahl, George Mason University, Virginia)

    12:45 One Welfare: Increasing community involvement- a case study from Kenya. (Samantha Opere Kenya Network for Dissemination of Agricultural Technologies (KENDAT), Kenya)

    12:55 Learning from the Belgium (Walloon) experience, challenges to include and implement a OW policy in reptile-keeping. (Claire DIEDERICH-Université de Namur, Belgium)

    13:05  One welfare for the Andean Bear: perspectives from Colombia. (Leonardo Arias-Bernal, Uniagraria, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria. Bogotá)

  • 13:15 - 13:45   Break

  • 13:45 - 14:15   Key Note: One Welfare in the context of laboratory animals

    Pat Turner (World Veterinary Association)

  • 13:45 - 15:30   Session 6 - Assisted Interventions Involving Animals, Humans and the Environment

    Session Chair: Rosa María Gómez Movellán, (Embassy of Spain in UK, Spain)
  • 14:15 - 15:30   Oral presentations

    14:15 National Guidelines for Animal Assisted Interventions in Italy: One Welfare applied to legislation . (Morgana Galardi National Reference Centre for Animal Assisted Interventions, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy)

    14:30 Proactive program to support emotional engagement, resiliency, and compassion satisfaction in research animal caregivers. (Judy Murray, Global Animal Welfare & Training, Charles River Laboratories, Wilmington, MA,US)

    14:45 Applying a One Welfare paradigm to a novel Animal Assisted Therapy program partnering shelter dogs and survivors of sexual trauma. (Marie Hopfensperger Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, US)

    15:00 The Controlled Trial of CARing Kids: Animal Assisted Humane Education on Social-Emotional Development on Primary Students. (Tsz Kin Ngai Joe, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR)

    15:15 Animal-assisted Education (AAE) for Primary School Children in the Time of COVID-19. (Kathy Chau, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR)

  • 15:30 - 16:00   Break

  • 16:00   Awards ceremony and conclusions

  • 16:00 - 16:30   OWSM Sessions Award Ceremony (Sponsored by MSD)

    Angela Baysinger (MSD, US) 

  • 16:30 - 17:00   Final remarks and wrap up

    Organizing Committe

    Dr. María Nelly Caijao Pachón. 

  • 17:00   Meeting End