Alberta Farm Animal Care Association

“Partners in Progress: Tools for Success”

TUESDAY, March 21, 2017

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Message From Minister Oneil Carlier

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Welcome and AFAC update, Angela Greter, AFAC
Executive Director

9:30 am – 10:30 am

The Interconnection between Human and Animal
Welfare; Brenda Schoepp

10:30 am – 11:00 am

NETWORKING BREAK

11:00 am – 11:30 am

All About Rabbits, Marion Popkin

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Hot Topics in Poultry Welfare, Dr. Alexandra Harlander,
University of Guelph

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

LUNCH BREAK & AWARDS OF DISTINCTION
PRESENTATION

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Animal Welfare at the Intersection Between Politics,
Policy, Profit & People, Dr. Jennifer Walker, Dean Foods

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Bear Pit/Panel: When Manure Hits The Fan
– Darren Vanstone, World Animal Protection
– Brandy Street, BC.SPCA
– Jackie Wepruk, National Farm Animal Care Council
– Michelle Follensbee, Alberta Agriculture & Forestry
– Angela Greter, Alberta Farm Animal Care
– Moderated by Leona Dargis

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

NETWORKING BREAK

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Animal Welfare Around the World, Leona Dargis

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Conference Wrap-up
Call Alert Line