Alberta Farm Animal Care Association

“Partners in Progress: Tools for Success”

TUESDAY, March 21, 2017

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Painful Procedures” workshop – Dr. David Mellor

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

“Meet the Experts” session for post-secondary students

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

AFAC Annual General Meeting

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Presentations From Post-secondary Agriculture Students
WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Message From Dr. Gerald Hauer, Acting Assistant Deputy
Minister

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Welcome and AFAC update – Angela Greter, AFAC Executive
Director

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Societal Expectations Around Animal Welfare in the 21st
Century – Dr. Bernard Rollin, Colorado State University

10:30 am – 11:00 am

MORNING BREAK

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Updating Animal Welfare Thinking: Moving Beyond the Five
Freedoms – Dr. David Mellor, Massey University

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Practical Strategies and New Thinking in Swine Production –
Dr. Yolande Seddon, University of Saskatchewan

12:15 pm– 1:00 pm

LUNCH BREAK & AWARDS OF DISTINCTION
PRESENTATION

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – Krista Stauffer: The
Farmer’s Wifee

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Perspectives: Rodeo and Animal Welfare– Dr. Ed Pajor,
University of Calgary and Kristina Barnes, Calgary Stampede

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

AFTERNOON BREAK

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

A Day in the Life of a Chicken Vet – Dr. Mike Petrik

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Moving Forward: A Look at Animal Welfare Tradeoffs and
Consumer Choices – Dr. Ellen Goddard, University of Alberta

4:15 pm

Conference Adjournment
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