18th May 2017
Mary Sumner House
United Kingdom

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    9:15 – 9.45
    10:00 - 10:10
    Introduction and welcome, Paul Roger, AWSELVA
    10:10 - 10:40
    The Animal Welfare Act – Enforcement of animal welfare of farmed species by Local Authorities, Sharon Edwards, City of London 
    10:40 - 11:10
    The Animal Welfare Act – can enforced Legislation be a short-cut to achieving human behaviour change? Suzanne Rogers, Human Behaviour Change for Animal Welfare
    11:10 - 11:40
    Refreshment break
    11:40 - 12:10
    The Animal Welfare Act - ignored in UK pig, poultry and dairy sectors & an indicator for why farming rabbits in cages should be illegal. Peter Stevenson, Compassion in World Farming
    12:10 - 12:40
    The Animal Welfare Act - did it turn out as we hoped? David Bowles, RSPCA
    12:40 - 13:10
    The Animal Welfare Act – A companion animal perspective, Claire Calder, Dogs Trust
    13:10 - 14:30
    Lunch, 5M and CABI book sale & AGM (beginning at 13:45)
    14:30 - 15:00
    The future of the Animal Welfare Act - time for Crustacean Compassion? Maisie Tomlinson, Crustacean Compassion
    15:05 - 16:00
    Discussion & Debate
    Evening social - The Windsor Castle