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Animal Welfare in the Spotlight

by 5m Editor
24 August 2010, at 10:44a.m.

UK - A forum, Animal Welfare: Improving the Provision of Animal Health and Welfare in England, will take place on Tuesday 5 October, 9am, - 2pm in central London.

The event's aim is to discuss the impact of proposed changes for the food and farming sectors and wider issues related to the welfare of animals.

The NFU's Vice President, Gwyn Jones will be speaking on Driving Improvements in Sustainable, Safe Animal Health and Welfare.

Dirk Pfeiffer, Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology, Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the Royal Veterinary College will be speaking on Improving Risk Management to Prevent the Spread of Animal Diseases.

And Chief Veterinary Officer, Prof Nigel Gibbens, is also lined up to discuss Improving Animal Health Provision.

Key topics on the day include:

  • Improving Animal Health Provision

  • Improving Animal Health and Welfare

  • Improving Risk Management to Prevent the Spread of Animal Diseases

  • Responsibility and Cost Sharing on Animal Health

  • Raising Standards, Leading Change;

  • Supporting a Sustainable, Profitable Food and Farming Sector

  • Driving Improvements in Sustainable, Safe Animal Health and Welfare

Delegates will also have the opportunity to ask experts questions and seek advice.

The forum takes place on Tuesday 5 October, 9am, - 2pm in central London. To book, contact Danielle Meiners on 0207 484 5224 or email Danielle.meiners@insidegovernment.co.uk.

A full programme is available here.