Animal Welfare Symposium

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Agenda

8:30-8:50am
Opening Remarks
Dr. Bryan Slinker, Dean, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Margaret Benson, Chair, WSU Department of Animal Sciences
8:50-9:35am
9:35-10:20am Ethics, Values and Science – Building Consumer Trust in Today’s Animal Agriculture.
Charlie Arnot, Center for Food Integrity
10:40-11:25am Understanding Animal Welfare.
Dr. David Fraser, University of British Columbia
11:25am-12:10pm
Basic Emotional Feelings of Other Animals: Do They Exist and are They Similar to Our Own?
Dr. Jaak Panksepp, Washington State University
12:45-1:30pm The Science of Animal Whispering: A Close Eye, Ear and Nose on Animal Behavior.
Dr. Ruth Newberry, Washington State University
1:30-2:15pm Animal Welfare Programs…Risk Mitigation or Risk Propagation?
Dr. Jennifer Walker, Dean Foods

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