DEDICATED TO SAFE AND HUMANE ANIMAL TRANSPORT - WORLDWIDE

2018 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


44th Annual Conference Working Schedule
Sharing Knowledge to Prepare for the Future
TIME EVENT SESSION SPEAKER/TOPICS
Sunday, April 8      
*5 pm Registration desk open    
All day Exhibit set-up    
5 - 6 pm  New Member/First-Timer meet-up    
  6 - 7 pm Welcome Cocktail Reception    
Monday, April 9      
8 am - 6 pm Registration desk open    
9 am - 5 pm Exhibits open    
9 am - 9:15 am General Session   Jeff Segers, ATA
9:15 am - 10:30 am General Session   Frank Young - Disaster Recovery after the Hurricane
10:30 - 11 am Morning Break    
11 am - 12:30 pm General Session   Dr. Jacek Taniewski - Electronic Health Certificates
      Andrea Gruber - Update on the IATA Live Animal Regulations
12:30 - 2 pm Lunch    
2 - 3:30 pm Breakout 1 Livestock Karen Schwartzkopf Genswein - Cattle Transport, Robert van Voorthuysen - When Pigs Fly, Linden Coppell -  Illegal Wildlife Trade-Aviation's Role
  Breakout 2 Zoo/Companion Speaker and Topics coming
3:30 - 4 pm Afternoon Break    
4 - 5:30 pm Breakout 3 Equine Barbara Padalino - The Effect of 8-hour Road Transport on Clinical and Behavioral Parameters in Horses
  Breakout 4 Lab Steve Kreuser, Jan Bernal, Velu Karicheti: Evaluation of Shipping Stress in Surgically Altered Rodent Models During Ground Transportation
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valuation of Shipping Stress in Surgically Altered Rodent Models Transported by Air
• Comparison of Shipping Stress During  Air Versus Ground Shipping in Surgically Altered Rodent Models 
  7:00 PM Dinner/AGM/Awards    
Tuesday, April 10        
8 am - 6 pm Registration desk open    
9 am - 5 pm Exhibits open    
 9:00 - 10:30 am Breakout 5 Livestock Lacey Alexander -  Challenges of Training Livestock Transporters and developing a Training Program, Andrea Gruber - Changes that could affect Livestock Shipments,  David Beecham - Training Staff for day-old Chick Shipments 
  Breakout 6 Zoo/Companion Speaker and Topics coming
10:30 - 11 am Morning Break    
11 am - 12 pm Breakout 7 Equine Dr. Peter Timoney - Current Impediments to free international transport of horses,  IHSC representative - International Movement of Horses
  Breakout 8 Lab Speaker and Topics coming
12 - 1:30 pm Lunch   Jeff Segers, ATA
1:30 - 3:30 pm General Session   Grant Miller - Animal Rescue Experiences from Hurricanes 
3:30 - 4 pm Afternoon Break    
4 - 5 pm General Session   Speaker and Topics coming
  5:30 on Roundtable dinners at local restaurants   Lead by Board members
Wednesday, April 11      
8:30 - 11 am General Session General Geraldine Auston - Protecting your business/managing Animal Rights Groups
11 -11:15 am Closing remarks General Jeff Segers and Filip Vande Cappelle, ATA
 





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