Was held Tuesday through Thursday, May 18 - 20, 2021A 3-day virtual event was hosted by ATA which highlighted species committees with speakers and presentations. The Planning Committee welcomed colleagues from around the world who represent their expertise in the various areas of live animal transportation to present an education-based sessions on the latest cutting edge academic research, trending innovation and digitization and other current issues facing the animal transport industry.
Handling and transporting live animals is challenging. Ensuring that standards and best practices are in place around the world to protect the welfare of these animals when they travel is a key priority for to ATA’s Vision and Mission.
Thank you to our conference sponsors for their generous support!
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|Dr. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University||The Impact of COVID-19 on Animal Welfare|
|Shanna Siegel, USDA APHIS||USDA APHIS Veterinary Services’ Support of the International Movement of Live Animals During COVID|
|Sophia Fagan, The Aspinall Foundation||The Aspinall Foundation – Conservation Charity Covid Challenges|
|Andrea Gruber, IATA||Transport of Live Animals in Times of Crisis – IATA insight|
|Patrick Sharp, Univ. of Calfornia, Merced||Lab Animal Transport and Biosecurity – Comprehensive Design Elements including testing, sanitization/treatment and efficacy assessment|
|Sam Quintelier, Brussels Airport||Implementation of the Animal Facility in Brussels - How this affects the airport community
|Geraldine Auston, Ag & Food Exchange, Ltd.||Understanding Animal Transport Pressure Points|
|Dr. Kirstin Barnhart, Envigo||Pandemic/Covid Challenges NHPs|
|Bobby Richey, US Embassy Beijing||Trade with China|
|Jay Eaves, Biotrans Logistics||Utilizing Data Analytics to drive Performance in Live Animal Transportation|
|Dr. Christopher Riley, Massey University and Dr. Des Leadon, Irish Equine Centre||Emergency Treatment of Horses in Transit (road and air transport)|
|Robert Quest, City of London||Brexit - What now!|
|Lizanne Muller, Envigo||Pandemic/Covid Challenges Dogs, Rabbits, Rodents|
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