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47th Virtual Annual Conference - Overcoming the Challenges in Animal Transportation

Was held Tuesday through Thursday, May 18 - 20, 2021

A 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. 

SPONSORS:

Thank you to our conference sponsors for their generous support!

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ACCESS TO AUDIO, VIDEO AND PRESENTATIONS:

Stay tuned for details to purchase the audio/video presentations. 


AGENDA:

Click here for the full agenda. 

 

PRESENTERS AND TOPICS:

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

 

Please click on the below PRESENTER HIGHLIGHT for their full bio.

 Temple Grandin website     Patrick Sharp Copy     Shanna Siegel Copy    Bobby Richey website   G Auston website     Sam Quintelier     Andrea Gruber website     Jay Eaves for website    Robert Quest website     K Barnhart website     L Muller      Aspinall Foundation website    C Riley website      D Leadon website