47th Annual Conference - Overcoming the Challenges in Animal Transportation
Held virtually on Tuesday, May 18 through Thursday, May 20, 2021
As the world continued to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the annual in-person conference was held virtually for this 3-day event of eduational sessions. Each species group highlighted trending topics with expert speakers and presentations. The Planninng Committee welcomed colleagues from around the world who represented their expertise in the various areas of live animal transportation to take advantage of education based 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.
|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||Implementaion of the Anuimal Facility in Brussels|
|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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