46th Annual Conference - Gateways to the Future of Animal Transport

March 1 - 4, 2020 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Hosted at the St. Regis Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi’s Finest Urban Resort

Sponsored by Etihad Airways 

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our 46th annual conference that will feature experts covering equine, livestock, companion animal as well as zoological and research animal transport. This is your opportunity to come and network with industry experts, airlines, regulators as well as researchers and your colleagues.  We will deliver sessions on cutting edge academic research, the latest technology and trends as well as some unique live animal shipments.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr. Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri,  Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Environment Agency
  • Dr. Margit Muller, Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, UAE
  • Mr. Pascal Belanger, Winnepeg Airport Authority, CAN
  • Dr. Virginia Ferguson, University of Colorado, USA
  • Mr. Drew Christman, Four Star Cargo, USA
  • Mr. Claudius Haase, Lufthansa Cargo, GER
  •  Dr. Cindy Buckmaster, Americans for Medical Progress, USA
  • Mr. Olaf Koens, RTL/Journalist, NL
  •  Mr. Tucker Dearth, CarePod, GBR
  • Mr. Sam Quintelier, Brussels Airport, BEL
  • Mr. Bruce Clemmons, Fedex, USA
  • Mr. Zilvinas Ilevicius, European Commission
  •  Mrs. Belinda Gallpen, JetPets, AUS
  • Mr. David Robson, Equitrans Logistics Llc, UAE
  •  Mrs. Andrea Christine Gruber, IATA, SUI
  • Mr. Marc Roveri, Cargolux Airlines, LUX
  •  Dr. Katrin Jahn, German Veterinary Clinic, UAE
  • Mr. Robert Likins, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, USA
  • Mr. Marshall Meyers, N. Marshall Meyers, PLLC
  • Mr. Frank Young, Dynasty Marine, USA
  • Mrs. Barbara Jenkins, US Poultry, USA
  • Mr. Arnaud Lambert, CHAMP Cargosystems sa, LUX
  • Dr. Detlef Thiele, Veterinary Dept., Frankfurt Airport, GER
  • Mr. Tristan Bradfield, London Heathrow, GBR
  • Mr. Ruud Leukel, KLM
  • Mr. Selwyn Dobbinson, Veterinary Consultant, NZ

The St. Regis Hotel - Abu Dhabi's Finest Urban Resort

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The St. Regis Abu Dhabi merges authentic Arabian hospitality with more than a hundred years of bespoke St. Regis tradition. Crafted for modern connoisseurs who desire exceptional experiences The St. Regis Abu Dhabi brings distinctive St. Regis New York legacy to the captivating Arabian Address of Nation Towers on the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the social epicenter for royalty, the discerning traveller and luminaries in the art of living. Located at the heart of the Abu Dhabi Corniche, the hotel is directly connected to Nation Galleria Mall and is just minutes from Marina Mall and the sophisticated World Trade Center. It is also in the close vicinity of many of the embassies, oil and gas companies and other business institutions in the city.

Dress Code

Conference dress code is Business Attire. 

If you plan to visit Abu Dhabi or other Emirates please do check the government information site.