9th International Conference on the
Welfare Assessment of Animals at Farm Level (WAFL)

Programme

Friday August, 30

08:00 – 0845

Welcome and registration

09:00 – 10:30

1 – New frontiers in the assessment of animal welfare on-farm

10:30 – 11:10

Coffee + posters (Group A)

11:10 – 12:40

2 – Humans in the loop – role of sociology in improving farm animal welfare

12:40 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

3 – Welfare of farm animals at end of life (culling/euthanasia, transport and slaughter)

15:30 – 16:20

Coffee + posters (Group A)

16:20 – 18:00

4 – New welfare indicators – with a focus on the positive!

18:00 – 18:45

Conference discussion: The future of WAFL

20:00 – 23:30

Social Dinner at La Pavoniere, Viale della Catena, 2, Florence (be sure you registered for it!)
 

Saturday August, 31

9:00 – 10:30

5 – The future of animal welfare: policy and science

10:30  – 11:10

Coffee + posters (Group B)

11:10 – 12:40

6 – It’s all in the mind – cognition and the welfare of farm animals

12:40 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:20

7 – Suppress, substitute and soothe suffering – application of the 3S’s to improve farm animal welfare

15:20 – 16:20

Coffee + posters (Group B)

16:20 – 18:00

8 – Free communications in farm animal welfare

18:00 – 18:30

Conference close