International Animal Welfare Congress 2017

May 4 - 6, 2017

Welcome

What's The Future for Zoos and Aquariums?

The Animal's Agenda: Freedom, Compassion for Individuals, and Reform

The Ethics of Exotic Animals in Captivity

Applied Ethical Challenges Facing Zoos and Aquariums

Animal Welfare Practice and Compassionate Conservation

Animal Welfare Assessments

Educating Zoo and Aquarium Professionals About Animal Welfare

CEO's Discussion About Welfare - Session 1

Where are we now? Today's Compass

Understanding Animal Behavior From The Animal's Perspective

Advances in Applied Animal Welfare Science

Challenges in Aquatic Animal Welfare and Ethics

Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel

View From the Inside: Do Zoos and Aquariums Have Animal Welfare as a Foundation?

View From the Outside: Do Zoos and Aquariums Have Animal Welfare as a Foundation?

The Role for Zoos and Aquariums in Animal Welfare Advocacy

CEO's Discussion About Welfare - Session 2

Where Are We Now? Today's Compass

The Human Dimension in Animal Welfare

How the Public Views the Well-being of Animals in Zoos and Aquariums

Advancing Animal Welfare Through Association Standards and Accreditation - Session 1

Advancing Animal Welfare Through Association Standards and Accreditation - Session 2

CEO's DiscussionAbout Welfare - Session 3

CEO's Discussion About Welfare - Session 4

Future Steps and Concluding Remarks