AATA 32nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Amsterdam
April 23 - 26, 2006

 

Session Presentations

 

Keynote Address:  "Better Animal Welfare During Transport:  Making Sense for the E.U."  - Dr. Andrea Gavinelli, Animal Welfare and Identification Unit, Animal Health & Welfare, European Commission

LONG DISTANCE TRANSPORT OF ANIMALS:  NEW INSIGHT INTO AN EVOLVING ISSUE   

Feed, Water & Rest During Transport:  A Regulator's Perspective - Dr. Gordon Doonan, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Welfare and Health During Long Distance Transport of Cattle - Univ. Prof Dr. J. Hartung, Institute of Animal Hygiene,   University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany

Research Findings:  New Technology that Can Affect Acceptable Transit Times - Dr. A. L. Schaefer, Agriculture Canada, Lacombe Research Centre-Alberta

Animal Welfare:  Legislation or Compliance Problem? - Ms. Debby van Son, Saveetra  

 

Grooms In Today's Equine Industry:  

Assessment of Competence in Animal Attendants -  Ms. Suzie Cave, National Proficiency Tests Council Competence of Attendants and Procedures for Policing it in the EU - Dr. Alf-Eckbert F├╝ssel, European Commission

Insurance Updates for Professional Flying Attendants - Mrs. Emma Stamper, Crowe Livestock Underwriting

Equipment for Equine Shipments - Mr. Thijs van Riemsdijk, Van Riemsdijk Rotterdam bv

 

Lab Animal Transport Guidelines:  

Using Science as a Basis for Developing Shipping Containers and Shipping Practices for Laboratory Animals - Dr. William White, Charles River Laboratories

Problems Encountered and Lessons Learned in Transport of Mice -   Ms. Dawn Jellison and Ms. Laura Blanchard, The Jackson Laboratory

Lab Animal Transport:  An Airline's Perspective - Mrs. Lisa Schoppa, Continental Airlines

Insurance Considerations for Lab Animal Transportation -  Ms. Suzy Stennett, Crowe Livestock Underwriting

 

New Regulations for Road Transport of Livestock in the E.U.:  

New Animal Transport Legislation in the E.U. -  Ms. Leane van Weereld, European Commission

Journey Times of Animals versus Driving Times for Drivers -  Dr. Peter Vingerling, Ministry of Agriculture / Netherlands

Fuel Reduction through Eco-Driving (with computer simulation of eco-driving with virtual trainers) -

 Ms. Sonja Munnix, SeterNovem

 

Transport and Handling of Exotics: 

Moving Wild Horses Back to the Gobi Desert:  A Logistic Challenge -  Prof. Dr. Christian Stauffer, Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, University of Veterinary Medicine/Vienna

Ork Ark over the Atlantic - Mr. Keith Yip, SeaWorld

Metabolism of Different Vertebrate Groups and the Effects on Shipping and Handling - Dipl. - Biol.  Rudolf Wicker, Frankfurt Zoo

European Breeding Programs (EEP) and Regional Collection Planning in Europe -  Mr. William van Lint, European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA)

The Transfer of Two Indian Rhinos from the Chitwan national Park (Nepal) to the Zoo Vienna-  Mr. Peter  Linhart, Schonbrunner Tiegarten

 

Transporting Family Pets and Other Small Animals:  

Pet Export Testing and Travel to Rabies-Free Areas -  Ms. Kristen Schweitzer, Kansas State University Laboratory

Problems Encountered on Pets Arriving in the U.K. Under the PETS Scheme - Mr. Gary Steed , State Veterinary Service

Import and Transit of Pets at Schiphol Airport - Dr. Jooste Ponte, Food and Consumer Goods Authority VWA

Documentation on Cargo/Excess Baggage for Pets -  Mr. Jo Wanner, G.K. Airfreight/Gradlyn Kennels

The Right and the Wrong Way to Transport Pets - Ms. Rebecca McNeil, Fraport AG

 

HOW INTERNATIONAL POLICIES IMPACT YOUR ANIMAL TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS 

The Relevancy of International Trade Treaties on Animal Transportation - Dr. Sara Kaman, USDA, APHIS, Veterinary Services

Traceability With Global Standards -   Mr. Bas Ruigrok, GS1 Nederland

Responsibility in International Air Transport -  Sr. Maximiliano Prado D., Allende Basevnan y CIA Ltda

Live Animals by Air:  Enhancements & Constraints -  Mr. Gerard Guillaume, Cargolux Airlines International

OIE's Transport & Welfare Guidelines / A Global Animal Disease Update from OIE - Dr. Julio Pinto, World Organisation for Animal Health

 

A COMMON CHALLENGE:  DEALING WITH BORDER INSPECTION POSTS

Legislation & Procedures at Border Inspection Posts -  Mr. Neil Brooks, European Commission

Border Inspection Posts:  Species and Services - Mr. Tim Harris, Harris Associates Ltd / AATA European Secretary

Paperless Documentation:  The Way Forward -  Mr. Gordon Cragge, SITPRO Limited

 

INDUSTRY RESPONSIBILITY:  A JOINT EFFORT    

Advantages by Means of Quality Schemes in Animal Transport -  Ms. Debby van Son, Transport en Logistiek Nederland

The Employer's Responsibility:  Health & Safety - Why?  Mr. Andrew Spence, Darley Stud Management

Teamwork:  Assuming Responsibility in Disasters -  Mr. Dan Maloney, Audubon Zoo / Audubon Nature Institute


TODAY'S RESEARCH FINDINGS . . . THE BASIS FOR TOMORROW'S STANDARD PRACTICES    

Behavior of Pigs and Lambs During 8 Hour Journeys in Hot Climates - Dr. Morris Villarroel, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

Animals in Transit - Body Temperatures:  Why, How, When and What Do They Mean? -  Dr. Malcolm Mitchell, Roslin Welfare Consultants

The Role of the IATA Animal Care Team and Its Impact on the Live Animals Regulations (LAR) - Dr. Renee Bergeron, Departement des Sciences Animales, Universite Laval

 

PRODUCTS & SERVICES FOR ANIMAL SHIPPERS   

Working Your Way through the WPM Maze - Dr. Peter M. Grosser, USDA, APHIS, International Services

Sea Transport:  Fast Ferry Roll-On / Roll-Off -  Mr. Henk van Dommelen,  H. van Dommelen Veetransport

A New Resource for Ensuring Animal Welfare: A Ready Reference to the OIE's New Transport Guidelines - Mr. Peter Stevenson, Compassion in World Farming

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