WAFL 2020 – Now taking place August 2021

Date: 16/08/2021

Cork, Ireland





The 8th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level 


Postponed until 16th-19th August 2021.


The WAFL conference is an international scientific conference on the assessment of animal welfare at farm and group level, held once every three years. The focus of this meeting is Animal Welfare Science: Rising to the Challenges of a Changing World. The keynote speakers include Dr Cassandra Tucker (Professor of Animal Science and Director of the Center for Animal Welfare at UC Davis), Dr Steve Cooke (Lecturer in Political Philosophy at University of Leicester) and Dr Paul Rose (Lecturer at University of Exeter and Research Associate at Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust).  

Submissions will be under the following themes:

1. Transdisciplinary approaches to measuring animal welfare

2. Back to basics: practical solutions to improve animal welfare

3. Animal health and welfare: interchangeable or interdependent?

4. The role of animal welfare in addressing global grand challenges

5. Humans in the animal welfare loop

6. Free papers



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