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Sentience – Where Does Sentience Start?

September 12, 2018

AWSELVA’s next UK conference will be in London and will focus on animal sentience in relation to animal welfare law and ethics.

The conference will be held at Mary Sumner House, Westminster, 12th September 2018 10.00am – 4.30pm

Confirmed speakers for the conference are:

Professor Donald Broom, Professor of Animal Welfare (Emeritus) in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge

Peter Jinman OBE, Lay Member, Chair of FAWC, past president of both BVA and RCVS​

David Williams, Associate Lecturer, The Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge

Helen Lambert, Global expert on animal sentience, published scientist and accomplished researcher in animal welfare science, formerly Sentience Manager at World Animal Protection

Dr.iur. Antoine F. Goetschel, President, founder and CEO of the Global Animal Law Project, International Consultant in Ethics and Law, Animal Advocate – Zurich, Switzerland

Ruth Layton, Group Sustainability Director at BMK Holdings, founder of the Food Animal Initiative.

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