International Symposium for Animal Welfare
January 12 and 13, 2017@OIST
Day 1 (January 12)
9:00: Registration

11:00 – 11:10 Opening Mary Collins OIST

11:10 – 12:00    Keynote Lecture (chaired by Mary Collins)
Ethics and Animal Welfare: Kathryn Bayne AAALAC International  (Abstract)
12:00 – 13:00    Lunch Break  (Abstract)

13:00-14:45    Euthanasia (Chaired by Montip Gettayacamin, Makoto Suzuki)
Opening lecture: Leslie Retnam Biomedical Sciences Institutes
Towards a Gentle End: Best Practice in Humane Killing for small laboratory animals:
Lucy Whitfield   Royal Veterinary College  (Abstract)
Inhaled anesthesia (Secondary Method): Yuan-Ji Day Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital
Lidocaine Hydrochloride vs MS222 for the Euthanasia of Zebrafish:
Chereen Collymore University of Toronto  (Abstract)
Summary of Euthanasia session: Makoto Suzuki OIST

15:00‐17:00     Enrichment (Chaired by Judy MacArthur Clarks)
Environmental Enrichment – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly?:  
Judy MacArthur Clarks   JMC Consultancy  (Abstract)
Environmental Enrichment for Laboratory Macaques and Marmosets:
Bryan Ogden   Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School  (Abstract)
Welfare and Environmental Enrichment for Dogs and Cats:  
James Serpell     University of Pennsylvania  (Abstract)
Environmental enrichment program for lab rodents
---from a pharmaceutical company perspective:
William Pang    Sanofi R&D  (Abstract)

17:30‐19:30       Reception (Opening; Tadayoshi Kosugi/Mary Collins)

Day 2 (January 13)
9:00 – 10:00    Special Lecture
      Connections matter: the importance of social housing
for enhancing animal health and well-being     
Brenda MaCowan    UC Davis  (Abstract)
10:15 - 12:15    Humane Endpoint (Chair by Yasmina A. Paramastri and James Swearengen)
Humane Endpoint for Laboratory Animals – The Role of IACUC:
Yasmina A. Paramastri   NUS  (Abstract)
Post Approval Monitoring: Purpose and Approaches: James Swearengen    AAALAC  (Abstract)
Identifying the Ideal Experimental Endpoint: Linda Toth    Southern Illinois University  (Abstract)
Gene-modified animals (Production and breeding): Takashi Agui   Hokkaido University  (Abstract

12:30‐14:00 Lunch Break (Abstract)

14:00‐15:00 Closing Lecture (Chaired by Kathryn Bayne)
            Animal welfare: ethics, science and the human dimension
                            David Fraser         The University of British Columbia  (Abstract)

15:00 Closing  Kathryn Bayne