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RSPCA Animal Welfare Seminar 2021

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· Stage
Welcome to day one of the seminar
Chair: Dr Bidda Jones - Chief Science and Strategy Officer, RSPCA Australia / Official welcome: Richard Mussell - Chief Executive Officer, RSPCA Australia
2021-02-18T12:00:00Z 2021-02-18T12:15:00Z Australia/Melbourne Welcome+to+day+one+of+the+seminar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Introduction
Dr Sarah Zito - Senior Scientific Officer, RSPCA Australia
2021-02-18T12:15:00Z 2021-02-18T12:30:00Z Australia/Melbourne Introduction https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Rethinking the role of shelters as a response to outdoor cats
Keynote Speaker: Dr Kate Hurley - UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, USA
2021-02-18T12:30:00Z 2021-02-18T13:30:00Z Australia/Melbourne Rethinking+the+role+of+shelters+as+a+response+to+outdoor+cats https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Break
2021-02-18T13:30:00Z 2021-02-18T13:45:00Z Australia/Melbourne Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Legal classifications as social constructions on the place of cats in society
Dr Sophie Riley - Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney
2021-02-18T13:45:00Z 2021-02-18T14:10:00Z Australia/Melbourne Legal+classifications+as+social+constructions+on+the+place+of+cats+in+society https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Can I buy me a social license? Understanding risk, trust, social capital and contested science in the context of domestic cat management
Dr Lynette McLeod - Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of New England
2021-02-18T14:10:00Z 2021-02-18T14:35:00Z Australia/Melbourne Can+I+buy+me+a+social+license%3F+Understanding+risk%2C+trust%2C+social+capital+and+contested+science+in+the+context+of+domestic+cat+management https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Break
2021-02-18T14:35:00Z 2021-02-18T14:50:00Z Australia/Melbourne Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Connecting positively with cat semi-owners
Emeritus Professor Jacquie Rand - Australian Pet Welfare Foundation
2021-02-18T14:50:00Z 2021-02-18T15:15:00Z Australia/Melbourne Connecting+positively+with+cat+semi-owners https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Overview of Australian Local Government domestic cat management strategies
Nell Thompson - Secretary, Australian Institute of Animal Management & G2Z Coordinator
2021-02-18T15:15:00Z 2021-02-18T15:45:00Z Australia/Melbourne Overview+of+Australian+Local+Government+domestic+cat+management+strategies https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Assessing suitability of cats for rehoming
Dr Gabrielle Carter - Veterinary Specialist in Animal Behaviour, RSPCA Victoria
2021-02-18T15:45:00Z 2021-02-18T16:35:00Z Australia/Melbourne Assessing+suitability+of+cats+for+rehoming https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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End of day one and closing remarks
2021-02-18T16:35:00Z 2021-02-18T16:40:00Z Australia/Melbourne End+of+day+one+and+closing+remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome to day two of the seminar
2021-02-19T12:00:00Z 2021-02-19T12:02:00Z Australia/Melbourne Welcome+to+day+two+of+the+seminar https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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New models for humane and effective cat management in shelters
Keynote speaker: Dr Cindy Karsten - UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, USA
2021-02-19T12:02:00Z 2021-02-19T13:05:00Z Australia/Melbourne New+models+for+humane+and+effective+cat+management+in+shelters https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Characteristics of cat hoarders and ways forward for better management
Dr Rosemary Elliott - President, Sentient, the Veterinary Institute for Animal Ethics
2021-02-19T13:05:00Z 2021-02-19T13:35:00Z Australia/Melbourne Characteristics+of+cat+hoarders+and+ways+forward+for+better+management https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Break
2021-02-19T13:35:00Z 2021-02-19T13:45:00Z Australia/Melbourne Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Safe Cat, Safe Wildlife: Using social science to inform and evaluate a community conservation program
Emily McLeod - Senior Social Science Research Manager, Zoos Victoria
2021-02-19T13:45:00Z 2021-02-19T14:05:00Z Australia/Melbourne Safe+Cat%2C+Safe+Wildlife%3A+Using+social+science+to+inform+and+evaluate+a+community+conservation+program https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
National Desexing Network (NDN) Cooperative Desexing Programs with Councils
Dr Joy Verrinder - Strategic Director, Animal Welfare League QLD, NDN & Getting to Zero
2021-02-19T14:05:00Z 2021-02-19T14:25:00Z Australia/Melbourne National+Desexing+Network+%28NDN%29+Cooperative+Desexing+Programs+with+Councils https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Who let the cat out - overcoming barriers for cat containment
Dr Lynette McLeod - Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of New England
2021-02-19T14:25:00Z 2021-02-19T14:40:00Z Australia/Melbourne Who+let+the+cat+out+-+overcoming+barriers+for+cat+containment https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Cat de-sexing programs - great partnerships achieving great outcomes
Dr Ann Enright - Shelter Veterinarian
2021-02-19T14:40:00Z 2021-02-19T15:05:00Z Australia/Melbourne Cat+de-sexing+programs+-+great+partnerships+achieving+great+outcomes https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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TassieCat: working with councils and the community to improve cat management and responsible cat ownership
Nikki Brookman - Regional Cat Management Coordinator, Tasmanian Cat Management Project
2021-02-19T15:05:00Z 2021-02-19T15:25:00Z Australia/Melbourne TassieCat%3A+working+with+councils+and+the+community+to+improve+cat+management+and+responsible+cat+ownership https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Panel discussion with audience questions and speakers from this session
Emily McLeod Joy  Verrinder Lynette McLeod Nikki Brookman Ann Enright
2021-02-19T15:25:00Z 2021-02-19T16:00:00Z Australia/Melbourne Panel+discussion+with+audience+questions+and+speakers+from+this+session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Wrap up
Dr Bidda Jones, Chief Science and Strategy Officer, RSPCA Australia
2021-02-19T16:00:00Z 2021-02-19T16:05:00Z Australia/Melbourne Wrap+up https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Frspca-animal-welfare-seminar-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Gemma Ma

Project Manager - "Keeping Cats Safe at Home", RSPCA NSW

Jacquie Rand

Australian Pet Welfare Foundation

Ann Enright

Shelter Veterinarian

Rich Mussell

Chief Executive Officer, RSPCA Australia

Bidda Jones

Chief Science and Strategy Officer, RSPCA Australia

Rosemary Elliott

President, Sentient, the Veterinary Institute for Animal Ethics

Sophie Riley

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney

Sarah Zito

Senior Scientific Officer, RSPCA Australia

Nikki Brookman

Regional Cat Management Coordinator, Tasmanian Cat Management Project

Nell Thompson

Secretary, Australian Institute of Animal Management & G2Z Coordinator

Lynette McLeod

Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of New England

Kate Hurley

UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, USA

Joy Verrinder

Strategic Director, Animal Welfare League QLD, NDN & Getting to Zero

Gabrielle Carter

Veterinary Specialist in Animal Behaviour, RSPCA Victoria

Emily McLeod

Senior Social Science Research Manager, Zoos Victoria

Cynthia Karsten

UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program, USA

The event is over

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RSPCA Australia

RSPCA is the leading animal welfare charity in Australia - for all creatures great & small.