Loving and Hating Animals in the Wild
Panel of experts
Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Topic/s: welfare, ethics, pest, conservation, euthanasia
The 8th Annual Robert Dixon Memorial Animal Welfare Symposium.
Titled 'Loving and Hating Animals in the Wild', this years' symposium explores the ethical issues that surround conserving, culling and harvesting native and introduced fauna.
Chair: Dr Roselyn Dixon, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong.
A panel discussion on the ethical treatment of invasive and native fauna, featuring:
Dr Peter Fleming, Research Leader, Predator & Prey Management,Vertebrate Pest Research Unit, NSW Department of Primary Industries
Nick Boyle, Manager, Taronga Conservation Society
Dr Andrea Harvey, Veterinarian, PhD scholar (wild horse welfare), Centre for Compassionate Conservation, University of Technology Sydney
Dr Bidda Jones, Chief Science & Strategy Officer, RSPCA Australia
A/Prof. Daniel Ramp, Director, Centre for Compassionate Conservation, University of Technology Sydney