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Conference topics

Communications on any topic related to the assessment of animal welfare are welcome to WAFL2017. 

To name a few:

  • Sustainability and animal welfare
  • Avoiding bias in science
  • Animal welfare in society
  • Precision farming techniques
  • Protocols, aggregation, implementation
  • Social networks in animal welfare
  • Genetics and animal welfare
  • Statistics and methodology

Hot Topics for WAFL2017:

  • Welfare as part of sustainability assessments
  • ‘Negative results’: what can we learn from measures that didn’t work....?
  • Social network analysis as a tool for welfare assessment

Communications can be in the fields of natural sciences (ethology, veterinary science, animal production, epidemiology,...), social sciences (sociology, economy,...), mathematics and engineering.

Please note: WAFL especially welcomes interdisciplinary communications!