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    4th DHW -- Tentative Program Schedule  ...  posted December, 2018.

    Program Schedule 4th IDHW (Times Approximate)


    Thursday, the 30th of May 2019

    • Check-in at the Beaumont Devere from …
    • 18:00-19:30  Registration and reception and posters in …



    Friday, the 31st of May 2019

    • 7:00-8:30        Breakfast
    • 7:30-8:30        Registration
    • 8:30-8:45        Welcome/ Overview of Workshop: KC/ IPFD – total 15 min
    • 8:45-10:00      1st Interactive plenary session

    DEMAND:  1. The concept of ‘breed’: impact on breeding practices, health, and welfare.  Helena Skarp (Sweden) KC perspective-Europe; Comparison across species; genetics etc;  Gregoire Leroy (France);  The Public: perception and influencers;  ‘Breed’ distributions? (TBA)

    • 10:00-10:15    Theme intro - overview/ priorities: 5a.Extremes (TBA)
    • 10:15-10:40    Coffee break
    • 10:40-11:55    2nd Interactive plenary session

    SUPPLY:  2. Numbers: reg’d/ pedigree vs. other; country estimates Nick Blayney UK; b) Commercial breeding – accepting the reality; programs for health/ welfare - Candace Croney (USA);  Marketing/ rescues/ regulatory issues (e.TBA)

    • 11:55-12:30     Theme intro - overview/ priorities:

    20 min:  3. Breed-Spec Health Strategies (including Theme overview and Belgian KC);
    15 min:  4. Genetic Testing (TBA)          

    • 12:30-14:00       Lunch
    • 14:00-14:50       3rd Interactive plenary session

     25 mins: 5.b Communication to promote change (Suzanne Rogers, UK);  
    10 mins: Summary of the day so far: audience poll (Brenda Bonnett, Canada)

    • 14:50-15:00       Charge to Breakout Sessions
    • 15:00-15:50       1st Breakout session by Theme
    • 15:50-16:15       Coffee Break
    • 16:15-18:00       2nd Breakout session by Theme
    • 19:00-22:00       Drinks and Gala Dinner - Chapel



    Saturday, the 1st of June 2019

    • 7:00-8:15            Breakfast
    • 8:15-10:15          3rd Breakout session   --   Developing action plans – specifics!
    • 10:15-10:45        Coffee break
    • 10:45-12:45        Summing up and action plans    

     6*15 mins theme presentations;
     30 minutes question and discussion?

    • 12:45-13:00        Closing Remarks
    • 13:00-14:30        Lunch 
    • 14:00                   IPFD Board Meeting   



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