Open Science Research Excellence

ICUAWPOW 2020 : International Conference on Urban Animal Welfare Policies and One Welfare

Vancouver, Canada
September 23 - 24, 2020

Call for Papers

ICUAWPOW 2020 : International Conference on Urban Animal Welfare Policies and One Welfare is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Urban Animal Welfare Policies and One Welfare. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Comparison of local animal control and welfare ordinances and their effectiveness
  • Structural arrangements for local animal welfare and control: public versus nonprofit approaches, service networks, funding arrangements
  • Applications of One Health/One Welfare
  • Effectiveness of extant local policies: trap–neuter–return, breed specific legislation, legal protections for roaming animals, animal cruelty regulations
  • Programs to enhance animal welfare: education versus regulation
  • Cultural differences in urban pet keeping and animal welfare
  • The merits of differing approaches to shared animal welfare concerns
  • Identification of the most pressing urban animal welfare issues; current and future
  • Methods to reduce animal cruelty
  • Development and use of databases to assess and study urban animal welfare issues