NFAHW Council Forum 2018

November 27-28, 2018, Courtyard Marriott Hotel
350 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON

Theme – Partnership and the Next Generation of Canada’s Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Systems

The 2018 Forum is an opportunity for the NFAHW Council to engage and seek feedback from stakeholders in Council activities as well as to share updates on the animal health and welfare activities of our many stakeholders. This year’s agenda will feature examples of exceptional stakeholder collaboration in the areas of animal disease response, disease surveillance, and antimicrobial stewardship and will raise new and exciting opportunities to continue to enhance Canada’s farmed animal health and welfare system.

The Forum will be offered in both languages through simultaneous translation.

Agenda
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
1:00 – 1:15 pm – Welcome
1:15 - 2:00 pm Keynote Address

  • Dr. Deb Stark – Implementing Collaborative Governance Models

2:00 – 5:00 pm – Session 1 – New thinking for the next generation of animal health and welfare systems

  • Rory McAlpine – Animal Health Pathfinding Canada
  • NFAHW Council Update
  • Animal Health and Welfare Strategy
    •  Jeff Spooner/Melissa Moggy – FAHW 2020
  • Animal Welfare and One Welfare Collaboration
    • David Fraser – Animal Welfare Law /Animal Welfare System Report
    • Andria Jones-Bitton – One Welfare

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
8:30 – 11:00 am – Session 2 – Collaboration in action

  • Collaboration during outbreaks
    • Dr. Jane Pritchard – BC Avian Influenza Integrated Response
    • Martin Pelletier – Industry Poultry Disease Preparedness Initiatives
    • Dr. Glen Duizer/Janelle Hamblin – Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea in MB
    • Dr. Rick James-Davies/Karin Schmid – Alberta Bovine Tuberculosis Response
  • OIE Performance of Veterinary Services Recommendations for Canada - Solutions in Collaboration and Building Strength
    • Dr. Jaspinder Komal
    • Dr. Betty Althouse

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Session 3 - Collaboration in Surveillance

  • CAHSS Equine Network Update – Kristy House
  • Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) – Dr. Kate Todd
  • Réseau d'alerte et d'information zoosanitaire (RAIZO) – Dre Hélène Trépanier

12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Session 3 - Collaboration in Surveillance

  • Western Canadian Animal Health Network (WeCAHN) – Anatoliy Trokhymchuk
  • Atlantic Canada Animal Health Network
  • Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative - Wildlife Surveillance and Farmed Animals  – Jane Parmley

1:30 – 3:30 pm – Session 4 – Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance – moving forward

  • Pan Canadian Action Plan Update – Aline Dimitri
  • Council Report on Stakeholder Antimicrobial Stewardship Activities
  • AMU monitoring in Ontario – Andrea DeGroot
  • AMU monitoring in Quebec - Raphael Bertinotti

3:30 – 3:45 pm – Session 5 – Future Opportunities
3:45 – 4:00 pm – Closing comments

  • NFAHW Council Co-Chairs
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