Forum 2020

Due to the risk of COVID-19, the National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council has elected to cancel the NFAHW Council Forum 2020 which was scheduled to be held on November 24 and 25, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario.  In lieu of Forum, we will be hosting three virtual events which will be held on November 10, 17, and 24, 2020.  Simultaneous translation will be provided for these events and as such will be available in both English and French.  

Virtual Event Program Overview:

Tuesday November 10th, 2020 at 10 a.m. Central time

Assurance and Innovation A 2-hour virtual event that will explore consumer expectations, On Farm Advancements, and On Farm Assurance. 


Tuesday November 17th, 2020 at 10 a.m. Central time

Animal Welfare – Considering the Big Picture and The Importance of a One Welfare Approach – A 2-hour virtual event that will explore advancing animal welfare in Canada, and the impacts of misinformation and critical events on human and animal welfare


Tuesday November 24th, 2020  at 10 a.m. Central time

COVID-19 – Unintended Consequences and Lessons LearnedA 2-hour virtual event that will explore the animal health and welfare impacts of COVID-19 and ever-increasing importance of taking a One Health approach to manage human and animal disease events

Registration information will be posted in August.  Please click here to explore sponsorship opportunities!


Please check back with our website regularly as we will be posting more detailed event agendas in the near future.