ISAZ 2018

Plenary Speakers

Preliminary Talk Titles Below:

Cultural connections: Understanding the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and animals, and the implications for delivery of dog health and community wellbeing programs in these communities
Simon Costello (Rural Remote Clinical Support Unit, Australia) and Ted Donelan (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Managing human-wildlife interactions: conflicts and communication
Neil Jordan
University of New South Wales, Australia

Human-animal interactions in zoos: Balancing urban biophilia with species conservation
Vicky Melfi
University of Sydney, Australia

Animals like us: Self and identity within the furry and therian communities
Courtney Plante
Iowa State University, United States

Animals on screens: Thinking critically about animals, audiences and empathy
Claire Parkinson 
Edge Hill University, United Kingdom

Speakers subject to change. Please check back for updates.