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BARTA Conference 2024

Described as inspirational, BARTA’s last conference “Managing Risk – Meeting Societal Needs” was held in 2017 in conjunction with the University of California, Davis. One global pandemic later, BARTA are excited to announce dates for our next conference: June 12th-14th 2024, in partnership with Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine, Scotland. Entitled “Global Solutions To Tackle Local Issues”, this conference will build on four key outcomes of California 2017  First Responders – Veterinary Professionals – Emergency Planners – Civil Contingency Experts – Local Resilience Forums – Environmental Protection Agencies – Animal Welfare Sector – Community Responders – Animal Health and Transport Professionals – Government Officials; Conference key themes will appeal to a broad range of people interested in the management of incidents involving animals   Are you… Then the mixture of engaging talks, panel discussions, breakout workshops and the opportunity to spend … Continue reading

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New Animal Emergency Incident Management Network

A strategic focus for animal emergency incident management in Australia and New Zealand is the primary aim for a new organisation, the Animal Emergency Incident Management Network (AEIMN ANZ) Professor Josh Slater, BARTA Director and Chair of the new group, said “this will advance all aspects of incident management involving animals, including research, policy, education, planning, safety, and practices to improve animal welfare outcomes” David King, ESM, the Vice-Chair, said, “The organisation brings together veterinarians, emergency responders and policymakers to develop and promote safer practices at incidents involving domestic animals.” ‘It is a unique opportunity for responders to incidents involving domestic animals to share experiences and to learn from each other”. Guidelines for Large Animal Rescue Operations are now published through AFAC, the equivalent of our National Fire Chiefs Council. This guideline details operational practices that member agencies should consider … Continue reading

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