4th International Conference on Dog and Cat Population Management – 2023

ICAM Coalition Virtual Conference 2023

ICAM-2023-Conf-LOGO

Virtual Conference

The conference convened June 19-23, 2023

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11:00 UTC

  • Elly Hiby
    Welcome

11:10 UTC

  • John D. Boone & Tyler Flockhart
    Species distribution models for dog and cat management

11:30 UTC

  • Helen Fielding
    The Goa DogPop project – a multisite randomised controlled trial measuring the impacts of sterilisation on free-roaming dog populations

11:45 UTC

  • Tuntikorn Rungpatana – Dr Oob
    Bangkok CNVR planning, monitoring and evaluation

12:05 UTC

  • Andrew Yoak
    StreetDogSim: Using computer modeling to help plan free-roaming dog interventions

12:25 UTC

  • Conrad Freuling
    High-Resolution Settlement Layer (HRSL) to estimate dog populations and derive vaccination coverage after parenteral and oral rabies vaccination – an example from Namibia

12:45 UTC

  • Terence Scott
    Holistic and scientific: Making data-driven approaches accessible to anyone

Session Q&A

11:00 UTC

  • Paul Marvel
    Welcome

11:05 UTC

  • Audrey Delsink
    A one health approach through “Healthy Pets, Healthier Community” program in low-income communities of South Africa

11:25 UTC

  • Zain Shaheen
    Barriers to humane dog population management and impact on human health in Jordan

11:40 UTC

  • Abdul-Jalil Mohammadzai – Dr Mo
    All in ‘One programme, Kabul, Afghanistan’

13:00 UTC

  • Tessa Baker
    Long-term subsidized veterinary service provision in Indigenous communities in Northern Canada: A One Health approach to service delivery and program evaluation

12:20 UTC

  • Jessica Hoopes
    Beyond dog management: One Health considerations in the changing landscape of parasite treatment and prophylaxis in Australian Indigenous community dog health and management programs

12:40 UTC

  • Kavosa Mudoga
    Dog population findings from the AU-IBAR 2021-2022 survey to determine the ‘institutional preparedness of African countries to eliminate rabies by 2030’

Additional speaker/Not presented live

  • Bonny Cumming
    The impacts of the Ehrlichia canis outbreak for remote Australian Indigenous communities, their dog populations and dog population management programs

Session Q&A

11:00 UTC

  • Pankaj KC
    Welcome

11:05 UTC

  • Pankaj KC
    Paws for progress: The importance of dog population management in sustainable development

11:25 UTC

  • Anita Socol & Manuela Rowlings
    Collaboration between different dog population management actors as key to a successful program

11:40 UTC

  • Silja Schiller-Moumtzidis
    Government leadership in population management: Case study Zero Stray Pawject

12:00 UTC

  • Liat Morgan
    The Israeli governmental Dog Population Management (DPM) program as a solution for a western country
Note: Presentation video embargoed pending publication

12:20 UTC

  • Liran Pitman
    The regulator’s predicament: Using public consultation as a tool towards developing a national policy for managing free-roaming cats in Israel

12:40 UTC

  • Agnès Dufau
    TNR Programs in Spain – national and local outlook: Overview of the newly adopted Law on the Protection of the Rights and Welfare of Animals and the specific example of the city of Cordoba

Session Q&A

11:00 UTC

  • Tamara Kartal
    Welcome

11:05 UTC

  • Alex Rothlisberger
    The importance of access to care in dog and cat management programs

11:20 UTC

  • Ruth De Vere
    Educating communities is only half the battle

11:40 UTC

  • Annelieke Laninga (Anna)
    Community adoption – Striking a balance between human and animal welfare

12:00 UTC

  • Dr. Vrushti Mawani & Dr. Piyush Patel
    Integrated Animal Birth Control programs: Engaging communities to reduce human-dog conflict in urban India

12:20 UTC

  • Alanna Collicutt
    Introduction to managing dogs in First Nations workshop

12:40 UTC

  • Michelle Tuma: Moved to Friday

Session Q&A

11:00 UTC

  • Elly  Hiby
    Welcome

11:05 UTC

  • Battersea, Dogs Trust Worldwide, FOUR PAWS, ICatCare
    Resources for shelters in a “one-stop” presentation

11:45 UTC

  • Ana-Maria Constantinescu
    Changing attitudes and behaviours towards shelter dogs through our soccer adoption campaign in Romania

11:55 UTC

  • Valerie Benka
    A “spay shot” is on the path to transform access to sterilization

12:15 UTC

  • Abi Collinson
    “It’s just one piece of the puzzle…”: Practitioner perspectives regarding the role of sterilisation in dog population management

12:30 UTC

  • Matt Backhouse
    The dog and cat meat trade: Implications for rabies control and population management

12:50 UTC

  • Michelle Tuma
    Increasing access to veterinary care in Canada’s North through telehealth and community animal health worker programs

13:20 UTC

  • Elly Hiby
    Closing: Creating impact, efficiency and sustainability in dog and cat population management

Session Q&A

Featured speakers

These are just a few of the experienced experts who presented at the conference, representing dog and cat population management authorities, implementers, policymakers and researchers from across the globe. It was great to e-see you there!