Free seminar – Infection control and risk management in formal and informal cat sheltering
Thursday 28 March
6pm – 7.30pm
Webster Lecture Theatre, Centre for Veterinary Education
University of Sydney, Parramatta Road Camperdown
Whether you foster for a rescue group, volunteer in a pound, work in a shelter or care for a colony, this 90-minute intensive seminar will help you to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of cats in your care and also the feline population at large.
Vanessa Barrs: Professor of Feline Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of Sydney; Fellow, Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists; Member, Marie Bashir Institute of Infectious Diseases & Biosecurity Advisory Board; Symposium Committee Member, International Society of Companion Animal Infectious Diseases; Editorial Board member Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery and The Veterinary Journal
Anne Fawcett: Member, Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in animal welfare; Diplomate European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine; Lecturer, Professional Practice, University of Sydney;
Co-author Veterinary Ethics: Navigating Tough Cases
Nerida Atkin: Feline Services Manager, Cat Protection Society of NSW; Graduate Certificate Animal Welfare; ISFM-certified Feline Friendly Vet Nurse
- Infection control principles
- Vaccination protocols
- Ethical considerations and risk management
- What a healthy cat or kitten looks like
- Infectious disease management
There will be time for questions but please note we will be strict on timekeeping. The seminar will commence at 6pm sharp and finish at 7.30pm. No food or drinks may be taken into the lecture theatre (bottled water is okay). Registration 5.30pm-5.50pm. Please note entry to the Webster Lecture Theatre is via Western Avenue gates, opposite Ross St/Officeworks.
There is no fee to attend but you must register with Cat Protection by phoning 9519 7201 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 26 March.
We need at least a first name and contact phone number. The attendance list is only for the purposes of catering and room hire, and to be in touch with participants should there be any changes to the event. The attendance list will not be shared and no contact will be made with participants after the event.