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ISES 13th Equitation Science conference – ISES 2017 Down Under


Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia


ISES 2017 Down Under conference schedule

Note: the schedule below is indicative. This notice will be removed when the schedule is confirmed.

Wednesday 22 November 2017: Conference welcome and registration

Time

Activity

Person/s

 

From 2.00pm

Check into accommodation

Conference registration

Upload and test presentations

Posters mounted

 

 

7.00

Indigenous Australian welcome to country

 

 

7.30

 

ISES Training Principles

 

 

8.00–

Networking

 

 

 

Thursday 23 November 2017: Collaboration and communication

6.00 onwards

On-site swimming pool and gym

Physical activities

 

 

6.30 onwards

Breakfast for delegates with CSU accommodation

 

 

8.30

Welcome and housekeeping

Hayley Randle

 

8.45

Opening of conference

Camie Heleski PhD Hon. President ISES

 

9.00

Welcome to CSU address

Prof. Glenn Edwards
Head of School
School of Animal and Veterinary Science, CSU

 

9.15

Plenary
Equitation Science in practice: past, present and future

Hayley Randle PhD 

SVP ISES


 

10.00

Morning refreshment break (posters and networking)

 

 

10.30

Workshop

Standing on the shoulders of giants: building foundations for the future of Equitation Science

Prof. Natalie Waran 

ISES Honorary Fellows 


 

12.30

Lunch

 

 

1.30

Plenary
Body language and its importance for communication with horses                        

Prof. Jan Ladewig    



 

 

2.00

Scientific presentations   

Equine behaviour and welfare 

 Various

 

3.15

Afternoon refreshment break (posters and networking)

 

 

3.45

Scientific presentations

Equine behaviour and welfare contd.

Various

 

5.15

Close of day 1

Hayley Randle PhD 

SVP ISES

 

6.30 onwards

Conference dinner
Guest speaker, music and dancing


 

 

 

Friday 24 November 2017: Collaboration and communication

6.00 onwards

On-site swimming pool and gym

Physical activities

 

 

6.30 onwards

Breakfast for delegates with CSU accommodation

 

 

8.30

Welcome and housekeeping

Hayley Randle

 

8.40

Welcome to CSU day 2

Prof. Tim Wess
Executive Dean
Faculty of Science, CSU

 

8.55

Recap on day 1

Hayley Randle

 

9.00

Plenary

The power of collaboration: improvements to safety and welfare in racing 

Peta Hitchens

 

9.45

Scientific presentations

Ethical and welfare considerations in the equine industry

Various

 

10.45

Morning refreshment break (posters and networking)

 

 

11.15

Scientific presentations

Ethical and welfare considerations in the equine industry contd.

Various

 

12.15

Lunch

Presenters

 

1.15

Walk/transport to equine centre

 

 

1.30

Plenary

Foundation training of three-week-old Thoroughbred foals


Practical demonstrations

 

Leigh Wills and Heather Ip



Various

 

5.00

Close of day 2

Hayley Randle

 

6.00

Buses depart from CSU to Wagga Wagga, Cork and Fork Festival at Wagga Beach, buses return from Wagga Beach at 10pm

 

 

 

 

Saturday 25 November 2017: Change

Time

Activity

Person/s

 

6.00 onwards

On-site swimming pool and gym

Physical activities                                                          

 

 

 

6.30 onwards

Breakfast for delegates with CSU accommodation

 

 

8.30

Welcome and housekeeping

Hayley Randle

 

8.40

Welcome to day 3 (by video)

Prof. Andrew Vann
Vice-Chancellor
, CSU

 

8.50

Recap on day 2

 

 

9.00

Plenary

Through their eyes: the challenge of assessing equine emotional state

Prof. Natalie Waran 

ISES Honorary Fellow

 

9.30

Scientific presentations

Measuring equine behaviour

Various

 

10.30

Morning refreshment break (posters and networking)

 

 

11.00

Plenary

Behaviour change in horse owners to safeguard horse welfare

Lauren Hemsworth PhD

 

11.45

Scientific presentations

Human behaviour change within the equine industry

Various

 

1.15

Lunch

 

 

2.15

Workshop

Do you understand me or should I shout louder? Bringing about human behaviour change in the equine industry

Nicolas de Brauwere MRCVS

Redwings Horse Sanctuary, UK

 

3.15

Afternoon refreshment break (posters and networking)

 

 

3.45

Panel

Collaboration, communication and change for the future

Nicolas de Brauwere Lauren Hemshaw PhD
Peta Hitchens PhD               Hayley Randle PHD              Prof. Natalie Waran

 

4.30

Closing comments

Equitation Science – next steps

Hayley Randle SVP ISES   Camie Heleski  Hon Pres. ISES Janne Christensen JVP ISES

 

5.00

Student awards and LCOC thanks

ISES 2018

Official close of ISES 2017 Down Under conference

Hayley Randle 

 

5.15

AGM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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