ISAE by Region : Latin America

Latin America

Welcome to the Home page of the Latin America Region of the International Society for Applied Ethology! The ISAE is a scientific society that focuses on the study of applied animal behavior covering topics such as farm animals, wildlife management, companion and laboratory animals, control of pests, human-animal interactions, and animal welfare. From this site you will be able to access information on present and future ISAE activities in the Latin America region. For information on the work of ISAE in applied animal behaviour and animal welfare across the world follow the link to the main ISAE

 

Contact your Regional Secretary at:
 

Dr Jessica Gimpel

E -mail:

Phone: +569 92369468

Adress:
Centro de Investigaciones Medicas - Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Marcoleta 391
Santiago - 8330024
Chile
 

 

Regional News

ISAE 2013 ­47th International Congress - 2 - 6 June, 2013 - Florianopolis, Br

The 47th ISAE International Congress  will be hosted from the 2nd to 6th of June on the magical island of Florianópolis, Brazil. The announcement of the congress will be made soon, for more information contact the Latin America Regional Secretary, Maria José Hötzel (mjhotzel@cca.ufsc.br).

Regional Activities and Meetings

2012, Curitiba, PR, Brazil, October 22-23.IV LABEA Meeting: Animal Awareness and Cognition

In honour of Cesar Ades

The goal of the IV LABEA Meeting: Animal Awareness and Cognition ­ In honour of Cesar Ades is to promote advancements in the discussion regarding the awareness and cognitive capabilities of animals, and to honour Professor César Ades for his contribution in this field of knowledge. This is the fourth of a series of annual meetings proposed by the Animal Welfare Laboratory, Federal University of Paraná (LABEA/UFPR), that this year expects around 300 participants. The Meeting will be at the 22nd and 23rd of October, 2012, at the Salão de Atos, Barigui Park, Curitiba, Paraná, South of Brazil. The main themes are animal emotion and cognition, and these will be approached in scientific, ethical, and political dimensions. The great contribution of late Professor César Ades in this scientific area will be remembered through the presence of the Brazilian Society of Ethology and the presentation of his main scientific works. The event will focus on vertebrate animal species with which we maintain a variety of relationships, as pets, farm and laboratory animals.

 

Details at www.labea.ufpr.br.

 

2012, Curitiba, PR, Brasil, Outubro 22-23. IV Encontro LABEA: Consciência e Cognição Animal

Uma homenagem a Cesar Ades

 

O "IV Encontro LABEA: Consciência e Cognição Animal - Uma homenagem a César Ades" tem por objetivo promover avanços na discussão acerca das capacidades de consciência e da cognição de animais e homenagear o Professor Cesar Ades pela sua contribuição nesta área do conhecimento. Trata-se de mais um evento da série de Encontros promovidos pelo Laboratório de Bem-estar Animal da Universidade Federal do Paraná (LABEA/UFPR), que este ano estima um público total de cerca de 300 pessoas. O Encontro acontecerá nos dias 22 e 23 de outubro de 2012, no Salão de Atos do Parque Barigui, Curitiba, Paraná, e abordará temas como emoções e cognição animal do ponto de vista científico, ético e político. A grande contribuição do Professor César Ades para esta área do conhecimento será homangeada pela presença da Sociedade Brasileira de Etologia e pela apresentação de seus principais trabalhos científicos. O evento privilegiará a abordagem de espécies de animais vertebrados, com as quais mantemos vários tipos de relação, como animais de companhia, de produção e de laboratório.

 

Para maiores informações: www.labea.ufpr.br.

 

2011 Ilhéus, BA, Brazil, April 21-23. The meeting was hosted by Selene Nogueira’s group at the State University of Santa Cruz located in the south of Bahia state, Brazil. Invited speakers were Dr. Michael Mendl, (University of Bristol), César Ades (University of Sao Paulo), Ricardo Hector Ferrari (Universidad Nacional de La Plata), Mateus Paranhos da Costa (Universidade Estadual Paulista -UNESP, Brasil) and Rodolfo Ungerfeld (UDELAR).

http://www.uesc.br/mural/ii-congresso-latino-americano.pdf

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