<div dir="ltr"><div><ul><li>Atlantic Society of Fish & Wildlife Biologists (ASFWB) - Call for papers</li><li>Nominations for the International Canine Health Awards</li><li>Clinical Conference - September 20th</li><li>Invitation to the presentation of the Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award</li><li>SJDAWC's 2017 Animal Welfare in Practice Conference September 22-23</li><li>Volunteer Eco Students Abroad (VESA)<br></li></ul></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><b><u><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Atlantic Society of Fish & Wildlife Biologists (ASFWB) - Call for papers:</font></u></b></div><div><br></div><div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><div style="font-family:Calibri,Helvetica,sans-serif,EmojiFont,"Apple Color Emoji","Segoe UI Emoji",NotoColorEmoji,"Segoe UI Symbol","Android Emoji",EmojiSymbols;font-size:16px">My name is Lita O'Halloran and I am the VP student representative with the Atlantic Society of Fish and Wildlife Biologists (ASFWB) and I have a great opportunity for you to share with your students. </div><div style="font-family:Calibri,Helvetica,sans-serif,EmojiFont,"Apple Color Emoji","Segoe UI Emoji",NotoColorEmoji,"Segoe UI Symbol","Android Emoji",EmojiSymbols;font-size:16px">We have our AGM conference coming up this<b> <span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0"><span class="gmail-aQJ">October 25-26</span></span> in Moncton, NB</b>. This is an exciting opportunity for students to learn more about current research being conducted in the field of wildlife and conservation biology within the maritimes. Networking is a large aspect of this conference as well - it is a great place to meet potential collaborators, develop professional skills, and we welcome lots of student presentations. All information is contained in the attached poster for abstract submission which is due <b><span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0"><span class="gmail-aQJ">October 11</span></span></b>. It would be really great if you could forward this document to any Biology or Environmental Science societies or related groups, as well as the departmental secretary for print. As I mentioned before, this is a great opportunity for students and we really appreciate your help to increase our reach so all interested students have a chance to consider joining us. At this conference there is also <b>cash awards for the top three student presentations</b></div><div style="font-family:Calibri,Helvetica,sans-serif,EmojiFont,"Apple Color Emoji","Segoe UI Emoji",NotoColorEmoji,"Segoe UI Symbol","Android Emoji",EmojiSymbols;font-size:16px">Please feel free to use me as a point of contact if you have any questions and/or concerns and any abstracts can be sent to our conference organizer Beth Cameron at <a href="mailto:beth.cameron@amecfw.com" target="_blank">beth.cameron@amecfw.com</a>.</div></div></div><div><font face="times new roman, serif"><br></font></div><div><font face="times new roman, serif"><br></font></div><div>N<b><u>ominations for the International Canine Health Awards:</u></b></div><div><br></div><div><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="font-size:12.8px;line-height:12.8px;margin:0px;padding:0px;width:729px"><tbody><tr class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734hide"><td style="border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><table class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734container" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="600" style="margin:0px auto;width:600px"><tbody><tr><td style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734container-padding" valign="top" width="600" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><th valign="top" width="461" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;font-weight:normal;padding:0px;vertical-align:top"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td align="center" valign="top" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(0,0,1);font-size:10px;line-height:normal;padding:0px 0px 10px"><p align="center" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px;text-align:left"><br></p></td></tr></tbody></table></th><th width="10" style="font-size:1px;height:10px;line-height:1px;width:10px"> </th><th valign="top" width="109" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;font-weight:normal;padding:10px 10px 0px;vertical-align:top"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td align="left" valign="top" sty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"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif">You can also nominate others for the International Prize in Canine Health and/or the Lifetime Achievement Award.</span></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px">With four category awards available, and prize money totalling £66,000 to fund further study and research, it's an opportunity for canine welfare that cannot be missed!<span style="background:transparent">​</span></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(105,105,105)"><span style="font-size:14px"><span style="background:transparent"><b>"As someone who has always aspired to work at the forefront of scientific research, I am deeply honoured to have been chosen for this prestigious award. I am now able to conduct costly genetic sequencing as part of my study, which would not have been possible without the generosity of the Kennel Club Charitable Trust."</b></span></span></span></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(105,105,105)"><span style="background:transparent"><b><span style="font-size:12px">Harriet Davenport, Undergraduate Student Inspiration Award winner 2017. Read more about our 2017 winners <a href="http://updates.thekennelclub.org.uk/_act/link.php?mId=P9280582617810770518427606392915&tId=90936386&subjId=135764" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(172,30,35);background:none;border:none;font-weight:normal;word-wrap:break-word">here</a>.</span></b></span></span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></th></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734container-padding" align="center" valign="top" width="572" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><th valign="top" width="552" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;font-weight:normal;padding:10px 10px 0px;vertical-align:top"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td align="left" bgcolor="#02569d" valign="top" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;background:rgb(2,86,157);border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:5px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(0,0,1);font-size:13px;line-height:normal;padding:12px 0px 5px 10px;text-align:left"><h3 style="color:rgb(255,255,255);font-size:16px;line-height:normal;margin:0px 0px 10px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px">We are accepting entries for the following:</h3></td></tr><tr><td valign="top" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734spacer-content" style="border-collapse:separate;font-size:1px;height:1px;line-height:1;padding:10px 0px 0px"> </td></tr><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734spacer-helper" style="border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"> </td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(0,0,1);font-size:13px;line-height:normal;padding:0px 0px 10px 20px;text-align:left"><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(105,105,105)"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>International Prize in Canine Health</b></span></span></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><i>For outstanding contribution in the field of canine health and welfare</i>​​</p></td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(0,0,1);font-size:13px;line-height:normal;padding:0px 0px 10px 20px;text-align:left"><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(105,105,105)"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Lifetime Achievement Award</b></span></span></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><i>A veterinarian or scientist working in a related discipline who has dedicated much of their career to advancing the health of dogs​</i>​</p></td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(0,0,1);font-size:13px;line-height:normal;padding:0px 0px 10px 20px;text-align:left"><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(105,105,105)"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Student Inspiration Awards</b></span></span></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><i>Undergraduate and postgraduate awards for students studying in the UK, who demonstrate the potential to advance the frontiers of veterinary medicine and research in the field of dogs​​​​​​​​​​</i>​</p></td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(0,0,1);font-size:13px;line-height:normal;padding:0px 0px 10px 20px;text-align:left"><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><span style="color:rgb(105,105,105)"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Breed Health Coordinator Award</b></span></span></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><i>Looking for individuals from Breed Health Coordinators who have demonstrated a dedication to supporting health and welfare within their breed over the previous year.</i></p><p align="left" style="line-height:normal;margin:0px;padding:0px"><br></p></td></tr></tbody></table></th></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734container-padding" align="center" valign="top" width="572" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><th valign="top" width="240.6344827586207" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;font-weight:normal;padding:10px 10px 0px;vertical-align:top"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td valign="top" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;padding:0px 0px 10px"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734spacer-content" style="border-collapse:separate;font-size:1px;height:1px;line-height:1;padding:10px 0px 0px"> </td></tr><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734spacer-helper" style="border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"> </td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr><td align="left" valign="top" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(0,0,1);font-size:13px;line-height:normal;padding:0px 0px 10px;text-align:left"><h1 align="center" style="color:rgb(5,12,50);font-size:14px;line-height:normal;margin:0px 0px 10px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-top:0px;text-align:center"><span style="color:rgb(105,105,105)">Want to find out more about last years awards? ​​</span></h1></td></tr><tr><td valign="top" style="border-collapse:separate;padding:0px 0px 10px"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td align="center" bgcolor="#02569d" valign="middle" style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;background:rgb(2,86,157);border:0px none rgb(53,53,53);border-radius:5px;border-collapse:separate;color:rgb(255,255,254);display:block;font-size:12px;line-height:normal;padding:10px"><a href="http://updates.thekennelclub.org.uk/_act/link.php?mId=P9280582617810770518427606392915&tId=90936389&subjId=135764" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(255,255,254);background:none;border:none;display:block;font-family:Arial,Helvetica,"sans-se rif";line-height:normal;text-decoration-line:none;word-wrap:break-word">Watch our video here</a></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></th><th width="10" style="font-size:1px;height:10px;line-height:1px;width:10px"> </th><th valign="top" width="282.0551724137931" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;font-weight:normal;padding:10px 10px 0px;vertical-align:top"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><tr><td align="center" valign="top" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:5px;border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><a href="http://updates.thekennelclub.org.uk/_act/link.php?mId=P9280582617810770518427606392915&tId=90936392&subjId=135764" target="_blank" style="color:rgb(172,30,35);background:none;border:none;display:block;outline:none;text-decoration-line:none;word-wrap:break-word"><img src="https://cdn.uploadlibrary.com/TheKennelClub/ICHA/YouTubeimage_ICHA2018.JPG" align="middle" width="282" class="gmail-CToWUd" style="border: none; max-width: 100%; outline: none;"></a></td></tr></tbody></table></th></tr></tbody></table></td></tr><tr><td class="gmail-m_8287091382017955906m_-5901397682351639734container-padding" align="center" valign="top" width="572" style="border:0px none rgb(0,0,0);border-radius:0px;border-collapse:separate;padding:0px"><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%" style="margin:0px auto"><tbody><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 style="line-height:14.95px"></span><span lang="EN-US" style="line-height:14.95px;font-family:"Book Antiqua",serif"></span></font></p><font size="2"></font><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px">I encourage all of you to attend this presentation in recognition of Jewell Dale Farm’s important contributions to AVC.  <br></span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px"><br></span></font></p><font size="2"></font><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px">Sincerely,</span></font></p><font size="2"></font><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px"> </span></font></p><font size="2"></font><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial">Greg Keefe, DVM, MSc, MBA</span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></span></font></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;font-size:12.8px"><font size="2"><span style="line-height:14.95px;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></span></font></p><font size="2"></font><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><b><u>SJDAWC's 2017 Animal Welfare in Practice Conference September 22-23:</u></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px">The SJDAWC's 2017 <a href="http://www.upei.ca/communications/news/2017/08/public-talk-preventing-behaviour-problems-cats" target="_blank">Animal Welfare in Practice Conference</a>, <span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0"><span class="gmail-aQJ">September 22-23</span></span>, focuses on feline behaviour. The conference opens with a free public lecture by Dr. Lynne Seibert, entitled “Preventing Behaviour Problems in Cats.” The lecture begins at <span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0"><span class="gmail-aQJ">7 p.m.</span></span>, Friday, September 22, in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, Don and Marion McDougall Hall, UPEI. Registration is required for the presentations on <span class="gmail-aBn" tabindex="0"><span class="gmail-aQJ">Saturday, September 23</span></span>. For more information, visit <span lang="EN-US"><a href="http://awc.upei.ca/" target="_blank"><span lang="EN-CA">awc.upei.ca</span></a></span>. </p><div class="gmail-yj6qo gmail-ajU" style="margin:2px 0px 0px;font-size:12.8px"><div id="gmail-:16d" class="gmail-ajR" tabindex="0"><img class="gmail-ajT" src="https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif"></div></div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><b><u>Volunteer Eco Students Abroad (VESA):</u></b></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;background-image:none;background-position:0% 0%;background-size:initial;background-repeat:repeat;background-origin:initial;background-clip:initial"><br></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-size:10pt"> VESA volunteers will be undertaking vital humanitarian work next summer in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Southern Africa, in the villages of Fiji and Laos in South-East Asia.</span><span style="font-size:12.8px"> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" st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