May 2, 2023

Ethical Approaches to Avian Influenza & Health Risks in Animal Agriculture


Join us in-person at Sage (UBC Point Grey campus) or online at our hybrid workshop on Ethical Issues Associated with Avian Influenza!

Join us for an afternoon workshop where we explore the ethical considerations surrounding avian influenza. This workshop is designed for professionals in the fields of public health, veterinary medicine, bioethics, and policy, as well as anyone interested in the intersection of animal health and ethics. It will feature presentations from experts in avian immunology, journalism, and ethics and a presentation on attitudes towards agricultural biotechnology.

To join us in-person, free tickets are available on this Eventbrite page. Ticket sales are limited to stay within venue capacity.

To join us online, please do not reserve the free ticket, and instead visit our Zoom Webinar registration page to register and receive a zoom link for the event.


The event will feature the following presentations:

  • Dr. Shayan Sharif, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, University of Guelph
  • Marina Bolotnikova, Editor & Journalist for Vox
  • Dr. Bob Fischer, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas State University
  • Amalia Urloiu, UBC, and Barsha Shah, Augustana University: "Public Attitudes Towards the Use of Anti-Microbial Peptides"