Dogs & People 2016: Mastering Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Impacts

Saturday 3 December 2016, 8.30am – 5pm

Old Arts building Theatre A and Room 156

The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria

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Through case studies relevant to Australian and international dog population projects, participants will:

  1. Develop their ability to effectively identify and engage stakeholders;
  2. Learn strategies for maintaining and leveraging stakeholder engagement;
  3. Understand how to sustain outcomes through a cultural fit; and
  4. Continue to strengthen the network of dog population management practitioners established at the 2015 Dogs and People Workshop.

Speaker biographies attached here.

Time Theme Presenter Organisation Topic
8.30 - 9.00 Introduction Andrea Britton, Bonny Cumming, Mark Stevenson Vets Beyond Borders
The University of Melbourne
Welcome and Introduction Stakeholder Engagement Framework
9.00 - 9.20 Ground Level Engagement Thinlay Bhutia & Diki Palmu SARAH Program How the SARAH program has engaged stakeholders and how this has been pivotal to success
9.20 – 9.40 Jan Allen AMRRIC Taking the time to yarn – building relationships in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
9.40 – 10.00 TBC    
10.00 – 10.20 Robyn Alders & Brigitte Bagnol The University of Sydney Learning to listen and observe: the things anthropologists teach you about effective interdisciplinary and participatory research
10.20 – 10.30 Agra Utari   Approaching local communities on education programs
10.30 - 10.40   Allison Crawley & Jude Mulloholland   Stakeholder engagement in Kiribati
10.40 - 11.10 Morning Tea
11.10 – 11.30 Collaboration Sarah Cleveland The University of Glasgow, UK Secrets to collaborative success
11.30 – 11.50 Bruce Harvey Resolution88 Consultancy The importance of cultural fit in collaboration
11.50 – 12.10 Ganga de Silva Blue Paw Trust, Sri Lanka Forming collaborations between NGOs and Govt
12.10 – 12.30 Kevin Le Roux KwaZulu-Natal Rabies Program Manager, South Africa Who’s gonna get the job done?
12.30 - 12.50 Kirstin Ross
Khageshwaar Sharma
Emma Kennedy & Liz Tudor 
Flinders University
HART Nepal
The University of Melbourne 
Strongyloides stercoralis
Himalayan Animal Rescue Trust
East Arnhem Regional Council and The University of Melbourne 
12.50 – 2.10 Lunch
2.10 – 2.30 High-level engagement Bernadette Abela-Ridder Department of the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHO WHO zoonotic NTD: key stepping stones in making a ripple into a wave by engaging stakeholders
2.30 – 2.50 Karma Rinzin Department of Livestock, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Bhutan How Bhutan has engaged the govt to continue to eliminate dog-mediated rabies and invest in DPM. Engaging with international NGO’s
2.50 – 3.10 Mark Schipp OIE General Assembly and CVO Australia Why stakeholder engagement is critical to OIE stray dog initiative
3.10 – 3.20 Joanne Tuckwell Better Lives for Dogs (Asia Pacific) Global stakeholder engagement: Better lives for dogs
3.20 - 3.30 Van Joe Ibay Animal Welfare Coalition Governance of the national rabies program in the Philippines
3.30 - 3.40 Francette Geraghty-Dusan Animal Health Australia Mechanism or collaboration
3.40 - 3.50 John Allen and Andrea Certoma Australian Animal Health Laboratory Laboratories as integral stakeholders
3.50 –4.20 Afternoon Tea
4.20 – 5.00 Summary Andrea Britton, Bonny Cumming, Mark Stevenson  
5.00 Close

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