45th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology
July 31 - August 4, 2011 | Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis, IN

About ISAE 2011

The Organizing Committee invite you to mark your calendar now for the premier annual event in applied animal behavior and welfare science. The Annual Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology returns to the United States in 2011 for only the 3rd time in its 45-year history, and will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Indianapolis, IN between July 31st and August 4th. A truly international forum, the Congress will attract researchers, educators, students and policy-makers with diverse yet common interests from around the globe, to disseminate, gather and discuss vital information on the well-being and behavior of companion, farm, laboratory, wildlife and zoo animals and their interface with society.

General Theme

  • Scientific evaluation of behavior, welfare and enrichment

General Topics

  • Zoo animal behavior, welfare & enrichment
  • Laboratory animal behavior, welfare & enrichment
  • Engineering environments & measurement technologies for science and welfare
  • Pain, distress & humane end-points
  • Free papers

Indianapolis is the "Crossroads of America" easily accessed by land, with interstates from north, east, south and west, and air; downtown is a mere 15 minutes away from the brand new Indianapolis International Airport. Once downtown, everything is within easy walking distance and the Congress will be self-contained with accommodation and meeting rooms all located within the Hyatt Regency.

The meeting is approved for 16 CEUs for members of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists

Participants can also earn up to 15.5 CE credits from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, Office of Lifelong Learning