Invited Speakers


  • Helen Lambert (née Proctor) (Animal Welfare Consultant, UK) - Animal Sentience: Where Are We and Where Are We Heading?

  • Tobias Wang/Catherine Williams (Aarhus University, Denmark) - Sentience: Behaviour, Physiology and Pain Sensation in Reptiles

  • Lynne Sneddon (University of Liverpool, UK) - Evidence for Sentience in Fishes

  • Gavan Cooke (Anglia Ruskin University, UK) - The Kraken is Awake: Some Thoughts on Consciousness and Sentience in Cephalopods

  • Sarah Dalesman (University of Aberystwyth, UK) - Could snails be sentient?

  • Penny Hawkins (RSPCA, UK) - Ethical and Welfare Implications of Animal Sentience

  • Russell Gray (Max Planck Institute, Germany) - Towards an Incremental, Evolutionary View of Animal Sentience: A Corvid Perspective