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3 - 4 June 2008

Animal Rescue Conference 2008
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service is hosting its first Animal Rescue Conference in response to
an ongoing demand from other services for guidance in resourcing their own animal rescue teams.

A valuable forum for the benefit of            Conference speakers include:
all animal welfare specialists, this
two-day conference promises a                  Professor Josh Slater
range of informative speakers and              Royal Veterinary College
lively debate on the animal rescue             European Specialist in Equine Medicine
issues of the day.
                                               Professor Tomas and
Topics under discussion will include           Major Rebecca Gimenez
both animal and human characteristics          Leading authorities on animal rescues in the
at rescue incidents, the Incident              USA, with notable experience of disaster rescue
Command System, chemical restraints,           Mike Standen
and developments in dedicated animal           RSPCA
rescue equipment.                              Animal Collections Officer
                                               Jim Green
                                               Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
                                               Animal Rescue Specialist
                                               Anton Phillips
                                               Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
                                               Animal Rescue Specialist

                                                                              We make life safer
 Animal Rescue Conference Programme

  Day one - 3 June 2008

  0900 Registration and exhibitions
  1030 Introduction and welcome              1215 Lunch and exhibitions
        Chief Officer John Bonney            1330 Practical demonstrations
        Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service         of techniques
  1045 Setting the context                        Jim Green/Anton Phillips/Colin Horwood
                                                  Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
        Why should we carry out
                                                  Animal Rescue Specialists
        animal rescues?
        The traditional response to          1445 Tea/coffee break
        animal rescue
                                             1515 Managing the incident
        Hampshire’s example
        Reducing the corporate risk               Incident Command System (ICS)

        Mobilising criteria                       Introducing the pet and livestock
        Jim Green
        Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service         Anton Phillips
        Animal Rescue Specialist                  Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
                                                  Animal Rescue Specialist
  1130 Recent developments in techniques
                                             1600 Sedation, anaesthesia and the
        Training                                  Emergency Services Protocol
        Equipment                                 Professor Josh Slater
        Anton Phillips                            Royal Veterinary College
        Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
        Animal Rescue Specialist             1700 Question and answer session
        and Professor Tomas Gimenez

Day two - 4 June 2008

0915 Disaster preparedness                  1145 Starting from scratch
     Professor Tomas Gimenez                     Firefighter Jane Denman
     Major Rebecca Gimenez                       South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

1030 Small animal entrapments                    Station Manager Terry Blissett
                                                 Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue
     A partnership approach
     Jim Green                              1245 Lunch and exhibitions
     Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
     Animal Rescue Specialist               1345 Closing address
     Mike Standen                                Deputy Chief Fire Officer Alan House
     RSPCA Animal Collections Officer            Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

1115 Tea/coffee break                       1400 Close
Delegate information

Conference Fee                                        About the Lyndhurst Park Hotel
The delegate fee includes admission on 3                                        Situated in the heart
and 4 June, documentation when supplied by                                      of the New Forest, the
speakers, refreshments and lunch on both days.                                  Lyndhurst Park Hotel
Full payment is required by Friday 23 May 2008.                                 enjoys peace and
Joining instructions will be sent on receipt of                                 tranquillity, conveniently
payment.                                                                        located only fifteen
                                                      minutes from Southampton and the M27 and
Exhibitions                                           M3. The 59 bedroomed hotel is spacious and
Conference sponsors Unimog together with other        comfortable, with a contemporary lounge
exhibitors will display the latest in animal rescue   bar serving tasty snacks during lunchtimes
equipment and vehicles.                               and evenings. The lovely oak panelled Tudor
                                                      Restaurant has a local reputation for fine food,
Accommodation                                         offering a range of delicious dishes to suit all
                                                      tastes. The adjoining Palm Room is a light and
Accommodation is not included in the conference       airy conservatory restaurant, overlooking the
price, rooms can be booked at the venue, the          hotel’s five acres of beautiful gardens. The hotel
Lyndhurst Park Hotel, and other hotels in the         has a variety of activities for sports enthusiasts,
Forestdale chain. Please contact the Lyndhurst        including an outdoor pool, heated in the summer
Park Hotel directly on 023 8028 3923 or by email      months, all-weather tennis court and a sauna. quoting                 There is ample free parking at the hotel.
FIRE/LTP for details of rates and availability.
For details of other accommodation options in
the Lyndhurst area please visit the New Forest
Tourism website at             Please note that delegates are responsible for
                                                      their own travel arrangements.
Booking Form
Animal Rescue Conference 3 - 4 June 2008 Venue: Lyndhurst Park Hotel, Hampshire, SO43 7NL
Please type or print clearly in block capitals                   This form is available online at
(Please photocopy this form for multiple delegates)    

Title (Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr etc):
First Name:                                                    Surname:
Job Title:
Invoice Address:

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Please let us know if you have any special requirements (access or other):

An optional three course evening conference dinner will be held on 3 June 2008.
This presents the opportunity to network with other delegates and speakers, and will
include an after dinner speech by Major Rebecca Giminez.

Tick here if you wish to book a place at the conference dinner, cost £25

Tick here if you require a vegetarian meal

Please state if you have any other special dietary needs

Please note that we are unable to take credit card payments.

Cost                                                           Payment Method

Two Day Conference only                   £195                 Invoice: Please invoice my company
                                                               Purchase order number
Conference including evening                                   Cheque: Cheques should be made payable
dinner on 3 June                          £220                 to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

I wish to book for the two day conference and understand the cancellation terms as stated

Signed:                                                        Date:

Return your completed form to:
Debbie Martin, Lyndhurst Fire Station, Southampton Road, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7BQ
Tel: 023 8028 4251 Mobile: 07918 888126 Email:
Cancellations: All cancellations must be made in writing to the above address. If you cancel before 28 April a 25%
administration fee will be charged. If you cancel after 28 April no refund will be given, this includes non-attendance at
the conference. You are welcome to substitute a delegate at any time.
This publication has been printed on part-recycled paper
                                                                                                                  HFRS 031/0308

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