ISAZ 2019


Animals in the Public Eye:

Human Interactions and Perceptions of Animals


July 1-4, 2019

Orlando, Florida USA


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Abstract submissions are currently being accepted.


All submissions are due by Friday, February 8, 2019.


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Submit abstracts online here: abstract submission form





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Abstracts and proceedings (where available) can viewed by clicking the title of the conference.


ISAZ 2018

Animals in Our Lives

Sydney, Australia

ISAZ 2018 Conference Website


Thank you to our 2018 conference sponsors:




ISAZ 2017

Human-Animal Interconnections

Davis, California USA



ISAZ 2016

Exploring Human-Animal Interactions: A multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences

Barcelona, Spain



ISAZ 2015

Topics in Human-Animal Interactions: Significance in history and for the future

Saratoga Springs, New York



ISAZ 2014

Animals and Humans together: Integration in Society

Vienna, Austria, 2014

ISAZ 2014 Conference Website



ISAZ 2013

Evidence-based Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Program and Abstracts (pdf)



ISAZ 2012

Arts and Sciences of Human-Animal Interactions

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK

Abstracts (pdf)



ISAZ 2011

Human-Animal Interactons: Challenges and Rewards

Indianapolis, Indiana

ISAZ 20th Anniversary powerpoint (pdf)



ISAZ 2010

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human-Animal Interactions

Stockholm, Sweden



ISAZ 2009

Human-Animal Interaction: Impacting Multiple Species

Kansas City, Missouri, USA



ISAZ 2008

Human Animal Bond: Theory, Research & Practice

Toronto, Ontario, Canada



ISAZ 2007

The Power of Animals: Approaches to Identifying New Roles for Animals in Society

Tokyo, Japan



ISAZ 2006

The Importance of Attitudes, Values, and Economics on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals

Barcelona, Spain



ISAZ 2005

Exploring Human-Animal Relationships

Niagara Falls, New York, USA



ISAZ 2004

Advances in the Science and Application of Animal Training

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

In conjunction with UFAW, satellite meeting to IAHAIO 2004



ISAZ 2003

The Social Lives of Animals: Human/Non-human Cognition, Interactions, Relationships

Kent State University

Canton, Ohio, USA

Held sequentially with

NILAS, Nature in Legend and Story



ISAZ 2002

Animal Arenas: Spaces, Performances and Exhibitions

University College

London, UK



ISAZ 2001

Human-Animal Conflict: Exploring the Relationships with Conflict Between Humans and Other Animals

University of California – Davis

Davis, California, USA

Held sequentially with the conferences of NILAS (Nature in Legend and Story) and ISAE (International Society for Applied Ethology)



ISAZ 2000

Issues in Companion Animal Welfare

Amsterdam, The Netherlands



ISAZ 1999

Men, Women and Animals: The Influence of Gender on Our Relations with Animals and Nature

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA



ISAZ 1998

Human-Companion Animal Communication: Understandings and Misunderstandings

Prague, Czech Republic



ISAZ 1997

International Society for AnthroZoology

Tufts University

Boston, USA



ISAZ 1996

The Animal Contract: Exploring the Relationships Between Humans and Other Animals

Downing College,

Cambridge University

Cambridge, UK



ISAZ 1995

Cultural & Historical Perspectives on Human-Animal Interactions

Geneva, Switzerland



ISAZ 1994

International Society for Anthrozoology

New York, New York, USA



ISAZ 1993

Ethological and Behavioral Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions

University of California – Davis

Davis, California, USA



ISAZ 1992

Methodologies in Anthrozoologial Research

Montreal, Quebec, Canada