5 ICAHIS 2005
Maintained by
Antoinette Lourens
5th International Conference of Animal Health Information Specialists
University of Pretoria , Onderstepoort,

4 - 7 July 2005

Running wild , running free :
Capturing, harnessing and disseminating knowledge flows in support of animal health

Photo gallery
Conference 4 - 7 July 2005

Photographers : Trenton Boyd, Paula King, PerAnders Akersten, Amelia Breytenbach, Marguerite Nel , Antoinette Lourens
The Final preparations

Marguerite Nel packing the conference bags

Eleta Grimbeeck & Amelia Breytenbach organising the flowers

Ruan v Staden checking the technical apparatus in the lecture hall.
Monday 4 July 2005
At the registration desk

Salomie Stolz, Tertia Coetsee, Erica van der Westhuizen & Prof Mogotlane.

Vukile Siyotula, Prof Mogotlane, Erica v d Westhuizen, Mr Robert Moropa & Dr Adi Paterson

Vicki Kok, David Swanepoel & Loke Kok

Louise Erasmus, Ernene Verster & Shirley Koekemoer

Amelia Breytenbach, Eleta Grimbeek & Hendriėtte v Vuuren

Mariaelena Alessandrini, Patrizia Colangeli & Barbara Alessandrini
The opening of the conference

Erica van der Westhuizen welcomes the attendants

Prof Mogotlane does the welcoming on behalf of the University of Pretoria

Robert Moropa welcomes the attendants on behalf of the Academic Information Service

Prof N Kriek represents the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort

Inside the lecture hall

The first day's keynote speaker Dr Adi Paterson

Hamilton Mpidi, Dora Chauke, Johannes Moropotli, Dr Babalobi

Prof Kriek & Robert Taylor

Linda Coates & Anne-Cathrine Munthe

The ladies in pink - Muyoyeta Simui & Ruth Lawrence

Our Scottish ladies - Maureen McGovern & Fiona Brown

Didace Agaba & Clarence Namponya
Session 1 : Library Products and Services

The session chair Teodora Oker-Blom

Speakers of session 1 :
Sheila Shrigley, Wanyenda Chilimo, Ernene Verster, Teodora Oker-Blom, Sarah Murphy, Zanele Hadebe

PerAnders Akersten, Robert Taylor, Tertia Coetsee, Anelma Fourie, Greg Youngen & Beata Akersten

Ruth Lawrence & Isabel McDonald
Afternoon Visits

Sr Sarah Maritz showing the participants around in the Veterinary Hospital of the Faculty

Trenton C Boyd in front of the Veterinary Academic Hospital

The library at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute

Paula King and Linda Coates at the fish pond in the entrance area of the OVI library

A view across the OVI from the library's balcony

Inside the museum of the OVI
Welcoming Cocktail

Tertia Coetsee and Ruth Lawrence

Erica van der Westhuizen and Dr Gerhard Steenkamp, the president of the South African Veterinary Association

David Swanepoel and Paula King

The ladies from Italy and Dr Babalobi from Nigeria

Participants enjoy the appetising snacks

Ruth Lawrence, Beata and PerAnders Akersten.
Tuesday 5 July 2005
Our keynote speaker Sessions 2 and 3: E-Resources

Mr Roy Page-Shipp

Greg Youngen the chair of this session

Didace Agaba, Greg Youngen, Tandi Lwoga, Robin Sewell, Tayo Babalobi, Roy Page-Shipp and Paula King.

Anneline vd Gryp, Danie Malan and Susan Marsh

Robert Taylor and Roy Page-Shipp

Marguerite Nel, Barbara Kellermann, Amelia Breytenbach and Tertia Coetsee..

Zanele Hadebe and Leta Mojanaga

Leta Mojanaga, Robert Taylor, Mohammed Harun and Sanah Mphaga.

Ruth Lawrence, PerAnders & Beata Akersten, Sheila Shrigley and Johannes Moropotli.

Marie Teissier, Vicki and Loke Kok, Anne-Cathrine Munthe, Hamilton Mpidi, Greg Youngen and Isabel McDonald.
Afternoon visits

Inside the Veterinary Science Library, University of Pretoria .

A wildlife exhibition in the Veterinary Science Library .

Boarding the bus for the rest of the afternoon's visits.

Andries Labuschagne welcomes the delegates at the ARC - Irene campus.

David Swanepoel in front of the Meat Trade Centre building at Irene .

A very enthusiastic helminthologist at Irene.
Night drive and Barbecue at Rietvlei Nature Reserve

Cosy blankets against the cold. .

A huge fire to warm every one.

Paula King, Linda Coates, Teodora Oker-Blom and Sheila Shrigley waiting to go on the night drive.
Wednesday 6 July 2005
We start the day with a visit to De Wildt Cheetah Breeding Reserve

Listening carefully to the guide .

All set and ready for sight seeing .

A very curious ostrich.

Feeding the cheetahs at De Wildt.

A King cheetah at De Wildt .

The Wild Dogs of De Wildt.
Sessions 4 : Knowledge Management and Session 5 : The Web

Correy Sutherland - the chair of session 4.

Trenton Boyd - the chair of session 5 .

Johann van Wyk, Correy Sutherland, Ruth Lawrence and David Swanepoel the speakers of session 4.

Antoinette Lourens, Erica vd Westhuizen, Tertia Coetsee, Mohammed Harun, Christel Smith, Linda Coates and Trenton C Boyd..
Teatime of day 3

Nico Harmse, Ria Groenewald, Christel Smith and Gail Volschenk.

Nydia Mentoor, Lourina de Beer and Correy Sutherland .

Horacio Zimba, Mohammed Harun and Didace Agaba.
Barbecue at Onderstepoort

Prof Henk Bertschinger describing elephant contraception.

The darting gun .

Prof Coetzer and Prof Tustin being thanked by 5ICAHIS for their publication: Infectious Diseases of Livestock.
Thursday 7 July 2005
Two keynote speakers for the last day

Prof Bruce Rubidge and Dr Glenda Myers .
Sessions 6 & 7: The Role of the Information Specialist

Hilda Kriel - the chair of session 6 and 7.

Hilda Kriel, Elna Randall, Muyoyeta Simui, Erica vd Westhuizen and Fiona Brown .

Vicki Kok, Hilda Kriel and Robin Sewell.
The Poster Session

Monica Hammes - the chair of the poster session in front of some of the posters..

Poster presenters Vicki Croft, Maureen McGovern and Robin Sewell with their posters .

More presenters with their posters .
Lunch on the last day

Johann v Wyk, Monica Hammes and Hilda Kriel.

Gavin Brown, Sheila Shrigley, Robert Taylor with Marie Teissier in the background.

Isabel McDonald, Mariaelena & Barbara Alessandrini and Robin Sewell.
The visits for the afternoon

At the Medical Library with the head Magriet Lee

Going to visit the National Zoo's Veterinary Hospital and Research Centre.

A theatre of the Zoo hospital.

Dr Espie welcomes all the visitors

The giraffe welcomes Beata Akersten to the National Zoo.

The elephant area in the zoo.
The Banquet at the Waterhole in the National Zoological Gardens

A glass of sherry to start the evening.

The ladies from Scandinavia - Anne-Cathrine Munthe, Teodora Oker-Blom and Beata Akersten

The tables at the banquet.

Some participants at the banquet

Speeches at the banquet.

Sanah Mphaga and Maria Skosana who sang for us.