Minding Animals Norway has upon application received 40.000 NOK (ca. 5.000 EUR) from Dag S. Stiansen's foundation designated to the organising of the Norwegian Animal Ethics Conference (Dyreetikkonferansen) 2014. The theme of this year's conference, which is the third in this annual conference series, is fish welfare/happiness (Fiskelykke).
This year's Norwegian Animal Ethics Conference, which will take place in Trondheim Wednesday August 20th as part of the fair Nor-Fishing 2014, is organised by Norway's Council for Animal Ethics, University of Oslo's Centre for development and the environment (SUM, UiO), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Minding Animals Norway and Norwegian Seafood Federation (FHL). The latter represents some 500 member companies.