Articles tagged with: Performing Animal Welfare Society Summit for the Elephants 2012 29 August 2012 · 0 comments Organized by the Performing Animal Welfare Society and Oakland Zoo, a biannual opportunity for those working to protect elephants to come together. ADI at Summit for Elephants – March 25-27, 2010 31 March 2010 · 0 comments Leading elephant experts and campaigners assembled for the Summit for Elephants which had a special emphasis on circus elephants. The setting for the three day conference was the Ark 2000 sanctuary of the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). Highlights from the Summit for Elephants 2010 31 March 2010 · 0 comments Representatives of the Oakland Zoo, Detroit Zoo, ARK2000, and Active Environments outlined the steps that were being made to improve the lives of captive elephants – whether in zoos or sanctuaries. Award for Leadership 7 January 2010 · 0 comments The Performing Animal Welfare Society has presented ADI’s Jan Creamer & Tim Phillips with The Rebecca Award.