Australian Veterinary Association 2019 Annual Conference

By Honorary Secretary

may, 2019

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Event Details

The Australian Veterinary Association invites you to the 2019 Annual Conference – Australia’s premier veterinary conference and exhibition held on Australia’s beautiful west coast in the city of Perth.

Only a direct flight from Singapore, the conference brings an international community of veterinarians for cutting-edge science and major networking opportunities with over 200 scientific sessions, 100 speakers and a large trade exhibition with the latest products and technology.

There are numerous streams and topics to suit every interest including small animals, acupuncture, behaviour, dental, business and much more. See what’s on:

Our keynote speakers include:

Catherine Sturgeon (UK)– Stream: Small Animal

Sessions include:

  • Adrenal surgery
  • Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Caesarean section: Optimise your approach
  • Feline urethral obstruction and rupture
  • Oesophageal FB: to scope or operate

Rikke M Schultz (Denmark)– Stream: Acupuncture

Sessions include:

  • Fascia – the forgotten tissue parts 1 & 2
  • Acupuncture points on the head with regard to cranio-sacral therapy
  • Myofascial Kinetic Lines in Horses and Dogs parts 1 & 2
  • Fascia planes, acupuncture meridians and points
  • Myofascial Kinetic Lines and acupuncture meridians (primary and 8 extras)
  • Test and treatment of the lines with specific acupuncture points

Gonçalo da Graça Pereira (Portugal)– Stream: Behaviour

Sessions include:

  • Environmental Enrichment: can living conditions lead to cat’s behavioural problems?
  • Is it simply a toilet or details make the difference? Approaching main causes of elimination problems
  • Feline psychogenic alopecia
  • Old cats: Behaviour problems and treatment
  • Noise reactivity: diagnose and treatment

Jerzy Gawor (Poland)-Stream: Dentistry and Unusual Pets

Sessions include:

  • Treatment options for linguoverted canine teeth in dogs
  • Malignant oral tumours – preparing for the worst
  • Introducing endodontics: pulp capping in practice
  • Mistakes and malpractice in small animal dentistry
  • Examination and diagnosis of oral diseases in rabbits and rodents

Don Broom (UK)– Stream: Welfare, Cattle, Industry and Food Security Day

Sessions include:

  • Aspects of assessing pain during disease and operations in farm animals
  • Some animal production methods are unsustainable: factors include poor welfare
  • Welfare sentience and law: an international perspective
  • Sentience, welfare, ethics and human entertainment
  • Tourism and marine mammal welfare

Delia Grace (Kenya) – Stream: Public Health

Sessions include:

  • International Perspective on One Health
  • No food security without food safety: lessons from low and middle income countries

Gayle Hallowell (UK)– Stream: Equine

Sessions include:

  • Practical fluid therapy for use in the field and clinic
  • Case discussion on the management of the sick foal
  • Case discussion of when a colic is not a colic
  • Cardiovascular derangement in the critically ill horse
  • Case discussions on equine emergency and trauma cases

Gudrun Ravetz (UK) – Stream: Business and Industry

Sessions include:

  • Keeping vets happy at work
  • State of the International Market Panel
  • State of Human Resources Panel

Learn from leaders in veterinary science while enjoying Australia’s majestic west coast.

We look forward to welcoming you in May!

AVA Annual Conference


may 5 (Sunday) - 10 (Friday)