5 ways to get the most out of the 2017 AVA Conference


Download the app

The 2017 AVA Conference App allows you to download the conference schedule and read speaker profiles. Bookmark keynotes, sessions, social events and workshops that interest you and plan your itinerary beforehand. Find out how to download it here.

Attend the keynotes

This year’s conference brings together a compelling mix of international veterinary experts. Hear Safia Barakzai (UK) share her knowledge on equine dentistry, Stephan Carey (USA) discuss canine respiratory infections, Peter Edmondson (UK) talk about cattle farming, Martin Godbout (Canada) and Andy Roark (USA) discuss veterinary behaviour and practice management, and Sean Wensley (UK) explore the role of vets in animal welfare.

Don’t miss the trade show

The AVA Conference Trade Show is Australia’s largest industry trade show, and entrance is free for all delegates. This year’s show will feature 100 exhibitors showcasing cutting edge products across a range of veterinary specialties. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to enhance your skills and boost your career.

Make time to network

The 2017 AVA Conference includes a rich social program for delegates of all ages and specialties. These get togethers give you the chance to unwind after a busy day, and enjoy a meal with delegates who share similar interests. Discuss the latest developments in behaviour, education research and academia, or cattle and sheep farming to name a few.

Register early

Avoid disappointment. Popular workshops and field trips fill up fast, so register now to secure your place. This year’s program includes a small animal pathology workshop, a calf-rearing workshop, and a behind-the-scenes tour of three veterinary practices.

AVA Conference is being held in Melbourne from 4 – 9 June.