Social Program

 

Connect with your colleagues at one of our social events

 

Sunday 5 May 2019

Welcome reception and exhibition opening
Sunday 5 May 2019, 6.00pm-8.00pm

Exhibition Hall, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Pick up your conference pack early and join us over drinks and canapes for the welcome reception and exhibition opening.

Inclusive for registered delegates and accompanying guests.
AVA member/students/new graduates:   $75
Non-member:   $150

Registration opens at 3.00pm.

 

Monday 6 May 2019

The University of Adelaide Alumni Drinks
Monday 6 May 2019, 7.00pm–9.00pm

Lalla Rookh, Lower Ground, 77 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Please join Professor Wayne Hein, Head of School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and Dean of Roseworthy, staff and fellow alumni for a casual drink.

Complimentary – Alumni

 

Charles Sturt University Veterinary Science Alumni Cocktail Party
Monday 6 May 2019, 7.00pm-9.00pm

Metro Bar and Bistro - Lounge Terrace area, 33 Mounts Bay Road, Perth  

Associate Professor Rob Woodgate (new SAVS Head of School) invites all Charles Sturt University Veterinary Science Alumni to a cocktail party in the lounge area of the Metro Bar and Bistro. A great chance to catch up with fellow alumni and SAVS staff.

CSU Veterinary Science Alumni: $20.00

 

The University of Queensland Veterinary Alumni Cocktail Reception  
Monday 6 May 2019, 7.00pm-9.00pm  

Venue:  To be advised   

Professor Nigel Perkins, Head of the UQ School of Veterinary Science warmly invites alumni attending the 2019 AVA Annual Conference to an informal cocktail reception. Canapes and drinks included.   

$20 for alumni

 

University of Melbourne Veterinary Alumni Reception
Monday 6 May 2019, 7.00pm-9.00pm

State Buildings - The Mark Function Room, cnr St Georges Terrace & Barrack Street, Perth

Hosted by Professor Anna Meredith, Head of the Melbourne Veterinary.

Canapes, wine, beer, and soft drinks.  Proceeds to the University of Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Travel Bursary Program

10 min walk from the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Cost: $20

 

Equine & Dine plus VBG dinner
Monday 6 May 2019, 7.00pm-9.00pm

“Small Print Bar” at The Print Hall – Brookfield Place, 125 St. Georges Terrace, Perth.  

Kindly supported by Randlab

EVA is teaming up with AVA’s Veterinary Business Group (VBG) to host a relaxing evening of collegiality and catching up with old friends and new; just like a mini version of an evening at Bain Fallon! The evening will be held at the “Small Print Bar” inside’s Perth’s exciting and innovative Print Hall. Price includes entry, all your drinks, and substantial finger food. Hosted by the EVA President Dr. Cristy Secombe and the VBG Chair Dr. Paula Parker, who are very much looking forward to making you welcome. Please note that this is not a sit-down dinner to allows lots of time to mix.

AVA member: $89
SIG members/Partner/Guest: $59
AVA student/new graduate member: $29
Non-member: $178

 

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Australian Small Animal Veterinarians (ASAV) Recent Graduate dinner
Tuesday 7 May 2019, 7.30pm-10.30pm
Bellevue Lounge, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Kindly sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition

A casual dinner for 2016-2018 graduates to share stories from their first years in practice with members of the ASAV Executive Committee and their peers.
This is an ASAV member only event  

AVA member: $130
SIG member: Complimentary  
SIG Partner/Guest: $130
AVA student/ new graduate member:  Complimentary
Non-member: $260  

 

Australian Veterinary Conservation Biology (AVCB), Australian Veterinarians in Public Health (AVPH) and Australian Veterinary History Society (AVHS) combined dinner
Tuesday 7 May 2019, 7.30pm

The Windsor Hotel, 112 Mill Point Rd, South Perth  

Join friends and colleagues for a relaxed evening of pub grub and cold drinks in the beer garden of The Windsor Hotel, a pleasant ferry ride across the Swan River from the convention centre. Drinks purchased separately.  

AVA member: $60
SIG member/partner/guest: $40
AVA student/new graduate member:
$30 Non-member: $120

Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia dinner
Tuesday 7 May 2019, 7.00pm-10.00pm

Venue TBC

Meet colleagues from all areas of the profession with an interest in behavior for a casual dinner. Drinks included.  

AVA member: $100
SIG member/partner/guest: $75
AVA student/new graduate member: $50
Non-member: $200

 

Australian Veterinarians in Industry (AVI) dinner
Tuesday 7 May 2019, from 7.00pm

Sentinel Bar & Grill 111 St Georges Terrace Perth
 
Catch up with Industry colleagues over a two-course dinner with drinks included.  

AVA member: $75
SIG member/partner/guest: $65
AVA student /new graduate member: $65
Non-member: $150

 

Wednesday 8 May 2019

 

Australian Veterinary Orchestra Charity Concert
Wednesday 8 May 2019, 7.30pm–9.00pm

Riverside Theatre, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Kindly supported by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Henry Schein Veterinary Solutions, and Sparkline.

Enjoy a relaxing evening of beautiful music, provided by our very own Veterinarian orchestra

AVA member/partner/guest: $19
Non-member:   $38

 

Australian Veterinary Acupuncture Group (AVAG) Dinner
Wednesday 8 May 2019, 7.30pm-10.30pm

The Reveley – First Floor Dining Room - Eastern Promenade, Elizabeth Quay   

Come and mingle with colleagues whilst enjoying a two-course meal and fabulous waterfront views at The Reveley - just a short walk from the Perth Convention Centre. Drinks can be purchased on the night. The AVAG AGM will be held between 6-7pm at the convention centre prior to this social dinner.  

AVA member/partner: $65
SIG member/partner/guest: $55
AVA student/new graduate member: $55
Non-member: $130

 

Australian Cattle Veterinarians and Sheep, Camelid and Goat Veterinarians Annual Combined Dinner
Wednesday 8 May 2019, 7.00pm-10.00pm

The Garden Bar, The Lucky Shag, Ferry Route Barrack St Jetty, Riverside Drive, Perth  

Join us for a casual dinner of substantial canapes including sliders and pizzas and pay for your own drinks.  

AVA member: $75
SIG member/partner/guest: $58 SIG Partner/Guest: $58
AVA student/new graduate member: $50
Non-member: $150

 

Australian Veterinary Behavior Interest Group  
Wednesday 8 May 2019, 7.30pm-10.30pm

Location TBA

Meet colleagues from all areas of the profession with an interest in behavior for a casual dinner.  

AVA member: $70
SIG member/partner/guest: $55
AVA student/new graduate member: $55
Non-member: $140

 

Australian Veterinarians for Animal Welfare and Ethics (AVAWE) Dinner
Wednesday 8 May 2019, 7.00pm-10.00pm

Must WineBar Restaurant, 519 Beaufort St. Highgate

Join colleagues with an interest in animal welfare and ethics for a fine dining experience with a guest speaker and drinks included.

AVA/SIG member/partner/guest:  $95
AVA student/new graduate member: $85
Non-member: $190

 

Thursday 9 May 2019

AVA Gala Dinner
Thursday 9 May 2019, 7.30pm-midnight

Bellevue Ballroom 2, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Kindly supported by Guild Insurance
Join us and celebrate the AVA, Its members and Award winners.
2-course dinner, drinks, music, and fun
Delegates and partners:  $120
Non-delegates, non-members:  $240

 

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