Social Program

Connect with your colleagues and increase your professional network with our extensive social program

 

Sunday 5 May 2019

Welcome Reception and Exhibition Opening
Sunday 5 May 2019 6.00pm - 8.00pm | 
Exhibition Hall, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Kindly supported by Asteris

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

 

Meet and Greet Dinner
Sunday 5 May 2019 8.00pm-10.00pm | Venue:  TBA

First time at the AVA conference or interested in making new friends?  Join us at the meet and greet dinner after the welcome reception.   Meet at the registration desk at 8.15pm sharp or at the venue.   2 course dinner and drinks.

  • $75

 

Monday 6 May 2019

Accompanying Partner Meet and Greet
Monday 6 May 2019 10.00am-10.45pm | Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Meet new people and arrange to meet up during the week.

 

Happy Hour

Monday 6 May-Wednesday 8 May 2019, 6.00pm-7.00pm | Exhibition Hall, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Inclusive for registered delegates and accompanying guests.

Additional tickets:   $75 per day

 

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 | The Stirling Room - Parmelia Hilton Perth, 14 Mill Street, Perth

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

 

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 with proceeds going to the University of Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Travel Bursary Program. 

10 min walk from the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Canapes, wine, beer, and soft drinks

  • $20 all proceeds to the University of Melbourne Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Travel Bursary Program

 

James Cook University Veterinary Alumni Reception
Monday 6 May 2019 7.00pm - 9.00pm | Gramercy – Bar and Kitchen, Central Park, 10/777 Hay Street, Perth

Hosted by Professor Margaret Reilly, Academic Head of Veterinary Science, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University.

Please join fellow JCU Veterinary Alumni and a chance to catch up and have some fun, swap tales and enjoy food and drinks with friends in a social setting.  Undergraduate, postgraduate and academic alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend, and proceeds will go to the JCU Alumni scholarship.

  • $20

 

Murdoch University Veterinary Alumni Reception
Monday 6 May 2019 7.00pm - 9.00pm | Metro Bar and Bistro - Lounge Terrace area, 33 Mounts Bay Road, Perth  

The Principal of the College of Veterinary Medicine invites Murdoch's Veterinary Alumni to a cocktail reception. 

 Canapés and beverages included

  • $20

 

Equine & Dine plus Veterinary Business Group 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
  • Group members/Partner/Guest: $59
  • AVA student/new graduate member: $29
  • Non-member: $178

 

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Happy Hour

Tuesday 7 May-Wednesday 8 May 2019, 6.00pm-7.00pm | Exhibition Hall, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Inclusive for registered delegates and accompanying guests.

Additioanl tickets:   $75 per day

 

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
  • Group member: Complimentary  
  • Group 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
  • Group 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 - 9.00pm | The Print Hall 125 Georges Terrace Perth

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

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

 

Australian Veterinarians in Industry (AVI) dinner
Tuesday 7 May 2019 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
  • Group member/partner/guest: $65
  • AVA student /new graduate member: $65
  • Non-member: $150

 

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Happy Hour

Wednesday 8 May 2019, 6.00pm-7.00pm | Exhibition Hall, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Inclusive for registered delegates and accompanying guests.

Additioanl tickets:   $75 per day

 

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 NutritionHenry 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
  • Group 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
  • Group member/partner/guest: $58
  • AVA student/new graduate member: $50
  • Non-member: $150

 

Australian Veterinary Behaviour Interest Group  
Wednesday 8 May 2019 7.30pm - 10.30pm | Venue: TBC

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

  • AVA member: $70
  • Group 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 - 10.30pm | Must Winebar, 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 member/group 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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