PROGRAMME

Full programme to be announced shortly

The comprehensive two-day programme will feature small animal and farm animal focused lecture streams across both days, with an equine stream on day one and specialist workshops on day two.

Improve International work in conjunction with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) to provide a comprehensive lecture programme of cutting-edge CPD. To ensure that we are able to provide you with the most up-to-date information on hot topics facing OVs today, we are constantly adding to our programme of lectures. Please watch this space as more sessions will be announced in the near future!

Wednesday
2019-09-25
Small Animal
Farm Animal
Equine
Thursday
2019-09-26
Small Animal
Farm Animal
Specialist Workshops
Small Animal
Farm Animal
Equine
Small Animal
Farm Animal
Specialist Workshops
09:00
Registration
09:00
Registration
09:00
Registration
09:45
What am I looking at? … A pathology refresher

Alan Wight

10:00
Rhipicephalus in the UK: Managing an increasing risk

Ian Wright

10:00
Non-notifiable diseases which might impact an export

Fleur Whitlock

11:15
Do vets really understand what biosecurity means – what are our ethical, moral and professional obligations?

Alasdair Macnab

11:30
Brexit – where are we now?

Kulin Patel

11:30
Working with owners to reduce the risk from equine infectious diseases – what are the key messages to share?

Allison Williment and Alana Chapman

12:15
Bat lyssavirus – what are the risks in GB?

Samantha Holland BSc BVMS PhD MRCVS
APHA Veterinary Advisor, Veterinary Exotic Notifiable Diseases Unit (VENDU)

13:00
TB policy update for England, Scotland and Wales

David Harris APHA
Claire Wade APHA
Vivienne Mackinnon BVM&S MRCVS

13:15
Issues associated with ponies grazing common land

Laura Trigg

14:00
Do vets really understand what biosecurity means – what are our ethical, moral and professional obligations?

Alasdair Macnab

14:00
An update on Animal Health Paraprofessionals

Sue Quinney and Arjen Brouwer

14:00
Equine viral arteritis – not just a reproductive disease

Fleur Whitlock and Andy Paterson

14:45
PHE zoonoses (Full title coming soon)

Lesley Larkin

15:00
Brexit – where are we now?

Kulin Patel

15:00
The supervision of a pre-export quarantine unit

David Bartram

16:00
Issues relating to microchipping

Phil McKinnon

16:00
Backyard poultry; the challenges of surveillance and disease control

Adrienne Mackintosh

16:15
Getting the best from the test: which is the ideal sample to choose?

Alan Wight

09:00
Registration
09:00
Registration
09:00
Registration
09:45
Embryo Transfer In Vitro Embryo Production and Genomic Testing UK update

Peter May

10:00

10:00
Product Exports Round Table Discussion

Facilitated by APHA International Trade Team

11:15
Novel cattle TB tests: TB policy (England) view on their current use and future potential

Eleanor Brown

11:30
Raw diets: Mycobacterium bovis outbreaks in companion animals

Conor O’Halloran

11:30
Notifiable disease in farm animal practice – what do I do?

Facilitated by Linda Smith, APHA

12:15
Raw diets: The parasitic risks and how to manage them

Ian Wright

13:00
Notifiable diseases in poultry on farms

Alan Murphy

13:15
Surveillance – what is the practitioner’s role?

Facilitated by Linda Smith, APHA

14:00
Pets travelling through a major airport

Andre Cirone

14:00
African swine fever – a spotter’s guide

Alastair George

14:00
Notifiable disease in small animal practice – what do I do?

Facilitated by Linda Smith, APHA

14:45
New and re-emerging cattle diseases

Gareth Hateley

15:00
Illegal puppy imports – what are the clues to look for?

Monica David

16:00
Avian influenza: disease, diagnostics and differential diagnosis

Rowena Hansen

16:15
Issues relating to microchipping

Phil McKinnon

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Official Veterinarian Conference 2019

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