PROGRAMME

The comprehensive two day programme features small animal & large animal streams across both days, with an equine stream on day one and specialist workshops on day two.

Lectures in 2018 will support the theme ‘Controlling disease threats at home and from abroad.’

Please note programme is subject to change. Further lectures and speakers are being added regularly.

Wednesday
2018-09-19
Small Animal
Large Animal
Equine
Thursday
2018-09-20
Small Animal
Large Animal
Specialist Workshops
Small Animal
Large Animal
Equine
Small Animal
Large Animal
Specialist Workshops
09:00
Registration
09:00
Registration
09:00
Registration
09:30
Opening Address
09:45
Opening Address
09:45
Opening Address
09:45
TBD
10:00
Equine Infectious Anaemia in Europe: an ongoing threat to the UK
10:00
International Trade – What is the future?
10:30
Coffee Break
10:45
Coffee Break
10:45
Coffee Break
11:15
How a better understanding of Badger Ecology can help vets advise on TB Biosecurity
11:30
Completing the export health certificate to some challenging destinations
11:30
Sampling for CEM – best practice tips
12:00
Lunch Break
12:15
Lunch Break
12:15
The spread of Babesia canis and what we can learn about biosecurity
13:00
Understanding Farm Level Data Packs
13:00
Lunch Break
13:45
Comfort Break
14:00
Transport rules – what are the important messages for your client?
14:00
The Perfect Pet Passport
14:00
An update on the delivery of Cymorth TB in Wales
14:45
TB in cats – how concerned should we be?
14:45
Comfort Break
14:45
Comfort Break
15:00
An update on the additional tests that APHA are using to diagnose m.bovis infection. When and why they are used?
15:00
Can I inseminate this mare? What are the rules for the International trade of semen and how are they applied?
15:30
Coffee Break
15:45
Coffee Break
15:45
Coffee Break
16:00
Revalidating the OCQ(V) CA qualification – what do I need to do?
16:15
Product exports Q&A – ask the experts
16:15
Interactive Export Q&A
09:45
Bluetongue – lessons learned about importing stock
10:00
Interactive Workshop – Germinal Products Exports Q&A ask the experts
10:00
Backyard pigs – notifiable Diseases and Zoonosis
10:30
Coffee Break
10:45
Coffee Break
10:45
Coffee Break
11:15
Lumpy Skin Disease. What is it and what are the risks to the uk?
11:30
Q&A – ask the experts
11:30
Revalidation – drop in question session
12:00
Lunch Break
12:15
Lunch Break
12:15
Exporting the pet bird
13:00
Biosecurity – What can we learn from the pig industry
13:00
Lunch Break
13:15
Interactive Workshop – Ungulate Exports – Q & A ask the experts
13:45
Comfort Break
14:00
Certification in small animal practice – how to get it right
14:00
Exotic Notifiable Disease investigation
14:00
Interactive Workshop – Avian Exports
14:45
Comfort Break
14:45
Notifiable Diseases in Pigs – current disease threats
15:00
Welfare and transport – going abroad etc
15:30
Coffee Break
15:45
Coffee Break
16:15
The emerging threat of hydatid disease in the UK
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