Conference Programme

28 September – 2 October 2020

Recordings are now available for all of the talks below!

Time
Session Title
Speaker
09:30 - 09:45
Small Animal Opening Address
Christine Middlemiss
09:45 - 10:30
Bartonellosis: keeping pet owners and the veterinary profession safe
Ian Wright
Break (15 minutes)
10:45 - 11:30
Rabies: the current position in Europe
Sam Holland
Break (15 minutes)
11:45 - 12:30
Managing illegal puppy imports coming through Dover
Gail Camp
Lunch (60 minutes)
13:30 - 14:15
Tuberculosis in dogs and cats
Conor O’Halloran
Break (15 minutes)
14:30 - 15:15
Coronaviruses in livestock and other mammalian species – where are we?
Falko Steinbach
Break (15 minutes)
15.30 - 16.15
Export Health Certificates Online: introduction to the new system
Emma Powell, Sarah Gabbutt
Time
Session Title
Speaker
09:30 - 09:45
Chair Introduction
Andrew Carrington
09:45 - 10:30
You suspect a case of rabies. What happens next?
Claire Wade, Linda Smith
Break (15 minutes)
10:45 - 11:30
A client wishes to export a captive bird. Planning, preparation and responsibilities for the export
Neil Forbes
Break (15 minutes)
11:45 - 12:30
Raw pet food: an emerging hazard? Public health considerations and current controls
Lesley Larkin
Lunch (60 minutes)
13:30 - 14:15
Leishmaniosis: the risks of UK establishment and steps to prevent it
Ian Wright
Break (15 minutes)
14:30 - 15:15
Certification and planning for pet exports: issues highlighted by audits
Philippa Liles
Break (15 minutes)
15:30 - 16:15
A reflection on the changing role of the Official Veterinarian
Alasdair Macnab
Time
Session Title
Speaker
09:30 - 09:45
Farm Animal Opening Address
Christine Middlemiss
09:45 - 10:30
Common problems with product exports and how to deal with them
Andrew Iveson
Break (15 minutes)
10:45 - 11:30
TB policy updates from England, Scotland and Wales
David Harris, Silver Apostolidou, Susana Ramos
Break (15 minutes)
11:45 - 12:30
Avian influenza December 2019: from first report to lifting restrictions
Lourdes Leon Fabregas
Lunch (60 minutes)
13:30 - 14:15
Pet pigs – the veterinary approach to common problems and the concern of notifiable disease
Julia James
Break (15 minutes)
14:30 - 15:15
The courtroom experience
Paul Gethings
Break (15 minutes)
15:30 - 16:15
Use of Whole Genome Sequencing in bTB field investigations with examples of case studies
Juan Herreros
Time
Session Title
Speaker
09:30 - 09:45
Chair Introduction
Vivien Dillon
09:45 - 10:30
Certification and planning for farm animal exports: issues highlighted by audits
Anne Tordoff
Break (15 minutes)
10:45 - 11:30
A reflection on the changing role of the Official Veterinarian
Alasdair Macnab
Break (15 minutes)
11:45 - 12:30
On-farm killing. Best practice – what OVs need to know
Claire White
Lunch (60 minutes)
13:30 - 14:15
Miscellaneous and exotic farmed animal disease surveillance. Recent post mortem findings
Alan Wight
Break (15 minutes)
14:30 - 15:15
You suspect bluetongue. What happens next?
Claire Wade, Linda Smith
Break (15 minutes)
15:30 - 16:15
The future of OV capacity post Brexit
James Russell
Time
Session Title
Speaker
09:30 - 09:45
Equine Opening Address
Christine Middlemiss
09:45 - 10:30
Welfare implications on equines of the coronavirus pandemic
Laura Trigg
Break (15 minutes)
10:45 - 11:30
Equine transport: do shorter journeys really protect welfare?
Alana Chapman, Allison Williment
Break (15 minutes)
11:45 - 12:30
An update on equine endemic and exotic diseases (UK perspective)
Richard Newton
Lunch (60 minutes)
13:30 - 14:15
Equine exports: what’s the future?
Balazs Toth
Break (15 minutes)
14:30 - 15:15
You suspect a case of African horse sickness. What happens next?
Claire Wade, Linda Smith
Break (15 minutes)
15.30 - 16.15
Export Health Certificates Online: introduction to the new system
Phillip Pattinson

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