PROGRAMME

Improve International work in conjunction with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) to provide a comprehensive lecture programme of cutting-edge CPD.

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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
09:30
Opening Address

Andrew Soldan, Veterinary Director, APHA

09:30
Opening Address

Andrew Soldan, Veterinary Director, APHA

09:45
What am I looking at? … A pathology refresher

Alan Wight

09:45
Opening Address

Andrew Soldan, Veterinary Director, APHA

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
Pet reptiles and zoonotic Salmonella

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
Microchipping: changes, challenges and opportunities

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 (ET), in vitro embryo production (IVP) and genomic testing: UK update

Peter May

10:00
Certification pitfalls in small animal practice

Nick Perkins

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 and Gareth Hateley, APHA

14:00
Preparing pets for international travel – the perils of improper certification!

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
Microchipping: changes, challenges and opportunities

Phil McKinnon

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