Events & Conferences

68th Annual Conference

29–30 April 2014
University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus

The 68th Annual Conference of AVTRW will take place at the Jubilee Campus of the University of Nottingham on 29th/30th April and will be a joint meeting with the British Society of Animal Science and the World Poultry Science Association (UK).

Keynote sessions:
Emerging and re-emerging diseases of livestock with emphasis on
-          Schmallenberg by Martin Beer  (Friedrich-Loeffler Institute)
-          Bluetongue by Peter Martens (The Pirbright Institute)

Host-pathogen-environment interactions with emphasis on Tuberculosis by Jayne Hope (The Roslin Institute) and Robbie McDonald (Exeter University)
Equine internal medicine with emphasis on
-          Grass sickness by Bruce McGorum (University of Edinburgh)
-          Metabolic Syndrome by Andy Durham (Liphook Equine Hospital)

Breed predisposition to disease in companion animals by David Sargan (Cambridge University)
Epidemiology and disease surveillance by Duncan Hannant (Nottingham University)
Developments in veterinary education by Jo-Anne Murray (The University of Edinburgh)
Veterinary pathology with emphasis on
-          Avian Influenza by Kirsty Short (University of Melbourne)
-          BVD by Joe Brownlie (RVC)

AVTRW delegates are welcome to attend BSAS and WPSA sessions. For their provisional programme please see: www.bsas.org.uk/conference2014. The complementarity and diversity of the sessions guarantees the creation of a stimulating and informative environment for knowledge dissemination and networking across the many disciplines of veterinary research and teaching.

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