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17th Annual European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Congress
2018-06-21 to 2018-06-23
Venice, Italy

The congress will take place from the 21th–23rd June 2018, and promises to offer a fantastic programme. The main theme of the congress is “Straight to the heart”. It will be an exciting trip into the hemodynamic world and in the emergency and critical care of patients with cardiovascular disease and sepsis.

The program will offer parallel streams for veterinarians (refresher and advanced) and veterinary nurses. Other interesting emergency and critical care topics will also be included. Workshops and Labs will provide a practical approach to these emergency and critical care patients. Posters and abstract sessions will give you a taste of some of the most current research.

The Congress will be held at the Lido of Venice, a thin island that connects the Venice’s Lagoon to the Adriatic Sea. The venue is “Palazzo del Casino” which is worldwide famous for being every year in September the venue of the “Venice International Film Festival”. Along with the opportunity to hear what is new in many topics from highly regarded speakers, the Congress will offer you the chance to spend time in the exhibition hall with old and new friends during a busy social program : the welcome reception, toasting with ours famous Italian Spritz and the wonderful Gala Dinner where you can have a taste of the famous Italian cuisine and its great wines .

I hope to see you all, in Venice.

Straight to the heart, straight to Venice.

Linda Perissinotto
Chair of the LOC link

5th International One Health Congress
2018-06-22 to 2018-06-25
Saskatoon, Canada
In June 2018, the 5th International One Health Congress will bring together some 1,500 researchers, policy makers and practitioners from universities, governments and industry who are working towards integrated approaches and effective responses to complex global health challenges. To capture the multifaceted One Health concept, the congress will have three separate programme tracks. The One Health Science (OHS) track focuses on zoonoses and emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. The Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) track is dedicated to investigating, preventing and controlling antibiotic resistance. The Science Policy Interface (SPI) track is a tailormade programme for public health officials and government representatives, offering information and practical application based on the most recent scientific insights. A series of plenary sessions and satellite symposia will provide a platform for transdisciplinary interaction and exchange of ideas in a true One Health spirit. More info about the congress concept and programmes is available at the
congress website link

27th International conference, "Animals in Our Lives: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human–Animal Interactions"
2018-07-02 to 2018-07-05
Sydney, Australia

The International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) is excited to announce that its 27th International conference, "Animals in Our Lives: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human–Animal Interactions" will be held from 2 to 5 July, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. This will be the first time the ISAZ has held a conference in the southern hemisphere – going Down Under – and we warmly invite you to join us at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney." link

14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA 2018)
2018-08-19 to 2018-08-24
Daegu, Korea

The 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA 2018) is a fascinating opportunity for participants to network and share information in the areas of parasitology, under the theme "Parasites: Harms and Benefits to Animals and Humans", including discussion on the possible scientific use of parasites. Visit the congress website for more information and join our emailing list to receive newsletter updates on the congress and key dates. link

43rd WSAVA Congress & 9th FASAVA Congress
2018-09-25 to 2018-09-28

We warmly welcome all of you to the 43rd congress of WSAVA, jointly held with FASAVA in the tropical Singapore!

Excite your sensations of sights, smells and taste in the “little urban garden” of Singapore. With scenic views, unique & diverse culture, Singapore is a perfect backdrop for the unforgettable scientific experience.

Learn, explore and engage with top Veterinarians in our field at WSAVA 2018. link

Ninth International Conference on Antimicrobial Agents in Veterinary Medicine (AAVM)
2018-10-16 to 2018-10-19
Rome, Italy

This forthcoming conference follows the success of the past eight AAVM held in Helsinki, Ottawa, Orlando, Prague, Tel Aviv, Washington DC, Berlin and Budapest. This conference has emerged as one of the leading meetings in its field, which provides a very intensive program and encourages communication among the attendees.

Infectious diseases are very common in veterinary medicine and antimicrobial agents have a predominant role in veterinary therapeutics both in farm and companion animals. Antimicrobial use is still under the spotlight for the potential of antimicrobial resistance and human health risks. Valid alternatives to these drugs are still not routinely available and the veterinary medicine has to deal with their use and with a more modern and updated approach in the therapy. These aspects and many others, such as, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, PK/PD modelling, antimicrobial resistance, residues, clinical trials, new antimicrobial molecules, etc. will stay in the forefront of the topics of the AAVM programs and will be discussed in depth with the participation of speakers of high repute as well as attendees.

Veterinary use of antimicrobials has been increasingly criticized, especially for the potential of resistance transfer from farm animals to humans. Simultaneously, the ever decreasing introduction of new antimicrobial molecules has also limited the number of useful therapeutic agents. Modern approaches for infection reduction in intensive rearing farms are in progress. New ideas of alternatives and "greener" options in the treatment of infectious diseases are under investigation. What the potentials are will also be addressed in the upcoming AAVM meeting. link

Southern European Veterinary Congress 2018
2018-10-18 to 2018-10-20
Madrid, Spain

AVEPA (Spanish Association for Small Animal Veterinarians), in collaboration with the NAVC (North American Veterinary Community), will again host the Southern European Veterinarian Conference - SEVC. The conference will take place in Barcelona, Spain, 9 to 11 November. Since 2007, the SEVC has been building its reputation as a conference whose scientific programme provides an outstanding continuing education opportunity for veterinarians all over the world. Again this year, more than 200 lectures by more than 100 world-wide experts will cover every aspect of companion animal veterinary care from diagnosis to therapy, including specific topics such as anaesthesia, behaviour, dentistry, dermatology, practice management, emergency/critical care, orthopaedics, pain management, Small Animal Medicine and Feline Medicine. The SEVC’s mission is to present the veterinary community with the latest advances in animal care to the veterinary community in a professional, but fun, environment. This year’s social events will include the not-to-be-missed Grand Fiesta. Spanish and English are the SEVC’s official languages and simultaneous translation will be provided at all lectures. At some lectures, simultaneous translation into French, Russian, Portuguese and Polish will also be provided. link