Vision Australia with SED Landscape Blue Yellow Background CMYK webSince the recent announcement of its International Veterinary Symposium, Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs, has already attracted many leading Australian and international veterinarians and experts in the dog guide, shelter and kennel medicine industry to the event.
 
180403 VA 03 MobilityTrainingCenter 0372 WEBBeing held in Melbourne at the state-of-the-art Seeing Eye Dogs headquarters from 11-12 September 2018, with the support of Royal Canin and Greencross Vets, the Symposium will have a stellar line up of speakers and will cover a wide range of topics that focus on veterinary conditions, treatments, new research, kennel stress and infectious diseases, compassion fatigue and other veterinary challenges:
 
 
Prof Claire Wade BSc (Hons) PhD UNSW GCertEd UQ - Chair of Computational Biology and Animal Genetics at the University of Sydney – Genetics for service dog programs 
Dr Richard Woolley BVetMed DipECVIM-CA(Cardiology) MRCVS - Cardiac valve disease in Retrievers
Dr Sam Snelling BVSc FANZCVS (Small Animal Surgery) - Elbow Dysplasia
Dr Greg Burton BVSc (Hons) MACVSc (Small Animal Surgery), FACVSc (Dermatology) - Dermatology topics for Retrievers 
Dr Steven Holloway BVSc MVS PhD MACVSc Dipl. ACVIM  - Infectious Disease in Kennel Environments
Dr Trepheena Hunter BAgSc (Hons) MAgSc BVSc (Hons) MANZCVS (Veterinary Behaviour) - Detecting and Managing kennel stress
Dan Casey, Capability Development Manager, Vision Australia – Compassion Fatigue
 
Get involved and share your expertise:
 
180403 VA 06 Carly 1073 WEBSeeing Eye Dogs are now calling out for abstract submissions for attendees wishing to present at the Symposium, in addition to suggestions for discussion topics.The deadline for submissions and suggestions will be Friday 17 August, 2018. Please find submission details and all current event information on the Vet Symposium landing page: https://sed.visionaustralia.org/Vet-Symposium
 
Event Accommodation:
 
There is a special discount rate of 10% for Symposium attendees at two hotels close to the venue.  These include The Larwill, Parkville and the Mercure, North Melbourne. Both hotels are within a short 10 minute drive from the event venue and are equally as close to Melbourne’s City Centre where delegates can explore the amazing restaurants, café’s, galleries and shopping that Melbourne has to offer.  
 
Networking Event:
 
World first Mobility Training Centre WEBDelegates of the Veterinary Symposium will also have the opportunity to wind down, have some canapes and beverages, and network with like-minded professionals from across the globe from 5.00-6:30pm on Tuesday 11 September.  
Attendance is included in the Veterinary Symposium registration price, and includes a meet and greet with our event sponsors Royal Canin and Greencross Vets, guide work demonstrations in the new state-of-the-art Mobility Training Centre, and tours of our purpose built Veterinary Clinic, Breeding Centre and Training Kennels. 
 
Registration:
 
 
This event is AVA VetEd-approved and is eligible for VetEd points