BVZS Conference 2017

Dates: Friday, 13th October 2017 - Sunday, 15th October 2017



The British Veterinary Zoological Society will be holding its first annual 3 day conference in October 2017. Talk and poster submissions are welcome on all aspects of exotic pet, wildlife and zoo animal health. The deadline to submit talk and poster titles is 2nd June 2017 and submission guidelines can be found below. We look forward to welcoming you at our new style conference which will include:

- Keynote speaker presentations on innovative radiographic techniques in exotic pet mammals and TB diagnosis in zoos as part of exotic pet and zoo health  
   programmes (each 1½ days)
- Keynote presentations on wildlife disease surveillance, and the impact of Brexit with respect to wildlife conservation and the veterinary profession, as part of a wildlife    health day.
- Access to ZSL London Zoo for all delegates. Explore the latest exhibits including Land of the Lions.
- Discounted conference accommodation at the four star Danubius Hotel within walking distance from the zoo.
- Evening social events including canapes at ZSL and a 3 course dinner at the Danubius Hotel NW8 7JT.

Please submit your talk or poster title via email to Stephanie Jayson by 2nd June 2017. Speakers and poster presenters will be informed if their talk/poster has been selected for the programme by 19th June prior to registration opening for the conference. Abstracts and biographies for accepted talks and posters will be due in by 25th August and guidelines and templates for these can be found below:

Instructions for speakers and poster presenters

Please use the following abstract template and biography template to write your abstract and biography. These are already in the format required for the Proceedings. Please also check that your abstract and biography follow the guidelines for meetings abstracts before submission. Guidelines for powerpoint presentations and poster presentations can be found here. 


Conference registration will be opening here on the BVZS website in late June 2017 so please check back soon. The pricing (£) for registration for vets, vet nurses and students can be downloaded here.



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