Social program

Relax and unwind after a big day of presentations with these exciting collegial social events, which are included in all full delegate registrations.

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Welcome BBQ

Tuesday 10 March, 6.30pm–9.30pm
The Stamford Grand Adelaide Ballroom

Enjoy a BBQ and beer while you catch up with friends, meet some new peers and kick up your heels before the full day sessions commence.

AVA Mentors and Mentees are encouraged to catch up at this event.

This event is included in all full registrations | Additional tickets: $150 each


Morning Activity Session

Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 March, 6.30am–7.30am each day
Location TBA

Rise with the sun and come join us for a morning activity session. Activities could include Yoga, Pilates or even a walk along the beach.

Complimentary for all registered delegates.


Happy Hour Drinks

Wednesday 11 March, 5.00pm–6.30pm
The Stamford Grand Adelaide Ballroom

Enjoy a beverage and canapés with your fellow delegates after a long day of sessions.

This event is included in all full registrations. Additional tickets: $100 each


Coopers Young Vets Dinner

Wednesday 11 March 7.00pm–10.00pm
Location TBA

Proudly sponsored by Coopers

All young cattle vet members who are up to 5 years out of vet school are invited to attend this complimentary event.


Event Dinner

Thursday 12 March, 7.00pm–10.30pm
Mortlock Chamber, SA State Library

Proudly sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

In 2020 ACV have a very special event dinner planned at the SA State Library. This magnificent venue, showcases spectacular architecture, and has been transformed into a major exhibition of the State Library's treasures, with each of the 14 bays in the chamber themed to capture the essence of South Australia – it’s people, challenges. successes and culture.

Come and relax after a hard day of science with a 3-course dinner and drinks, while discovering the extraordinary treasures the SA State Library has on show.

This event is included in all full registrations and includes transport.

Additional tickets: $180 each


ACV Farewell Drinks

Friday 13 March, 5.00pm–6.30pm
The Stamford Grand Adelaide

Following the last session, join us for farewell drinks and watch the sun go down over beautiful Glenelg beach, while you say goodbye to colleagues and friends. The perfect way to wrap up a great week!

Complimentary for all registered delegates.


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