Can veterinarians save the world?

Keynote speaker Professor Donald Broom will provide an international perspective on welfare, sentience and the law. Local speakers include Andrea Reiss, Michael Banyard, Gary Beilby, Phil Tucak, Chris Warren, Alison Peel, Nahiid Stephens and Hugh Finn. Learn more about the links between conservation, biodiversity, sustainability and food security in Australia and globally during Food Security Day on 9 May. View the full Conservation Biology stream overview. 

Catch up with colleagues at the joint Australian Veterinary Conservation Biology (AVCB), Australian Veterinarians in Public Health and Australian Veterinary History Society combined dinner on Tuesday May 7. Just a pleasant ferry ride across the Swan River from the convention centre, the Windsor Hotel is the perfect spot for a relaxing evening of pub grub.

Earn an additional 14 VetEd points by attending the joint AVCB and Australian Veterinarians for Animal Welfare and Ethics workshop on Friday May 10. Join speakers Donald Broom (UK), Delia Grace (Kenya), Robyn Alders (Australia) and Scott Thompson (Australia) as they explore, debate and discuss strategies for maintaining good animal welfare for domestic and wild animals in an era of increasing livestock production.

This one-day workshop is kindly supported by Boehringer Ingelheim and the AVA Animal Welfare Trust.