VetEd Talks and General Social Events

Back by popular demand in 2019, the exciting, innovative VetEd Talks will be held as a plenary on Wednesday 8 May from 11.30am. This two-hour session promises to be entertaining, uplifting and inspirational. You will hear from colleagues about what drives and sustains their curiosity and passion.

All AVA members are eligible to enter by completing a VetEd expression of interest with a brief accompanying video by 25 March.

Eight speakers will be short-listed and may be eligible for a $500 travel stipend.

See the VetEd terms and conditions for more details. 

Come along to the plenary to support your colleagues and vote for your favourite talk.

You can view the 2018 VetEd talks here

The AVA Annual Conference is renowned for its extensive social program, providing plenty of opportunity to connect with colleagues, make new friends, and let your hair down. Have a look at the full social program

It begins with the welcome reception on Sunday 5 May, inclusive for registered delegates and their guests. Daily happy hour is the perfect opportunity to catch up with colleagues in the trade display. After that, reunite with your alumni over drinks on Monday night, or enjoy a range of social events hosted by Groups throughout the week.

The glamorous AVA Gala Dinner, generously supported by Guild Insurance, will be held on Thursday 9 May. Join is to celebrate the AVA, its members and award winners with a two-course dinner, drinks, music and dancing.