Can’t make it to all the live sessions? We know time is of the essence for you, so these sessions will also be available on-demand for your viewing at a time that suits you! Choose your schedule, and watch what you want live or on-demand.
Sunday 29th November 2020
2.00 - 3.30pm: Career Pathways
A deep-dive session to showcase the many career and educational options available in 2020. We have representatives from Greencross, The College, Government, industry, internships and residency programs, the Small Animal GP program and practice ownership. Plus, there will be a live Q&A session!
3.30pm - 4.30pm: Financial Skills
This session will discuss how Professional Indemnity Insurance works, paying tax once you start working, borrowing money and credit ratings.
Presented by: Guild Insurance and Jakin Loke from ECOVIS Clarke Jacobs Accountants
4.40pm - 5.30pm: Maximising mental wellness
A discussion on monitoring yourself and dealing with the stresses of working as a veterinarian. What support resources are available.
Presented by: Cathy Warburton
5.30pm - 6.30pm: HR for new and recent grads
In this session, we’ll cover the ins and outs of applying for a job, presenting your CV, negotiating an employment contract, employment dispute resolution and outline the resources which are available to help and support new and recent graduates.
Presented by: Mark Werman from Wentworth Advantage, AVA HR Advisory Service
Monday 30th November 2020
2.00pm - 3.00pm: What will the veterinary profession look like in 10 years?
Magdoline Awad (Chief Veterinary Officer, Greencross), Nicole Laurence (VBG Veterinary Business of the Year) and Paula Parker (past president of the AVA) will each give us their insights into what the veterinary profession may look like 2030.
3.00pm - 3.30pm: The difficult spay
Julian Jacobson (Practitioner)
3.30pm - 4.00pm: The difficult client
Sue Crampton (Crampton Consulting)
4.00pm - 4.30pm: A good end
Sandra Ngyen (Oncologist SASH)
4.30pm - 5.30pm: What if I make a mistake?
John Baguley (registrar for the NSW VPB) and Christy Boucher (Guild Insurance) will discuss the basic process of how the Veterinary Boards work, what to do if you are involved with the veterinary board and how to reduce your risks.
5.30pm - 6.30pm: Tricks of the trade
A number of experienced veterinarians from around Australia will give a short 5 minutes of positive tips for success as a vet.