2021 ACV Conference - Finding New Ways


ACV’s Finding New Ways 2021 Conference will be held in Canberra at the Canberra Rex Hotel, from Wednesday 1 September to Friday 3 September 2021, with the annual Welcome Dinner on Tuesday 31 August. The ACV Conference is a major initiative in the AVA’s comprehensive annual Continuing Professional Development Program for 2021 and showcases the latest trends in bovine veterinary practice. Boasting three full days of world-class scientific sessions accompanied by an array of unrivalled networking opportunities and an extensive social program, the ACV Conference continues to be the highlight of the Australian Cattle Vet calendar.

Who should attend

Veterinarians | Practice Managers | New Graduates | Students

Further details


Please click here to view a copy of the 2021 ACV Conference registration brochure. Delegate bookings will open shortly.

Please note delegate registrations will close on Thursday 26 August. No registrations can be taken onsite due to COVID-19 requirements. Any questions please contact the Conference Secretariat Stephanie McGuinness.


Please click here to view a current copy of the 2021 ACV Conference program. Further topics and speakers will be confirmed shortly.


A block of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at special discounted rates at The Canberra Rex Hotel. Please note discounted rooms are only on hold until Tuesday 17 August, so please book early. To make a booking attendees will need to contact the hotel's General Reservations department on the below details and quote the code ACV21.

Phone: 02 6248 5311 | Email: reservations@canberrarexhotel.com.au


Delegate Cancellation

Cancellations must be in writing to the Conference Secretariat 21 days prior to the commencement of the event. Cancellations received in the period up until 21 days prior to the event will receive a full refund minus $150 administration fee. No refunds (except for COVID-19 reasons) will be given for cancellations received within 21 days of the event.

The health and safety of delegates is our highest priority. The Australian Veterinary Association is mindful of the health risks posed by COVID-19, and the importance of following official medical advice with respect to social distancing, practicing good hygiene and staying at home when unwell. We request that any delegate who is feeling unwell or has cold or flu like symptoms, or who may have been in contact with someone with COVID-19, not attend AVA events.

If you are unable to attend an AVA event, you must cancel your in-person attendance by emailing events@ava.com.au. A refund will then be considered.

Event Cancellation or COVID-19 restrictions

If the event is cancelled by the AVA due to COVID-19 restrictions you will receive a full refund for your conference registration.

If the borders are closed to the Australian state or territory you reside in and you are prohibited from attending a full refund of your conference registration with be provided.

Substitute delegates will be considered at the discretion of the organisers.

COVID-19 Event Safety

The safety and wellbeing of our conference guests is paramount. Please see the AVA’s event safety statement on the AVA website here.


Sponsorship and Exhibition Bookings

Sponsorship and exhibition bookings are now open. To view the industry prospectus for this event please click here.

To make a booking for the ACV Conference please click here.

For general queries please contact Stephanie McGuinness, ACV Conference Secretariat on (02) 9431 5056 or at stephanie.mcguinness@ava.com.au.

2021 ACV Conference - Finding New Ways

Canberra Rex Hotel
150 Northbourne Ave
Braddon 2612 ACT
Start: 31 August 2021, 6:30PM
End: 3 September 2021, 5:30PM
Registration closes on 26 August 2021
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Stephanie McGuinness