A new congress claimed to be the UK’s only multi-disciplinary conference and exhibition focusing on non-human diagnostics and the biomedical science in veterinary medicine has been announced.
A new congress for the veterinary profession has been announced.
Supported by the Royal Veterinary College, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) Scientific, the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and MedVetNet, the Veterinary Biomedical and Pharma Sciences (VBMPS) Congress is claimed to be the UK’s only multi-disciplinary conference and exhibition focusing on non-human diagnostics and the application of biomedical science in animal veterinary medicine.
Taking place on October 15 and 16, 2012 at the ICC Birmingham, the VBMPS Congress will exhibit the latest developments, technology and innovation. There is also a lecture programme. Speakers include:
- David Heymann of the Health Protection Agency;
- Malcolm Bennett of the University of Liverpool;
- Sue Welburn of the University of Edinburgh; and
- Mary Hannon-Fletcher of the University of Ulster.
Speakers from the AHVLA will also be taking part, including David Harwood, Yvonne Spencer and Glyn Hewinson.
Subjects under discussion across the two days cover pathology, haematology, clinical chemistry, pharma science, microbiology and infection, and include:
- the One Health initiative;
- comparative cardiac pathology;
- feline mycobacterial infestions;
- platelet counting;
- dried blood spot techniques;
- Newcastle disease; and
- veterinary forensics.
All the lectures are fully CPD credited by the IBMS and delegates will receive a certificate of attendance to claim CPD points from either the institute or the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
To attend the full two-day event costs £175 plus VAT. To attend one day costs £100 plus VAT.
Visit the congress’ website for more information or to register.