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The VET Expo: Australia’s new virtual festival-style event for vets & animal health professional

Posted in Innovation @ Aug 13th 2020 - By Rita Nehme, Marketing Director, The VET Expo
The Vet Expo Australias New Virtual Festival Style Event For Vets

It’s no secret that we are experiencing unprecedented times and the world we live in today has changed.

The good news is that back in March, the Federal Government deemed the veterinarian and animal health industry as essential. Fast forward to 5 months later, the Australian veterinary industry seems to be riding the storm reasonably well and to continue supporting vets and animal health professionals, we are launching The VET Expo.

What is the VET Expo?

Designed to inspire, encourage collaboration and knowledge exchange, The VET Expo is an all in one virtual meeting place, to showcase thought leaders and disruptors who promise clinical excellence and operational innovation.

A definitive event that brings all these elements together in a sleek new virtual format with forward thinking, new technology, more efficiency, and best practice. 

The VET Expo provides attendees the opportunity to access hundreds of information sessions and live demos that run alongside a virtual exhibition hall with over 100 Exhibitors from the entire veterinarian and animal health industry.

As a valued member of Vetanswers, we are offering 20% off your virtual pass to The VET Expo. Register now using discount code VAVET20. Click here to register and claim your 20% off.   

Why Virtual?

There’s never been a better time for Australia’s vets and animal health professionals to come together to share expertise and navigate the challenges and changes we are facing.

Like every industry, animal health is changing – so in conjunction with our partners, we are bringing you The VET Expo on a virtual platform uniting leading stakeholders such as vets and veterinary specialists, veterinary nurses, animal technologists and technicians, breeders, livestock farmers, government and innovators.

Over two days on the 28th of October and 29th of October, attendees will hear insights from more than 100 leading stakeholders across a series of live presentations and panel discussions.

Benefits of Attending Virtually?

  • Watch sessions live or on-demand in your own time – no need to travel!
  • Save money as ticket prices have drastically reduced. Plus you can save on travel and accommodation expenses
  • Receive a certificate of attendance that can be used to claim CPD from your registration authority
  • Learn from over 100 expert speakers from Australia and overseas who will teach and inspire
  • Connect with over 100 key suppliers who are on hand to answer questions, demonstrate products and help you chose new solutions
  • Find and compare new suppliers – many will be giving away special offers and freebies during the event
  • Network with 1000’s of attendees who are all online to learn, connect and be inspired
  • Receive all the same benefits as a physical event, presented virtually

Expo Highlights

With more than 100 exhibitors lined up, the event features new product launches and demos. Attendees can browse through the exhibition hall and explore the latest products, services and technologies from market leaders such as iM3, Lincoln Institute, Vetanswers, Theiran, PetSure, Medechat, CenQuip, Cenvet, Virbac, Karl Storz, iRecall, Heska just to name a few. Attendees can also connect, set up meetings and network with each other along with the expo’s speakers and exhibitors.

You can view the full list of Exhibitors here.

Speaker Highlights

Hear from experts in leading institutions such as Sydney Animal Behavior Science, Emergent Futures, Macquarie University, University of Sydney, Global Vet Solutions, University of Melbourne, James Cook University, VetPrac discussing stimulating topics such as:

~ The strange places that vet took me and can take you too. Building resilience through teamwork & showcasing positive contributions during my career and its expeditions – Craig Challen, National Hero, Australian of the Year 2019

~ The psychology of feline behaviour between human interaction & prevention of behavioural complications - Kersti Seksel, Senior Lecturer, Animal Behaviour Specialist, Sydney Animal Behaviour Service

~ What the future will look like for vets in 5-10 years – Paul Higgins, Veterinarian & Foresight Strategist, Emergent Futures

~ Technology advancing the way we learn about wildlife - Dr Vanessa Pirotta, Whale Snot Expert, Macquarie University

~ The imaging techniques triangle - Professor Lorenzo Crosta, Avian Practitioner Award, University of Sydney

~ The philosophical lessons we can learn from dogs & 7 Steps to an effective veterinary consultation – Claire Stevens, Small Animal Veterinarian, Author & Trainer, Global Vet Solutions

~ 3D Printing - Dr Stewart Ryan, Senior Lecturer & Head Of Small Animal Surgery Service, University of Melbourne

~ Ethical challenges in veterinary clinical settings - Dr Anne Fawcett, Co-author & Companion animal veterinarian, University of Sydney

~ Vet-Tome, minimally invasive extractions, the advents of better patient care - Dr Anthony Caiafa, Qualified human & veterinary dentist, James Cook University

~ "MythBusters: Addressing myths & misconceptions in anesthesia from a veterinary nursing perspective" - Dr Margie McEwen, Director of VetPrac & Board Certified Anesthesiologist,VetPrac

 You can view the full list of Speakers hereand the full agenda here.

Want to attend?

Don’t miss this opportunity to access over 100 educational seminars streaming across 16 channels over two days. The VET Expo is your chance to see demos of technology and equipment and to network with industry peers and colleagues. Register now using discount code VAVET20 for 20% off your virtual pass!

Want to Exhibit?

If your company provides solutions to the veterinarian and animal health industry, get in contact with The VET Expo team on 02 8908 8519 or email vetexpo@terrapinn.com to talk to the team for more information. 

Or, ask The VET Expo team any questions you have in the Comments section below.

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