Live Agendas |

Programme | Friday 26 March 

Each session will end with a live discussion element.

Sessions within the Live Streams will be added to the On Demand Stream after live broadcast.

Congress Open
Welcome & Day Two Keynote Lecture | Jenny Campbell

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Jenny Campbell
Can The Profession Go Green?

Live Stream 1 | 10:00 - 10:50    One health, one planet: why sustainability is a necessity

Leadership perspective: what is needed right now and how to change minds - Libby Kemkaran-Thompson (UK)

What is happening in the veterinary sector: a high level perspective - Ellie West (UK)

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Live Stream 1 | 11:20 - 12:10    What does environmentally friendly look like in a practice?

The business case for sustainability - Becky Sedman (UK)

Practice level practical perspective - Zoe Halfacree (UK)

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Live Stream 1 | 12:20 - 13:10    20x20 visions of a greener future now: 5 pecha kucha's

There and back again: a tale of travel footprints - Matthew Sawyer (UK)

Primary care practice experience of iE scheme - Sarah Sheppard (UK)

How nurses can drive one health - Claire Roberts (UK)

How is the green initiative going at our practice? - Becky Sedman (UK)

Going green: NHS experience - Clare Topping (UK)

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Libby Kemkaran-Thompson
Vet Sustain
Ellie West
Sustainability Lead
Davies Veterinary Specialists
Becky Sedman
Veterinary Surgeon
Minster Veterinary Practice
Zoe Halfacree
Specialist Small Animal Surgeon
Davies Veterinary Specialists
Matthew Sawyer
SEE Sustainability
Sarah Sheppard
Clinical Director
Donnachie and Townley Vets
Claire Roberts
Professional Development Manager
Clare Topping
The Exotic Hideaway

Live Stream 2 | 10:00 - 10:50    ENT Infections in rabbits and small furries: what's up, Doc?

How to approach ENT cases in practice - Thomas Donnelly (FR)

Sinusitis and rhinitis in rabbits: non-antibiotic therapies - John Chitty (UK)

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Live Stream 2 | 11:20 - 12:10    Common cases in exotic skin disease

How to diagnose in-practice. Which diagnostic tests to do? (Feather plucking) - Tom Dutton (UK)

Factors involved in skin disease in reptiles: detecting infectious causes - John Chitty (UK)

Live Stream 2 | 12:20 - 13:10    Help, it's an exotic emergency: what do I do?

Principles of triage and immediate assessment of exotics - John Chitty (UK)

Help, it's an exotic emergency: what do I do - reptiles - Tom Dutton (UK)

Thomas M. Donnelly
Research Professor
French National Veterinary School
John Chitty
Anton Vets
Tom Dutton
Veterinary Surgeon
Great Western Exotics

Live Stream 3 | 10:00 - 10:50    Ocular opacities: what, when, where, why?

Corneal opacities - Richard Everson (UK)

Anterior chamber, lens and vitreous - Lorraine Fleming (UK)

Live Stream 3 | 11:20 - 12:10    These are the pits: non-healing corneal ulcers and how to deal with them

SCCEDs, endothelial degeneration - Richard Everson (UK)

Feline indolent ulcers - Lorraine Fleming (UK)

Live Stream 3 | 12:20 - 13:10    Ocular emergencies: what the heck am I dealing with?

Part I - Richard Everson (UK

Part II - Lorraine Fleming (UK)

Senior Ophthalmologist
Dick White Referrals
Veterinary Surgeon
North Downs Specialist Referrals
Kidney Medicine and Nursing

Live Stream 4 | 10:00 - 10:50    Getting the basics right

Blood tests in kidney disease: looking beyond urea and creatinine - Rebecca Geddes (UK)

Urine tests in kidney disease: beyond dipstick and USG - Sophie McMurrough (UK)

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Live Stream 4 | 11:20 - 12:10    Acute kidney injury

Making the diagnosis - Alix McBrearty (UK)

Managing the patient - Caroline Boothroyd (UK)

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Live Stream 4 | 12:20 - 13:10    Nephroliths: when are they a problem and what should I do next?

Identifying kidney stones: incidental finding or the key to the patient's problem - Isuru Gajanayake (UK)

Approach to calcium oxalate nephroliths: surgery, medicine or wait and see? - Tim Charlesworth (UK) 

Rebecca Geddes
Veterinary Surgeon
Royal Veterinary College
Sophie McMurrough
Head Nurse
Northwest Veterinary Specialists
Alix McBrearty
Locum Vet
Caroline Boothroyd
Oncology Nurse
Northwest Veterinary Specialists
Isuru Gajanayake
Veterinary Surgeon
Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service
Tim Charlesworth
Head of Surgery
Eastcott Referrals

Exhibitor Stream | 11:20 - 12:10    Vetlife: support for the veterinary community

Fully Live Session - Adrian Nelson-Pratt & Danny Chambers

Danny Chambers
Veterinary Voices UK
Adrian Nelson Pratt
EMERGE Veterinary project
Lunch & Exhibition

Visit the Virtual Exhibition and meet with industry representatives, to discuss their latest products and services!

Or join us for a lunchtime entertainment & wellbeing activity, Sponsor Symposia or a special guest presentation. 

Sponsor Symposium | Zoetis

Live Stream 1 | 13:10 - 13:25    Understanding pain in the arthritic synovial joint

Presentation and Live Q&A - John Innes

Keynote Lecture | Derek Mills

Stream TBC | Time TBC    Keynote Lecture 

John Innes
Chief Veterinary Officer
Derek Mills
Financial Advisor, Wealth Manager & Author

Live Stream 1 |14:30 - 15:20    Dental management in practice

Ergonomics in the dental station for the veterinary surgeon - Jens Ruhnau (DK)

Ergonomics in the dental station for the veterinary nurse - Claire Bloor (UK)

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Live Stream 1 | 15:30 - 16:20    Better dental imaging: techniques and practice

Cone-beam CT in veterinary dental practice - Milinda Lommer (USA)

Dental radiology projections for three rooted maxillary teeth - Jens Ruhnau (DK)

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Live Stream 1 | 16:50 - 17:40    Dental surgery: difficult extractions - tips and tricks

Difficult dog extractions: tips and tricks - Jens Ruhnau (DK)

Difficult cat extractions: tips and tricks - Milinda Lommer (USA)

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Live Stream 1 | 17:50 - 18:40    Feline chronic gingivitis and stomatitis: an update

Part l: what it is and managing expectations? - Boaz Arzi (USA)

Part ll: stem cell therapy - Boaz Arzi (USA)

Jens Ruhnau
Veterinary Surgeon
Claire Bloor
Veterinary Nursing Lecturer
Myerscough College
Milinda Lommer
Veterinary Surgeon
Aggie Animal Dental Center
Boaz Arzi
Professor of Dentistry and Oral surgery
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California
Sponsor Symposium | Zoetis

Live Stream 1 | 16:20 - 16:50    Sponsor Symposium: The development of monoclonal antibodies to block the action of NGF

Presentation and Live Q&A - John Innes

John Innes
Chief Veterinary Officer
Neurology on a Shoestring

Live Stream 2 | 14:30 - 15:20    Where do I start? Keys to cost-effective neuro diagnosis

An introduction to the neurological examination - Tom Cardy (UK)

Key diagnostic tests - Holger Volk (DE)

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Live Stream 2 | 15:30 - 16:20    How to approach neuro trauma in practice

A vet's perspective : diagnosis and management - Tom Cardy (UK)

A vet nurse's perspective: diagnosis and management - Holly Smith (UK)

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Live Stream 2 | 16:50 - 17:40    Diagnosing seizures and other paroxysmal events

Odd episodes: when is a seizure not a seizure? - Tom Cardy (UK)

Other causes - Holger Volk (DE)

Live Stream 2 | 17:50 - 18:40    Approaches to weakness and collapse: a case based discussion

Live panel discussion - Holger Volk (DE), Gerard Mclauchlan (UK) & Adrian Boswood (UK)

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Tom Cardy
Specialist in Veterinary Neurology
Cave Veterinary Specialist
Holger Volk
Professor & Head of Department
University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover
Holly Smith
Head Nurse
Royal Veterinary College
Gerard McLauchlan
Senior Clinician
Fitzpatrick Referrals.
Adrian Boswood
Royal Veterinary College

Live Stream 3 | 14:30 - 15:20    Gasping for air: how badly is my patient affected?

Assessment of a BOAS patient in the consultation room: what do these noises mean - Julia Riggs (UK)

Assessment of the airway under anaesthetic - Chris Shales (UK)

Live Stream 3 | 15:30 - 16:20    Take a deep breath: BOAS surgery doesn't have to be scary

Nose and soft palate - Jane Ladlow (UK)

Laryngeal collapse and tracheostomy - Rob White UK)

Live Stream 3 | 16:50 - 17:40    Anaesthesia in BOAS patients: protocols and pitfalls

Vet perspective - Elizabeth Leece (UK)

Vet nurse perspective - Jen Busby (UK)

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Live Stream 3 | 17:50 - 18:40
    The team approach to the brachycephalic patient

Live panel discussion - Julia Riggs (UK), Chris Shales (UK) & Lydia Smith (UK)

Julia Riggs
Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital
Chris Shales
Head of Soft Tissue Department
Willows Veterinary Centre
Jane Ladlow
Veterinary Surgeon
Rob White
Professor of Small Animal Surgery
School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham
Elizabeth Leece
Veterinary Surgeon
Paragon Veterinary Referrals
Jennifer Busby
Dick White Referrals
Lydia Smith
Soft Tissue Specialist Nurse
Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital, Cambridge
Nursing: The Cornerstone of Care

Live Stream 4 | 14:30 - 15:20    Tame that vein

Bad veins: how to get IV access when all the veins have gone - Amy Newfield (UK)

Intravenous catheter care and maintenance - Sophie McMurrough (UK)

Live Stream 4 | 15:30 - 16:20
    Team urology

Don’t hate urinate: urethral catheterisation - Sophie McMurrough (UK)

Urine for a treat: nursing the blocked bladder - Kathryn Latimer-Jones (UK)

Live Stream 4 | 16:50 - 17:40    Does all bleeding eventually stop…..?

Common coagulopathies - Laura Rosewell (UK)

Nursing the bleeding patient - Holly Witchell (UK)

Live Stream 4 | 17:50 - 18:40    Curb the queasiness

What can you do for the nauseated patient? - Laura Rosewell (UK)

Caring for the pancreatitis patient - Holly Witchell (UK)

Amy Newfield
Project Manager
BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Sophie McMurrough
Head Nurse
Northwest Veterinary Specialists
Kathryn Latimer-Jones
Veterinary Nurse
North West Veterinary Specialists
Laura Rosewell
Registered Veterinary Nurse
The Ralph Veterinary Referral Centre
Holly Witchell
Head ICU Nurse
Langford Vets

Exhibitor Stream | 12:20 - 13:10     With feline unintended weight loss, you can't afford to wait: an Introduction to Mirataz®

Presentation - Geoff Duncan

Geoff Duncan
Veterinary Technical Advisor
Dechra Veterinary Products

Exhibitor Stream | 14:30 - 15:30    Bacterial cystitis …how the lab can help with decision making

Presentation - Susana Silver & Marta Costa

Marta Costa
Clinical Pathologist and UK Deputy Head of Microbiology
IDEXX Laboratories
Susana Silva
Internal Medicine Consultant
IDEXX Laboratories
Hill's Pet Nutrition

Exhibitor Stream | 15:30 - 16:30    Canine allergic skin disease

Presentation - Ronald Jan Corbee & Rebecca Mullis

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Ronald Jan Corbee
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University
Becky Mullis
Associate Manager, Scientific Insights
Hill's Pet Nutrition
Repeat of Day Two Keynote Lecture | Jenny Campbell

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Jenny Campbell
Close of Congress Day Two