2017 EVENTS


2018 EVENTS
February 2018

The SAEVA 2018 Congress will take place between 12-15 February 2018 at the ATKV Goudini Spa. The speakers will be Virginia Reef (Diagnostic Imaging), Warwick Bayly (Equine Medicine), and Anthony Goodhead (Opthalmology). To download the Trade Proposal, click here.

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

March 2018

The Wildlife 2018 Congress will take place 1-3 March 2018, Misty Hills, Johannesburg.  More information to follow.  For sponsorship opportunities, click here.


Orange Vaal Branch of the SAVA Congress 16 & 17 March 2018. Venue: Sunwa, Parys. Speakers: Ariena Shepard & Tony Shakespeare. More information on speakers and registration to follow.

April 2018

The annual IVPD business seminars will be presented at three venues in 2018. On 9 April (Durban), 11 April (Cape Town) and 12-13 April in Johannesburg.

The international speaker will be Dr Dave Nicol (www.drdavenicol.com). Dr Dave Nicol has worked within the veterinary  profession for two decades. He has managed large teams  in corporate practices, owned his own independent hospitals and worked as the Chief  Veterinary Officer for a pet & vet technology start up in Australia.   He is the author of three books. The Yellow pages Are Dead (2011), Puppy Dog Tails  (2016)  and  So You’re A Vet…Now What?   (2017).  His areas of expertise are pet healthcare leadership, personal development, digital marketing and performance management.
Topic: Unleash the power of your people.

To register, click here.

IVPD members can use the code: IVPD to receive 20% discount.


The NVCG congress will take place on 12-13 April 2018 in Cape Town and on 16-17 April 2018 in Johannesburg (To be confirmed).  The presenter will be Etienne Coté. More information to follow.


The Southern Cape Branch Congress will take place in George at the Hyatt Hotel on 20 & 21 April 2018.  More information to follow.

May 2018

The Eastern Cape Branch Congress will take place in Port Elizabeth on 4 & 5 May. More information to follow.

June 2018

Ruvasa/SASVEPM Congress 2018, 18-20 June 2018 with pre-congress workshops on 16 & 17 June 2018, Birchwood Hotel, Johannesburg.  More information to follow.

For industry bookings, click here.

July 2018

The Western Cape Branch Congress will take place on 20 & 21 July 2018 in Cape Town. More Information To follow.

August 2018

The Mpumalanga Branch Congress will take place on 24 & 25 August 2018 at Pine Lodge. More information to follow.

September 2018

The Free State and Northern Cape Branch Congress will take place on 1 & 2 September 2018. More information to follow.


The Northern Natal Branch Congress will take place on 7 & 8 September at Drakensberg. More information to follow.


The Eastern Free State Branch Congress will take place in Clocolan on 21 & 22 September 2018. More information to follow.

October 2018

The South African Animal Health Technicians Association (SAAHTA) Congress will take place on 17-19 October in Ermelo.

 



2017 COMPLETED EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS FEDERATION, 6 – 12 January 2017, The Table Bay Hotel

For more Information or to register: click here

February 2017

50th SAEVA Congress 2017, Sunday, 12 February 2017 18:00 – Thursday, 16 February 2017 (GMT)

For more Information or to register:  click here

VETERINARY MANAGEMENT OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE CONFERENCE 2017  22 – 25 February 2017

For more Information or to register:  click here

March 2017

Epic CPD event by Boehringher Ingelheim.  Free. 27 March, Pretoria, 28 March, Jhb, 29 March KZN, 30 March, Western Cape South, 31 March Western Cape North   Register here

28 March.  Prof Andy Leisewitz   “Current recommendations regarding the use of antibiotics in Small Animal Dermatology”  WEBINAR

April 2017

Eastern Free State Branch Congress – 1 April, The Loft, Betlehem  To register:  https://www.regonline.co.uk/efs2017

SAVA Branch  EASTERN FREE STATE Annual Congress 2017  Venue: The Loft, Betlehem  Date:  Saturday, 1 APRIL 2017 Register:  http://vetlink.co.za/events/2016-2/

Oranje Vaal Congress – 21&22 April 2017, Sunwa, Parys

Click here FOR MORE INFORMATION or click here to register

REGISTRATION FEES:  Branch Members: R1 350 (R1 650 from 20 March)  Non SAVA Veterinarians  R1 650  (R1 850 from 20 March)

Single day attendance:  R1 250 (Friday only minus 30% on R1250)

Accommodation (bed and breakfast)  Please enquire and book at Sunwa  Meraldie du Toit  goraft@sunwa.co.za    Single:  R585  pp Vat exclusive, Sharing R385 pp.  Breakfast at R120pp

Veterinary Nurses welcome – discount of 30% on the Non SAVA rates.

MAY 2017

Eastern Cape Congress – 5 – 6 May 2017, Bayworld,  Port Elizabeth.  For More information click here.  For info or to register:  https://www.regonline.co.uk/builder/site/?eventid=1964955

May:  24 May 2017: Dr Heidi Schroeder  “The pruritic cat”   Registration details will be made available shortly.  Enquiries:  admin@vetlink.co.za

JUNE 2017

RuVASA – 31 May – 2nd June 2017.  Register now;

For more Information or to register contact admin@vetlink.co.za

Southern Cape Congress23 – 24 June 2017 – PLEASE NOTE THIS CONGRESS DATE HAS BEEN MOVED TO 27/28 October 2017

 JULY 2017

National Veterinary Clinicians Group of the SAVA (NVCG)  PreCongress day.  July 24  Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre.  Speaker Stan Marks: REGISTER HERE

9th Veterinary & Paraveterinary Congress  July 25 – July 27, Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre  Find out more »

NVCG-Canine and Feline Orthopeadic Surgery 4 & 5 September (Cape Town) and 6 & 7 September (Johannesburg). Speaker Ross Palmer: REGISTER HERE

SEPTEMBER 2017

Course: Canine and Feline Orthopaedic Surgery. 4 & 5 September in ,Cape Town. 6 & 7 September in Johannesburg. Speaker: Prof Ross Palmer. Register here

Western Cape Congress – 15-16 September 2017, Durbanville (Prortea Hotel)  Register here    (Date moved from 22 – 23 September 2017)

Farrier Course, Dr Steve oGrady & Mr Jeff Ridley:  22-24 September, Cape Town (24 September) and Johannesburg (22, 23 September)  https://www.regonline.co.uk/farrierscourse

October 2017

24 October 2017  Webinar: Histopathology in Clinical Oncology: Like a Hand in a Glove by Dr Rick Last. Register here

27 & 28 October,  Southern Cape Branch of the SAVA congress:  27 & 28 October at Diaz Hotel & Resort.  Register here

SAAPRA Conference: 28 & 29 October 2017 at Ruslamere Guest House, Spa and Conference Centre – Western Cape. Register here

November 2017

WEBCON 2017: Virtual Veterinary Rehabilitation Conference. Register here

2016 EVENTS

February 2016:

Wildlife Group of the SAVA congress 05 – 06 February 2016

Young Members Group CPD evening, 04 February 2016, Fourways

Equine Arthroscopy Workshop. 12 – 13 February 2016, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort  FULLY BOOKED

South African Equine Veterinary Association.  14 -18 February 2016.  East London Convention Centre.

Western Cape Branch Tietiesbay weekend, 19 – 21 February 2016

March 2016:

Cattle Hoof Care Workshop. 9 March 2016. Onderstepoort, Pretoria

Ruminant Veterinary Association of South Africa. 10 – 12 March 2016. The Ranch Hotel, Polokwane

 Medical Mystery Tour.  NVCG.   14 – 15 March Cape Town 17 – 18 March Johannesburg  

May 2016:

  • Eastern Cape and Karoo SAVA Branch Congress, 06 – 07 May 2016 RADISSON BLU Hotel  (Please note that the venue was changed)

May 2016

SAVA Veterinary Public Health Group Congress, 25 – 27 May 2016 (Onderstepoort)


June 2016

Oranje Vaal SAVA Branch Congress, 03 – 04 June 2016, (Sunwa River Lodge, Parys)

Vets, to register or for more information, click here.

Trade delegates,  please register here

Branch Members Early bird (20 April 2016) R1 350, Late  R1 650

Veterinarians  Early bird (20 April 2016)  R1 650  Late:  R1 950

Single day attendance:  R1 012

Accommodation:  Bed & Breakfast Sharing – R495.00 pp excl vat   Bed & Breakfast Single – R695.00pp excl vat

JUNE

Southern Cape Branch Congress, 10 – 11 June 2016, (Simola, Knysna)

Vets, to register or for more information, click here.

Trade delegates – please register here

Branch Members Early bird (20 April 2016) R950, Standard R1 350, Onsite R1 650

Veterinarians  Early bird (20 April 2016) R1 350, Standard and Onsite: R1 650

Single day attendance:  R1 012

 

FEI course , ENDURANCE,  10,11 and 12 June,  Dr Henk Basson (Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty)

For more information, click here or call Vetlink on 012 346 1590, or email us at conferences@vetlink.co.za

AVI Africa, 21 – 21 June 2016, Johannesburg

 

JULY 2016:

FEI course – GENERAL,  16 & 17 July,  Dr Sheelagh Higgerty (Venue:  Onderstepoort Veterinary Faculty)

For more information, click here or call Vetlink on 012 346 1590, or email us at conferences@vetlink.co.za

 

Mpumalanga Branch Congress, 22 – 23 July 2016, Olifantsriver Lodge, Middelburg

Vets, to register or for more information, click here.

Trade delegates – please register here

 

 August 2016:

Young Members Group AGM, 10 August 2016

South African Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SASVEPM) Congress, 17 – 19 August 2016

SA HORSEPOWER – BOOK NOW – Before they run out…

14 August (Sunday): Lectures, vets and owners (parallel)  JOHANNESBURG at the Equidome Sunday

16 August (Tuesday):  Lectures, vets and owners (parallel), Hilton Protea Hotel, Midland (8am-12am)  Dave Mullins Memorial event

Team visit  Bizana Outreach programme – Wednesday, 17 August

20 August (Thursday):  Lectures, vets and owners (parallel) Port Elizabeth, Cherry Place, Hughes Road, (evening function, 6pm-8pm)

21 August (Sunday):  Lectures, vets and owners (parallel) Plettenberg Bay, Equilibrium college, Plettenberg bay, (evening function, 6pm – 8pm)

24 August (Wednesday): Lectures, vets and owners (parallel) CAPE TOWN: Full day:   Elsenburg.

 August 2016:

Young Members Group AGM, 10 August 2016

South African Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SASVEPM) Congress, 17 – 19 August 2016

24 August (Wednesday): Lectures, vets and owners (parallel) CAPE TOWN: Full day:   Elsenburg.

 

September 2016:

Free State and Northern Cape Branch Congress, 02 – 03 September 2016, Illanga Estate, Bloemfontein

Vets & Trade delegates – please register here

 September 2016:

Western Cape Branch Congress, 16 – 17 September 2016, Ruslamere Hotel Durbanville

Vets & Trade delegates – please register here

Complementary Vet Medicine Group: Homeopathy Master Class, end September, (date and venue to be confirmed)

Complementary Veterinary Medicine Group: Acupuncture Course, 25 – 30 July 2016 (Onderstepoort)

October 2016:

Northern KwaZulu-Natal & Midlands Branch Congress, 22 – 23 October 2016, Vulintaba Country Estate

Vets & Trade delegates – please register here

 

Pig Vet Society AGM, 26 – 27 October 2016

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