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Volume 57 (10) : October, 2004
Irish Veterinary Journal
VETERINARY IRELAND AGM 2004
Veterinary Ireland’s agm will be held at the Marriott Hotel, Druid’s
Glen, Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow on November 5 at 4pm.
Continuing professional development The agm will be held in conjunction with the equine group
October 1 to 2 Cavendish Conference Centre, London, UK
For further information see: www.bva.co.uk.
29th WSAVA Veterinary Congress and 10th FECAVA European Congress Orthopaedic Skills Course V: Bone Platinh and Internal Fixation
October 6 to 9 Rhodes, Greece December 3 to 5 UCD
For more information see: www.hvms.gr/rhodes. This is a refresher-level course, which will cover options and
CAVI conference 9 CVE credits techniques for internal fixation of long bone fractures. It is very much
October 8 to 9 Fitzpatrick Bunratty Hotel, Bunratty, Co Clare a 'hands-on ' practical course aimed at practitioners wishing to
Speakers will include Martin Sheldon, George Caldow, Basil develop and refine their skills in bone plating and the use of lag
Lowman, Colin Mason, Joe Brownlie, John Mee and Gerard Coles. screws. Delegates will develop a practical understanding of the
Send details of suitable case studies to Ciaran Mellett, c/o indications and principles of internal fixation as well as skills in
Conference Secretariat, CAVI annual conference, 76a Upper Georges methods of application. The emphasis in the practical sessions is on
Street, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Tel: 01 230 2591; fax: 01 230 the use of bone plating equipment. This course is jointly organised by
2594; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. VICAS/BSAVA/UCD. Speakers Mark Glyde and Ronan Doyle. For
International Conference: Meat Quality - Pigs and Poultry further information contact: Veterinary Ireland +353 1 457 7976 or
October 14 to 15 University of Krakow, Poland. E-mail: email@example.com
Orthopaedics Skills Course II: The Hindlimb Rabies in Europe: First International Conference
October 29 to 31 UCD December 6 to 9 Kiev, Ukraine
This is a refresher-level, small animal orthopaedic course which A multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of the latest scientific
combines interactive case-based lectures,wet-labs and case study information on rabies research as well as in the control and
sessions. Common orthopaedic conditions of the hindlimb will be prevention of human and animal rabies in Europe. For further
covered, with the emphasis on decision-making, treatment options information see: www.oie.int.
and practical skills. Topics include hip dysplasia, hip dislocation, VICAS Winter Conference: Exploring the Abdomen
cruciate disease, meniscal surgery, femoral and tibial fractures and January 21-23, 2005 New Park Hotel, Kilkenny
patellar luxation. Wet-lab sessions include excision arthroplasty, Emma Tobin, UCD, will present radiology and radiography of the
exploration of the stifle joint, meniscal surgery, extracapsular cruciate abdomen. Other speakers are: Andrew Mackin, Mississippi State
repair, patella luxation workshop (trochleoplasty, tibial crest University; Jonathan Bray, Davies and White, UK; Sheila Brennan,
transposition). This course is jointly organised by VICAS/BSAVA/ UCD; and Ronan Doyle, UCD. There will be a nurses programme
UCD. Speakers: Mark Glyde and Shane Guerin. For fur ther and commercial exhibition on the Saturday. For more contact VICAS.
information contact: Veterinary Ireland + 353 1 457 7976 or E-mail Veterinary Orthopaedic Society 32nd Annual Conference
firstname.lastname@example.org March 5 to 12, 2005 Aspen, Colorado, USA
Equine Group of Veterinary Ireland Conference 15 CVE credits For further information see: www.vosdvm.org.
November 5 to 6 Marriott Hotel, Kilcoole VICAS/BSAVA Internal Medicine
The title of this year’s conference is ‘skin disease and perinatal care’. June 11 to 12, 2005 UCD
As in previous years, the organising committee is calling for 4th International Dairy Federation Mastitis Conference
practitioners to present case studies of practical interest. Anyone with June 12 to 15, 2005 Maastricht, the Netherlands
a suitable case, who wishes to present it, should send details to the 28th World Veterinary Congress
conference Chairman, Bridget McGing, c/o the Conference July 16 to 20, 2005 Minneapolis, USA
Secretariat at the address below. Successful applicants will receive For further information see: www.wvc2005.org.
complimentar y registration for the conference. For fur ther
information, contact Conference Secretariat: Irish Equine Veterinary
Conference, 76a Upper Georges St, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Tel:
01 230 2592; fax 01: 230 2594; e-mail email@example.com.
Food Animal Control of Food Safety
VICAS/BSAVA Emergency Medicine Group agm The Royal Veterinary College offers
November 27 University College Dublin Distance Learning Courses for CPD
Speakers: Leslie King and Hester Mc Allister. For further information October 9, purposes and will be holding a one day
contact Veterinary Ireland. Fitzpatrick Bunratty Hotel workshop on November 19 linked to a
21st Mastitis Control and Quality Milk Production Seminar 35 hour short course on Control of
November 28 to 30 Gloucester, UK For further information Food Safety - Red Meat and Poultry.
For fur ther information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Veterinary Ireland. For more contact: JJack@RVC.AC.UK.