Events for Veterinary Specialists

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BCVSp Workshop: Training and mentoring veterinary specialists

Training and mentoring of interns and resident is a critical role ensuring the future development of the veterinary specialist community. The objective of this workshop will be to review current policies, identify areas of strength and weakness in delivery of current internship and residency programmes, and discuss selection, pastoral support and how to develop and ensure desirable outcomes from training programmes, both from the perspective of the trainee and the mentor. The day will also include a brain storming session with the aim of developing a strategy, objective and roadmap for BCVSp to support best practice in Training and mentoring veterinary specialists. Individuals who are not BCVSp members are very welcome to attend.




BCVSp members and associate members are entitled to the sale price of £150. Please make sure you are logged in when you register in order to claim this discounted price.


If you are eligible to join  BCVSp, you should consider joining before registering to benefit from the reduced price.  Membership is open to vets eligible to work in UK. For full membership, you must be included in the RCVS Veterinary Specialist list and/or hold FRCPathRCVSEBVS or AVMA-ABVS Diplomas. For associate membership, you must be enrolled in a residency registered with a European or American Speciality College.  To join BCVSp, go to join


Speakers and Facilitators

Clive Elwood

James Swann

Sophie Adamantos

Gayle Hallowell

  • Start Date: 23/10/2019
  • End Date: 23/10/2019
  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Location: Woburn House, 20 - 24 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ
  • Event Price: £202
  • Event Fully Booked

British Society of Veterinary Pathologists Autumn Meeting 2019 – Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

This year’s BSVP autumn meeting offers an exciting and varied lecture series focused on oral and maxillofacial pathology. Lectures from specialists in veterinary oral pathology, veterinary dentistry and human oral and maxillofacial pathology offer a stimulating platform for discussion and approach to common diagnostic challenges, suitable for both veterinary specialists and general practitioners alike.

Keynote speaker
Brian G Murphy UC Davis

  • Start Date: 18/10/2019
  • End Date: 19/10/2019
  • Location: The British Racing School, Newmarket
  • Event Price: See Website. Early Bird rates apply until Friday 20 September 2019.
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BSAVA Summit Confronting major issues facing the veterinary profession

Confronting major issues facing the veterinary profession
BSAVA Summit is a new 2-day event that will tackle some of the contentious clinical and non-clinical issues facing the veterinary profession today.

Delegates will lead and shape discussions through a series of interactive workshops facilitated by experts, paired with a series of insightful keynote seminars delivered by key opinion leaders.

Shaping the future of veterinary practice
Day one focuses on ‘The Profession Today’ and topics will include workforce issues, telemedicine, specialism, the future of advanced practitioners and regulation of the profession.

Day two explores the future of ‘The Profession Tomorrow’ with topics including communication, over-diagnosis, over-treatment and innovation.

Confirmed facilitators include RCVS CEO Lizzie Lockett, BEVA President Renate Weller, Director of Clinical Research and Excellence in Practice at VetPartners Rachel Dean and Small Animal Medicine Specialist and Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Cardiology Dr Kit Sturgess.

  • Start Date: 16/12/2019
  • End Date: 17/12/2019
  • Time: 8:45 am
  • Location: Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Event Price: See website. Tickets on sale from 17th June
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Emergent Epigenetic Therapies

The 34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society of Toxicological Pathology (BSTP) held jointly with the British Toxicology Society (BTS)

Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th November 2019
Hilton Newcastle and Gateshead Hotel, Bottle Bank, Gateshead, UK

Attendance at this meeting will aim to dramatically enhance both your professional and personal development, as well as providing you with information which is unlikely to be available within your organisation or online.

5 key reasons as to why you should attend this meeting:

• To network
• To expand your knowledge and find solutions to problems
• To present your ideas and work to others
• For people to meet you
• To learn beyond your field or interest

So, if you are you looking for some high quality CPD and would you like to broaden your understanding on epigenetics this is the meeting for you – some of the topics to be discussed are:

• Getting up close and personal with epigenetics in health and disease (overview)
• Environmentally induced epigenetic toxicity
• Genomic imprinting, developmental programming and adverse effects of early life environments
• Epigenetic modifications and cancer
• Epigenetics and liver fibrosis
• Roundtable discussion
• Emergent epigenetic therapies and toxicity: Pathological landscape?


Tuesday 19th November – Registration from 08.30 with the first talk starting at 09.45
Wednesday 20th November – Registration 08.30 with the first talk starting at 09.15

The first day of the meeting will conclude with the Annual General Meeting of the BSTP, followed by a drinks and canapé reception.

To register or for more information – CLICK HERE!

  • Start Date: 19/11/2019
  • End Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: Hilton Newcastle and Gateshead Hotel, Gateshead
  • Event Price: See website
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Focus on the equine spine – vets and physiotherapists

The FES Base Course will be focussing on functional anatomy, pathology and chiropractic diagnostics of the axial neuromusculoskeleton of the horse, as well as on current veterinary diagnostic / imaging techniques applied to the horse’s neck, back and pelvis.

Spinal-pelvic dysfunction will be approached from biomechanical/ kinematic and neuro(physio)logical perspectives, based on recent research and modern concepts in human sports medicine, chiropractic and other forms of manual therapies.


  • Start Date: 16/09/2019
  • End Date: 01/08/2022
  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Location: See event advert
  • Event Price: See website
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