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  1. Learn from the best international speakers, as well as a variety of Australian speakers, all experts in their fields - Cardiorespiratory: Lynelle Johnson, Fiona Meyers-Campbell, Niek Beijerink  Clinical pathology and principles of medicine: Jill Maddison, Sue Foster, Graham Swinney  Dentistry: Curt Coffman, Loic Legendre, Ruth Barthel, Anthony Caiafa  Dermatology: Sonya Bettenay, Ralf Mueller, Linda Vogelnest  Emergency: Sarah Haldane, Dez Hughes, Terry King  Endocrinology: Dennis Chew, David Church, Darren Merrett  Feline Medicine: Andrea Harvey, Vanessa Barrs, Carolyn O’Brien  Gastroenterology: Caroline Mansfield, Stanley Marks, David Twedt  Imaging: Cathy Beck, Zoe Lenard  Infectious Disease: Michael Lappin, Vanessa Barrs, Julia Beatty, Jill Maddison  Neurology: Richard LeCouteur, Georgina Child, Sam Long  Oncology: Peter Bennett, Tony Moore, Rod Straw  Ophthalmology: Mark Billson, Anna Deykin, David Maggs, Robin Stanley  Surgery: Daniel Brockman, Catriona MacPhail, Jason Beck, Stephen Fearnside, Andrew Marchevsky, Phil Moses  Urogenital: David Senior, Dennis Chew  Unusual pets and avian: Hamish Baron, Brendan Carmel, Bob Doneley, Anne Fawcett, David Neck, Annabelle Olsson, Lizzie Selby, Gerry Skinner, Tegan Stephens, Alex Rosenwax, Shangzhe Xie  Nursing: Trish Farry, Tinika Gillespie, Philip Judge, Terry King, Patricia Newton, Anita Parkin, Lisa Partel, Rebekah Scotney, Rod Straw, Robert Webster, Layla Wilkinson

Dr David Maggs discusses corneal pathology, a topic he will speak on at FASAVA Congress 2017 August 11-14.

After the 2017 FASAVA Congress: 5 ways to unwind on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is internationally acclaimed for its theme parks and the glitz and glamour of Surfers Paradise. Queensland-based travel writer Christine Retschlag presents 5 other options to allow you to relax and rejuvenate following the 2017 FASAVA Congress.

5 ways to get the most out of the 2017 FASAVA Congress

Reach out in advance

The FASAVA Congress is a unique opportunity to meet world-leading experts from a range of veterinary specialties. Many delegates will be travelling to the Gold Coast for the first time, so reach out to anyone you’d like to meet in advance. Download the 2017 FASAVA Congress app to schedule sessions and share events.

One of the highlights of the FASAVA Congress 2017 on the Gold Coast this year is sure to be the lectures by eminent veterinary ophthalmologist, award-winning teacher and expat, Professor David Maggs.

Each year The Australian Veterinary Association in conjunction with our University partners offers a small number of selected student volunteers the opportunity to attend and be part of the ASAVA Annual Conference. In 2017 the AVA and ASAVA are delighted to be hosting the Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress.

Submissions required by Monday 20 February 2017

Across a packed program, FASAVA Congress 2017 is privileged to host a number of Australian speakers who are leaders in their fields.

We hear from Dr Phil Brain, FASAVA Congress 2017 Scientific Convener...

''Rarely does a congress come to our shores that provides veterinarians with such a plethora of choice.

With registrations set to open Monday 7 November 2016, get all the updates as they happen and follow the FASAVA Congress 2017 on social media.

jo ann siew 0001The winner of the FASAVA Free Registration and AUD $1,000 towards travel expenses has been drawn and we are excited to announce the winner is:

Jo-Ann Siew from Paw Veterinary Centre, Singapore.

We look forward to meeting Jo-Ann face-to-face in August 2017 for the biggest veterinary event in the Asia-Pacific region... and, of course, you too!

FASAVA 2017 exhibitor bookings are now open for companies that have exhibited at three or more consecutive ASAVA Annual Conferences

Applications for exhibition space will be allocated in the following order: