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Upcoming European Meetings

2019 European Division Annual Meeting

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Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Duration: 2 day(s)
Location: Van der Valk Hotel
Arnhem, the Netherlands
Program Director: Dr Liz McInnes
Syngenta Ltd
Jealotts Hill International Research Centre
United Kingdom
Tel: 07484 904 318
Come and join the editors of Pathology of Zoo and Wildlife Animals Drs Karen Terio, Judy St. Leger and Denise McAloose at in Arnhem, The Netherlands for the Annual Symposium of the European Division of the Davis-Thompson DVM Foundation. The symposium is run in conjunction with the ESVP/ECVP Annual Meeting.

This two-day course is aimed at pathologists and trainees and especially those studying for ACVP or ECVP board exams.

Topics include:
Diseases of wildlife and zoo animals
Marine Mammals
Wild felids
Gross and histology quizzes
Audience participation

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
8:45 AM - 9:00 AMIntroduction and welcome
9:00 AM - 9:30 AMLecture: Introduction to wildlife and zoo animal pathologyTerio
9:30 AM - 10:50 AMLecture and case discussion: Wildlife necropsies including outbreaks and mass mortalitiesMcAloose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMRefreshment break
11:30 AM - 12:20 PMLecture: Cytology and histology in wildlife casesSt. Leger
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 PM - 2:20 PMLecture: Pathology of pinniped diseasesSt. Leger
2:30 PM - 3:20 PMLecture: Pathology of whale and dolphin diseasesSt. Leger
3:30 PM - 4:00 PMRefreshment break
4:00 PM - 4:50 PMCase discussion: Interesting cases of marine mammal diseases
5:00 PM - 5:00 PMClose
6:30 PM - 8:00 PMWelcome reception

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:50 AMLecture: Pathology of reptiles and amphibiansMcAloose
10:00 AM - 10:50 AMCase discussion: Reptile and amphibian diseasesMcAloose
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMRefreshment break
11:30 AM - 12:20 PMLecture: Pathology of terrestrial mammalsTerio
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 PM - 2:20 PMLecture: Pathology of wild carnivoresTerio
2:30 PM - 3:20 PMCase discussion: Terrestrial mammal diseases
3:30 PM - 3:30 PMClose

Hotel Accommodations:
The Van de Valk Hotel, Arnhem has offered room at a 10% discount for course participants which can be booked at the following link: Please use the code "ARN-CLDavis".
The course fee is 395.00 euros until 31st July 2019 and 445 euros from 1st August 2019. Registration closes 7 days before the event.
The fees includes registration, electronic notes, lunch and refreshment breaks both days and an evening reception on the first day.

Please register and pay by credit card on

If you wish to register and pay via bank transfer, please contact Course Organiser, Dr Simon Priestnall ( for details.


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