Schedule

Day 1 - Friday 14th October

12.30 - 14.00
Registration

Tea and Coffee
Exhibition Area

13:45 - 14.00
Conference Commences
Opening Address
Conor Geraghty MVB Cert DHH

 the future of food 

sponsored by
MSD logo 
Chairperson: 
Conor Geraghty MVB Cert DHH

14:00 - 14.25
European Thinking About Food Security
Sean Kelly, MEP, Head of Fine Gael Delegation in the European Parliament

14:25 – 14:50
Legislative Perspective
Patricia Reilly, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer at Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and the Marine

14:50 – 15:15
Food Security
Brendan Gleeson, Secretary General, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

15:15 – 15:40
The Role of the Vet in Food Security
Prof. Michael Doherty BVM&S MVM PhD DECBHM, ECSRHM

15:40 – 16:05
Antimicrobial Research in Dairy
Robert Hyde BVMedSci BVM BVS AHFEA DipBHM PhD MRCVS, University of Nottingham, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

16:05 – 16:35
Tea and Coffee
Exhibition Area

16:35 – 18:00
Q&A and Panel Discussion

19:00
Dinner


Day 2 - Saturday 16th October

08:00 - 09:00
Registration, Tea and Coffee, Exhibition Area

Mini MBA 

09:00 - 09:45
Chairperson: Doreen Corridan MVB MRCVS PhD

09:00 – 11:15
My Approach to Prolapsed Uterus
Catherine Beresford, DVM

My Approach to Paring a Foot and Applying a Shoe
Kieran O’Mahony, MVB

My Approach to a Uterine Torsion
Maire Louise Ryan, BSc Ec & Fi, MVB, Cert DHH

My Approach to Dripping a Calf
Liam Kelly, MVB

Q&A
Physical Resilience
Aodhán McEntee, Chartered Physiotherapist – Sport Science – CORU Registered

Animal Health Ireland Update
Sponsored by
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Michelle McGrath, Acting CellCheck Programme Manager, Animal Health Ireland  
Alison Burrell, Chartered Health Psychologist, Animal Health Ireland

11:15 – 11:35
Tea and Coffee, Exhibition Area

PARASITOLOGY STREAM 

sponsored by
norbrook

Chairperson: Ciaran Mellet MVB

11:35– 12:05
Overview of Parasites and Resistance; Challenges
Eric Morgan MA, VetMB, PhD, DipEVPC, MRCVS

12:05 – 12:25
Practical Intervention on Farm to Reduce Parasites
Natascha Meunier BVSc PhD DipECVPH

12:25 – 12:45
Parasitology Post Mortem
Maresa Sheehan MVB, MVM, FRCPath

12:45 – 13:15
Q&A and Panel Discussion

13:15 – 14:15
Lunch

CALF HEALTH STREAM 

sponsored by
Boehringer

Chairperson: TBC

14:15– 15:00
Dairy Calf Health Issues; The Modern Challenge
John Mee, PhD, MVM, MVB, Dip. ECBHM, FRCVS

15:00 – 15:15
Calf Environment/Results of Research
John Donlon, MVB PGDIP VCP Resident in Bovine Health, University College Dublin

15:15 – 15:50
The Opportunity for Science-driven Biological Solutions in Calf Health, Veterinary & Agriculture

15:50 – 16:05
Q&A and Panel Discussion
Tommy Heffernan, Veterinary Consultant

16:05 – 16:25
Break, Exhibition Area

VETERINARY PRACTICE IN 2022 

sponsored by
norbrook

Chairperson: Donal Lynch MVB

16:25– 16:40
NVPS & Technologies
Paul Corkery, Senior Superintending Veterinary Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

16:40 – 16:55
Legislation
Arthur O’Connor, MVB

16:55 – 17:10
Availability of Drugs
John Keogh, CEO, Animal and Plant Health Association

17:10 – 17:25
Outline the Impact
John O’Roarke MVB 

17:25 – 18:00
Q&A and Panel Discussion

19.30 - LATE
CAVI Conference Dinner


Day 3 - Sunday 16th October

09:00 - 10:00
Registration, tea and coffee, Exhibition area

SURGERY STREAM

Chairperson: Hazell Mullins BVM BVS

09:30 – 11:00
Top 10 Surgical Procedures for a Vet Practitioner
Donal Murphy MVB, Member XLVets
Emma Hanly MVB

11:00 – 11:15
Q&A and Panel Discussion

11:15 – 11:30
Tea and coffee

11:30 – 12:00
Lameness
Ger Cusack MVB MRCVS CertDHH 

Chairperson: Eamonn Breen

12:00 – 12:45

Pictures from the PM Room
Colm O’Muireagain, MVB 

13:00
Conference Closes

13:00 – 14:00
Lunch

14:00 – 16:30
AGM

 

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