The AVA Annual Conference is the nation’s premier veterinary event, covering all fields of veterinary science and in 2017 brought together over 920 veterinary professionals and 115 exhibitors.

We hope you will join us for the 2018 AVA Annual Conference in Brisbane, 13-18 May.    
Visit conference.ava.com.au to register.    To download a pdf file of the entire program click here.
Tuesday, May 15 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Psittacosis, placentas, foals and students

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Horses have recently been identified as a source of Chlamydia psittaci for human infection. This presentation will outline the outbreaks that led to the identification of this emerging threat, discuss potential risk factors, control measures and current and future research in this area.


Jane Heller

After graduation, Jane worked initially in small animal medicine in private practice, before undertaking an internship and then a Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies at the University of Sydney, where she was ‘switched on’ to Veterinary Epidemiology. Jane then went to the University... Read More →

Tuesday May 15, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Mezzanine M1 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre