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.
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Simon Reid

University of Queensland
Associate Professor Simon Reid is a keen advocate of One Health, which is an emerging international field of research and practice integrating human, animal and ecosystem health to address health hazards at the human-animal-ecosystem interface. His formal training was in Veterinary Medicine and a PhD in parasitology/epidemiology. His main interests are in research to improve the control of infectious diseases with a particular emphasis on zoonoses such as leptospirosis in both the animal and human hosts. He spent time working as part of the FAO program to manage Avian Influenza in Indonesia and Vietnam and later served as the leader of the Surveillance and Operational Research team in the Public Health Division of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Dr Reid runs a successful course teaching the principles of One Health as part of the MPH program at UQ and in 2015 at Sun Yat-sen University in China

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, May 15