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.
avatar for Shane Simpson

Shane Simpson

Karingal Veterinary Hospital
Frankston, Victoria
Dr Shane Simpson is a partner at Karingal Veterinary Hospital located south-east of Melbourne. He has a special interest in reptile and amphibian medicine and surgery with the majority of his clinical work now involving these fascinating animals. He regularly presents on this subject to veterinarians, veterinary nurses, wildlife carers, zookeepers and reptile keepers both in Australia and overseas. Known as "The Reptile Doctor" he is a consultant veterinarian for a number of reptile shops and aquariums, wildlife shelters, reptile demonstrator businesses, wildlife parks and large commercial collections. Dr Simpson is a committee member of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians and is also the current Australian and New Zealand representative

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, May 15