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.

Simon Firestone

The University of Melbourne
Simon is a Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. He coordinates the Master of Veterinary Public Health program and also teaches into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, and the Agriculture and Science degrees. His research focuses on infectious disease modelling, Bayesian diagnostic test validation, zoonoses surveillance, outbreak investigation and control, with projects on foodborne disease, Q fever, antimicrobial resistance, foot-and-mouth disease, influenzas and arboviruses.