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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Tim Parkinson

Tim Parkinson is Professor of Farm Animal Reproduction & Health at Massey University, New Zealand. He graduated from Bristol University and initially worked in cattle practice and cattle AI in the UK. After his PhD in reproductive physiology at Nottingham University, he lectured in Veterinary Reproduction & Obstetrics at Bristol University. In 1997, he moved to Massey University, where he was Dean of Veterinary Sciences between 2011 and 2016. Tim is registered as a specialist in veterinary reproduction with the RCVS and ECAR. His research interests are in reproduction in domestic animals, and in teaching and learning in veterinary students. He is the author of two major text books, Veterinary Reproduction & Obstetrics (now entering its 10th edition) and Diseases of Cattle in Australasia.