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ACVS Surgery Summit

The ACVS Surgery Summit 2020 in Washington D.C. has been called off due to COVID-19:


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Thoracic Surgery Course

24-28 August 2020, Vienna, Austria

The ESAVS European School for Advanced Veterinary Studies invites you to advanced course on Thoracic Surgery, intended for experienced surgeons, specialists, ECVS/ACVS Diplomates and Residents.

The 5-day course will be delivered by Guillaume Chanoit, Laurent Findji, and Gilles Dupré, all renowned specialists in soft tissue and thoracic surgery. It is a unique opportunity to discuss and practice thoracic surgery techniques. The program will consist of lectures, two full days of wet-labs and cases discussion.

Course Faculty:
Dr. Laurent Findji, DVM, MS, MRCVS, Dipl. ECVS, Fitzpatrick Referrals, Oncology and Soft Tissue, UK
Dr. Guillaume Chanoit, DEDV, MSc, PhD, ECVS/ACVS FHEA, Bristol Veterinary School, University of Bristol, UK
Dr. Gilles Dupré, DVM, Dipl. ECVS, Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria, gilles.dupre@esavs.eu
Dr. Attilio Rocchi, DVM, Dipl. ECVAA, Vetmeduni Vienna, Austria

Information: info@esavs.eu
Course details and registration: http://www.esavs.eu/vetcourses/sts_thor20/
Reduced fee for Residents: € 2'000
Regular fee: € 2'650

> Detailed course program attached

Important: In case of this event being postponed or cancelled due to Covid-19, the ESAVS will either transfer your fee to the new scheduled course or offer a full refund - whichever you prefer.

Schadtengasse 2
55765 Birkenfeld

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5 Days Training in Small Animal Laparoscopic Surgery

8-12 November 2020, Cluj, Romania

The ESAVS Laparoscopy course is dedicated to experienced surgeons, diplomates, residents and faculty members wishing to start with laparoscopic surgery. A strong focus will be made on practical exercises with dry- and wet-labs (see the attached program).

At the end of the course, participants 1) Shall have a profound knowledge on the pros and cons of mini-invasive surgery and the most common indications 2) Shall be able to plan and organize a mini-invasive setting in their clinic 3) shall be able to perform at least most common elective surgeries.

Course Faculty:
Dr. Gilles Dupré, Dipl ECVS
Dr. Nikola Katic, Dipl ECVS
Dr. Attilio Rocchi, Dipl. ECVAA
Dr. Barth van Goethem, Dipl. ECVS

Information: info@esavs.eu
Course details and registration: http://www.esavs.eu/vetcourses/sts_lap20/
Tuition fee: € 3'600 (€ 3'500 for early registration)

> Detailed course program attached

Schadtengasse 2
55765 Birkenfeld


Further equine dentistry: a step beyond the routine CPD

21 October 2020 Royal Veterinary College (RVC) Hawkshead Campus, UK

Are you looking to perform a bit more than routine rasping without wanting to become a specialist?

This course is aimed at practitioners who are happy performing routine rasping of day-to-day cases and want to develop their skills further without seeking to become a specialist. The course aims to fill the gap between a basic and advanced course. The course will be delivered as recorded webinars (to be watched in your own time before the practical day) followed by a day of practical sessions and case discussions.

For further information and to register please visit https://cpd.rvc.ac.uk/cpd-courses/further-equine-dentistry-a-step-beyond-the-routine

Course tutors:
RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Equine Surgery, RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Dentistry (Equine)
Rossdales Equine Hospital and Diagnostic Centre

Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

RCVS and American Veterinary Specialist in Dentistry (Equine)
Equine Dentistry Referrals Ltd

Kieran Rowley, BVSc CertAVP(EM)(ED) PGCertVPS MRCVS
Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in Equine Medicine and Equine Dentistry,
Buckingham Equine Vets, Wicken


Ultrasonography of the hindlimb CPD

New date: 7 June 2021, Royal Veterinary College (RVC) Hawkshead Campus, UK

Would you like to improve your ultrasound examination of the hindlimb from pastern to sacroiliac, including ultrasound guided injections?

This course consists of a series of recorded webinars and followed by a day of case-based discussions and practical sessions lead by our equine specialists; Gabriel Manso Díaz, Andy Fiske-Jackson and Roger Smith.

The course is suitable for both the beginner and advanced practitioner. The webinars will cover applied anatomy, different ultrasound techniques and acquisition of diagnostic images. There will be plenty of practical hints and tips to get the most out of your ultrasound examination. The onsite part of the course will involve case discussions and practical sessions including ultrasound guided injection techniques.

For further information and to register please visit https://cpd.rvc.ac.uk/cpd-courses/ultrasonography-of-the-hindlimb

Course tutors:
Gabriel Manso Díaz, DVM MSc PhD MRCVS
Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Resident, The Royal Veterinary College
Lecturer in Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Andy Fiske-Jackson, BVSc MVetMed DipECVS FHEA MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

Professor of Equine Orthopaedics
The Royal Veterinary College


European Equine Laparoscopy Workshop

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the course will be postponed to autumn 2020 or beginning 2021.

The National Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort (France) is organizing the second edition of a hands-on laparoscopy course at the Veterinary School.

This course will focus on general principles in laparoscopy, surgical techniques and tips, as well as common surgical procedures in equine practice, with the opportunity of in vivo labs - accredited through the ANSES/EnvA/UPEC ethic committee following ministerial authorization. This course is principally dedicated to ECVS residents and diplomates, with some acceptance for surgeons with experience in surgery.

Please see the > program for details and registration.

Ann Martens | Prof., DMV, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | University of Gent | BE
Céline Mespoulhès-Rivière | DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort | FR
Fabrice Rossignol | DVM, Dipl. ECVS | Clinique de Grosbois | FR
Thomas van Bergen | DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVS | University of Gent | BE

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23 – 26 September 2020, Warsaw, Poland

A truly international Veterinary Congress

The 45th WSAVA Congress & the 26th FECAVA EuroCongress will take place from 23 - 26 September 2020 in Warsaw, Poland.

WSAVA/FECAVA 2020 is the ultimate meetup for the global veterinary community. Immerse yourself in a unique international atmosphere and enjoy 4 days of education, exchange and fun with colleagues from all around the world.

Important Dates:

  • Super Early Registration Deadline: 26 February 2020
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 4 March 2020
  • Early Registration Deadline: 1 July 2020

Join a global community of vets, nurses and technicians at an event like no other.
Find more information and register at wsava2020.com

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2020 Arthrex Vet Systems Courses at ArthroLab Munich, Germany

Special offer for ECVS Residents

In 2020 Arthrex will give ECVS Residents the opportunity to participate in all courses which take place in their well-equipped lab in Munich.
The special course fee for Residents for all two-day courses including lunch, dinner, instruction and cadaveric specimens is 590 Euro.

Please find an overview of the complete course program with course description and learning outcomes > here.

For registration please go to https://www.arthrexvetsystems.com/calendar

Please follow the official registration and inform Arthrex about your ECVS Resident status in order to get the reduced course fee.

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Announcing the

9th International Conference on Canine and Equine Locomotion 2021

Welcome to Zurich, Switzerland!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ICEL9 has been postponed to September 16rd to 18th 2021 at the ETH Campus Hönggerberg in Zurich, Switzerland.

If you wish to receive upcoming information regarding the conference, than please register under https://icel-conference.org.

Looking forward welcoming you in a year at ICEL9!
Best regards
Michael Weishaupt

Payment form (PDF) to be submitted to info@ecvs.org along with your ad.

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