The World's Largest Online Veterinary Congress is BACK in 2022 for our 10th celebration, and this time, it's FREE!*

Virtual Congress 2022

Taking place LIVE online from 17th - 22nd January 2022

what you can expect from

Virtual Congress 2022

#VC2022

Now entering its 10th year, Virtual Congress has quickly gained its reputation as THE place to go for online CPD/CE for vets globally. It’s the world’s largest and longest running online veterinary congress, with some of the best speakers on the most relevant veterinary topics.

As a huge thank you for being a part of our community, this year, you can look forward to a brand new free online veterinary festival from 17th – 22nd January. We can’t wait to share all of the amazing sessions with you.

DAily breakdown

Virtual Congress 2022

Programme

Mon 17th Jan
19:00-20:00
RCVS – Mind Matters Initiative
Understanding the mind body link and how we can learn from it.
Dr Claire Gillvray

20:00-21:00
RCVS – Mind Matters Initiative
Living with the climate crisis: what do we need to know about eco anxiety, nature, wellbeing and resilience?
Catriona Mellor

 

Tue 18th Jan
20:00-21:00
Developing emotional intelligence in puppies
Sarah Heath BVSc Dip.ECAWBM(BM) CCAB FRCVS

 

Wed 19th Jan
14:00-17:00
Green Toolkit
How To Get Started
IVC Evidensia Sustainability Session
RCVS and Vet Futures Sustainability Webinar

 

19:00-21:00 Sustainability – The Green Awards and Keynote Speakers
Anthony Chadwick | Sponsored by Nationwide and IVC Evidensia

 

Thu 20th Jan
19:00-20:00 Hypercalcaemia in Dogs & Cats
Dr Stacey Newton | Sponsored by Nationwide

20:00-21:00 Basic Cytology
Trevor Whitbread | Sponsored by Nationwide

 

Fri 21st Jan
19:00-20:30
WikiVet – 101 Ways to Use Your Vet Degree!
Various

 

Sat 22nd Jan
10:00-12:00
Interactive case studies in diagnostic imaging
Mike Herrtage

 

Available from 10:00 A clinical perspective of foot and mouth disease.
Neil Sargison

Available from 10:00 Feline Lower Respiratory Tract disease – practical case-based treatment options
Danielle Gunn-Moore BSc(Hon), BVM&S, PhD, MANZCVS, FHEA, FRSB, FRCVS, RCVS Specialist

Available from 10:00 Feline Lower Respiratory Tract Disease – a practical look at the causes and diagnosis, including the increasingly prevalent infectious causes
Danielle Gunn-Moore BSc(Hon), BVM&S, PhD, MANZCVS, FHEA, FRSB, FRCVS, RCVS Specialist

Available from 10:00 Practical approach to neonatal lamb health.
Kate Hovers BVSc CertSHP MRCVS

Available from 10:00 Reducing feed wastage – keeping your clients in business
John Carr BVSc PhD DPM DiplECPHM MRCVS
Mark Howells M.A., Vet.M.B., D.B.R. (Dist.), M.R.C.V.S., Director

Date Time (GMT) Topic Speaker
Mon 17th Jan 19:00-20:00 RCVS - Mind Matters Initiative
Understanding the mind body link and how we can learn from it.
Dr Claire Gillvray
20:00-21:00 RCVS - Mind Matters Initiative
Living with the climate crisis: what do we need to know about eco anxiety, nature, wellbeing and resilience?
Catriona Mellor
Tue 18th Jan 19:00-20:00 Royal Canin Conversation Series: Cognitive dysfunction in the ageing pet – differences and similarities between cats and dogs Florence Vessieres and Nathalie Dowgrey
20:00-21:00 ROYAL CANIN® Vet Services: Renal Detect - Early Detection of Cats at Risk of CKD Marie Anne Hours
Wed 19th Jan
Sustainability Summit
14:00-17:00 Sustainability in Practice – using the Greener Veterinary Practice Checklist and making your pledge!

Upskilling your practice

IVC Evidensia Positive Pawprint Strategy

Vet Futures - Sustainability in practice: how to reduce the environmental impact of veterinary surgery

Justine Shotton and Becky Sedman

April Sotomayor

Sarah Heath & Alastair Cliff
Zoe Halfacree, Ellie West & Susan Paterson
19:00-21:00 The Green Awards Anthony Chadwick Sponsored by Nationwide and IVC Evidensia
Thu 20th Jan 19:00-20:00 Hypercalcaemia in Dogs & Cats Dr Stacey Newton Sponsored by Nationwide
20:00-21:00 Basic Cytology Trevor Whitbread Sponsored by Nationwide
Fri 21st Jan 19:00-20:30 WikiVet - 101 Ways to Use Your Vet Degree! Various
Sat 22nd Jan 10:00-12:00 Interactive case studies in diagnostic imaging Mike Herrtage
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan A clinical perspective of foot and mouth disease. Neil Sargison
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan Feline Lower Respiratory Tract Disease – a practical look at the causes and diagnosis, including the increasingly prevalent infectious causes Danielle Gunn-Moore BSc(Hon), BVM&S, PhD, MANZCVS, FHEA, FRSB, FRCVS, RCVS Specialist
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan Feline Lower Respiratory Tract disease – practical case-based treatment options Danielle Gunn-Moore BSc(Hon), BVM&S, PhD, MANZCVS, FHEA, FRSB, FRCVS, RCVS Specialist
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan Practical approach to neonatal lamb health. Kate Hovers BVSc CertSHP MRCVS
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan Developing emotional intelligence in puppies Sarah Heath
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan Reducing feed wastage – keeping your clients in business John Carr BVSc PhD DPM DiplECPHM MRCVS
Mark Howells M.A., Vet.M.B., D.B.R. (Dist.), M.R.C.V.S., Director
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan A Practical guide to Equine abdominal ultrasonography Zoe Gratwick
Available from 10:00 Cryptorchid surgery – which approach to take? Carolyn E. Arnold 
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan The paradoxical sleep effect Mike Scanlan
Available from 10:00 to Sunday 23rd Jan Antimicrobial resistance on farms; What do we know so far? Andrea Turner

Bigger Means Better

An online festival of veterinary learning from 17th - 22nd January 2022, with daily CE/CPD sessions you can tune in LIVE for.

World-class Speakers

Guaranteed veterinary expert speakers delivering new, up to date knowledge. You'll be learning from the best.

Knowledge is Power

VC2022 includes webinars delivered on a huge variety of veterinary topics. There's something for everyone to enjoy!

CE/CPD Certification

Download personalised certificates of completion of any of the webinar sessions you attend.

Live event is FREE!

You don't need to worry about purchasing an expensive ticket. All the LIVE sessions are free to watch.

New WikiVet Stream!

You'll be able to enjoy a brand new student veterinary content! With thanks to WikiVet.

Simply enter your email address below to register to attend Virtual Congress 2022:

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Virtual Congress 2021 was a huge global event - and in 2022 it will be even bigger!

Over 7,000 vets signed up for the event, and we were joined by vets from 86 countries around the world.

This year, it’ll be bigger and better! You don’t need to worry about purchasing an expensive ticket. All of the LIVE sessions are free to watch. More information about the programme and sessions is coming soon, so watch this space!

free: wednesday 19th january 2022

Join us for our Sustainability Summit

We are proud to announce that we will be hosting a Sustainability Summit during VC2022, on Wednesday 19th January. 

Expert speakers will be presenting live sessions on sustainability. Helping to combat climate change is incredibly important to us, and we want to showcase what industry leaders are doing to promote sustainability both personally and professionally. 

We will also be hosting an awards ceremony in the evening, where the Green Award for Most Green Practice and Most Green Individual will also be announced.

We invite members of our community to enter to win, giving examples of what they are doing to be green, sustainable, and combat climate change!

Prizes:
Most Green Practice – £2,000 prize
Most Green Individual – £1,000 prize

Nominations for the Green Awards have now closed.

Our Sustainability summit green partners are

NationWide Laboratories

NationWide Laboratories are committed to delivering a positive difference to animal health through high quality service and products.

They offer innovative products, technology and laboratory services needed to operate an efficient veterinary practice.

Visit their website here.

IVC Evidensia

Building the world’s best veterinary group.

IVC Evidensia is Europe’s largest veterinary care provider comprising an expansive network of clinics, hospitals and out-of-hour centres based across 17 countries. We invest in our people, premises and processes to provide clinical excellence.

Session Agenda

Speaker – Kathryn Bell

All Speakers: Katie Ford, Daniella Dos Santos, Natalie Scroggie, Dr Tshidi Gardiner and Marissa Robson

All Speakers: Katie Ford, Daniella Dos Santos, Natalie Scroggie, Dr Tshidi Gardiner and Marissa Robson

Prepared Questions

– Have you used allies and mentors to excel in your career?

– What career development strategies have you used and what tips would you give our audience?

– Self-promotion or acting as your own career champion can sometimes feel quite uncomfortable for some people, what tips can you give people to overcome this?

– Last question to each panellist: what is the best piece of career advice you have received?

All Speakers: Katie Ford, Daniella Dos Santos, Natalie Scroggie, Dr Tshidi Gardiner and Marissa Robson

All Speakers: Katie Ford, Daniella Dos Santos, Natalie Scroggie, Dr Tshidi Gardiner and Marissa Robson

*Please note: All LIVE sessions are available to attend for free, however, you will have to purchase the event recordings if you would like to watch a session again or on demand.