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Australia's Premier Veterinary Conference

Veterinary Specialist Services will host its 4th Annual Veterinary Conference from 13-15 March 2020 at the Hilton Hotel, Brisbane and will include eight specific clinical streams; a nursing stream; five renowned international speakers and over 40 local speakers covering all aspects of veterinary care for veterinary professionals, practice managers, nurses and students.

The 4th Annual VSS Conference will offer a world-class program so don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and advice while interacting with some of the world's leading experts in their field.

As an added bonus, as an attendee of the conference you can earn up to 20 CPD points and up to 36 CPD points for attending any workshops.

International Keynote Speakers


Prof. David Church, Internal Medicine Specialist

Prof. David Church

Royal Veterinary College London

Internal Medicine Specialist
Prof. Jill Maddison, Internal Medicine Specialist

Prof. Jill Maddison

Royal Veterinary College London

Internal Medicine Specialist
Prof. Bryden Stanley, Small Animal Specialist Surgeon

Prof. Bryden Stanley

Michigan State University

Small Animal Specialist Surgeon
Prof. William Vernau, Clinical Pathologist

Prof. William Vernau

UC Davis

Clinical Pathologist
Dr. Brian Beale, Small Animal Specialist Surgeon

Dr. Brian Beale

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists

Small Animal Specialist Surgeon
Prof. Simon Petersen-Jones, Specialist Ophthalmologist from Michigan State University | VSS Conference

Prof. Simon Petersen-Jones

Michigan State University

Specialist Ophthalmologist

Local Speakers

Conference Program 13 - 15 March 2020

The conference streams will run from the 13th to 15th March 2020. Over these three days, registered delegates will have access to streams covering Surgery, Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology, Dermatology, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Feline Medicine, Clinical Pathology, Physiotherapy, Nursing & Wellness.

With 5 international speakers including Professor David Church, Professor Jill Maddison, Professor Bryden Stanley, Professor William Vernau and Dr Brian Beale, conference delegates will hear from some of the world's leading experts in their field. The VSS Annual Conference will also boast over 40 local speakers who, combined with the international speakers will deliver a total of 81 talks.

For delegates to get the most out of the conference they are encouraged to attend all three days however; for delegates that are time poor they can choose to attend specific days. Clinic passes are also available for large practices to share access amongst their team members, offering complete flexibility.

Whatever your circumstances, we have a ticketing option for you:

VSS Conference Program
VSS Conference Program
VSS Conference Program
VSS Conference Program

Workshop Program 10 - 12 March 2020

Our series of workshops are scheduled immediately prior to the VSS Conference. The 2020 workshops will run from 10 - 12 March in a range of locations. We have increased the number of workshops available however; places at each are limited so please secure your tickets to avoid disappointment.

Each workshop will provide a good mix of theory and hands-on experience to ensure you get the most out of an informative day. Please check the links below for more information and to purchase workshop tickets.

Some workshops have sold out, and some only have a few tickets left - so BOOK NOW

VSS Workshop Program
VSS Workshop Program

Hilton Brisbane

190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

A getaway in itself, Hilton Brisbane showcases modern rooms and suites with stunning city views, Australian cuisine and fantastic amenities. Our location puts you in the heart of the city, so venture out to top attractions and explore all Brisbane has to offer.

We have negotiated great accommodation pricing at the Hilton for VSS Conference Delegates. Follow the links to these deals by clicking the buttons below:

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10 - 15 March 2020


Hilton Hotel | Brisbane | QLD Australia



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