AVA Pan Pacific Conference 2015


BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND. MAY 24th – 29th 2015


Each year, the AVA holds an annual national conference in one of our capital cities. Every five years, the AVA and the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) come together for the Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference. This year, the Pan Pacific Conference took place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Around a thousand delegates attended the conference, checking out the local and international speakers and furthering their knowledge of veterinary medicine. The week long conference had eight streams of choice for each veterinarian to choose from, to ensure that the information they draw upon and the advice they give to pet owners is the most up-to-date available.

We at Dermcare decided to dress our stand with a park theme. The Dermcare Park featured some of our most common allergy causing plants and grass- we know all about these!!

During the day, vets were able to join us for hand massages with our Vitamin E cream. During the evening, the park turned into an ‘outdoor’ movie cinema- with delicious popcorn and Australian features!

Dermcare ran an allergy based quiz throughout the week, giving our vets the chance to win a set of clippers- a working set of these never goes astray in our clinics!

Our lucky and gracious winner was Dr Simon Wong (QLD)- pictured below with his territory representative, Sara Message, and Dermcare’s technical vet, Dr Susan Dwyer.