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OV Conference

The Official Veterinarian (OV) Conference is an annual event that provides practitioners from across the country with the latest knowledge and updates from within the profession.

Whether you are newly qualified, or have been carrying out OV work for years, you can book now to join over 300 OVs, experts from private practice, other animal health-related organisations and the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) for a comprehensive lecture programme providing cutting edge CPD, certified training and up-to-date news and information in this fast moving and regulated area.

Click here to visit the OV Conference website and book your ticket for 2020.

What to expect

The 2020 OV Conference will be the sixth edition of the event, and will be taking place on the 29th and 30th September at Alexandra House, Swindon.

The comprehensive two day programme will feature small animal and farm animal focused lecture streams across both days, with an equine stream on day one and specialist workshops on day two.

Running alongside the main event there will be an exhibition, featuring a range of different stands and giving OVs the opportunity to network and learn about products and services relevant to the profession.

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