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Sunday, May 22


AVA Welcome Church Service
CB Howard Hall at Trinity City
Holy Trinity Historic Church http://trinitycity.org.au
87 North Terrace – across the road from the Convention Centre

All welcome to start the week with connection and reflection

No cost – attendance is free
Tea/coffee will be provided

Sunday May 22, 2016 15:00 - 17:00
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AVA Graduate Mentoring Program Meet and Greet Drinks and canapes
An opportunity for all our AVA mentors and mentees to catch up face to face in a relaxed, friendly environment.

$25.00 for AVA mentors and mentees

Sunday May 22, 2016 16:30 - 18:00
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Meet and Greet Dinner
(across the road from Intercontinental Hotel)

First time at an AVA Conference? Meet other delegates and make new friends at the start of the week. Includes a 2 course dinner and drinks. Meet at the Adelaide Convention Centre registration desk after the welcome reception or make your own way there..

Cost: $70 per person

Sunday May 22, 2016 20:00 - 22:00
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Monday, May 23


Accompanying guests' welcome morning tea
We invite accompanying guests to the welcome morning tea. Make friends and meet new people.


Monday May 23, 2016 10:00 - 11:00
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The University of Queensland Veterinary alumni cocktail reception
Stamford Plaza 150 North Terrace, Adelaide

Please join the Dean, Professor Glen Coleman, and colleagues on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of UQ Veterinary Science.

Cost: $15

Monday May 23, 2016 19:00 - 20:30
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The University of Melbourne Veterinary alumni cocktail reception
Blake’s Room, Intercontinental Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide

Hosted by the Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences

Cost: $15

Monday May 23, 2016 19:00 - 21:00
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The University of Sydney Veterinary alumni cocktail reception
Ballroom 2 The Sebel Playford 120 North Terrace Adelaide

Hosted by the Dean, Professor Rosanne Taylor and the Veterinary Alumni Association.

Function will include a brief (10 minute) AGM of the USyd Veterinary Alumni

Cost: $10.00. Limited spaces

Monday May 23, 2016 19:30 - 21:00
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Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA) ‘Equine and Dine
Union Hotel – “Upstairs at Bar Cuba”
70 Waymouth Street, Adelaide

Catch up with your colleagues and friends from all areas of the profession with an interest in equine. A relaxed evening of drinks and substantial finger food. Please note that this is not a sit-down dinner.

SIG Member and Member’s Guest: $49
AVA member: $69
AVA student or new graduate member: $35
Non-member: $138

Monday May 23, 2016 19:30 - 21:30
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Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV) 'Chewing the Cud'
Join others with a bovine interest to chew the cud & ruminate on the latest in rural practice on Monday evening following happy hour. Buffet and cash bar

SIG member/partner/guest: $45
AVA member $55
AVA student or new graduate member:$45
Non-member: $110

Monday May 23, 2016 19:30 - 22:30
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Tuesday, May 24


ASAVA Recent Graduate Dinner (2013-2015)
A casual dinner for 2013-2015 graduates to share stories of their first years in practice with members of the ASAVA executive committee and peers. This is an ASAVA member and partners only event and numbers are strictly limited.

SIG member: complimentary (limited numbers)
SIG member guest and non-veterinarian:$110
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Tuesday May 24, 2016 19:00 - 22:30
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Australian Veterinary Behaviour Interest Group (AVBIG) Social dinner
Bollywood Indian restaurant, 17 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Join us for a casual banquet style dinner in the heart of Adelaide city, and catch up with colleagues with a common interest in behaviour. The restaurant is walking distance from the convention centre.

SIG member: $45
SIG Partner/Guest: $45
AVA member: $60
AVA student or new graduate member: $45
Non member: $120

Tuesday May 24, 2016 19:30 - 22:00
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Australian Veterinarians in Industry (AVI) 'AVI Annual Conference Dinner'
Apothecary 1878
118 Hindley Street, Adelaide

Come and meet up with Industry colleagues for a 2 course dinner and drinks.

AVA member: $100
SIG Member/Partner/Guest: $80
AVA student or new graduate member: $80
Non-member: $200

Tuesday May 24, 2016 19:30 - 22:30
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Integrative Veterinarians Australia (IVA) Social dinner
Good Life Modern Organic Pizza, 42 Jetty Road, Glenelg, Adelaide

Meet colleagues from all areas of the profession with an interest in Integrative medicine for a casual dinner. After lectures catch a ride on public transport down to beautiful and historic Glenelg. Take in the ocean and the pier and watch the sun go down over the water. Meet at the restaurant at 7.30pm

Food - $30 per person set menu
Drinks - are additional

Tuesday May 24, 2016 19:30 - 22:30
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Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia (VERA)
Jolleys Boathouse Restaurant
1 Jolleys Ln, Adelaide
(08) 8223 2891

Join colleagues for dinner in the upstairs Loft of Jolleys boathouse, with fabulous views over the river and parklands.

AVA member: $80
SIG Partner/Guest: $80
AVA student or new graduate member: $80
Non-member: $160

Tuesday May 24, 2016 19:30 - 22:30
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Wednesday, May 25


Australian Veterinary Orchestra charity concert
Come enjoy a relaxing evening of beautiful music showcasing our own veterinary talents accompanied by a full orchestra! even better why not contact us to join in?

AVA member $10
AVA student member: $10
Non-member $20

Wednesday May 25, 2016 19:30 - 21:30
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Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV) & Australian Sheep Veterinarians (ASV) Cattle & Sheep Vets dinner
The Australian Cattle Veterinarians and Australian Sheep Veterinarians dinner is always a great night. Do come and join us at 7.30 pm for drinks followed by a sit down dinner at 8.00pm – drinks included.

SIG member/partner/guest: $125
AVA member: $145
AVA student or new graduate member: $125
Non-member: $290

Wednesday May 25, 2016 19:30 - 23:00
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Australian Veterinarians for Animal Welfare and Ethics (AVAWE) dinner
Georges on Waymouth. 20 Waymouth Street. Adelaide.

Meet colleagues with an interest in animal welfare and ethics for a sit-down fine dining experience and enjoy hearing from our distinguished guest speaker Professor David Main.

Costs include a three-course meal and beverages.

AVA member: $90
SIG member/partner/ guest: $75
AVA student member: $75
Non-member: $180

Wednesday May 25, 2016 19:30 - 23:00
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Australian Veterinarians in Public Health (AVPH) and Australian Veterinarians in History (AVHS) dinner
Parlamento, 140 North Terrace, Adelaide

Come along and join us for a casual dinner with like-minded folk. The venue is a culinary institution in Adelaide, which has been serving hearty Italian cuisine since 1988.

AVA member: $75
SIG member / partner / guest: $70
AVA student or new graduate member: $70
Non-member: $150

Wednesday May 25, 2016 19:30 - 23:00
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Thursday, May 26


Gala Dinner
Panorama Ballroom, Adelaide Convention Centre

Celebrate and enjoy the good times and great company as we visit the era of big bands, swing dance, glitz and glamour.

Delegates and accompanying guests: $180. Non delegates: $295.

Dress: Glitz and Glamour
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Thursday May 26, 2016 19:00 - Friday May 27, 2016 00:00
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Friday, May 27


AVA South Australia Division ‘Food, wine, and art in the Adelaide Hills’
Join us for a day in the beautiful Adelaide Hills. Sample some of South Australia’s wonderful wines, explore the Hahndorf historic township, and tour the famous gallery of Hans Heysen.

AVA member/partner/guest: $65
Children: $55
Non-member: $130

Friday May 27, 2016 10:00 - 17:00
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Saturday, May 28


Integrative Veterinarians Australia (IVA) Social day: Coorong Discovery Tour, Meningie SA
A rare opportunity to visit one of South Australia’s magic, secluded places.

(Departs Meningie 9.00am, returns Meningie 4.00pm and then returns to Adelaide 6.30pm)

We will explore by foot and by boat the Coorong area, which includes the lakes and Barrages. The Coorong is where the mighty Murray River enters the sea. As a habitat for numerous species of migratory birds and as a refuge for birds in times of drought, the Coorong is important in a national and international sense. The Coorong is also an archeological site of national importance with middens and burial sites throughout the park, providing evidence of Aboriginal occupation over many thousands of years.
We will visit points of interest including the barrages and take a boat across to the Coorong Sandhills. We will walk across to the Southern Ocean. The area has controversial seal populations recently inhabiting this area.

Tour includes morning and afternoon tea and a picnic lunch

Other information: Perfect for those doing our farm gate tour the day before, as Meningie is the town right by the organic farm.
Overnight accommodation required in Meningie the night before tour (Friday night). Delegates should book their own accomodation. Contact the co-ordinator for options.

Buses will pick people up in Meningie at 9am to begin the tour. Buses depart from Meningie at 4pm and return to Adelaide approx. 6.30pm

AVA member: $200
SIG Partner/Guest: $180
AVA student or new graduate member: $100
Non-member: $400

Saturday May 28, 2016 09:00 - 16:00
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