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2020 OV Conference Goes Online - ​28 September-2 October 2020

4 weeks ago

9th June, 2020 19h11

Improve International

Tickets are now available for the UK’s only conference dedicated to the continuing professional development needs of Official Veterinarians (OVs).  Moving online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 OV Conference will offer up to 25 hours of CPD with lectures, workshops and Q&A sessions from world-class speakers in streams covering small animals, farm animals and equines.  Exclusive offers from industry-leading sponsors and online networking opportunities will also be available.   

The OV Conference provides a unique forum in which OVs can discuss current topics of interest and recent developments in their work. It is organised by Improve International in association with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) and will run over five days.  Key themes will include notifiable diseases, biosecurity and disease control, and export certification.

In addition to the live lectures, delegates will be able to view recordings of all the sessions on-demand for three months following the conference. The CPD on offer counts towards OV revalidation qualifications with the event open to all vets, as well as animal health paraprofessionals, nurses and practice managers.

Improve International is one of the world’s leading veterinary training companies with growing expertise in helping delegates to optimise distance learning programmes. It is utilising its considerable experience to create an engaging event, tailored to the needs of individual OVs.

Mr David Babington MRCVS, Business Development Director at Improve International, said: “Moving the OV Conference online has given us an opportunity to harness the technology we use regularly in all of our veterinary training to bring OVs an exceptional but affordable CPD experience.  Our excellent speakers are looking forward to sharing the latest updates in all aspects of OV work with our delegates and to discussing the challenges ahead, particularly in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic and with the UK moving inexorably towards leaving the EU at the end of the year.  We’re looking forward to meeting our delegates old and new online at the OV Conference in September.”

Purchasers of the first 150 tickets will receive an ‘Early Bird’ 25% discount using the code UK.OV.EARLYBIRD.

Discounted ticket prices start from £75 + VAT for the equine only stream and £120 + VAT for the full five-day conference.

The full programme can be found at

For more information about the Official Veterinarian Online Conference and or sponsorship and advertising visit: or email

For further information:

Rebecca George, George PR

Tel: 01449 737281/07974 161108

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