Upcoming Events

This section provides links to upcoming events that may be relevant to wildlife health professionals. Listed events focus on Australia but also include information on events from overseas.

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Events

Lizard Social Behaviour, Conservation and Host Parasite Ecology: 300 papers and Mike Bull

6 October 2017: Flinders University, SA

A symposium to recognise the research and mentorship of Professor Mike Bull. Plenary talks by Andy Sih (UC Davis), Geoff While (UTas), Corey Bradshaw (Flinders U) and Steph Godfrey (U Otago). Plus student and researcher talks. There will also be an informal BBQ dinner following the symposium (RSVP required).

Download Flyer and Program to find out more. RSVP by the 29th September 2017 at http://tinyurl.com/mike-bull-dinner-rsvp 

6/10/2017/Author: Tiggy Grillo/Number of views (1646)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Biostatistics Refresher Course - online

Jan-Feb each year; University of Sydney

The Biostatistics Refresher Course is delivered online in the period of January - February each year.
Click here>> for more information on the course and how to enrol.
1/01/2019 - 28/02/2019/Author: Keren Cox-Witton/Number of views (9568)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Epi in the Valley - Diagnostic Tests from Zero to Hero

18-22 March 2019, Yarra Valley, Victoria

This event is supported by the OIE Collaborating Centre for Diagnostic Test Validation Science in the Asia-Pacific Region.

The focus of this workshop will be on the interpretation and validation of diagnostic tests in veterinary science. We will provide detailed coverage of validation alternatives in the absence of a perfect reference (gold) standard, moving from basic principles of test validation and interpretation to latent class analysis, including application to prevalence estimation.

The course will cater for all levels of epidemiological background. Those less familiar with the content area will be gently introduced and show a suite of online tools to make their life easier. More advanced participants can expect to leave the course with a toolbox of code in OpenBUGs and for those familiar with R (not essential) code will be provided to implement reproducible analyses using R2OpenBUGS and similar.

Find out more, including how to register via the EITV2019 Registrations website. Download the flyer here >>

18/03/2019 - 22/03/2019/Author: Tiggy Grillo/Number of views (420)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2019 Turtle Health and Rehabilitation Symposium

17-18th September 2019; Gold Coast, Qld

In September, it will be time once again for the biennial Turtle Health and Rehabilitation Symposium. This year the event is moving away from North Queensland to the Gold Coast. 
The symposium will  focus on veterinarian science, research and rehabilitation practices for sea turtles. For all of those that attended the 'Building Bridges" workshop in Ballina last year, this Symposium will provide an opportunity to go further into the discussions and information shared in October and cover some of the topics that were requested in the follow-up. For everyone else, this will be a great chance to learn about the veterinarian techniques specific to  treating sea turtles and responsibilities and best practice in the rescue and rehabilitation of turtles.
The Symposium will be ideal for anyone already working or volunteering in turtle rescue, rehabilitation, treatment and health research, as well as those hoping to gain some expertise in these areas.
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17/09/2019 - 18/09/2019/Author: Silvia Ban/Number of views (208)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wildlife Disease Association – Australasian Section Conference

29 September – 4 October 2019, Tasmania

The next Wildlife Disease Association Australasia (WDA-A) conference will be held at Gumleaves Bush Holidays in Little Swanport, Tasmania from the 29 September until the 4 October 2019.
Registration to open in mid-late April - Watch this space!
29/09/2019 - 4/10/2019/Author: Silvia Ban/Number of views (453)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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