Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV), a special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association Limited) is proud to have been selected to host the 2014 World Buiatrics Congress. The 2014 congress will be held at the Cairns Convention Centre www.cairnsconvention.com.au from 27 July 2014 to 1 August 2014.
This congress is the official gathering of the World Association of Buiatrics (WAB) www.buiatrics.com of which ACV is a member organisation. Buiatrics is the study of cattle and their diseases. The world “Buiatrics Congress” is like the Olympic Games of conferences for people who study cattle. Held somewhere different in the world every 2 years since 1960, with an average attendance of 1500-2500 delegates.
The congress is held every two years in different locations around the world. The next congress will be held in Lisbon Portugal 3-8 June 2012 http://www.apbuiatria.pt/. The 2010 congress was in Santiago Chile in November 2010.
More information on the 2014 congress after the 2012 event.