AVTRW meeting 2019

73rd AVTRW Annual Conference

16th-17th September 2019

Moredun Research Institute, Edinburgh

The 2019 AVTRW Conference was held at the Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Edinburgh from 16th-17th September 2019.

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Programme

The 2020 conference had particular emphasis on epidemiology, knowledge transfer, and pathology. The keynote speakers for the conference were:

Professor Dominic Mellor (University of Glasgow and Director of EPIC):  "x Deep y Wide? Coherent evidence synthesis for disease control"

Professor Elisabeth Innes (Moredun Research Institute):  "It’s good to talk: How knowledge exchange can drive collaboration and innovation"

Dr Henny Martineau (Royal Veterinary College):  "Foxed by the Croyden Cat killer"

Location of conference

Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Edinburgh , EH26 0PZ

Sponsorship 

The AVTRW is grateful to the following sponsors:

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) have generously sponsored the poster prizes for the 2019 conference.

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have generously sponsored the poster prizes for the 2019 conference.

Bioinformatics and Statistics Scotland run a programme of training courses targeted at scientists working in the biological and agricultural sciences, many of which may be relevant to conference delegates. For more details see http://www.bioss.ac.uk/training.html

Further information

More details regarding the scientific content of the conference can be found in the members' area.