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Veterinary Alumni Weekend

Friday 9 to Saturday 10 November


Weekend itinerary

More details about the events taking place over the weekend

Friday 9 November 2018

Alumni are invited to meet in the Philharmonic pub at 7pm, which will be hosted by Robin Hargreaves, Chair of the veterinary association. From 8.30pm alumni will then have the option of joining the Liverpool University Veterinary Society (LUVS) for drinks in Liverpool.

Saturday 10 November 2018
Liner Hotel Liverpool

During the day you will have the opportunity to hear from a range of interesting speakers, the afternoon letures will also be of interest to non-veterinary graduates and guests.

11am – 12.30pm
Join us for either of our two separate CPD sessions, one to focus on small animals and the other on large animals with a talk followed by a Q&A with the speaker. Click here to find out more about our speakers.

12.30pm – 2pm
Lunch will be provided for all attendees

2pm – 3.30pm
Research roundups talks with:

  • Professor John Innes speaking on stem cell therapy
  • Professor Jonathan Rushton on the topic of food security
  • Professor Nicola Williams who will speak on antimicrobial resistance

The talks will the followed by a Q&A session with all the speakers.

3.30pm – 4.30pm
The Barrie Edwards Memorial Lecture, Why we need to support the veterinary profession in the developing world, will be delivered by Professor Emeritus Derek Knottenbelt OBE, BVM&S, DVM&S, DipECEIM, DACVIM, MRCVS.

4.30pm – 5.30pm
University of Liverpool Veterinary Alumni Association AGM

Meet for arrival drink

Dinner with live music from The Definite Article. Join us for an evening of a mix of rock, pop and covers from Professor of Small Animal Surgery, Eithne, Land Registrants Mike and Ian and Principal Investigators Alan, PJ and Phil.

The dress code for the evening is smart casual.


  • CPD session, lunch and lecture (alumni): £45 CPD session, lunch and lecture (current University of Liverpool Veterinary students and guests): FREE
  • Afternoon lecture only: FREE
  • Dinner, including a drink on arrival, three course meal with half a bottle of wine: £45 each