Scientific Program

Join us for a unique educational journey and be a part of the largest Veterinary Congress in the region focused on Dogs, Cats, Horses and Exotics.

LEARN

from the best!

42 international world known speakers will engage you in an interactive experience
and have all questions answered!

EARN

valuable tools and practical skills

to approach even the most complex cases in the everyday clinical practice!

3 Pre congress
“hands-on”
workshops

4 Simultaneous learning streams

100+ Topics on a variety of disciplines in internal medicine, surgery and practice management will enhance your confidence and will transform your professional life. Be at the fore front of your field!

RETURN

every year to MEAVC and be a part of an international like-minded veterinary community!

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WHY MEAVC?

+42 top
speakers

National and international top speakers and specialists

How to… sessions:

Short practical topics to cover all levels of expertise from beginners to highly advanced

3 wet
labs:

Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, Abdominal ultrasound and Hematology

Open
Round Table

Discussion on current
One Health issues and opportunities to learn about innovations in veterinary medicine

World known Keynote
speakers

From the international investment business and the veterinary sectors

Sessions & veterinary management stream

Sessions for veterinary nurses/technicians and veterinary management stream for vet practices and vet clinics

Unique
modern exhibition

Have the chance to visit a unique modern exhibition with a wide variety of pharmaceutical, nutrition products and state of art equipment that will accommodate innovative feature areas to attract, inform and educate.

Win gifts & hidden
treasures

Be ready to win gifts and amazing hidden treasures by interacting with the exhibitors!

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MEAVC’s
agenda
for 2022

Feline Internal Medicine
Dermatology
Gastroenterology
Neurology
Emergency and Critical Care
Clinical Pathology and Diagnostics
Soft Tissue Surgery
Orthopedics
Practice Management
Equine stream
Exotic Animals stream

Pre-Congress Workshops

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Abdominal Ultrasound in canine & feline patients

Abdominal Ultrasound
in canine & feline patients

The aim of the course is to provide to the participants the basic knowledge of setting the ultrasound machine and performing an abdominal ultrasound

Beginners guide to upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

Beginners guide to Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

This practical hands-on workshop will focus on the techniques of flexible upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in canine and feline patients.

Haematology in practice

Hematology in practice

This comprehensive course will provide the basic skills for interpretation of the most common hematological disorders in dogs and cats.

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF

CONGRESS

STREAMS

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Saturday 26th
November 2022

Hall 1

Hall 2

Hall 3

Hall 4

8:30 WELCOME/REGISTRATION/GET YOUR BADGE

Hall 1

8:30 WELCOME/REGISTRATION/GET YOUR BADGE

ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP

09:00

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Antibiotic stewardship - what is it and why is it important
Ian Battersby

FELINE MEDICINE - PART 1

09:30

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FeLV, FIV and FIP infection: diagnostics and therapeutic challenges 
Varaidzo Mukorera

10:00

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Feline idiopathic cystitis: risk factors and treatment
Varaidzo Mukorera

10:30

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Fever in cats: management and differentials
Ian Battersby

Hall 2

8:30 WELCOME/REGISTRATION/GET YOUR BADGE

ONE HEALTH

09:00

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Intestinal parasites of dogs and cats with implication in public health and the importance of control management
Moneeb Qablan

09:30

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Filling the gaps between veterinary and medical parasitology: one health approach 
Elias Papadopoulos

10:15

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Where do we stand with Sars-cov-2 interaction between human, canine and feline patients?
Uday Kishore

Hall 3

8:30 WELCOME/REGISTRATION/GET YOUR BADGE

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY
PART 1

09:00

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Gastric Dilatation Volvulus - when to intervene and how? 
Nikola Katic

09:45

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Antibiotics in Surgery -how much are they needed?
Nikola Katic

10:15

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Minimally invasive universe - a peek into future
Nikola Katic

Hall 4

8:30 WELCOME/REGISTRATION/GET YOUR BADGE

EXOTICS ANIMAL MEDICINE PART 1

09:00

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An introduction to skin diseases of rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters
Thomas Donelly

09:45

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Zoonotic diseases in small exotic mammals
Thomas Donelly

10:15

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Anatomy of rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters relevant to clinical techniques
Thomas Donelly

11:00 COFFEE

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Hall 1

FELINE MEDICINE - Part 2

11:30

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Feline Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
Søren Boysen

12:15

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Point of Care Ultrasound in cats: the importance of FAST scan
Søren Boysen

13:00

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Feline Urethral obstruction: The blocked Cat
Søren Boysen

Hall 2

EMERGENCY & CRITICAL CARE

11:30

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The dyspnoeic patient
Kris Gommeren

12:15

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Septic peritonitis: diagnosis and initial management
Kris Gommeren

13:00

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Managing DKA in canine I II and feline patients
Kris Gommeren

Hall 3

SOFT TISSUE SURGERY
PART 2

11:30

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Brachycephalic obstructive airways syndrome: Much more than what you think!
Gilles Dupre

12:15

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Brachycephalic obstructive airways syndrome: Update on current treatments and their efficacy
Gilles Dupre

12:45

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Exploratory laparotomy: Be fast and efficient!
Gilles Dupre

Hall 4

EXOTICS ANIMAL MEDICINE PART 2

11:30

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Disease risk and transmission from birds and reptiles
Panos Azmanis

12:00

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Basic husbandry, clinical anatomy and techniques in common kept avian species
Panos Azmanis

12:45

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An introduction to avian respiratory disease: from anatomy to management
Panos Azmanis

13:30 LUNCH

14:00 OPENING CEREMONY - HALL 1

14:45 KEYNOTE 1 > LUKE GAMBLE / A global profession with a united goal / HALL 1

15:30 KEYNOTE 2 NIKOS STATHOPOULOS - HALL 1

Hall 1

NEUROLOGY PART 1

16:15

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How to get more of 
your neuro exam?
Thomas Flegel

Hall 2

MANAGEMENT PART 1

16:15

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Top Marketing & PR Tips from a Global Veterinary Marketing Expert
Eric Garcia

Hall 3

ORTHOPEDICS PART 1

16:15

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Hip dysplasia in dogs: 
Differences in diagnostic approach and treatment at 4,6 and 12 months of age
Haithem Farghali

Hall 4

FECAVA SYMPOSIUM

16:15

FECAVA introduction
Denis Novak

16:30

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Best practices in Anesthesia and Analgesia (part 1): The anesthetic plan and pain management
Paulo Steagall

17:00 COFFEE

Hall 1

NEUROLOGY PART 2

17:30

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it is peripheral or central vestibular disease? Thomas Flegel

18:15

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What's new in the management of canine idiopathic epilepsy? Drugs and beyond
Thomas Flegel

Hall 2

MANAGEMENT PART 2

17:30

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Avoiding cat-astrophy:
How to engage cat owners in life-long care PART I
Eric Gacia

18:00

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Avoiding cat-astrophy:
How to engage cat owners in life-long care PART II
Eric Gacia

18:30

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How to Handle Online Haters,bullies,and More
Eric Garcia

Hall 3

ORTHOPEDICS PART 2

17:30

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Open fractures in small animals: what do i do ?
Sarah Malek

18:15

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Managing maxillofacial and
mandibular trauma in small animals
Sarah Malek

Hall 4

FECAVA SYMPOSIUM - PART 2

17:30

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Collegiality 
Wolfgang Dohne

17:45

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Vector born disease, Zoonotic diseases
Stephan Neumann

18:00

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Best practices in Anesthesia and Analgesia (part 2): Monitoring, complications and case-studies
Paulo Steagall

18:30

FECAVA policies, regulations
Danny Holmes

18:45

Open discussion

FECAVA logo
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Sunday 27th
November 2022

Hall 1

DIAGNOSTICS - PART 1

09:00

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Increased ALKP in dogs: what's next?Emma Hooijberg

09:30

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Haematology, biochemistry, urinalysis: differences between cats and dogs Stephan Neumann

10:15

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Cytological and biochemical analysis of canine and feline effusions
Stephan Neumann

Hall 2

DERMATOLOGY  - PART 1

09:00

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Diagnostics approach and management of bacterial pyoderma
Nao Hensel

09:45

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Symetrical Alopecia in dogs and cats
Patrick Hensel

10:15

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Optimizing the work up and management of canine otitis
Nao Hensel

Hall 3: Equine Medicine

EQUINE MEDICINE

09:00

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Diagnosis and treatment of septic arthritis in horses
Aziz Tnibar

09:45

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Endoscopy of the larynx and pharynx during exercise
Safia Barakzai

10:30

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Running an equine hospital in the Middle East: challenges and how to overcome them
Aziz Tnibar

Hall 4: Nurses Streams

NURSES STREAM 

09:30

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10 tips to lower stress for animals,
owners and staff -
Implementing FEAR FREE
Esther Klok

10:15

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Which investments do you need, to make your clinic more pet friendly?
Esther Klok

11:00 COFFEE

Hall 1

DIAGNOSTICS PART 2

11:30

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Work-up of dogs and cats with chronic diarrhea - basic steps for guiding diagnosis & management
Joerg Steiner

12:15

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Current concepts in diagnostics and clinical management of parvo-enteritis
Stefan Unterer

13:00

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Laboratory evaluation of liver disease
Joerg Steiner

Hall 2

DERMATOLOGY PART 2

11:30

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Challenges in managing canine atopic dermatitis
Patrick Hensel

12:15

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Any news on canine Demodicosis?
Nao Hensel

12:45

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Update on Dermatophytosis in small animals
Patrick Hensel

Hall 3

11:30

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Equine laparoscopy-getting started
Safia Barakzai

12:15

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Horse Breeding & Management: Challenges & Opportunities in the Middle East
Elias Nikolakopoulos

12:45

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Identifying dental pathology
Henry Tremaine

Hall 4

11:30

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Nutritional support for the hospitalized patient- the nurse's role
Megan Brashear

12:15

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The basics of Medical Math
Megan Brashear

13:30 LUNCH

Hall 1

Gastroenterology PART 1

15:00

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Diagnosing pancreatitis in dogs and cats
Joerg Steiner

15:45

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Management of acute pancreatitis in dogs
Joerg Steiner

16:30

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Endocrinopathies mimicking gastrointestinal diseases
Stefan Unterer

Hall 2

HOW TO ...PART 1

15:00

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...use markers of inflammation in clinical practice
Emma Hooijberg

15:30

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...approach hypoalbuminemia?
Emma Hooijberg

16:00

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..approach diagnostic challenges in parasitology?
Elias Papadopoulos

16:30

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... preserve our mental health?
Margit G.MuIIer

Hall 3

15:00

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Equine infectious diseases in MENA region: selected cases
Sameeh Abutarbush

15:45

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Equine acute Abdomen (Colic) in MENA region: causes and treatment
Sameeh Abutarbush

16:30

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Equine wound management
Henry Tremaine

Hall 4

15:00

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Canine Heatstroke: how to keep your patients cool
Megan Brashear

15:45

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Understanding fluid therapy
Megan Brashear

16:30

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Anaphylaxis How , why 
and what to do
Megan Brashear

17:00 COFFEE

Hall 1

Gastroenterology PART 2

17:30

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Hematemesis and melena in dogs-diagnostic approach and treatment
Stefan Unterer

18:15

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How do I treat vomiting and regurgitating patients? update on pharmacotherapy
Stefan Unterer

Hall 2

HOW TO ...PART 2

17:30

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... do a 5-Minute Orthopaedic Exam?
Haithem Farghali

18:00

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... do a CSF tap?
Thomas Flegel

18:30

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… to intubate exotic pet patients
Morena Graf Wernick

Hall 3

17:30

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Improve your ovulation prediction skills
Jonathan Pycock

18:15

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Stallion Semen Collection and Artificial Insemination
Jonathan Pycock

Hall 4

17:30

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Practical tools to improve communication and compliance of your clients
Esther Klok

18:15

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Vet tech appointments: winning hearts and minds
Esther Klok

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