Programme – Mobile test

Wednesday 7th June: Join us for free networking drinks and a buffet the night before Congress at 7:30pm

10.30 – 11.50 Welcome, Awards, Keynote
Our Purpose Our Clients Our Selves
12.10 – 13.00 Mark Tabachnik Director, Wright & Morten Vets Finding your attention: Boost your listening skills to focus on what really matters Thom Jenkins Cofounder/CEO, PetsApp Challenging assumptions: What do 21st century clients want? Liz Somerville Director, Loch Leven Equine Getting it all done: How to manage your own time and energy
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.50 Sid Madge Founder/CEO, Meee Finding the magic: How can we have a positive impact on our lives, the lives of our colleagues, and the lives of our communities? Kate Nightingale Humanising Brands What is my client thinking? How to use consumer psychology to guide clients to better decisions Helen Hannar RN, Director of Nursing, MHFA Trainer When the going gets tough: How to boost your personal resilience
14.50 – 15.40 Hannah Perrin Course Director, VMG A qualification in Veterinary Leadership & Management – is it for me?
16.00 – 16.50 Rachel Davis Director, The Coaching Cabin Finding your purpose: Understanding your values to bring joy to your work Ruth Downs Financial Adviser Taxes, savings, pensions, oh my! How to manage your personal finances (Ruth will be available for miniconsultations all day Friday)
19:00 President’s Party
 Our PeopleOur WorkplaceOur Future
09.00 – 09.50Kirsty Pickles
Nottingham University
Supporting neurodiverse staff: Simple changes to ensure all are welcome
BVA Good Workplaces Workshop
Malcolm Morley, President Justine Shotton, SVP
Learn how to implement the BVA’s Good Workplaces Charter
 
10.00 – 10.50Gillian Sandstrom
Sussex University
The Kindness Project: How to instil a culture of kindness in your whole team
Jack Kennedy
Indeed
The future of job-seeking: How do Gen Z look for work?
11.20 – 12.10 BVEDS/BVLGBT/BVCIS Active Allyship Workshop
Leah Challen, Claire Hodgson & Issa Robson
Learn the skills of allyship to make your workplace welcoming to all
Cliff Ettridge
The Team
The future of applicant attraction: Your employer brand
12.10 – 13.00Amy Martin
Director/RVN, Holly House Vets
Schwartz Rounds: How to debrief your team after a challenging or emotional event in practice
Jacqui Skelly
Elanco
The future of employee retention: Learning from pharma
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break 
14.00 – 14.50QPR Institute
Suicide prevention training
Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. Learn the warning signs and how to Question, Persuade and Refer
Chris White
Project Manager, Vet4Pets
Director, VMG
Creative problem-solving: Boost your
brainstorming and inventive thinking
skills to tackle any workplace challenge
Richard Casey
Executive Director, WSAVA
Senior Vice President, VMG

Ready for the future? How to lead change in your organisation
14.50 – 15.40Angharad Belcher
Director of Advancement of the Professions, RCVS
The future of the veterinary team: Implementing the RCVS workforce action plan
16.10 – 17.00 Keynote and ‘Hot Potato’ session 

Our Purpose

10.30 – 11.50Welcome, Awards, Keynote
12.10 – 13.00Mark Tabachnik
Director, Wright & Morten Vets
Finding your attention: Boost your listening skills to focus on what really matters
13.00 – 14.00Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.50Sid Madge
Founder/CEO, Meee
Finding the magic: How can we have a positive impact on our lives, the lives of our colleagues, and the lives of our communities?
14.50 – 15.40
16.00 – 16.50Rachel Davis
Director, The Coaching Cabin
Finding your purpose: Understanding your values to bring joy to your work
19:00President’s Party

Our Clients

10.30 – 11.50Welcome, Awards, Keynote
12.10 – 13.00Thom Jenkins
Cofounder/CEO, PetsApp
Challenging assumptions: What do 21st century clients want?
13.00 – 14.00Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.50Kate Nightingale
Humanising Brands
What is my client thinking? How to use consumer psychology to guide clients to better decisions
14.50 – 15.40 
16.00 – 16.50 
19:00President’s Party

Our Selves

10.30 – 11.50Welcome, Awards, Keynote
12.10 – 13.00Liz Somerville
Director, Loch Leven Equine
Getting it all done: How to manage your own time and energy
13.00 – 14.00Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.50Helen Hannar
RN, Director of Nursing, MHFA Trainer
When the going gets tough: How to boost your personal resilience
14.50 – 15.40Hannah Perrin
Course Director, VMG
A qualification in Veterinary Leadership & Management – is it for me?
16.00 – 16.50Ruth Downs Financial Adviser
Taxes, savings, pensions, oh my! How to manage your personal finances (Ruth will be available for miniconsultations all day Friday)
19:00President’s Party

Our People

09.00 – 09.50Kirsty Pickles
Nottingham University
Supporting neurodiverse staff: Simple changes to ensure all are welcome
10.00 – 10.50Gillian Sandstrom
Sussex University
The Kindness Project: How to instil a culture of kindness in your whole team
11.20 – 12.10 
12.10 – 13.00Amy Martin
Director/RVN, Holly House Vets
Schwartz Rounds: How to debrief your team after a challenging or emotional event in practice
13.00 – 14.00Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.50QPR Institute
Suicide prevention training
Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. Learn the warning signs and how to Question, Persuade and Refer
14.50 – 15.40
16.10 – 17.00Keynote and ‘Hot Potato’ session

Our Workplace

09.00 – 09.50BVA Good Workplaces Workshop
Malcolm Morley, President Justine Shotton, SVP
Learn how to implement the BVA’s Good Workplaces Charter
10.00 – 10.50
11.20 – 12.10BVEDS/BVLGBT/BVCIS Active Allyship Workshop
Leah Challen, Claire Hodgson & Issa Robson
Learn the skills of allyship to make your workplace welcoming to all
12.10 – 13.00
13.00 – 14.00Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.50Chris White
Project Manager, Vet4Pets
Director, VMG
Creative problem-solving: Boost your brainstorming and inventive thinking skills to tackle any workplace challenge
14.50 – 15.40
16.10 – 17.00Keynote and ‘Hot Potato’ session

Our Future

09.00 – 09.50 
10.00 – 10.50Jack Kennedy
Indeed
The future of job-seeking: How do Gen Z look for work?
11.20 – 12.10Cliff Ettridge
The Team
The future of applicant attraction: Your employer brand
12.10 – 13.00Jacqui Skelly
Elanco
The future of employee retention: Learning from pharma
13.00 – 14.00Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.50Richard Casey
Executive Director, WSAVA
Senior Vice President, VMG

Ready for the future? How to lead change in your organisation
14.50 – 15.40Angharad Belcher
Director of Advancement of the Professions, RCVS
The future of the veterinary team: Implementing the RCVS workforce action plan
16.10 – 17.00Keynote and ‘Hot Potato’ session
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