Impactful afternoon sessions at Congress 2024

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New to Congress 2024, 25-27 January at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, we have a varied selection of concise yet impactful 20-minute sessions running throughout the afternoons of Thursday and Friday.

Join us and bring the whole practice team for these and 3 days of non-clinical lectures, interactive workshops, fun packed social programme, innovative exhibition and much more.

Following a buffet lunch and a chance to mingle, this year we are introducing afternoon sessions consisting of a selection of 20 minute talks.

These sessions across all streams promise to offer a dynamic and informative experience, covering a wide variety of topics including :

  • Menopause support for your team
  • Creating meetings with great outcomes
  • Time management
  • Career development
  • Supporting your team to return to work
  • Myth-busting RCVS disciplinaries

You will gain a greater understanding of:

  • How to retain your staff
  • How to achieve long-term financial stability while maintaining the highest standards of care for your patients
  • How to focus on the small things that can make a big difference to you and your team

And much more.

For full details of these sessions and the rest of Congress programme click here.

Thursday 25 January afternoon sessions:

  • The legal implications of smarter working at your practice Stephenie Malone, Harrison Clark Rickerbys
  • Smarter Pricing: Setting Sustainable and Profitable Professional Fees – James Bigglestone
  • Making prices feel smaller – Rebecca Maher, Inside Minds Consulting
  • The financial benefits of retaining a positive team –  Mark Harwood, Hazelwoods
  • Talent retention: Not such a dark art after all!Sarah Schofield, Sarah Schofield Coaching
  • Smarter working: Supporting Clinical team members to return to the workforceMalcolm Morley, BVA & Lizzie Bewsey-Dyke, XL Vets
  • Menopause and the Veterinary Profession : Supporting your teamLiz Barton, Vet-CT
  • Powerful presentations: Unlocking the power of storytellingToby Trimble, Trimble Group
  • Personal and Professional improvement: Become more T with your CPDCharlotte French, Improve International
  • Learning in the flow of workJennifer Ayers, RCVS Academy
  • Time management for the time poor : Small things make big differencesCarolyne Crowe, VDS Training

Friday 26th January afternoon sessions:

  • How to write a brief Andrew Rastall, Connected Vet
  • To continually improve or not continually improve – Howard Goatley, Village Vets
  • Meeting Smart : How to create meetings with great outcomes – Adam Rough, GLCM
  • Myth Busting : RCVS disciplinaries – Eleanor Ferguson, RCVS
  • Keeping practice leanPam Mosedale, RCVS Knowledge
  • An Introduction to AI : What we can learn from human medicine 
  • If money isn’t a motivator, how should I measure my team? – Joe Hill
  • Smarter Quality improvement : Putting people at the heart of improvement in practiceElly Russell, VDS Training
  • Is your management structure fit for purpose?Paul Manktelow, Blue Cross

So why not join us at SPVS Congress 2024 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th January 2024.  

Tickets from £375 for the full 3 days and from £210 for 1 day. Take a look at all our great ticket deals including up to 20% off group bookings of 3 or more. 

We are delighted to have Elanco and PetsApp as Platinum Sponsors and VBJ as Media Partners for Congress 2024.