Presidential welcome, BSAVA Awards and Keynote Lecture with Chris Packham
Thursday 6th April, Hall 3, The ICC
Free for all with a Congress Badge
TV presenter and respected naturalist Chris Packham is set to inspire delegates at BSAVA Congress as the keynote speaker on Thursday 6 April 2017. With an enduring passion for wildlife and conservation, Packham will share his concerns about extinction and ideas for inspiring young people to get involved in animal welfare and conservation.
Chris Packham follows in the recent footsteps of Alice Roberts, Mark Beaumont and Richard Dawkins, presenting a keynote lecture that entertains and inspires delegates on the first day of Congress.
On accepting the invitation to speak, Mr Packham said; ‘’The veterinary profession are in a particularly pertinent position to make a difference. I will use the passion to learn that’s brought into BSAVA Congress to encourage the profession to work together to change the world.’’
Chris' lecture will be preceeded by a Presidential welcome from BSAVA President Susan Dawson and the BSAVA Awards which recognise outstanding contributions in the field of small animal veterinary practice.