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Scientific Programme Companion Animal

Pre-congress master classes and 2 days conference with 6-7 streams each.

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  • Lecture
  • Drylab Companion Animal
  • Posters Companion Animal
  • Exhibition Companion Animal
  • Wetlab Companion Animal
  • Scientific lectures
  • Hands on at the drylabs.
  • Posters on scientific research.
  • Innovative products and developments on the exhibition.
  • In-depth schooling at the wet labs.

Companion Animal

Since 1967, the Netherlands Association for Companion Animal Medicine (NACAM) has an annual Organised Companion Animal Conference for its members, non-members and veterinarians from abroad. With the passage of time, the conference has grown in popularity and size: the original one-day program has extended to three full days. The number of lectures has Increased to eight simultaneous sessions. Nowadays more than 1000 veterinarians attend this conference annually.

Important private design of the Voorjaarsdagen Conference are to build friendship between veterinarians at a national and international level, to Enhance the quality and availability of veterinary medicine and surgery, and to foster the exchange of scientific information among veterinarians. The presence of our strong scientific backbone, the Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals ans the Department of Equine Sciences at Utrecht University, with its world - renowned scientists, gives us extreme confidence to present the best there is in the field of companion animal medicine and surgery.

Clinical Cases Award

Aim of the award is to offer a stage to present one or a series of interesting clinical cases with relevance to the companion animal veterinary practitioner.


Research Award

The VJD Research Award is a platform for all researchers to present their scientific endeavours in companion animal veterinary medicine.


Poster Presentations

The Poster Presentation session allows veterinarians, researchers and students to communicate cases and research in companion animal veterinary medicine.


Speaker Instructions

Invited speakers will receive access credentials to submit their abstract via the website.

Poster Instructions

Please, read our guidelines for submitting your poster. They will be of help when you prepare your poster presentation.