Fish Veterinary Society (FVS) 2024 Spring Scientific Meeting

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Fish Veterinary Society (FVS) 2024 Spring Scientific Meeting

March 5, 2024 - March 6, 2024    

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The Norton House Hotel
Harvest Road, Edinburgh, EH28 8LX
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Dear member,

The Fish Veterinary Society (FVS) annual spring scientific meeting will be held on the 5th-6th of March 2024, at The Norton House Hotel in Edinburgh.

🐟 Call for Speakers!
We are inviting all knowledgeable individuals and passionate professionals to share their expertise at our Spring Conference. Please submit your abstracts for consideration.

✉️ (‘Secretary FVS ‘

🖼️ Calling All Students!
Showcase your research and insights! We invite students to submit their posters and engage with experts in the field.

🤝 Sponsorship Opportunities!
Become a part of our growing network and get unparalleled exposure to the fish veterinary community. Reach out to us for sponsorship opportunities and help make this event even more impactful.

🐠 Not a member of FVS?
It’s the perfect time to join the Fish Vet Society. Engage, learn, and contribute to the growth and welfare of the aquatic veterinary field.

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Booking Form

Bookings are closed for this event.


09:30 : 10:00

Registration and Coffee

10:00 : 10:15

Welcome to the Conference

Josip Barisic, President FVS



10:15 : 10:30

A standard operating procedure for detecting and reporting harmful algal blooms – an agile, upskilling course for operators and trainers in the finfish sector.

Dr Jillian Couto-Phoenix, Head of Skills and Talent at SAIC

10:30 : 10:45

Health impacts and histolopathology associated with blooms of gelantinous zooplankton in fish farms

Joanna Bailey, Veterinary Pathologist at Patogen

10:45 : 11:00

Experimental models of gill disease caused by zooplankton

Bill Roy, Head of Aquaculture at Moredun Scientific

11:00 : 11:15

Life support interventions in net pen farming

Matt Clarke, TBCProfessional Engineer at Poseidon Ocean Systems

11:15 : 11:45