The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies Bicentenary

VetEd 2023

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Conference Theme: Sustainable Veterinary Education

We are delighted to welcome you to VetEd2023 in Edinburgh, during the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies' Bicentenary year! 

You can find information about the main conference and workshop day below, and you can follow us on Twitter for updates: @VetEd2023




Main Conference

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

Date: 6-7 July

Location: Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

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Please note that the Main Conference and Workshops will take place a different locations.

Registration for the main conference is 8-9am Thursday 6th July. The conference will close by 4pm Friday 7th July.

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Call for abstracts

Applications for abstracts are open from 27 February to 01 May 2023 (Closing 5pm).

Abstract Options:

Oral short communication - 10 minutes + 3 minutes for questions

Oral e-poster presentation - 3 minutes + 2 minutes for questions

Main Conference workshop - 60 minutes

Pre-conference workshops - 90 minutes

Pre-conference workshops - 120 minutes

Visit VetED 2023 website to make a submission.

Early abstract decisions will be available for colleagues who need to organise a visa.

Social Events

Pre-conference Social at Summerhall

Date: 5 July, from 6pm

Location: Summerhall,  Newington,  Edinburgh

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Conference Dinner and Ceilidh

Date: 6 July, 6.30pm til 11pm

Location: South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh

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Registration and accommodation enquiries:

General conference enquires:

B&B email and phone: or call +44 (0) 131 651 2189


VetEd 2023

The annual Veterinary Education Symposium