ISFM Feline Symposium – veterinary programme

Veterinary programme


Wednesday 4 April – Hyatt Regency Hotel, Birmingham, UK

ISFM's popular day for practitioners returns for 2018 with a topical, practical and thought-provoking feline programme.



How do I approach...

10.00–10.45… a cat with suspected hyperadrenocorticism?
Sophie Keyte, Langford Vets, University of Bristol
10.45–11.30… a suspected case of feline infectious peritonitis?
Séverine Tasker, Langford Vets, University of Bristol
11.30–12.00Coffee break
12.00–12.45… diagnosis and management of feline otitis externa?
Doug DeBoer, University of Wisconsin
12.45–13.30… diagnosis and surgical management of otitis media?
Laura Owen, University of Cambridge
14.30–15.15… feline facial dermatoses?
Doug DeBoer, University of Wisconsin
15.15–16.00… a cat with ketoacidosis?
Steph Lalor, Willows Veterinary Centre & Referral Service
16.00–16.30 Tea break
16.30–17.15… feline dental extractions?
Jerzy Gawor, ARKA Veterinary Clinic, Krakow
17.15–18.00… a cat with chronic gingivostomatitis?
Jerzy Gawor, ARKA Veterinary Clinic, Krakow

Registration rates

  • ISFM members: £125.00
  • Non-members: £205.00



What's included?

  • Buffet lunch
  • CPD certificate of attendance
  • Access to the online downloadable proceedings 2 weeks before the symposium



Hyatt Regency
2 Bridge Street
B1 2JZ

Tel: +44 (0)121 643 1234

For 2018 we have moved to a new venue, the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham which is next to the International Convention Centre. 

Getting there

Hyatt Regency Birmingham is conveniently situated near Birmingham New Street Station, the Library of Birmingham, and Brindleyplace, and shares a bridged walkway to the International Convention Centre.


For guests travelling by car, we recommend two public parking facilities:

Paradise Circus Car Park: Brindley Drive, B1 2NB  
Parking fees are £10.00 for up to 24 hours. The car park is locked every night from 1:00am to 6:00am

Q-Park Brindleyplace: 1 Brunswick Street, B1 2JF 
Parking fees are £17 for up to 24 hours. The car park is accessible 24 hours a day.

Disabled Parking
For Blue Badge holders, please contact the Hyatt Regency on +44 (0) 121 643 1234.


Birmingham New Street Station: 1 kilometre


Birmingham Airport: 24 kilometres