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ISFM World Feline Congress 2021 Programme

Three days of stimulating and engaging talks as we take an in-depth look at the path to diagnosis of the cat. A mixture of live and on-demand talks given by over twenty renowned feline experts. It’s a learning experience like no other!

Can’t attend the congress? Everything is recorded and will be available for six months of continued learning after the congress ends.

Please note: our programme is evolving and there are more talks to be announced

Live Lectures:

Find out what time the congress starts for you in your country, click here

Friday 25th June 
08:00- 09:00 BST An introduction to Cat Friendly Principles. Why being Cat Friendly helps cats, clients and staff. Claire Bessant, Sarah Ellis & Nathalie Dowgray
09:00 – 10:00 BST Feline diabetes; Can you achieve remission?

Carmel Mooney

10:00 – 11:00 BST Sponsor lecture (TBC)
11:00- 14:00 BST Lunch / on-demand content released
14:00- 15:30 BST Interactive discussions: What is going on with this cats pancreas?
Sam Taylor, Sally Griffin & Peter Kook
15:30- 16:30 BST Sponsor lecture (TBC)
16:30-17:30 BST

Logical clinical reasoning; why it is the feline vets best friend

Jill Maddison

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Saturday 26th June
08:00- 09:00 BST Feline Pancreatitis: Where are we now? Kenneth Simpson
09:00 – 10:00 BST State of the art: Role of Bacterial in GI/Liver and pancreatic disease in Cats Kenneth Simpson
10:00 – 11:00 BST Sponsor lecture (TBC)
11:00- 14:00 BST Lunch / on-demand content released
14:00- 15:30 BST Interactive discussions: GI biopsies; Scope to surgery? And what does the pathologist say?

Kenneth Simpson, Tony Ryan & Melanie Dobromylskj

15:30- 16:30 BST Sponsor lecture (TBC)
16:30-17:30 BST Case studies using logical clinical reasoning; An interactive session
Jill Maddison
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Sunday 27th June
08:00- 09:00 BST The future of GI disease Kenneth Simpson
09:00 – 10:00 BST Feline Liver Disease Danielle Gunn Moore
10:00 – 11:00 BST Sponsor lecture (TBC)
11:00- 14:00 BST Lunch / on-demand content released
14:00- 15:30 BST Interactive discussions: The Liver enzymes are up, what do I do next? Kenneth Simpson, Sally Griffin, Melanie Dobromylskj & Peter Kook
15:30- 16:30 BST Sponsor lecture (TBC)
16:30-17:30 BST Panel discussion: Renal disease; What does the future hold?
Natalie Finch, Jessica Quimby & Rosanne Jespon
17:30-17:45 BST Closing congress/ awards Claire Bessant & Nathalie Dowgray

On-demand Lectures:                                                                   

Friday 25th June 

Imaging the pancreas

Sally Griffin

I think this cat had pancreatitis; What blood tests should I do?

Peter Kook

Is obesity a disease and what are our responsibilities as vets?

Alex German

Feline middle age spread; preventing and managing obesity in the ageing cat

Kelly Eyre and Georgia Woods-Lee

Practical pancreatitis; pancreatitis cases

Katherine Brisco

 

Saturday 26th June

Feline therapeutics: what makes cats different?

Jill Maddison

Safe GIT surgery; how to cut safely and optimise recovery

Tony Ryan

Management of chronic inflammatory enteropathy in cats

Kenneth Simpson

Therapeutics for GI disease in cats; fact Vs fiction

Kenneth Simpson

Troublesome guts: Gastrointestinal cases

Lara Boland

 

Sunday 27th June

Avoid these silent but deadly anaesthetic mistakes: Passing gas for the GI diseased patient and more!

Bradley Simon

Let’s get visceral, visceral…pain management under control!

Bradley Simon

FIP; what’s new?

Severine Tasker

Management of hepatic lipidosis

Myles McKenna

Yellow Cats: Liver disease case studies

Rachel Korman

Routine Health screening: Insight from the feline healthy ageing clinic

Nathalie Dowgray