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Poster presentations

Poster submissions

Thank you to those who have submitted abstracts for research and clinical case posters, to be displayed and presented during the Congress.

The submission period is now closed and all applicants have been notified of the results.

Poster presentation guidelines
Poster presenters will find the design and content guidelines available here.

Research or clinical case posters will be presented in the following categories:

  • Aquatic medicine
  • Companion animal
  • Dairy cattle
  • Equine
  • Sheep, beef cattle and deer
  • Veterinary education
  • Veterinary public health

Poster presentation schedule

  • Posters will be displayed for the duration of WVAC 2020 during non-presentation time(s) in the exhibition room.
  • Poster presentations sessions are scheduled for 6-8 April.
  • Posters will be presented as printed media. NO DIGITAL POSTERS
  • Presenters must be stationed at their poster to discuss their poster content with attendees during their scheduled poster presentation session.

Attendance requirements for poster presenters
All presenters must be registered for at least one day of the congress in order to present at WVAC 2020. If the primary author is not available during the scheduled presentation time, a co-author may present the poster.

Poster awards

All posters will be eligible for awards in the following categories:

  • Clinical case posters
  • Scientific research posters

The winners of each category will be announced during the closing ceremony. Information on how the posters will be scored can be found here.

The Society of Dairy Cattle Veterinarians have two awards available for posters relating to dairy cattle practice. The two categories are:

  • Best poster overall
  • Best overall by a recent graduate (less than 5 years in practice)

The New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association (NZEVA) have two awards available for posters relating to equine clinical practice or research. The two categories are:

  • Best poster presentation by a New Zealand new or recent graduate (less than 5 years in practice)
  • Best overall poster presentation (no restrictions on nationality or experience)