Key dates

February 2021
Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus available

8 February 2021
Call for submissions closes

17 February 2021
Registration open 

21 April 2021
Early bird registrations close

9 - 11 June 2021
27th VNCA Conference Perth



Association Professionals

Conference Managers

PO Box 7345
Beaumaris VIC 3193
T: 03 9586 6022

Call for Abstract Submissions

The call for abstract submissions for the 27th VNCA Conference has now opened for lectures, workshops, poster presentation and case studies. The Conference Committee warmly invite you to submit an abstract for consideration to present at the 27th VNCA Conference.

The 27th VNCA Conference, is to be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on 9 - 11 June 2021 and will delve into the theme of the conference Engage, Explore, Evolve.

The Education program will comprise of four presentation formats;

  • 1 hour lectures presented by subject matter experts including International Keynote Speakers
  • 15 minute case reports in the Angel Rivera Case Report Presentation session, presented by veterinary nurses and technicians who will be adjudicated to build the presenter’s knowledge and confidence as a presenter.
  • 2 hour workshops providing hands-on, practical skills across a range of topics.
  • Poster presentations prepared by veterinary nurses on a wide variety of subjects.

For further information on the guidelines, submission format and presentation types please view the 2021 VNCA- Abstract Submission Guidelines

Start planning your involvement in the 27th VNCA Conference now! We are looking forward to welcoming you to the conference and encourage you to submit your abstract for consideration to present as part of the educational program.

Submission of abstracts will be considered in 4 formats (1 hour lectures, 2 hour workshops, 15 minute case reports and poster presentations) across the following topics: 

- Surgical

- Equine

- Clinical

- Anaesthesia and analgesia

- Medical

- Behaviour

- Exotic/Avian

- Practice Management

- Communications and Customer Service

- Veterinary Nurse Wellbeing


Why should I present at the VNCA conference?

  • Embrace this opportunity to develop your skills and professionalism in a supportive environment,
  • Share your knowledge and experiences with your veterinary nurse peers,
  • Advance your profession by demonstrating veterinary nursing as a knowledgeable, skilled and professional career,
  • Reinforce the vital role that veterinary nurses play within the veterinary healthcare team,
  • Demonstrate that you are an innovator in one of your areas of interest,
  • Open dialogue within the profession; another delegate may be able to provide a missing piece of the puzzle or you may meet others with the same interests as you,
  • Advance the VNCA's unique body of knowledge,
  • Be recognised by your peers and employer for your unique contribution to the conference,

So it’s decided, you’ll submit your expression of interest to present at the 27th VNCA Conference in Perth, 2021! You know your subject matter best and which conference theme fits best.