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4th OIE Global Conference on Veterinary Education:

Implementing OIE guidelines to ensure the excellence of the veterinary profession

“Learning today, preserving our future”

Bangkok (Thailand), 22–24 June 2016

Day 0: Tuesday 21 June 2016

17:00–19:00

Registration

Day 1: Wednesday 22 June 2016 – Opening Session

Time

Topic

08:30–10:00

Registration (contd.)

10:00–10:45

Ayuth Harintharanon
Director General, Department of Livestock Development, Thailand

Botlhe Michael Modisane
President of the OIE World Assembly of Delegates and OIE Delegate for South Africa

Monique Eloit
Director General, OIE

Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand

10:45–11:15

Morning Break Tea / Coffee

11:15–12:00

Keynote address: Monique Eloit

12:00–13:30

Lunch


Session 1 – Veterinary Education: Global Progress

Chair: Botlhe Michael Modisane – President of the OIE World Assembly of Delegates

Time

Topic

Speaker

13:30–13:50

Veterinary Education in the PVS Pathway

Alain Dehove
OIE

13:50–14:10

Feedback from on–going twinning project between Chiang Mai University and University of Minnesota including contribution of twinning to improvement of education in the region

Khwanchai Kreausukon
Chiang Mai University (Thailand)

14:10–14:30

Feedback from on–going twinning project between University of Peradeniya and Massey University including the importance of involving other authorities

H.B.S. Ariyaratne
University of Peradeniya (Sri Lanka)

14:30–14:50

Feedback from on–going twinning project between Jordan University of Science
and Technology and Royal Veterinary College including possible mechanism to assess the achievement of twinning

Ehab Abu–Basha
Jordan University of Science and Technology


14:50–15:30

Panel discussion: Where to from here?
Facilitator: Will Hueston, University of Minnesota

15:30 –16:00

Afternoon Break Tea / Coffee

16:00–16:05 Support to veterinary students – the European Commission perspective Moritz Klemm
European Commission
16:05–16:25

Veterinary Education in Europe

Ana Bravo
European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education

16:25–16:45

Veterinary Education in the Middle East

Ehab Abu–Basha
Jordan University of Science and Technology

16:45–17:05

Veterinary Education in Asia, the Far East and Oceania

Takeshi Haga
The University of Tokyo (Japan)

17:05–17:25

Veterinary education in Africa

Aaron Mweene
University of Zambia

17:25–17:45

Veterinary education in the Americas

Francisco Trigo
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

17:45–18:05

Report of the 1st OIE - AVTA - GALVMED regional conference on the role of veterinary para-professionals in Africa, held in Pretoria (South Africa), October 2015

Benson Ameda
African Veterinary Technicians Association

19:00–21:30

OIE Reception


Day 2 : Thursday 23 June 2016

Session 2: How to support VEEs to implement Day 1 Competencies and the Model Core Curriculum

Chair: Ron DeHaven – Executive Vice President American Veterinary Medical Association

Time

Topic

Speaker

09:00–09:10

Summary of the discussion of Day 1

Tomoko Ishibashi
OIE

09:10–09:30

Global picture of accreditation mechanisms for VEEs, and the value of improving them

Stuart Reid
Royal Veterinary College
(United Kingdom)

09:30–09:50

State of play in development of national and regional accreditation bodies in Asia

Pan Dong Ryu
Asian Association of Veterinary Schools

09:50–10:10

Experience of expanding accreditation in a region – the case of South America

Antonio Felipe Wouk
Federal Council of Veterinary Medicine (Brazil)

10:10–10:30

Challenges for accreditation: how to harmonise mechanisms at the global level and how to adopt OIE guidelines in the mechanisms

Stephane Martinot
VetAgro Sup (France)

10:30–11:00

Morning Break Tea / Coffee

11:00–11:20

Collaboration between Veterinary Authorities and Veterinary Statutory Bodies to ensure the implementation of OIE standards and guidelines – ideal case

Ron DeHaven
American Veterinary Medical Association

11:20–11:40

OIE– SEAVSA collaboration on implementing Day–1 Competencies and Veterinary Education Core Curriculum in South East Asia

Apinun Suprasert
South East Asia Veterinary School Association

11:40–12:30

Panel discussion: What are the most critical performance indicators for measurement of progress of VEEs to incorporate Day 1 Competencies and the Veterinary Education Core Curriculum
Facilitator: Ron DeHaven

12:30–14:00

Lunch

Session 3: Improving other important skills such as leadership, communication, economics
and lif-long learning

Chair: Tim Ogilvie – Dean, St. George's University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Time

Topic

Speaker

14:00–14:30

Economics of production animal health

Jonathan Rushton
Royal Veterinary College
(United Kingdom)

14:30–14:50

Communicating and advocating the economic and political dimensions of animal health measures to stakeholders

Harpreet S. Kochhar
Canadian Food Inspection Agency

14:50–15:10

Veterinary leadership – induction for new students

Tim Parkinson
Massey University (New Zealand)

15:10–15:30

Education of professional ethics

Julie Strous
Australasian Veterinary Boards Council

15:30–16:00

Afternoon Break Tea / Coffee

16:00–16:30

Risk communication: a critical building block in veterinary education

Oliver Stucke
World Health Organisation

Catherine Bertrand-Ferrandis
OIE

16:30–16:50

An example of collaboration between a VEE, national veterinary services and veterinary associations

Olivier Faugère
Ecole nationale des services vétérinaires (France)

16:50–17:10

Current and future role of WVA in continuing education for veterinarians

René Carlson
World Veterinary Association

17:10–18:00

Panel discussion: The need to improve other important skills such as leadership, communication, economics, ethics for individual veterinarians and for the veterinary profession as a whole
Facilitator: Tim Ogilvie

19:00–21:30

Reception by the Government of Thailand

Day 3 : Friday 24 June 2016

Session 4: Best teaching practices in the information age

Chair: Roongroje Thanawongnuwech, Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University- Thailand

Time

Topic

Speaker

09:00–09:10

Summary of the discussion of Day 2

Ron DeHaven
Tim Ogilvie

09:10-09:30

What and how students want to learn

Anil Türer & Bhavisha Patel
International Veterinary Student's Association

09:30-10:00

New teaching methods – success stories in new educational methods that show positive outcomes

Peter Van Beukelen
Utrecht University (Netherlands)

10:00-10:30

On–line training for initial and continuing education

Kevan Flaming
Iowa State University (United States)
Rene Carlson

10:30-11:00

Educating the educators at the VEEs – examples / experience of other related academic disciplines

Rosanne Taylor
University of Sydney (Australia)

11:00–11:30

Morning Break Tea / Coffee

11:30–11:50

Best teaching practices on animal welfare

Beatriz Zapata
Universidad Mayor ( Chile)

11:50–12:10

Teaching the concept of “One Health”

Peter Jolly 
Massey University (New Zealand)

12:10–13:00

Panel discussion: How to improve global access to best teaching practices in the information age
Facilitator: Roongroje Thanawongnuwech

13:00–14:30

Lunch


Closing Session

Time

Theme

Speaker

14:30–15:30

Recommendations of the Conference

Monique Eloit

15:30–16:00

Closing Ceremony

Representative of the Government of Thailand

Monique Eloit