Congresses & Workshops


Congress 2017 SASVEPM joined the the South African Veterinary Association as well as several paraveterinary organisations to have our annual congress as part of the 9th Veterinary and Paraveterinary Congress at Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg, South Africa from 25-27 July 2017.  Click HERE to download […]

Congress 2017


Download the 2016 Proceedings here Thanks to our CE speaker, Prof Jonathan Rushton, as well as all our presenting authors, the 2016 congress in Cape Town was a great success. Please download the proceedings by clicking on the link above. Download Prof Rushton’s presentations here: 24 August 2016 25 August […]

Congress 2016


Download the 2015 Proceedings HERE Thanks to our CE speakers, Dr Gavin Thomson, Dr Louis van Schalkwyk and Dr Peter Thompson, as well as all our presenting authors the 2015 congress in Bloemfontein was a great success. Please download the proceedings by clicking on the link above. At the congress […]

Congress 2015



12th Annual Congress The 12th annual congress of the SASVEPM was held in Port Elizabeth between 20 and 22 August 2014. The continuing education speaker was world renowned veterinary epidemiologist Prof Dirk Pfeiffer from the UK. He gave a total of 5 presentations on the topics of: Spatial analysis in Veterinary Epidemiology, […]

Congress 2014


CE Course 2014 – Tracing the source – social network analysis and EpiContactTrace Dr John Grewar presented a workshop hosted by SASVEPM in early May 2014. The course focussed on network analysis in veterinary systems and contact tracing during outbreak investigations. Open source software was used (Cytoscape and R/RStudio with […]

CE Course 2014


11th Annual Congress The 11th annual congress of the SASVEPM was a resounding success and we thank all the attendees who made it so worthwhile. It was one of our biggest congresses to date with in the region of 150 delegates! Our continuing education speakers were superb. Dr Rebone Moerane […]

Congress 2013



10th Annual SASVEPM Congress Click here to view the 2012 Proceedings 1-3 August 2012 – Pretoria – South Africa Our theme for this year’s congress was “Outbreak Investigation: Science and Intuition” and we want congratulate and thank all the presenters who made this years congress a successful event. Dr Frederick […]

Congress 2012


SASVEPM 2012 Pre-congress Workshop Databases for Veterinarians The annual congress of the Southern African Society of veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine was held in Pretoria between the 1st and 3rd of August 2012. There was however a pre-congress workshop on the 29th and 30th of July which was organised by […]

SASVEPM 2012 Pre-congress


The World Veterinary Congress turned out to be a most informative and enjoyable event. The epidemiology stream was varied with topics ranging from sero-prevalence surveys in South America to some interesting rabies data from Gauteng and KZN. The guest speaker, Dr Angus Cameron, from AusVet services was inspirational and his […]

World Veterinary Congress 2011 – Epidemiology Stream



SASVEPM successfully hosted a CE course in May in Pretoria which was presented by Prof. Geoff Fosgate and Prof. Peter Thompson of the University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, entitled Disease Outbreak Investigation. It was a computer based course held over four days. Much hands-on experience on data cleaning, […]

CE Course 2011