What to expect
The Equine Colic Symposium has become an important triennial meeting for equine vets and researchers over the past 30 years. The 2020 meeting in Edinburgh, which runs over 2.5 days, will follow a similar format to previous symposia, with 12-minute oral presentations followed by 3 minutes for questions and discussion. Poster sessions on the 15th and 16th will expand beyond the oral presentations by giving attendees the opportunity to review and discuss work with poster presenters.
Topics areas will include but are not limited to:
- Surgical techniques
- Gastric ulceration
- Pharmacology of intestinal motility
- Complications: Post-operative ileus, laminitis, adhesions etc.
- Physiology of digestion
- Intestinal microbiome
15th July timings:
Scientific Sessions 12:30 - 17:00
Drinks/Poster Presentations 17:00 - 19:00
16th July timings:
Scientific Sessions 08:30 - 17:00
Drinks/Poster Presentations 17.00 - 19.00
17th July timings:
Scientific Sessions 08.30 - 16.00
Prior to the Symposium, our "Colic Surgery for the Colic Surgeon" course will take place at the University of Edinburgh (13-14 July). This will cover a wide variety of topics including jejunocolostomy, typhlotomy, deep ileal resection or inversion and correction of caecocolic intussusception. Find out more.