Speakers

Our career pioneers have been selected for their shared values and the support they offer in helping others build rewarding careers. We are thrilled to have such a fantastic line-up of world-class talent at VSGD Live! Click on any photo to jump to that speakers profile page for more information about them. And don't forget, you can now stream all these talks online! Scroll down to see trailers and clips of what you can expect below.

 

Saturday keynote speakers

 

 

What have the RCVS and BVA ever done for us?


The UK workforce crisis: is it all just about gender and millennials?

Sponsored by the BVA with Gudrun Ravtez


Cultivating culture for patient safety and team wellbeing

sponsored by VetLed

Have you ever noticed how workplace culture varies between difference practices? And how it affects how you feel and perform? Bring your questions to this interactive panel with Catherine Oxtoby (VDS) Dan Tipney (VetLed), and Ru Clements (VetLed) and join the workplace culture and wellbeing discussion!


We are all human: healthy minds for medics & vets

Join the discussion where vets and medics talk about personal experiences with mental health and the support available through organisations such as VetLife and Mindmatters


Working out what you want: Vet your life

Sponsored by VDS training


Stop selling yourself short: CV and interview clinic

Sponsored by Simply Health


Taking an idea to business


Practice makes perfect: Starting a veterinary business

Sponsored by Provet Cloud


Becoming a portfolio professional or a part-time pro


Working in science and communications


Educational Endeavours : Careers developing others

Sponsored by The Webinar Vet 


Carving out a charitable career


Beyond veterinary: working in the civil service

Sponsored by Government Veterinary Services


Locumming: be the independent professional

Sponsored by Simply Locums


Medical minds for management consultancy

Sponsored by Vet Dynamics


Advocating for the profession in practice

In Association with BVA


Industry roles: matching yourself in the matrix

Sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim


Reaching a rewarding research career