Wednesday, 20th September 2023, pre-conference day


(optional, fee 30 €)

 3-hour guided city walk through Uppsala. During this walk, we will visit the following highlights: Uppsala castle, the botanical garden, the university’s main building, uppsala cathedral with a guided tour inside the cathedral.

Pre-conference programme will be concluded the  with coffee and cake at the cathedral.

19:00  Reception  and warm buffet

Clarion Gillet Hotel, Dragarbrunnsgatan 23, 75320 Uppsala


Thursday, 21st September 2023, SLU Uppsala, Loftets bankettsal, Duhrevägen 8

9:00 Welcome and introduction

Alison Simpson VETNNET coördinator

9:10 VN education in Sweden and Masters Degree

Johanna Penell

9:40 Lecture: History of VETNNET

honorary members

10:00 Celebrating 25 + 3 years anniversary VETNNET with cake and coffee
10:45 VN as a PhD student

Anneli Rydén

11:15 Collecting data to run clinical audits

Emily Hall

12:00 Making assessment meaningful – the art of MCQ writing

Jude Bradbury

12:45 Lunch
13:45 Innovation as a key driver for better economic performance and mental health

Finn Kristensen

14:30 Acovene update
14:40 Coffee break

Presenting research projects (poster presentation)

International Veterinary Nursing Student Association (IVNSA)

15:30 Tour of University and clinic Uppsala
17:00 End of day, everyone to hotel by bus
Evening Dinner and celebration party at venue in Uppsala

Friday, 22st September 2023, SLU Uppsala, Loftets bankettsal,  Duhrevägen 8

9:00 AGM
10:00 Next conference host presentation
10:15 Vet4VN – conclusion project

Angelique Withaar, Nienke Dijkerman

10:30 Show and tell: BVNA – Vet nursing journal

Nikki Ruedisueli

10:45 Coffee break
11:15 An evidence based veterinary nursing education

Lisbeth Hektoen

12:00 Reinforcing the position of the Dutch veterinary nurse in the clinic

Laura Infanti

12:45 Introduction and organisation of a National Competition of veterinary nursing students Veticus

Alja Bordon

13:00 Lunch
14:00 Discussion on OSCE training and examination – What do you do at your school?

Alison Simpson

14:30 Workshops

·       VR headsets used in education

·       Live OSCE station

·       Mannequins and dissection model

16:00 Conclusions and closing the conference (including coffee)

Alison Simpson