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Dear Colleagues and Partners,

The Board of Directors of HCAVS taking into account the current uncertainty about COVID-19, the first cases that were encountered in Greece during the past few days and the concern of our members and our sponsors regarding our annual congress unanimously decided to transpose 11th Veterinary Forum.

NEW DATE: OCTOBER 24-25, 2020
Pre-Congress seminars Friday, October 23, 2020

We are very sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to your understanding.

The Board of Directors


Dear Colleagues,

HCAVS (Hellenic Companion Animal Veterinary Society) is hosting its 11th Veterinary Forum in Companion Animal Medicine. Our annual congressof 2020 is focused in Canine and Feline Pediatrics and it will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, at Porto Palace Hotel, 24 to 25 October, 2020.

Two pre-congress labs will take place in October 23, 2020.

HCAVS is from 2015 a full member of World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA). Our mission is to provide high level postgraduate continuing education to Greek veterinarians of Companion Animal Medicine and our annual congress is an outstanding continuing education event.

The scientific program of our 11th Forum, consists of a big number of lectures from national and international invited speakers both from universities and private practices.They will cover the most common aspects of companion animal pediatric medicine and surgery from diagnosis to treatment, including specific topics such as anaesthesia, behaviour, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, equine, emergency/critical care, immunology, internal medicine, obstetrics, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, pharmacology, reproduction, soft tissue surgery and toxicology. Oral and poster communications are an integral part of our congress and will also be available.

Interpretation in Greek language will be provided for lectures of international speakers.


Organising Committee

Prof.Serafeim Papadimitriou
Dr.Maria Kouki
Dr.Alexandros Konstantinidis


Scientific Committee

Prof. Lysimachos Papazoglou
Assoc.Prof. Tilemachos Anagnostou
Assoc.Prof. Charalambos Ververidis
Assoc.Prof. Christos Koutinas
Assoc.Prof. Panagiotis Xenoulis
Assoc.Prof. Dimitra Pardali


PRECONGRESS SEMINARS – Friday, March 20th 2020

  • Orthopaedic wet lab.
    Participants: Max 24 – Min 12
  • Suture lab
    Participants: Max 30 – Min 12

(*** more information will be available soon)


Scientific Program

You can download in pdf format the..

Scientific ProgramScientific Program

** Minor changes may be needed depending on speakers’ availability



  • Until 19.10.2020 - 100€
  • On site - 130€

Registration includes:
Free entrance to lecture halls and commercial exhibition, congress bag and proceedings, certificate of attendance, 4 coffee breaks and 2 light lunch breaks

Registration begins October 1, 2019




Delegates who want to cancel their registration should send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until August 31, 2020 and they will receive 50% refund. Cancellations received from September 1st, 2020 are not entitled to refund.



Superior Room for 1 or 2 persons
Cost per night, including breakfast and taxes (check in Friday 20 – check out Sunday 22):

  • until Nov 15th 2019: 110€
  • Nov 16th 2019 – Feb 14th 2020: 130€
  • from Feb 15th 2020: based on availability

Visit www.portopalace.gr  and use booking code FORUM11 to take advantage of special rates, which are available until Feb 14th 2020. From Feb 15th, 2020, rooms are available based on availability.




Tel: 2107759727

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Working Hours: 10.00 – 16.00 (Monday – Friday)



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