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Scientific Advisory Committee

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  • The WSAVA Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) advises and assists the WSAVA Executive Board in developing links with the academic world involved in research and development in small animal veterinary science.


  • It's aim is to stimulate academic participation under the auspices of the WSAVA and at the same time to promote worldwide access to knowledge resulting from research.


  • To advise the WSAVA Executive Board on proposed projects concerning research and standardization of diagnosis and treatment.
  • To advise the Executive Board on recipients for the WSAVA Scientific Awards.
  • To select the State of the Art lecturers for each WSAVA Congress.
  • To have representation on the Congress Scientific Programme Committee and to ultimately approve the congress scientific programmes created by that committee.
  • To provide the Executive Board and WSAVA membership with up to date information on topical scientific issues related to small animal practice.