Join Vets for Climate Action to hear from Dr Jeremy Watson and Dr Annaliese Johnson, contributors to Vets for Climate Action's Climate Care Program, to learn the tools and tricks to successfully integrate environmentally sustainable solutions into your day-to-day veterinary practice. Learn how your practice can reduce costs, add value, and attract and retain staff while championing the climate!
About the Presenters:
Dr Jeremy Watson BVSc (Hons) MANZCVs (SA surgery) graduated from Melbourne Uni in 1986 and by 1998 had established the Brimbank Vet Clinic - now a 5 vet small animal practice in suburban Melbourne. In 2011 the Brimbank Vet Clinic was rebuilt incorporating the latest environmental design features facilitating a pathway to make the practice carbon neutral. Jeremy has completed short courses in Circular economics and Net zero for business through Cambridge University. Jeremy joined VfCA to help amplify the role veterinary teams can play in motivating the vet community to take urgent action on climate change and has played an integral part in developing the Climate Care Program.
Dr Annaliese Johnson BSVC (Hons) is a Senior Veterinarian who graduated with honours from the University of Queensland in 2012. She joined the GSV team in 2022. Annaliese's professional interests are dermatology, ophthalmology, internal medicine and animal welfare. She is passionate about helping vet clinics transition to a more environmentally sustainable model of practice and is the leader of the GSV ‘Climate Care’ team. Annaliese is also a member of VfCA's Climate Care Program Advisory Committee.
7pm - Introduction
7:10pm -7:45pm - Presentation
7:45pm - Open Q&A Session
8:00pm - Finish