Scientific Sessions - Overview

The annual scientific session of the SLVA provides a forum to share recent research findings, clinical experiences and knowledge on the current developments in veterinary and allied sciences and to learn from the colleagues and the experts in the field to the membership. This key event is organized in parallel with its AGM and structured in to several thematic areas.


Scientific session awards

Each year the SLVA commemorates notable abstracts submitted for its Annual Scientific Sessions with awards and recognition. Following awards will be offered.

  • Dr. Hector C. Perera Memorial Award for the best Clinical Communication
  • Dr. and Mrs. A.R. Mohamed Award for the best presentation in the Animal Health Session
  • Air Commodore Dr. R.M.P.H. Dassanayake Award for the best presentation in the Animal Production Session
  • SLVA Award for the best presentation in the Reproduction and Breeding Session
  • Dr. Arunasiri Iddamalgoda Award for the best Poster

SLVA reserves the right to determine the number of awards made and to cancel the competition in a given year if submitted abstracts are deemed to not be of adequate quality or interest.

In addition Dr. Perumal Pillai award for the best research paper appearing in the Sri Lanka Veterinary Journal will also be presented at the annual scientific session.


Past SLVA Scientific Session abstract award winners

2010   2009   2008


Symposia proceedings

Download program and abstracts of the scientific sessions

2012   2011   2010   2009