40th Annual Congress BEPS

40th Annual Congress BEPS

Focus on Dermatology with Prof. Knottenbelt

Saturday, December 2nd 2023

Dear horse vet,

after two years pandemic which only allowed us to organise online webinars, we're ready to go for a live congress which will be held again at Leuven, Gasthuisberg (Onderwijs & Navorsing 2, auditorium BMW2), Herestraat 49.

This 40th edition will focus on equine dermatology, which will be covered by Prof. Derek Knottenbelt, a world-famous expert in this field.


Morning session (9h00-12h00)

In Depth: Equine Dermatology by Prof. Knottenbelt (UK)

  • Diagnostics in dermatological pathology

  • How to deal with an itching horse

  • Update on Equine Sarcoids

Lunch Break (12h00-13h30)

Afternoon session (13h00-17h00)

  • President’s word by Dr. Emmanuelle Van Erck

  • Dermatology: Pastern region problems (Prof. Derek Knottenbelt, UK)

  • Practical guidelines to examine the equine eye (Dr. Eline Vercruysse, BE)

  • What does it mean when gamma-GT is too high (Dr. Emmanuelle Van Erck, BE)

  • PSSM in horses: what is it? (Dr. Irene Tosi, BE)

  • Update on West-Nile virus (Dr. Carla Cesarini, BE)

  • Cyst-like lesions – what the heck??? (Dr. Filip Vandenberghe, BE)

Closing Reception (17h00-19h00)

How to register?

Registration for the congress is done by paying the congress fee using the following account number IBAN: BE24 3900 1138 6138 (Swift/BIC: BBRUBEBB ).
Account name: BEPS, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke.

make sure to add the reference: ‘participant name + registration choice (full day, morning OR afternoon)’.
Vets graduated in 2022 or 2023 mention 'participant name + registration choice + Vet 2022 or 2023’.
Students include ‘participant name + registration choice + student’

Early Bird

before November 15th

Late Bird

after November 15th

Full day (lunch included) €200 €220
Morning session (no lunch) €110 €130
Afternoon session (no lunch) €110 €130
Vets graduated 2022/2023
Full day (lunch included) €100 €120
Morning session (no lunch) €60 €80
Afternoon session (no lunch) €60 €80
Full day (lunch included) free €50
Morning session (no lunch) free €30
Afternoon session (no lunch) free €30

Do you have a specific question?

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