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Berlin 2017 Conference Feedback

2017 Zoo and Wildlife Health Conference survey 

Thanks for your participation in this survey.

Looking forward to seeing you in October 2018 in Prague for our next conference!

Survey Results: Berlin 2017 Conference Feedback


Question:

Please answer ALL the questions. We really want your feedback...

Tell us more about you!

Please click all the statement that currently apply to you:

  • EAZ. I am a current EAZWV and/or AAZV member (95 out of 112)
  • Dip. I am an ECZM and/or ACZM diplomate (11 out of 112)
  • PG. I am not a Diplomate but I DO have another post graduate qualification in the field of Zoo and/or Wildlife Medicine. (MSc, PhD, ) (17 out of 112)
  • STU. I currently a student (26 out of 112)
  • RES. I am currently doing an ACZM/ECZM residency (6 out of 112)
  • ZOO. I currently work mainly as a zoo clinician (53 out of 112)
  • G. I currently work mainly in research / university teaching (23 out of 112)
  • H. I currently work mainly as a field veterinarian (10 out of 112)
  • I. I am NOT currently working in either zoo or wildlife medicine or research (7 out of 112)
  • J. I am NOT a veterinary surgeon or veterinary student (2 out of 112)

Question:

Annual Conference / Workshop Attendance

On average, how may professional conferences / workshops do you attend each year?


Question:

Which of these EAZWV/IZW conferences have you attended?

Please click all that apply.

  • A. Atlanta 2016 (37 out of 112)
  • B. Barcelona 2015 (68 out of 112)
  • C. Warsaw 2014 (57 out of 112)
  • D. Vienna 2013 (59 out of 112)
  • E. Bussolengo 2012 (40 out of 112)
  • F. Lisbon 2011 (40 out of 112)
  • G. Madrid 2010 (37 out of 112)
  • H. Beekse Bergen 2009 (37 out of 112)
  • I. Leipzig 2008 (28 out of 112)
  • J. NONE! - this is my first EAZWV/IZW conference. (21 out of 112)

Question:

Other Conference Attendance

Which other conferences have you attended in the last 3 yrs?

  • EAZ. EAZA (24 out of 112)
  • ICA. ICARE (13 out of 112)
  • WDA. EWDA / WDA (21 out of 112)
  • AAZ. AAZV (20 out of 112)
  • EAA. EAAM (7 out of 112)
  • Nat. My National Zoo/Wildlife Veterinary Association Conference (62 out of 112)
  • oth. Other (63 out of 112)

Question:

If you have attended other conferences/ workshops in the last 3yrs that do not fit into the categories above, please list them here.

Question:

Main Reason for coming this conference

What would you say was the MOST IMPORTANT reason for you to come to this conference?

  • A. Continuing professional development - keeping up to date in zoo and wildlife medicine (52 out of 112)
  • B. Networking - to meet and build relationships with like minded professionals (44 out of 112)
  • C. Presenting my research - to share the scientific work that I have done (6 out of 112)
  • D. Career Development - to learn how I get an internship / residency / job in zoo and wildlife medicine. (10 out of 112)

Question:

What are your other reasons for coming this conference?

Click all that apply

  • A. Continuing Professional Development - keeping up to date (62 out of 112)
  • B. Networking: building relationships with professional colleagues (69 out of 112)
  • C. Sharing research: presenting my work (37 out of 112)
  • D. Career Development: finding an internship / residency/ job in zoo and wildlife medicine (25 out of 112)
  • E. Other: please give details below (4 out of 112)

Question:

If you clicked other, please could you provide us with more information?

Question:

Did you submit an abstract (presentation or poster) this year?

  • YES. Yes - it was accepted (34 out of 112)
  • Y/N. Yes - but it was not accepted (0 out of 112)
  • No. No - I did not submit an abstract this year (78 out of 112)

Question:

Abstract Submission Process

We made significant changes to the abstract review process this year. The review process was run jointly by EAZWV and IZW and the session chairs were actively involved in reviewing the abstracts. All abstracts were scored by atleast 2 (and often 3 reviewers) and those scoring the highest were chosen as oral presentation.

We would welcome your feedback on whether you feel this has improved the quality of the conference programme.

(you do not need to have submitted an abstract to answer this question)

  • GD. I think this review process is positive development. (49 out of 112)
  • BD. The review process is unsatisfactory. (8 out of 112)
  • ABS. I did not notice any difference. (34 out of 112)
  • zer. This is my first EAZWV/IZW conference so I have nothing to compare it with. (21 out of 112)

Question:

We would love to have your feedback on the abstract submission process.

Question:

Scientific Programme: Presentations Feedback

How satisfied were you with the quality of the talks this year?

  • 5/5. 5/5: Excellent - exceeded my expectations (7 out of 112)
  • 4/5. 4/5: Very Good - generally met my expectations (64 out of 112)
  • 3/5. 3/5: Good - OK - generally satisfactory but quality variable (40 out of 112)
  • 2/5. 2/5: Disappointing - generally didn't meet my expectations (1 out of 112)
  • 1/5. 1/5: Poor - would not come again (0 out of 112)

Question:

We would love to have your feedback on the talks!

Question:

Scientific Programme: Posters Feedback

How satisfied were you with the quality of the posters this year?

  • 5/5. 5/5: Excellent - exceeded my expectations (5 out of 112)
  • 4/5. 4/5: Very Good - generally met my expectations (54 out of 112)
  • 3/5. 3/5: Good - OK - generally satisfactory but quality variable (49 out of 112)
  • 2/5. 2/5: Disappointing - generally didn't meet my expectations (3 out of 112)
  • 1/5. 1/5: Poor - would not come again (1 out of 112)

Question:

We would love to have your feedback on the posters!

Question:

WORKSHOPS

Which workshops did you attend this year?

Please click on all that apply.

  • A. Basics of immobilisation (2 out of 112)
  • B. Advanced Anaesthesia (8 out of 112)
  • C. Expedition Veterinary Medicine (6 out of 112)
  • D. Handling, clinical examination and treatment of injured wild birds (8 out of 112)
  • E. Parasites of arthropods and cold blooded vertebrates (6 out of 112)
  • F. Molecular diagnostics for elephant and equine herpes viruses (5 out of 112)
  • G. Zoo animal pathology (9 out of 112)
  • H. Ultrasound and CT in Zoo animals (10 out of 112)
  • I. I did not attend a workshop this year (58 out of 112)

Question:

Scientific Programme: Workshop Feedback

How satisfied were you with the quality of the workshops this year?

  • 5/5. 5/5: Excellent - exceeded my expectations (18 out of 112)
  • 4/5. 4/5: Very Good - generally met my expectations (20 out of 112)
  • 3/5. 3/5: Good - OK - generally satisfactory but quality variable (14 out of 112)
  • 2/5. 2/5: Disappointing - generally didn't meet my expectations (3 out of 112)
  • 1/5. 1/5: Poor - would not come again (0 out of 112)
  • ABS. I did not attend a workshop this year (57 out of 112)

Question:

We would love to have your comments on the workshops:

Question:

Social Programme Feedback

How satisfied were you with the social programme (Icebreaker, Festive Evening, Zoo visit, Banquet, post conference tours)?

  • 5/5. Excellent - exceded my expectations (17 out of 112)
  • 4/5. Very Good - I really enjoyed it (65 out of 112)
  • 3/5. Good - enjoyed it but some issues (27 out of 112)
  • 2/5. Below expectations. - not up to usual standards (3 out of 112)
  • 1/5. poor. (0 out of 112)

Question:

We would love to have your feedback on the social programme

Question:

Venue and Logistics Feedback

How satisfied were you with the venue and logistics (lecture hall, break out rooms, organisation in general)?

  • 5/5. Excellent - exceded my expectations (15 out of 112)
  • 4/5. Very Good - I really enjoyed it (61 out of 112)
  • 3/5. Good - enjoyed it but some issues (32 out of 112)
  • 2/5. Below expectations. - not up to usual standards (3 out of 112)
  • 1/5. poor. (1 out of 112)

Question:

We would love to have your feedback on the venue and general organisation.

Question:

Do you have any other feedback for us on this conference? 


Question:

Prague 2018

Our next conference will be a joint conference between AAZV/EAZWV/IZW hosted by Prague Zoo 6-12th October 2018.

This conference will be 4.5 instead of the usual 2.5 days.

We would love you to come!

  • Yes. Yes: I plan to come to Prague for the whole conference (64 out of 112)
  • D. Yes: I plan to come to Prague BUT only for part of the conference. (I would welcome a day registration option) (33 out of 112)
  • No. No: It is not my turn to come - a colleague will attend (6 out of 112)
  • C. No: I will not come for another reason (9 out of 112)

Question:

Do you have any feedback for us on our plans for the Prague conference? 

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