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RCVS Annual General Meeting

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Date: Friday 10th July 2020

Opening times: 10am - 12pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting


Royal College Day is usually our annual celebration of achievement within the veterinary and veterinary nursing professions. Held in July each year, it falls into two parts: our Annual General Meeting and our Awards Ceremony. 

This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Royal College Day will be organised in a different format. The Annual General Meeting will take place as a virtual meeting on Friday, 10 July 2020 from 10am, with the Awards Ceremony scheduled to take place later in the year. Further information about the awards will follow soon.

Our AGM on Friday, 10 July 2020 is open to all RCVS members and associates to attend.


Agenda for the day:

10am - 11am - Welcome and opening remarks 

  • Annual Report and Statement of Accounts
  • Answers to members’ questions on the Annual Report
  • Council elections: new members and retirements

11am - 11.10am - Break

  • Council meeting to approve President, Vice-Presidents and Treasurer
  • Address from outgoing VN Council Chair Racheal Marshall
  • Investiture of new VN Chair Matthew Rendle and Vice-Chair of VN Council Belinda Andrews-Jones
  • New VNC Chair's remarks
  • Address from outgoing RCVS President Dr Niall Connell
  • Investiture of new President Dr Mandisa Greene and Vice-Presidents Dr Niall Connell (SVP) and Professor David Argyle (JVP)
  • New President’s remarks

Approximately 12 noon - AGM closes 



The deadline for submitting questions relating to the RCVS Annual Report and Financial Statements 2019 was Monday 6 July 2020, 5pm. If you have any questions relating to any other part of the AGM please email Deborah Rowlanes (

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