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Veterinary Business Group Virtual Summit
Veterinary Business Group Summit 2020
Veterinary Business Group Virtual Summit

Welcome to VBG Summit

New to Summit? Here are some tips.

Welcome! You made it - and we couldn't be happier. We've collated all the info you might need below, to make your VBG Summit a success.   

Awards and Scholarships 

If you received a Summit Pack in the mail, you will find in your packs a little something for you to bedazzle in readiness for our Awards night, on Friday 23 October – come celebrate the achievements of your colleagues in style! If you missed out on a Summit Pack – BYO novelty glasses are encouraged for the Awards night!

Logging in to the VBG Summit Platform

As an attendee you do not need to download anything to view and interact with the event, all you need is access to a device which has a stable internet connect and an internet browser.
  1. Log in to the VBG Summit website
  2. Enter the email address that you registered for the VBG Summit with and enter the password. If you have already registered but not yet set up a password for the conference site, please click here

Navigating the Summit Website

Familiarise yourself with the conference site and menu items

Register – this will take you to the external registration platform – for those who have not yet registered for the VBG Summit. 
My Agenda – this is where you can view your saved talks. To save talks go to Program, browse the talks. To save one to your Agenda click on the star to the right of the talk title and this talk will then appear in your agenda. You can do this with multiple talks. 
Program - View and browse the VBG Summit program. Join us for the live talks at the scheduled times.
Network - You can network with other VBG Summit participants – delegates, sponsors and speakers. 

Breakout sessions -  held daily during the VBG Summit. Please check the program for timings.

If you selected a particular group when you registered and would like to change on the day, no problem! Please feel free to just hop straight into the Group Discussion below that you feel suits you best - no need to re-register your selection. There are three groups: Senior Leader, Aspiring Leader, Just Starting Out.
Click here for access to breakout sessions.
Say g’day and start a conversation! 
*This feature is LIVE during the VBG Summit Program

  1. Click on the NETWORK button at the top right of the VBG Summit homepage
  2. Search for a colleague, friend, sponsor or business! The search bar here will pick up a name or word that appears in the first name, surname, company name, job title of the person
  3. Make sure you are are logged in and your profile set to "Public"

Your VBG Summit profile 

Manage, Set-up and Edit 
To get the most out of the upcoming VBG Summit, we recommend completing your virtual profile. Your virtual profile will be how other delegates, exhibitors and speakers interact with your profile throughout the event.
To fill out your profile comprehensively please have the below information ready:
  • Profile Picture
  • Job title
  • Location
  • Professional Bio.
  • Social media links.

 After logging in go to edit profile, under the account button in the top right of your screen, fill in the form.
*Important* - if you make your profile public, you will be able to interact with other delegates and other delegates will be able to interact with you, without activating your profile as public your details will not be viewed.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Visit Sponsors and Book a video chat/meeting
Please make sure you connect with all our sponsors and exhibitors, before, during and after VBG Summit. This event would not be possible without their support of the veterinary profession. Here’s some ways you can connect using the VBG Summit virtual platform.

VBG Summit Virtual Satchel - download here

VBG Summit Show Book - download here
Browse the talks, speakers and the industry experts who's brands we'll explore through the VBG Summit 

VBG Summit Treasure Hunt
Open our treasure map on the website for more information on prizes and how to enter. Join us on Friday at 5pm for the VBG Awards, where prize winners will be announced.
Prize Draws
All Summit prizes will be announced on Friday the 23rd of October at the conclusion of our VBG Awards and Scholarships. You must be in attendance to win! 


Live Stream

To watch the live talks, you’ll need to have registered for the conference, and be logged into the VBG Summit conference website. 
Closer to the live stream day, there will be an additional menu item – WATCH LIVE STREAM – at the top right menu section. You can click on this and it will take you to the live stream video. 
Check the program to see what’s on and when. 
Q&A during the VBG Summit Live stream
Ask questions while watching the live stream. You can so do via the Q&A which is found below the live stream window.
Complete the VBG Summit Reflection Workbook and prepare your questions for the speakers

You’re not just here to watch, we want to hear what you have to say. For all VBG Summit sessions, we invite you to reflect on and prepare three questions to ask your speakers. For more information and to help you prepare your questions, review the VBG Summit Reflection Workbook. It won’t take long, just a few thoughtful questions for you to answer in preparation for the VBG Summit. You can find the Reflection Workbook in the pages of your VBG Summit Show Book here:
Hard Copy VBG Summit Show Book:        Workbook on pages 10-12
Downloaded VBG Summit Show Book:     Workbook on pages 12-15 (download here)
Three (3) additional VetEd points will be allocated when you complete all reflections and submit to the conference secretariat by 19 October. 

Viewing the recorded lectures

During the VBG Summit, to view talks just go to Program to watch the recording on-screen. You can watch recordings on-demand for 3 months from October.

Or, you can also go to All Talks to watch the recording. 

How does this work? Do I need to download any special software?

Recorded lectures are viewable on most common internet browsers that you use regularly. No additional software is required to view, and you are not required to download any videoconferencing software.
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