Keynote Speakers


Erik Teske (Utrecht University)

Erik Teske graduated at the Utrecht University in 1981. Currently he is head of the Medical Oncology at the Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals. In addition, he is also part-time professor in medical oncology at the Veterinary Faculty in Liege. His area of expertise are clinical cytology, epidemiology, and oncology. He has written more than 130 publications in refereed journals, 17 book chapters, and more than 160 other publications. He has given over 150 invited presentations at international congresses. For over 25 years he has been co-organizing an ESAVS course on internal medicine for European practioners. Dr. Teske was the first president of the ECVIM-CA, has been president of the EBVS, and is currently still president of the Dutch Board of Veterinary Specialisation. For these activities he was awarded in 2016 with the EBVS Award for outstanding contributions to veterinary specialisation in Europe. He is double boarded in the ECVIM-CA in internal medicine and in clinical oncology. He is Honorary Member of the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology and the and was awarded the WSAVA Hill’s Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award in 2006 and the WSAVA International Award for Scientific Achievement in 2016. In October 2017 he was awarded an honorary doctor title by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.