The 27th annual convention of the Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists (IAVA) and a symposium on ‘Advances in applied anatomy of domestic and wild animals – an interdisciplinary approach for animal health and wealth’ will be held at the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy from November 28 to 30. The symposium is being organised by the the Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Histology of the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University; Indian Association of Veterinary Anatomists; and the Kerala State Veterinary Council.