The Didier-Noël Carlotti Award is named after a veterinary surgeon who initiated, planned, and inspired FECAVA and served as its first President for four years. It is to be awarded annually to one of our members who has provided an outstanding service in the fields of interprofessional communication and/or continuing education for companion animal veterinarians in Europe.
The Award is presented annually, usually at the opening ceremony of a FECAVA EuroCongress or of a joint WSAVA and FECAVA Congress

The Award comes in the form of a sculpture and is accompanied by a certificate featuring the FECAVA Logo and the signature of the FECAVA President. Applicants have to be

• FECAVA members
• Veterinarians
• Working in the field of companion animal veterinary medicine

The award can only be given once to an individual.

Applicants can be nominated by other veterinarians who are FECAVA members or by FECAVA member or associate member associations.
The nomination has to outline in not more than 200 words why the nominee would be a worthy recipient of the Award.

Nominations have to be received no later than on 30th June 2024 for the FECAVA EuroCongress, 12-14th September 2024 in Athens. All nominations must be sent to the FECAVA Head Office in Brussels ( and addressed to the attention of the FECAVA Honorary Secretary.

SOP for Didier-Noël Carlotti Award