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2022 AVC Winter Conference

Registration is Open

All Times are Central StandardTime (CST)

Thursday, December 1st - Saturday, December 3rd

Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza Hotel

401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112

Tel. 816-756-1500

 Spouses Tour for Friday, December 2nd

All details on home page for registration.

****Check Back Often as the Schedule is Tentative Subject to Change/Presentation Titles Updated***

Wednesday, Nov 30

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Foundation Meeting - Boardroom
Thursday, Dec 1 Registration Desk 12:00pm - 7:00pm

8:00am – 9:45am

Executive Committee Meeting (Includes Plated Breakfast and Beverage) - Pavilion Five

9:45am - 10:00am Morning Break(Restroom/Snack/Calls)
10:00am - 12:00pm Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting (Includes Boxed Lunch and Beverage) -Pavilion One

1:00pm – 3:00pm

All are welcome to join a committee meeting!

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Beef Cattle Health and Well Being Committee - Pavilion Three

1:00PM- 2:00PM

Nominating Committee - Pavilion Six

Program Committee - Pavilion Five

Technology Committee - Boardroom

By-Laws, Policy and Procedures Committee - Pavilion Seven

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Membership Committee - Pavilion Seven

Public Relations/Corporate Sponsorship Committee - Pavilion Five

Veterinary Practice Issues and Standards Commitee - Boardroom

12:00pm - 3:00pm Afternoon Break (Restroom/Snack/Calls)
3:00pm - 4:30pm Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting - Pavilion One
4:30pm - 5:30pm Sponsor Reception -Presidential Suite
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception Hosted by Elanco Animal Health - Salon Foyer

Doors will open at 6:30pm for Dinner Seating

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dinner and Seminar Hosted by Elanco Animal Health -Salon 1A and 1B

"Improving our Enviromental Hoofprint, Animal Welfare Updates on Experior"– Dr. Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo


8:30pm - 11:30pm Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Presidential Suite
Friday, Dec 2 Registration Desk 6:00am - 7:00pm/ General Session - Salon 2 and 3
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast and Seminar Hosted by Virbac - Salon 1A and 1B

"Generics, Biowaivers, & Bioequivalence in Veterinary Medicine" - Dr. Rob Hunter

"An evaluation of TULISSIN Tuathromycin Injection in Dairy-Breed Grower Calves at Ultra- High Risk of

Developing Undifferentiated Fever/Bovine Respiratory Disease in Western Canada" - Dr Benjamin Tverdy

8:00am - 8:55am

"Management of Animal Carcasses: Is Compost a Solution?" - Dr. Krishona Martinson

9:00am – 9:55am

"Bovine Congestive Heart Failure" - Dr. Randall Raymond

9:55am - 10:30am Morning Break (Restroom/Snack/Calls)

10:30am – 12:00pm

"Investigating and Monitoring Reproductive Health" - Dr.Dave Smith

12:00pm - 12:10pm Break (Restroom/Calls)
12:10am - 1:30pm

AVC Business Meeting - Lunch Presentation -Salon 1A and 1B

1:30 pm- 2:30pm

"AABP AVC Foreign Animal Disease Task Force Guidelines"- Dr. Elizabeth Parker

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Afternoon Break ( Restroom/Snack/Calls)

3:00pm - 4:00pm "Impact of Cold Stress on Neonatal Death Losses" - Dr. Gordon Carstens
4:00pm - 4:55pm

"Cattle Confinement Facilities - An Engineering Perspective" - Jacob Mayer

6:00pm -7:00pm

Cocktail Reception Hosted by Merck Animal Health - Salon Foyer

Doors will open at 6:30pm for Dinner Seating

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dinner and Seminar Hosted by Merck Animal Health -Salon 1A and 1B

"Growth and Carcass Considerations for Beef x Dairy Crossbreds" – Dr. Blake Foraker

8:30PM Live Auction - Proceeds to AVC Foundation - Salon 3
8:30pm - 11:30pm Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Salon 3 with Auction
Saturday, Dec 3 Registration Desk 6:00am - 12:00pm/ General Session- Salon 2 and 3
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast and Seminar Hosted by Zoetis - Salon 1A and 1B

"GFI 191 and Implant Label Changes - What do these mean for our industry?" - Dr. Bryan Bernhard

8:00am - 8:55am

"Bull Development Strategies" - Dr. Kacie McCarthy

9:00am - 9:55am

"Cattle health and production record-keeping methods and opinions of U.S. cow-calf producers"

- Dr. Isaac Jumper

9:55am - 10:15am Morning Break(Restroom/Snack/Calls)
10:15am - 11:05am

"Post-drought cowherd management" - Dr. Travis Mulliniks

11:05am - 12:00pm

"New Tick,New Disease: An update on the expanding threat of the Asian longhorn tick and theileriosis for U.S. cattle"

- Dr. Kathryn Reif




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