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Academy of Veterinary Consultants, Inc

2019 Winter Conference

Thursday, December 5 - Saturday, December 7

Intercontinental Hotel at the Plaza, Kansas City, MO 


****Check Back Often as the Schedule is Subject to Change***

Thursday, December 5

Registration 12:00pm – 6:00pm

7:00 am – 10:00 am

Executive Committee Meeting - Pavilion Seven

10:00 am –12:00 pm

Executive Board Meeting - Pavilion Three

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm   

All are welcome to join a committee meeting!

Beef Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee (Starting at 12:30pm) - Pavilion Six

Nominating Committee - Pavilion Seven

Program Committee - Board Room

By-Laws, Policies and Procedures Committee - Pavilion Five

Technology Committee - Pavilion Two

2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Membership Committee - Pavilion Seven

Public Relations/Corporate Sponsorship/Scholarship Committee - Pavilion Two

Veterinary Practice Issues and Standards Committee - Pavilion Six


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Executive Board Meeting - Pavilion Three
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm  

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Doors open at 630PM for Dinner

Reception, Dinner and Seminar, hosted by Bayer Animal Health

"Zelnate and Death Loss Reduction; Not Just One Study" - Doug Shane

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite, hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Rooftop Bar

Friday, December 6

Registration Desk - 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

6:30 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast and Seminar, hosted by Advanced Animal Diagnostics

"Exploring the diagnostic power of automated leukocyte profiles to target antibiotic use and predict death loss" -Mitch Hockett

8:00 am – 8:50 am

"Concomitant use of Antimicrobials in human medicine" -Mary McCrackin

8:50 am 9:40 am "Challenges and opportunities in the ranching industry" -Clay Mathis

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Morning Break

10:00 am - 10:50 am "Techniques and outcomes for common field surgeries in cattle" -David Anderson
10:50 am- 11:40 am "Working with Confined Cow/Calf Operations" -Terry Engelken

11:40 am – 1:20 pm

AVC Business Lunch

1:20 pm – 2:10 pm

"Anaplasmosis Vaccines:Past, Present and Future" -Bill Stich

2:10 pm 3:00 pm "Recent research related to use of Chlortetracycline(CTC) for Anaplasmosis control?"  -Emily Reppert/Nora Schrag

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Afternoon Break

3:20 pm 5:00 pm

"Feedyard reflections" -Del Miles/Kee Jim/Tom Noffsinger

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Doors open at 630PM for Dinner

Dinner and Seminar, hosted by Merck Animal Health

"Determination of Optimum Post Metaphylactic Interval when Zuprevo is administered to feedlot steers at high risk of developing bovine respiratory disease" - Lonty Bryant

"Effect of Revalor-XH on feed yard performance, carcass characteristics and feed intake" - Marshall Streeter

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite and New Member Reception, hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Rooftop Bar

Saturday, December 7

Registration Desk 7:00am - 12:00pm

6:30 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast and Seminar, hosted by Zoetis

"Synovex One Grass vs. Synovex C vs. Negative Control in Suckling Calves - Performance from Treatment to Harvest" - Che Trejo
8:00am - 8:50am "A dynamic, but practical approach to ergot alkaloids" - Tim Evans
8:50am - 9:50am "Navigating the alternative protein marketplace" - Bryon Wiegand

9:50 am – 10:10 am

Morning Break

10:10 am – 11:00 am

"The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility - Protecting the Nation's Food Supply and Public Health"- Ken Burton

11:00 am 12:00 pm "Appropriate use of statistics?" -Bob Larson



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