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Academy of Veterinary Consultants, Inc

2017 Winter Conference

Thursday, November, 30 - Saturday, December 2

InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza

401 Ward Parkway

Kansas City, MO  64112

 

       

Thursday, November 30

Registration 8:00 – 5:30 pm.

Please pick up your packet and name badge during this time.

7:00 am – 10:00 am

Executive Committee Meeting

10:00 am –11:00 pm

Program Committee

Beef Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee

Membership Committee

11:00 am 12:00 pm

Public Relations/Corporate Sponsorship Committee

Veterinary Practice Issues and Standards Committee

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm   

Executive Board Meeting

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sponsor Appreciation Social (invitation only)

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dinner and Seminar, Hosted by Zoetis

David Bechtol, DVM - "Draxxin Research Update"

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite, Hosted by Norbrook, Inc.

Friday, December 1

 

6:30 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast, Hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim (breakfast served 6:30 - 7:00 am)

Christopher Chase, DVM, PhD, DACVM - "Revisiting Vaccination Strategies for Addressing Late Day BRD Caused by IBR Virus"

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Todd Thrift, PhD - "Chevrolets, Caddillacs, Cows and Consumers"

8:50 am – 9:40 am

Bill Clymer, PhD - "Livestock Entomology, Old and New!"

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Morning Break

10:00 am – 10:50 am

Terri Ollivett, DVM, PhD, DACVIM - “Thoracic Ultrasound to Measure and Monitor Lung Health”

10:50 am – 11:40 am

Bonnie Mallard, MSc, PhD - "Genetic Selection for Enhanced Immunity"

11:40 am – 1:20 pm

AVC Business Lunch

1:20 pm – 2:10 pm

Michael Kleinhen, DVM - “An Update on Pain Management and Pain Models”

2:10 pm – 3:00 pm

Sébastian Buczinski, DVM, DÉS, DACVIM, MSc - "Diagnostic Test Use in Cattle: Where Are We? Where Are We Going"

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Afternoon Break

3:20 pm 4:10 pm Bob Larson, DVM, PhD, DACT, DAVPM-Epi, DCAN - "Using the Pregnancy Analytics Mobile App to Add Value to Pregnancy Diagnosis"

4:10 pm – 5:00 pm

Danelle Bickett-Weddle, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVPM - "Secure Beef Supply Plan - Opportunities to Help Clients Prepare

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Dinner, Hosted by Merck Animal Health

Guy Ellis, DVM - "A Novel Approach to Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Use in Cattle"

8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Hospitality Suite and New Member Reception, Hosted by Norbrook, Inc.

Saturday, December 2

 

6:30 am – 7:50 am

Breakfast, Hosted by Bayer Animal Health (breakfast served 6:30 - 7:00 am)

Bruce Brinkmeyer, MBA - "Keys to Customer Service; The Tolfenpro Case Study"

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Gregg Hanzlicek, DVM, PhD - "Anaplasmosis Review"
8:50 am 9:40 am Tryon Wickersham, PhD - "Beef Cattle the Original Upcyclers"

9:40 am – 10:00 am

Morning Break

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Luis Burciaga-Robles, PhD, MSc, MVZ - “Feedlot Production in Mexico, Where it is and Where is it Heading”

11:00 am 12:00 pm Paul Walz, DVM, DACVIM - "Efficacy of Vaccination Against Viral Reproductive Pathogens"

 

 

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