2011 ISVMA Annual Convention
November 11-13, 2011
Convention & Trade Show Venue: Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL
Come to Illinois' premier meeting for veterinary medicine continuing education.
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Conveniently located half a block from your host hotel
Peoria Civic Center
201 South West Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61602
Parking for a fee is available off Jefferson and Kumpf plus Monroe and Fulton.
CONVENTION HOST HOTEL
Reserve your room today!
Hotel Père Marquette
501 Main Street, Peoria, IL 61602
The historic Hotel Père Marquette delivers vintage hospitality and modern elegance in the heart of Peoria, IL. Enjoy all of the modern luxuries of an upscale hotel. As a registered hotel guest, complimentary amenities include daily hot breakfast buffet, airport shuttle service, high-speed Internet access as well as covered garage parking…all for no extra charge.
Discounted room rates for ISVMA Attendees available through Sunday, October 16.
Single/Double Discounted Room Rate - $112 per night plus 13% tax.
The following speakers and wet labs will be offered at the 2011 ISVMA Annual Convention:
Jessica Antonicic, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia)
Matthew Beal, DVM, DACVECC
Grant Beckett, BVSc, MRCVS, MMD
R. Avery Bennett, MS, DVM, DACVS
Philip Bushby, MS, DVM, DACVS
Keith Clement, DVM
Douglas DeBoer, DVM
Harris Durham, Jr., CVT, LATG, VTS
John Godbold, DVM
Ralph Hamor, DVM
Ralph Harvey, MS, DVM, DACVA
Susie Hexum, DVM
Amber Labelle, DVM, MS, DACVO
Fred Metzger, DVM, DABVP
Darryl Millis, MS, DVM, DACVS, CCRP, DCVSMR
Deborah Mitchell, MS, DVM
Corey Orava, DVM
Raymond Ramirez, DVM
Daniel Smeak, DVM, DACVS
Daniel Twedt, DVM, DACVIM
David Waters, DVM, PhD, DACVS
Martin Wenkoff, DVM, MVSC, DACT
Lynne White-Shim, MS, DVM
Sophia Yin, MS, DVM
Wet labs are again being offered throughout the weekend. Each lab will be offered to Convention attendees for an additional fee:
Orthopedic - Patella Luxation (Millis)
Orthopedic - Simple Fracture Repair (Millis)
Small Ruminant Reproducton (Wenkoff)
Techniques for Your Practice - Pain Management (Harvey)
Soft Tissue Surgery (Smeak)
Returning in 2011 with two programs in Exhibit Hall
Four identical, hour-long presentations will be offered in Exhibit Hall during scheduled breaks on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On-site sign up is required to earn CE.
Animal Disease Traceability
USDA APHIS and the Illinois Department of Agriculture will offer presentations on the use of electronic Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVIs).
Maximize Your Treatment Options
Chris V. Simmons, RPh - Learn through case studies how compounding can offer various dosage forms to meet individual client needs, what the current trends are in therapeutic treatments using compounding, and what the current laws are regarding the use of compounding in your practice.
Marshfield Labs Wellness Center - LOCATED IN EXHIBIT HALL
Supported by Marshfield Labs and SuperValu/Osco
Expanding for our third year to include a rabies booster option and a massage station.
Pre-register using the form in your registration materials when you register for Convention. Your participation ticket will be included in your onsite registration packet. Bring it to the Marshfield Labs Wellness Center in Exhibit Hall during the designated times. Those not pre-registered will be allowed to sign up onsite.
Privacy: Your privacy will be a priority for both the Wellness Center staff and you.
Saturday and Sunday only; Pre-registration requested; fee assessed to participate.
Total Cholesterol ONLY
Basic Lipoprotein Panel (which includes cholesterol; fast is recommended prior to testing)
PSA Testing (for men over 40)
Offered Friday – Sunday; Pre-registration requested; fee assessed to participate.
Seasonal Influenza - via injection OR nasal spray
Rabies Booster (must provide rabies titer results to receive booster)
Foundation for Wellness is bringing their massage chairs. No charge to participate, but donations to the Illinois Veterinary Medical Foundation will be gladly accepted!
Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Group: Do you know the symptoms of ovarian cancer? Meet Goose and learn about her story, and while you are there be educated on the soft spoken symptoms that can all too quickly turn into advanced stages of cancer.