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2023 Convention Keynote Presentation
Joy Driven:  An Intergenerational Journey of Resilience on a Road Trip to Every U.S. National Park

Brad Ryan, MSc, DVM, MPH

Professional Services Veterinarian, Antech Diagnostics
Speaker/Writer/Mental Health Advocate

Click to See: ISVMA 2023 Convention Schedule Grid

2023 Convention Speakers

Kate Burdick, B.V.Sc & A.H., CVT
Martha Cline, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)
Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS, CHPV, CFFP
Latonia Craig, EdD,MA, MEd
Kathy Engler, DVM, DABVP
Mark Ernst, DVM
Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Laurie Fonken, LPC
Eric Garcia, CEO
Sandra Gilmore, DVM
Jennifer Gravley, DVM
Michale Jaffe, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS
Ashley Kalinasuskas, CEO
Megan Kaplan, DVM, DACVECC
Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD
Jill Lopez, CEO
Tessa Marshall, BVSc, MS, DABVP
Elizabeth Mendoza, DVM
Rosanne Peters, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Jusmeen Sarkar, DVM, MS, DACVAA, CVA
Staci Slager, DVM
Harold Schott, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Jay Tischendorf, DVM
Keith VanHoy, CPA, PFS


ISVMA Live Convention
 Attendees with a paid live convention registration have been sent an emailed link to watch recorded CE sessions.  CE will only be given for those sessions with a paid Virtual Convention Registration.
Live Convention CE will be mailed via US Postal Service to the primary mailing address in the ISVMA database.
ISVMA Virtual Convention
The Virtual Convention will start at least 10 days after the ISVMA Live Convention concludes.

Thank You, ISVMA Convention Sponsors!
Click on the company names to learn more about these companies and their support of veterinary medicine.


Blue Buffalo


Alliance Animal Health
Care Credit
Ceva Animal Health, LLC-USA
Dechra Veterinary Products
Vet Candy
Vortech Pharmaceuticals – LTD


Antech Diagnostics
Ethos Veterinary Help
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Nutramax Laboratories, Inc.
Nestle Purina Petcare
Nurtamax Laboratories, Inc.
Stopp & VanHoy CPAs and Business Advisors
Torigen Pharmacueticals
Zoetis Petcare


Christian Veterinary Mission
University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine