Oct. 18 – 20, 2019 – The Hotel at Avalon – Alpharetta, GA

Connect ⋅ Learn ⋅ Grow

Save the date so that you may join your fellow veterinarians, technicians, students, practice managers and veterinary staff as the top experts in our profession discuss the latest insights and applications related to your field. Earn over 22 hours of CE!

2019 Location

The Hotel at Avalon
9000 Avalon Boulevard
Alpharetta, GA 30009
(678) 722-3600

Last Year’s Top-rated Speakers

Kevin Benjamino

DVM, DACVS-SA

Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon,
MedVet Medical and Cancer Center for Pets – Columbus

Wesley Bissett

DVM, PhD

Associate Professor & Director,
Veterinary Emergency Team, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine

Founder & Director,
The Social DVM, LLC

Barden Greenfield

DVM, DAVDC

Owner,
Your Pet Dentist

Tim Hackett

DVM, MS, DACVECC

Director,
James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Colorado State University

India Lane

DVM, MS, EdD, DACVIM

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs & Student Success,
University of Tennessee

Lara Maxwell

DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Professor,
Dept Physiological Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University

Amy N. Newfield

CVT, VTS (ECC)

Emergency Head Technician,
BluePearl Veterinary Partners – Waltham, MA

Vice President & Legal CRP,
TSYS

Michael Schaer

DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVECC

Professor Emeritus; Adjunct Professor,
University of Florida, CVM

Lynne Seibert

DVM, MS, PhD, DACVB

Owner,
Veterinary Behavior Consultants, LLC

Laura Smallwood

DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

Medical Director,
Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists

Founder,
Vande Linde and Associates

Last Year’s Hit Sessions

Social Media

Dr. Caitlin DeWilde joined us overview of social media platforms for veterinary clinics, content your clients will value, managing your Google and Yelp listings, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cyberbulling, and the growing world of Instagram. The session also covered using social media without crashing your work-life balance.

GVMA HOSPITAL MEMBERS ATTENDED THIS TRACK FOR FREE!

Dentistry

Dr. Barden Greenfield, DAVDC, joined us for an overview of Tips to Help You with Difficult Extractions in The Dog and Cat, a Case-based Review of Difficult Oral Procedures (including: malocclusions; Embedded teeth; Addressing types of tooth resorption in the dog and cat; Addressing the discolored tooth), a Complete Review of Oral Malignant and Non-Malignant Tumors and How to Approach Each, in addition to Canine Radiographic Interpretation.

Soft Tissue Surgery

Dr. Kevin Benjamino, DACVS-SA, joined us for an in-depth look at common ailments requiring surgery, including an overview of clinical signs, necessary diagnostics, surgical techniques and tips and tricks. Sessions also covered subjects such as laryngeal paralysis, brachycephalic upper airway syndrome, lower urinary obstruction and uroabdomen, Urethrostomies, gastro-intestinal procedures, traumatic abdominal and thoracic hernias, and surgical skin reconstruction.

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