2023 Spring Conference
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Chase Center on the Riverfront
Wilmington, Delaware

TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2023 • CHASE CENTER ON THE RIVERFRONT – WILMINGTON, DE • 6 HOURS CE

Welcome

Spring Conference is a one-day event offering something for everyone on the veterinary team with 3 concurrent educational tracks, a trade show featuring 30+ exhibitors, and the opportunity to learn and connect in Wilmington, Delaware.

Featured Speakers

Martha Moon Larson, DVM, MS, DACVR

Retired Professor of Radiology, VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Dr. Moon Larson received her DVM from Ohio State University, followed by internship at Animal Medical Center, and then a radiology residency at The Ohio State University.  She started her career at VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine immediately following her residency and had been there for almost 37 years. She served as Professor of Radiology and has recently retired.

Sponsored by Choice Medical Systems

Tabitha Kucera, RVT, VTS (Behavior), CCBC, KPA-CTP

Behavior Consultant, Chirrups and Chatter
Cleveland, OH

Tabitha Kucera is an Elite Fear Free and Low Stress Handling Certified Registered Veterinary Technician, VTS (Behavior), CCBC, and KPA-CTP. She is the owner of Chirrups and Chatter Cat and Dog Behavior Consulting and Training in Cleveland, Ohio. Her teaching credentials include lecturing on the regional and national level and lecturing at multiple veterinary technology programs. She is a Fear Free certified speaker, a Fear Free Practice Certification Consultant, a behavior consultant for Cat Pawsitive Pro, and host of the podcast, Tails from a Vet Tech. Tabitha has helped to develop training and behavior programs for various veterinary hospitals and shelters and works as a consultant for many shelters and private veterinary practices.

Sponsored by Ceva Animal Health

Sarah Colmer, VMD, DACVIM

Fellow, Large Animal Neurology, Penn Vet New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Dr. Colmer, is a Fellow in Large Animal Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, PA. She completed a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at New Bolton Center in 2022 and rotating internships at New Bolton Center as well as Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center in New Jersey. She has research interests in neurologic conditions of the horse, particularly degenerative diseases, as well as endocrinology.

Olivia Lorello, VMD, PhD, CVA

Assistant Professor of Clinical Equine Field Service, Penn Vet New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Olivia Lorello, VMD, PhD, CVA is an Assistant Professor of Equine Field Service at the University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center. She graduated veterinary school from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 and then completed an internship at B.W. Furlong and Associates in New Jersey. Following her internship, she completed a PhD in Equine Cardiology at the University of Bern in Switzerland. During her PhD, she completed a veterinary acupuncture course at the Chi Institute. Following her PhD, she went to Texas to practice in a large referral hospital, during which time she completed chiropractic training. Dr. Lorello came to New Bolton Center in 2019 where she currently practices all aspects of general equine medicine in addition to complementary and alternative medicine.

Conference Schedule

[ April 25 • 8:00 am – 4:30 pm ]

8:00– 9:00 am

Registration, Continental Breakfast & Visit Exhibits

Governors Hall

9:00-10:15 am

Session 1

SA – Pusey & Jones; LA – Lobdell; VT – Dravo

10:15-10:45 am

Refreshment Break & Visit Exhibits

Governors Hall

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Session 2

SA – Pusey & Jones; LA – Lobdell; VT – Dravo

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch

Christina Ballroom

1:00-1:30 pm

Visit Exhibits

Governors Hall

1:30-2:45 pm

Session 3

SA – Pusey & Jones; LA – Lobdell; VT – Dravo

2:45-3:15 pm

Refreshment Break & Visit Exhibits

Governors Hall

3:15-4:30 pm

Session 4

SA – Pusey & Jones; LA – Lobdell; VT – Dravo

Location

Conference Location
Chase Center on the Riverfront
815 Justison St
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 425-3929

Conference Hotel
Westin Wilmington
818 Shipyard Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19801
(302) 654-2900

Pricing & Discounts

Take advantage of the Early-Bird pricing below!
Prices increase after April 15

Prefer to register by mail?  CLICK HERE to download a printable registration form.

  • Veterinarians

  • $150/mo
    • DVMA Member Veterinarian – $150 / $175
    • Non-Member Veterinarian – $295 / $320
    • Includes:
      6 hours CE credit
      Admission to exhibit hall
      Continental breakfast, breaks & lunch
      Online lecture notes

  • Licensed Veterinary Technicians & Support Staff

  • $75/mo
    • DVMA Member LVTs & Support Staff – $75 / $100
    • Non-Member LVTs & Support Staff – $100 / $125
    • Includes:
      6 hours CE credit
      Admission to exhibit hall
      Continental breakfast, breaks & lunch
      Online lecture notes

  • Students

  • $25/mo
    • Veterinary Students – $25
    • Veterinary Technology Students – $25
    • Includes:
      6 hours CE credit
      Admission to exhibit hall
      Continental breakfast, breaks & lunch
      Online lecture notes

  • Lunch Only (No CE)

  • $50/mo
    • Lunch registration available to guests, award winners, and students

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