2022 Spring Conference
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Chase Center on the Riverfront
Wilmington, Delaware

TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022 • 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

Amelia White, DVM, MS, DACVD

Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn, AL

Dr. Amelia White received her DVM from the University of Georgia in 2010 followed by a one-year rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Auburn University. She completed a three-year Dermatology residency and Master’s degree at the University of Illinois in 2014. Dr. White became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 2014 and is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has authored or contributed to several abstracts, case reports, primary research, and book chapters. She teaches the integument and communications skills courses at Auburn University, and her interests include allergic skin and ear diseases, infectious diseases, and student mental health and wellbeing.

Kyla Ortved, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR

Jacques Jenny Endowed Term Chair of Orthopedic Surgery, New Bolton Center
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Kennett Square, PA

Dr. Kyla Ortved is an Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery at New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania in Kennett Square, PA. She received her DVM degree from the University of Guelph in 2006 and completed her large animal surgical residency training at Cornell University in 2010. Kyla became boarded with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2011. Following her residency, Kyla went on to obtain a PhD in gene therapy for equine cartilage repair at Cornell. In February 2016, Kyla became boarded with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. She joined the large animal surgery faculty at New Bolton Center in 2016 as an equine orthopedic surgeon and was named the Jacques Jenny Endowed Term Chair of Orthopedic Surgery in 2019. Her research program focuses on understanding the pathophysiology of equine osteoarthritis and developing gene and cell-based therapies to improve cartilage repair and prevent osteoarthritis.

Alison Gottlieb, BS, CVT, VTS(ECC)

Education Coordinator, Hickory Veterinary Hospital
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Alison graduated from Towson State University with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Behavior. She earned certification in emergency and critical care in 2000. Alison has served on the board of AVECCT as a member at large and on the application committee. Alison is the Co-founder/owner of Four Paws Consulting LLC an education based veterinary consultant. Over the years Alison has published many articles, frequently on pain; as well as authored a chapter on pain in the ICU. Alison has lectured extensively with Australia and New Zealand being amongst her favorites.  Currently Ali is the Education Coordinator at Crown Veterinary Specialist in Lebanon, NJ. Her favorite topics/areas are anything feline, osteoarthritis, analgesia and low stress handling. In the clinic you can usually find giving the patients cat nip and treats. She spends most of her free time outside with her pit bull and her cats.

Conference Schedule

[ May 17 • 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 May 1

  • 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 (does not include lunch)
      Online lecture notes

  • Lunch Only (No CE)

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

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