76th Annual Conference for Veterinarians - April 18-19, 2015

Plans are underway for the 76th Annual Conference for Veterinarians! Dr. Edward Hoover from the CSU Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology will be the Keynote speaker in 2015. Dr. Hoover, who was recently inducted into the National Sciences Foundation for his work on the first successful FeLV will present a talk on "History of FeLV and FeLV vaccination."


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Dates: April 18-19, 2015

Learn more about the event on the Annual Conference for Veterinarians' website!

Event Information

This event will take place at the Fort Collins Hilton, 425 West Prospect Road. Reserve your room today!

General small animal, livestock medicine and equine theme – Emergency and Critical Care
  • Two additional streams for small animal and one additional theme for equine
  • Three outside speakers (equine, small animal, livestock medicine) on Saturday and Sunday
  • Twenty CSU veterinarians presenting the newest and greatest information
  • Four late breaking research reports
  • Keynote address by Dr. Edward Hoover – History of FeLV vaccines
  • All class reunion at the Diagnostic Medicine Center Saturday night (included with Annual Conference registration)
  • Veterinary student musical group 'Keys and D’s' will perform at the all class reunion


Dr. Sheila McGuirk will be our featured speaker for Livestock Medicine. Dr. McGuirk is a Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine and Food Animal Production Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.

EQUINE (Invited Speaker)

Dr. Thomas Divers is a Steffen Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Section Chief of Large Animal Medicine at Cornell University.

SMALL ANIMAL (Invited Speaker)

Dr. Elizabeth Rozanski will be our guest speaker for our Small Animal track. Dr. Rozanski is an Associate Professor at Tufts University. She is board certified in both internal medicine and emergency and critical care.

CE Credits:


This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 16 hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

Conference Schedule and Brochures:

View the Small Animal Program Schedule

View the Equine Program Schedule

View the Livestock Program Schedule

Saturday, April 18, 2015: Lectures and breaking-research updates. PLUS 76th Anniversary Party at the Colorado State University Diagnostic Medicine Center! Families are invited! More information coming soon!

Sunday, April 19, 2015: Lectures and breaking-research updates.

Friday, April 17, 2015: 10- and 20-Year Reunion Information

Registration Fees:

Early: $365.00  Now - March 23 

Standard: $425.00  March 24 - April 17

On-site registration (both days): $430

April 18, 2014, ONLY: $230

April 19, 2014, ONLY: $200

To register, fill out the registration form!

Veterinary Technicians: See technician registration information here

Note: If you are attempting to register 1 month or less prior to this course please call (970) 297-1273 to confirm availability.

If you are interested in only attending ONE of the conference days, please contact Cathy Mojahed at Cathy.Mojahed@colostate.edu or (970) 297-1273 for more information. 

Registration and Cancellation Information:

Pre-registration is required for all veterinary continuing education conferences. Courses are subject to cancellation when registration is inadequate to cover costs of the program. Registration at least six weeks before the course will help prevent cancellation. Course fee is payable to Colorado State University. Fee includes proceedings, materials, supplies, refreshments and in some cases, lunch. Please see course schedules for more information.

Cancellations and Refunds:

Registration fees are fully refundable until 60 days prior to the course, 50% refundable between 60 and 30 days prior to the course and non-refundable after 30 days prior to the course. Fees will be refunded 100% at any date if vacated spot can be filled.

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