Thanks to all who attended the 68th Annual Conference for Veterinarians at Colorado State University on January 6, 7, and 8. There was something for everyone with 75 hours of lectures and laboratories, nationally and internationally recognized invited speakers, and the kick-off of a year-long celebration of the College’s 100-year anniversary.
The highlight of the weekend was a special banquet held on the evening of Jan. 6 to commemorate the College’s 100-year anniversary, the Hope, Care, Cures Centennial Banquet. Dr. Robert Miller, a CSU alumnus (DVM 1956), humorist and horse trainer, was the featured speaker. Very special guests included four former deans of the College: Dr. Nick Booth (1966-1971), Dr. William Tietz (1971-1977), Dr. Robert Phemister (1977-1985) and Dr. James Voss (1987-2001), who shared their college memories with their colleagues. Also joining the celebration was Colorado State Senator Steve Johnson who also received his DVM from CSU.
Participants were able to attend continuing education courses in equine medicine, food animal medicine, small animal medicine, exotics, dentistry and ophthalmology. The Veterinary Technician Program offered training for technicians at all levels and included lecture and laboratory sessions. The conference exhibit space featured the latest products from leading pharmaceutical, biological and veterinary support industries.
The College appreciates the support and hard work of all who made the 68th Annual Conference for Veterinarians a resounding success. Special thanks to Dr. David Twedt, Conference Chairman, and to all those who assisted in so many ways, both large and small, to make the conference memorable.