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2020 ACVP Veterinary Pharmacy Conference

The only national conference designed exclusively
for community veterinary pharmacy.

Earn up to 11.0 hours of CE· Networking opportunities with other veterinary pharmacy professionals and industry representatives at the Thursday night Opening Reception at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences·  Free Friday evening to explore Raleigh — a vibrant city combining a hopping music scene, cultural & cuisinary hotspots, with a dash of Southern Hospitality ·  Ideal for new and established veterinary pharmacy practices  ·  Special Rate for Pharmacy Student Members

Educational Sessions

Earn up to 11.0 hours of CE. Schedule subject to change.

  8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ACVP Board Meeting Congressional A
  12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. Registration Open University Ballroom Prefunction
  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception

The Opening Reception will be held at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Natural Research Center. Attendees will hear a presentation by the museum’s Chief Veterinarian, Dr. Dan Dombrowski and make some new friends during “Meet the Animals”. Attendees will also have the opportunity to explore seven floors of interactive exhibit spaces that span two city blocks in the largest natural history museum in the Southeast. The Museum’s Window on Animal Health (WOAH) and accompanying One Planet, One Health Exhibit are located on the second floor of the Nature Research Center. The WOAH serves as the hub for the medical management of the Museum’s diverse collection while offering a unique Museum visitor experience to peer into the world of Museum Veterinary Medicine.

From dinosaurs to dioramas, from microbes to meteorites, an evening at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences offers something for everyone. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided.

CE Session #1 – Dr. Dan Dobrowski, DVM, Chief Veterinarian ( bio & session description)
“Meet the Animals” 

Off-Site at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
  7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open University Ballroom Prefunction
  7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Exhibitor Experience with Breakfast University Ballroom AB&C
  8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CE Session #2 – A Veterinarian’s Perspective on What Makes a Great Veterinary Pharmacist– Dr. Robert Blaylock (bio & session description) Congressional Room
  9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitor Experience University Ballroom AB&C
  10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CE Session #3 – Integration of Veterinary Pharmacists into Practice Clinical Rounds – Dr. Page Wages and Natalie Young, PharmD, FACVP (bio & session description) Congressional Room
  11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Fellowship & Awards Luncheon with Exhibitors University Ballroom AB&C
  1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CE Session #4 – Marketing Pearls for Veterinary Compounding – Coy Privette (bio & session description) Congressional Room
  2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitor Experience University Ballroom AB&C
  3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CE Session #5 Congressional Room
  7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration Open University Ballroom Prefunction
  8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Exhibitor Experience with Breakfast University Ballroom AB&C
  9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CE Session #6 – This Works for Me! (bio & session description)

Panel Discussion

Congressional Room
  10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break with Exhibitor Experience University Ballroom AB&C
  11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CE Session #7 –  Get a Bead on It:  Applying Human Controlled Release Dosage Forms to Animal Patients – Gigi Davidson, RPh, DICVP, FACVP, FSCVP (bio & session description) Congressional Room
  12:30 p.m. Conference Closes  

Registration Fees

Conference Registration includes:

  • CE credit (up to 11 hours available)
  • Thursday Night Opening Reception at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
  • All conference meal functions
  • Access to exhibits for all paid attendees

Scholarships Available to ACVP and ACA Student Members—Applications Due April 15, 2020.

Register by March 31, 2020 and save $100!
(Early Bird Prices displayed below)

To register with ACA Member pricing**, you will need to email Linda Cathey at linda@vetmeds.org or call the ACVP office  (901-383-1781) to receive a special code.

For assistance with conference registration, contact the ACVP Office at 901.383.1781 or info@vetmeds.org.
For assistance with hotel reservations, contact Susan Decker, Director of Conferences, at 434-989-5938 or susan@acainfo.org.
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  • Online registration will close on Sunday, June 14.
  • On-site registration will be available on Thursday, June 25 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm and on Friday, June 26 at 7:00 am at the Raleigh Marriott City Center.
  • For additional infomation, email info@vetmeds.org or to register by phone, call 901-383-1781 during regular business hours

Hotel Information

Raleigh Marriott City Center

Raleigh Marriott City Center
500 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27601

$179+ tax per night

Completely transformed boasting an innovative contemporary style, the Raleigh Marriott City Center provides an unforgettable experience for your next urban adventure.

Step inside the hotel’s spacious great room lobby with complimentary Wi-Fi, designed to spark inspiration, productivity and social interaction. The award-winning Rye Bar and Southern Kitchen, serve uncommon cocktails, craft beers and modern southern cuisine. Stunningly reimagined guest rooms and suites feature sleek décor, wall-mounted flat-screen 55″ TVs and modern work spaces. The Raleigh Marriott City Center is a modern relaxing retreat in a dynamic downtown setting.

The Conference room rate will be available until May 20, 2020. For assistance with hotel reservations, contact Susan Decker, ACA Director of Conferences, at 434-989-5938 or susan@acainfo.org.
ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

Sponsorship provides an excellent opportunity to spread the message that your company supports community veterinary pharmacy. Attendees at the ACVP Veterinary Pharmacy Conference will have over 7 hours of potential contact with exhibitors throughout the event, including 2 hours at our Welcome Reception. All Sponsorship Levels include recognition in the ACVP Magazine and on social media sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter).

SPONSOR & EXHIBIT INFORMATION

Conference Exhibitors

2019 ACVP Veterinary Pharmacy Conference Photos

June 6-8  | Louisville, Kentucky

Past Sponsors & Exhibitors

Cubex
In Their Face Marketing
DoseLogix
IJPC
MarkeTouch Logo
Medisca Logo Trusted Partner