January 11-13, 2018 Manhattan, Kansas Over 40 Combined Hours

Most. Valuable. Practitioner.

Over 40 hours of world-class education lined up to meet your needs in small animal, food animal, and equine medicine. The 2018 KVMA Convention provides more than just education—it offers you an amazing opportunity to reconnect with old friends, make new connections, and enjoy everything that Manhattan has to offer.

Highlighted Speakers

Wayne Hunthausen

DVM
Westwood Animal Hospital / Westwood, KS

Wayne Hunthausen is a veterinarian and pet behavior consultant who has been working with pet owners and veterinarians throughout North America to solve companion animal behavior problems since 1982.  He received his Bachelor of Arts (zoology) and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (1979) degrees from the University of Missouri.  Dr. Hunthausen is director of Animal Behavior Consultations in the Kansas City area, which provides behavior consultations and training services for pet owners, as well as a behavior support service for veterinarians.

Bo Brock

DVM
Brock Veterinary Clinic / Lamesa, TX

Bo Brock received his DVM in 1990 from Texas A&M, graduating magna cum laude. In 2004, he fulfilled the criteria to become a diplomate in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, certified in equine practice. Dr. Brock is owner/operator of Brock Vet Clinic in Lamesa, TX. A 2007 Texas Equine Practitioner of the Year, Dr. Brock sees over 10,000 equine patients a year – performing hundred of arthroscopes, colics surgeries and over a thousand lameness exams. Beyond the clinic, he is a nationally-recognized speaker on equine medicine and his humorous writing may be found in many veterinary medical magazines as well as Amazon. Dr. Brock’s book “Crowded in the Middle of Nowhere” has been as high as #2 in the Amazon best selling list with over 100,000 copies sold.

Amelia Woolums

DVM, MVSc, PhD, DACVIM, DACVM
Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine / Mississippi State, MS

Amelia Woolums received her DVM in 1988 from Purdue University.  She completed an internship at Kansas State University, a residency at the University of Saskatchewan, and a PhD at UC Davis, where she studied the immune response to bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) infection.  Dr. Woolums is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists. She works in the Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University, where she works as a clinician and teaches in the food animal clinic, and conducts research focused on the host response in bovine respiratory disease, vaccination to prevent BRD, and immunity in cattle and calves.

Can’t Miss Events

Morning Keynote

Friday, January 12 | 7 am – 7:50 am

Begin your day with our Morning Keynote, designed with your practice success in mind.

Friday, January 12 | 7am – 7:50 am:
Practice Compliance – Dr. Linda Ellis

Networking Lunch

Friday, January 12 | 11:30 am – 1 pm

Join us for a “grab-and-go” lunch where you can eat while walking the exhibit floor and chatting with exhibitors, colleagues, and business partners or enjoy the research posters presented by faculty, students and industry partners.

Celebration Banquet

Friday, January 12 | 5:30 pm – 7 pm

Hear about what the KVMA has been up to, recognize KVMA awards recipients and participate in the installation of new KVMA officers.

Location

Hilton Garden Inn
& Conference Center

410 S. 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 532-9116

Pricing & Discounts

Take advantage of the Early-Bird pricing below!
Prices go up after December 30.

  • Non-Member

  • $350
    • Registration Includes:
    • All Educational Sessions
      Career Fair
      Industry Trade Show
      All Breaks and Meals
    • and much more…

Best price
  • Member

  • $195
    • Registration Includes:
    • All Educational Sessions
      Career Fair
      Industry Trade Show
      All Breaks and Meals
    • and much more…

  • Student

  • $25
    • Registration Includes:
    • All Educational Sessions
      Career Fair
      Industry Trade Show
      All Breaks and Meals
    • and much more…

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