November 7-10, 2019   • Manhattan, Kansas Over 30 Combined Hours

Fall Kansas Veterinary Convention & KVMA Annual Meeting

Over 30 hours of quality education lined up to meet your needs in small and large animal medicine, practice management and veterinary technicians. The Fall Kansas Veterinary Convention provides – practical information, flexible schedule, networking and more.

Our highlighted speakers

Lance Roasa, DVM, MS, JD

Dr. Lance Roasa is a 2008 graduate of Texas A&M, He has owned a mixed animal practice in Colorado, practiced for Banfield in Phoenix and now own a group of practices in Nebraska where he performs orthopedic surgery. He is also an attorney and helps hundreds of veterinarians with their employment contract every year. He started drip.vet to help veterinary students and veterinarians learn more about legal, business and medical topics.

Jan Shearer, DVM, MS

Dr. Shearer is currently Professor and Extension Veterinarian at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He received his BS degree from Ashland University in 1971 and his DVM degree from The Ohio State University in 1975. Upon graduation he joined the Orrville Veterinary Clinic, Inc. in northeast Ohio where he served as an Associate Veterinarian for 4 ½ years before returning to The Ohio State University to pursue graduate studies in nutrition. He completed his Master’s Degree in 1981 and was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State University in 1981.

Søren Boysen, DVM, DACVECC

Dr. Søren Boysen obtained his DVM from the University of Saskatchewan, completed a small animal internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College, and a residency at Tufts University, becoming a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2003. He is the former Chief of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care at the University of Montreal and currently a Full Professor of at the University of Calgary.  A member of several ECVECC, ACVECC and VetCOT committees he continues to actively promote the global advancement of veterinary ECC. Extensively published (more than 80 papers/chapters), and a recipient of numerous teaching and research excellence awards, he has become an internationally recognized speaker. He and his colleagues from Tufts changed the practice of veterinary medicine when they developed and introduced the profession to FAST exams, and with colleagues at the University of Calgary, adapted veterinary point of care ultrasound for use in non-trauma patients. With the help of many great colleagues from around the world, he continues to develop ultrasound training techniques and workshops for non-specialist practitioners. Along with point of care ultrasound, his research interests include hemorrhage, coagulation, and perfusion.

Can’t Miss Events

Networking Lunch

Friday, November 8

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.

Bring on the Cats! K-State vs. Texas

Saturday, November 9 | TBA

The K-State Wildcats take on the Texas Longhorns in Austin. We will try to live stream the game for all football fans.

Celebration Banquet

Saturday, November 9 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 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

Registration will open on September 15!

  • Non-Member

  • $450
    • Registration Includes:
    • All Educational Sessions
      Industry Trade Show
      All Breaks and Meals
    • and much more…

Best price
  • Member

  • $235
    • Registration Includes:
    • All Educational Sessions
      Industry Trade Show
      All Breaks and Meals
    • and much more…

  • Practice Managers

  • $75
    • Registration Includes:
    • All Educational Sessions
      Industry Trade Show
      All Breaks and Lunches
    • and much more…

  • Veterinary Technicians

  • $100
    • Registration Includes:
    • All Educational Sessions
      Industry Trade Show
      All Breaks and Lunches
    • and much more…
    • If you are a paid KVTA member, we will give you back $25 of your registration fees!

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