Friday & Saturday
Industry Trade Show
Conference Hall Foyer
Enjoy catching up with our vendors to hear the latest and greatest to help your practice perform above the rest.
Convention Center Foyer
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.
Keynote – “Unforgettable Moments. The currency used to create value in ALL relationships.”
Big Basin/Kaw Nation
Col. Leon “Sam” Barringer, D.V.M. serves as Technical Service Specialist with Diamond V. Dr. Barringer is a highly decorated military leader, trained Public Health Officer in the U.S. Air Force, and large animal veterinarian specializing in calf health management, epidemiology, evidence-based population medicine, disease outbreak investigation, and vaccinology. He earned his D.V.M. from the University of California, Davis. After graduation and service in private practice in Pennsylvania, he became an Associate Professor at West Virginia University (WVU). He later joined Pfizer Animal Health, working as Director of Strategic Accounts in the Dairy and Feedlot Business Unit.
Prior to joining Diamond V, Dr. Barringer worked for Merck Animal Health as a Technical Service Lead for the company’s “Top 30” strategic ruminant accounts. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, the author or co-author of many peer-reviewed papers and quoted expert in dairy and beef industry media.
Big Basin/Kaw Nation Ballrooms
Hear about what the KVMA has been up to, recognize KVMA awards recipients and participate in the installation of new KVMA officers.