DENVER, CO (February 17, 2016) — The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) has announced its annual ACVIM Forum for June 8 –11, 2016, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. A leading veterinary continuing education conference since 1983, the ACVIM Forum attracts veterinary practitioners and educators from around the world. Early registration is now available through March 18, with discounted rates for all registration categories. More than 3,300 veterinary specialists, veterinarians, technicians and students are expected to attend the 2016 ACVIM Forum.
The ACVIM Forum is an event where veterinarians, Board-certified veterinary specialists, veterinary technicians and students can network, exchange insights, and experience cutting-edge symposiums and sessions. Forum attendees learn about research abstracts along with as yet unpublished results shown for the first time, and attend state-of-the-art lectures given by leading practitioners and educators in the field of veterinary internal medicine. The Forum’s schedule of speakers is available online, and renowned Nobel Prize recipient, Professor Peter Doherty, an Australian veterinary surgeon and award-winning researcher in the field of medicine, will give the Keynote Presentation on June 10. New this year is a dedicated space within the exhibit hall, known as the Knowledge Corner. Sessions in the Knowledge Corner will take place during breaks and over lunch on June 9 and 10.
“The ACVIM Forum attracts the leading scientists and veterinarians whose Forum workshops and lectures heighten our capabilities as veterinary internal medicine specialists,” notes Harold McKenzie, DVM, MS, DACVIM, and ACVIM Forum program chair. “We encourage early registration, as many sessions fill up quickly for these exciting meetings.”
Registration is available on the Forum’s website, or by contacting ACVIM at (800) 245-9081. Information about speakers and exhibitors is available online. Media interested in attending the ACVIM Forum and the associated exhibit hall are asked to please contact Laurie Nelson at (303) 231-9933 Ext. 101 or Laurie@ACVIM.org for credentials.
About the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of animals and people through education, training and certification of specialists in veterinary internal medicine, discovery and dissemination of new medical knowledge, and increasing public awareness of advances in veterinary medical care. ACVIM is the certifying organization for veterinary specialists in cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, oncology and small animal internal medicine.
ACVIM hosts the ACVIM Forum, an annual continuing education meeting where cutting-edge information, technology and research abstracts are showcased for the veterinary community. More than 3,300 veterinary specialists, veterinarians, technicians and students typically attend.
ACVIM is also a collaborator with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons on a recently launched website www.VetSpecialists.com, to provide a unique resource to animal owners about veterinary specialty medicine.
To find out more about ACVIM specialists and the 2016 ACVIM Forum, please visit http://www.ACVIMForum.org.
MEDIA CONTACT: Laurie Nelson
Marketing and Member Services Manager
303.231.9933 Ext. 101