Annual Conference Schedule

Wednesday, October 16th

5:00 pm - 8:00 pmVCS Executive Committee Meeting
5:00 pm - 8:00 pmRegistration desk open for early check-in

Thursday, October 17th

6:30 am - 5:00 pmRegistration Open
8:00 am - 12:00 pmResident Review Workshop
Sponsored by Wedgewood Pharmacy
8:30 am - 12:00 pmPre-Conference Workshop
The role and impact of multidisciplinary collaboration in consensus documents
10:00 am - 10:30 amMorning Break
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNovel immunotherapeutic strategies in veterinary oncology
Presented by Dr. David Vail
Sponsored lunch presentation by Merck Animal Health
1:00 pm - 1:15 pmConference Welcome!!
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmKeynote Presentation: Dr. Amy Heimberger
Immunobiology and immunotherapy for CNS tumors in man and his best friend
Sponsored by VetDC
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmResident Abstracts
Resident presentations sponsored by Best Pet Rx
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmAfternoon Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmResident Abstracts
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmWelcome Reception
Co-sponsored by The One Health Company

Friday, October 18th

7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration Open
7:00 am - 7:45 amStereotactic radiosurgery: Evidence based treatment recommendations
Sponsored Breakfast Presentation by PetCure Oncology
Presented by Dr Neal Mauldin, Chief Medical Officer, PetCure Oncology
8:00 am - 10:00 amConcurrent sessions
A. Lymphoma: Sponsored by VetDC
B. Surgical Oncology: Sponsored by Antech Diagnostics
C. Pre-Clinical Molecular/Imaging: Sponsored by Zomedica
10:00 am - 10:30 amMorning Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pmMorning concurrent sessions continue
12:10 pm - 1:30 pmOPWG Meeting or Lunch on Your Own
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmConcurrent sessions
A. Immunotherapy/Translational Medicine: Sponsored by Elias Animal Health
B. Radiation/Interventional Radiology
C. Molecular Diagnostics: Sponsored by Innogenics
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmAfternoon Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmAfternoon concurrent sessions continue
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmResident/Mentor Meetings

Saturday, October 19th

7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration Open
7:00 am - 7:45 amElanco Animal Health Sponsored Breakfast Presentation
ENTYCE-Best practices and clinical integration: A panel discussion
7:00 am - 8:00 amRTOG Meeting
8:00 am - 9:00 amKeynote presentation: Dr. Keila Torres
Epigenomic reordering and therapeutic vulnerabilities in peripheral nerve sheath tumors
Sponsoed by Elias Animal Health
9:00 am - 10:00 amAbstract Presentations
10:00 am - 10:30 amResident Poster Presentation (short introductions)
Sponsored by Amatheon Animal Health and Boehringer-Ingelheim
10:30 am - 12:00 pmPoster Viewing and Morning Break
12:00 pm - 2:00 pmVCS Membership Lunch
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAbstract Presentations
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmShort Afternoon Break
3:15 pm - 5:00 pmAbstract Presentations
7:00 pm - 10:00 pmClosing Event at Space Center Houston