Conference Schedule

Wednesday, October 14th

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

Thursday, October 15th

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 Plenary & Break-Out Sessions
Co-sponsored by Animal Cancer Foundation and Elias Animal Health
10:00 am - 10:30 amMorning Break
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch on your own
1:00 pm - 1:15 pmConference Welcome!!
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmKeynote Presentation
Dr. Mitchell Steiner
VERU-111, an oral selective alpha and beta tubulin inhibitor for the treatment
of canine cancers
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmResident Abstracts
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmAfternoon Break
3:30 pm - 5:30 pmResident Abstracts
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmWelcome Reception

Friday, October 16th

7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration Open
8:30 am - 10:00 amConcurrent sessions:
Mast Cell Tumors
Stereotactic Radiation
TBD
10:00 am - 10:30 amMorning Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pmMorning concurrent sessions continue
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmLunch Presentation
Sponsored by Virbac
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmResident Lunch & Learn
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmConcurrent sessions:
Lymphoma
Surgical Oncology
Palliative Care/Alternative Therapies
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 17th

General abstract track

8:00 am - 9:00 amKeynote Presentation
Dr. Elias Sayour
Cancer immunotherapy with nanoparticles: From canins to humans
9:00 am - 10:00 amAbstract Presentations
10:00 am - 10:30 amResident Poster Presentation (short introductions)
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

International track

There will be an international track running concurrently to the general abstract track with abstracts selected from the cancelled ESVONC and WVCC conferences.  Presentation times will be identical to the general track and keynotes, poster presentations, breaks and VCS member lunch will also take place within this schedule.