Daily Conference Announcements


Conference Wifi

As a benefit of attending the 2018 ACVO Conference, the Board of Regents has approved providing wireless internet for you during the conference. This has in turn been partially sponsored by our generous sponsor, I-MED Animal Health. Service will run from Wednesday, September 26th through Saturday, September 29th and will be available in the meeting areas of the hotel. After the initial sign in, you should not need to sign in again.       

Network: Hyatt Meeting Space
Code: ACVOIMED                

ACVO/ABVO Committee Volunteer Form


Wednesday, September 26th

  • Attendee registration/check-in opens at 3:00pm; reception begins at 6:00pm. Registration closes at 8:00pm. See the schedule for more details.


Thursday, September 27th

  • Resident Manuscript Awards will be announced in the General Session before first break with the exhibitors at 10:15am. If you submitted a manuscript, please plan to be in attendance.


Friday, September 28th

  • Bottles and shirts go on sale today at the registration desk, don’t miss out! Items will be on sale through Saturday, or when sold out. (New designs, long sleeved running shirts and new bottle designs.)

  • Attendees who signed up for the Fun Run may begin picking up their t-shirts at the registration desk.


Saturday, September 29th

  • Fun Run Map…Run participants should meet in the Hyatt main lobby, and leave out the main entrance to navigate to the designated running path. Refreshments will be in the lobby when you return. Please remember to be safe and stay with a group.

  • Memorial slides to honor passed members of the ACVO will be shown from 10:30-10:50 prior to the Keynote speaker. Please remember to be silent when entering the General Session room after the morning break, thank you.


Sunday, September 30th

  • Avian Ophthalmology at the UofM Raptor Center, bus loads at 7:00am for departure at 7:20am.