New Diplomate Events

OFA Breakfast

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 | 7:00am-8:30am | Minnehaha Room, 2nd floor level

All new Diplomates will be introduced to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals and provided with their unique OFA number at this OFA-hosted, new Diplomate breakfast.  A representative from OFA will be onsite at the conference to address questions and concerns or you may contact the OFA with questions regarding your registration number and/or the forms and process.

New Diplomate Lunch

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 | 12:30PM-1:30PM | Minnehaha Room, 2nd floor level

Congratulations are in order for ACVO's newest Diplomates. All new Diplomates have been invited to join the ABVO and ACVO Board members, along with the Chairs of the Residency, Credentials and Exam Committees, for gathering in their honor. This year, we are holding a hosted lunch. This event will be held on Thursday, September 27th from 12:30PM to 1:30PM.


The Complimentary New Diplomate Lunch is proudly sponsored by:

Resident & Mentor Meetings

New! Career Fair
This session will replace the past “Prospective Residents & Mentors Meeting”

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 | 4:30PM-6:00PM | Nicollet D, 1st Floor Level

New this year ACVO will host a "Career Fair". The fair will provide a connection point for those seeking a residency, internship or DVM position. Conference attendees will find ‘table-hosts’ who will be prepared to explain their offerings, be it a residency or internship program or a career opportunity for DVMs or Members. Learn more and see who will be hosting a table.

Mentor Meeting to discuss Resident Updates

This has been cancelled and integrated into the ABVO Diplomate meeting, to be held immediately after the ACVO Annual Meeting of the Voting Members; approximately 4:30pm. View the scheduled agenda.

Stokes Pharmacy's Complimentary Resident Lunch

Friday, September 28th, 2018 | 12:00pm-1:30pm | Hell's Kitchen Restaurant          

Stokes Pharmacy is again hosting a complimentary lunch to the residents'. All interested residents are welcome to join. Take a quick
8 minute walk and enjoy all this one-of-a-kind underground restaurant has to offer from this deliciously unique menu. Watch your mail for a special invitation to attend.

If you plan on attending, please send your RSVP to Emily Tursi, at:


The Complimentary Resident Lunch is proudly sponsored by: