ACVO Conference Schedule

October 10th – 15th

(Last Updated 7/17/17)

CE hours and the exact start and end time for any event may vary until the final schedule is published. Members' CEUs account for a loss when attending due to attendance at the ACVO Business meeting rather than the Residents’ Workshop.

Continuing Education Credits

General attendee (*ACVO Member) Thursday - Saturday]: 16.25 CEUs
General attendee (Non-ACVO Member) Thursday - Saturday]: 18.75 CEUs
Optional/Additional GP course: 8 CEUs
Optional/Additional Ocular Oncology Course (Sunday): 4 CEUs
Exhibit contact hours: 27.25


Tuesday, October 10th

8am-5pm ABVO Exam Committee

8am-5pm ACVO BOR Meeting

Wednesday, October 11th

8am-5pm AVOT Testing

8am-5pm ABVO Board Meeting

8am-5pm ABVO Exam Committee

9am-5pm ACVO Genetics Committee

9am-5pm ABVO Residency Committee

11am-5pm Exhibit Hall

12pm-5pm ABVO Credentials Committee

1pm-5pm ACVO MOC Committee

4pm-6pm ISVO Membership Meeting

6pm-9pm Speaker Ready Room

6pm-8pm AVOT Registration

6pm-8pm Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

Thursday, October 12th

Registration Desk Open

6am-6pm Speaker Ready Room

7am-8am Breakfast with Exhibitors

7am-5:30pm Exhibit Hall open

7am-8:30am Breakfast - ABVO Committee Chairs

7am-8:30am Breakfast - OFA New Diplomate Orientation

7am-5pm Poster Sessions

8am-5pm General Sessions: Abstract Presentations

8am-5pm AVOT Meeting

12:15pm-1:30pm Lunch - Attendees On Own

12:30pm-2pm Lunch - Journal Editorial Committee

4pm-6pm Pharm/Tox Committee Meeting

4pm-5pm ABVO Prospective Residents/Mentors Meeting

Friday, October 13th

Registration Desk Open

6am-6pm Speaker Ready Room

7am-8am Breakfast with Exhibitors

7am-1:30pm Exhibit Hall Open

7am-8:30am Breakfast - Public Relations Committee

7am-5pm Poster Sessions  

8am-5pm AVOT Meeting       

8am-10:15am General Sessions: Abstract Presentations (Main)

8am-10:15am General Sessions: Concurrent Exotics

11am-12pm Keynote Speaker

12:05pm-1:30pm Lunch - Attendees On Own

12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch for New Diplomates

12:15pm-1:30pm Lunch - Mentor/Chair Meeting

1:30pm-3:30pm ACVO Business meeting

1:30pm-4pm Residents' Workshop

4:30pm-5:30pm ABVO Diplomates Meeting

5:15pm-6:45pm Reception - Service Animal 10th Anniversary Event

Saturday, October 14th

6:30am-8am Fun Run

Registration Desk Open

6am-6pm Speaker Ready Room

7am-8am Breakfast with Exhibitors

7am-3:45pm Exhibit Hall open

8am-10am Vitreous Meeting Concurrent General Session

10:30am-5pm General Sessions: Feline & OCSD

8am-5:30pm General Practitioners' Course

12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch - GP Course

4pm-8pm Exhibit Hall Tear Down

Sunday, October 15th

7:30am-8:30am Breakfast

8am-12pm Ocular Oncology Course