2018 WVMA Summer Meeting

Thank you for attending the WVMA Summer Meeting in Laramie! Evaluate the meeting and suggest future topics or speakers HERE.


JUNE 24-26, 2018

Held at the University of Wyoming Conference Center
at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie, WY

Total CE offered by WVMA: 16 hours

View Full Schedule: 2018 WVMA Summer Meeting Schedule

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED: Online registration is now closed. 

On-site registration will be available at the Registration Desk during these times:

Sunday, June 24th: 5-6 pm (Full or One-day registration)

Monday, June 25th: 7:15-8 am (Full or One-day registration)

Tuesday, June 16th: 7:15-8 am (One-day registration only)

To expedite the process, you can print, complete, and bring this form to registration: 2018 WVMA Summer Meeting Registration form

Thank you!

Hilton Garden Inn – 2229 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY 82070

Make reservations by calling 307-745-5500 and ask for “Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association” discounted room

Discounted room rate for Standard King or Queen/Queen – $119 + tax (rate guaranteed until June 2, 2018)

SPEAKERS (Biographies HERE)

Small Animal:

Richard B. Ford, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVPM (honorary) – Vaccines and Vaccination: Updates & Insights; Vaccine-Adverse Reactions and Injury

Joni Freshman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM), CVA, CVCP – Look out-here they come! Dystocia and neonatal resuscitation; Adventures in Pyometra—when the uterus misbehaves; When to Spay & Neuter-not a one size fits all anymore ; SO TINY—neonatal management and care 

Jennifer Lowry, DVM, MS, DACVR – Foreign Body or Not: The Art of the Educated Guess; Radiographic Interpretation of Lung Pathology

Large Animal:

Scott Marx, DVM –  Equine Dental Anatomy and occlusion Fundamentals; Equine Dental Radiography; Equine Dental Radiography Wet Lab

Earl Gaughan, DVM, DACVS – Male Urogenital Surgery in the Horse; Surgical Disorders of the Ovaries and Uterus of the Mare, Hock Case Discussions

Robert Mortimer, DVM – Overview of Breeding Soundness Exams in Bulls

Bruce Hoffman, DVM – Reproductive Efficiency using both Modified Live and Killed Vaccines

Practice Management:

Benjamin Schaffer – Best Practices for Buyers and Sellers; Building or Expanding Your Practice (Session with General Contractor, Architect, Realtor, IT Design, Attorney, Banker)

Additional CE offered from other agencies:

Dr. Barbara Kizer (USDA APHIS) – Federal Accreditation Modules (3 hrs.)
Dr. Jim Logan (Wyoming State Veterinarian) – TRICH certification (3 hrs.)


Printable registration form:  2018 WVMA Summer Meeting Registration form

Early Registration Fees (Postmarked by June 1st)
WVMA Members – $240
Non-members – $320

Regular Registration Fees  (Postmarked after June 1st)
WVMA Members – $280
Non-members – $360

Daily Registration Fees
Monday only – $160
Tuesday only – $160

Technician Registration Fees
Accompanied by veterinarian—$70
Technician only—$170


Thank you for your interest in the WVMA Summer Meeting!

Exhibitor Schedule at-a-glance:

Sunday, June 24th – Exhibitors will setup in Salon D/E, where all meals and breaks will be served.

2 – 5pm: Exhibitor setup (Booths are unassigned. Vendors may setup on any open table when they arrive.)

5 – 6pm: Opening reception with exhibitors

Monday, June 25th – 7:30am – 5pm: Exhibits open

Tuesday, June 26th – 

7:30am – 3:30pm: Exhibits open

3:30pm – Exhibit breakdown