The Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) kicks off on Thursday, March 30, in Irving, Texas. The full agenda and registration information are now available on the AVC website.

The event begins with committee meetings at 10:00, followed by a lunch and program titled “BVDzero Webcongress, hosted by Boehringer Ingelheim, from 11:00 to 2:00. The BVD program features three presentations:

·         Herd Level Diagnostic Approaches for BVDV - Dr. George Caldow.

·         The Impact and Control of Bovine Reproductive Pathogens - Dr. Dan Givens.

·         Recent Advances in BVDV Pathogenesis - Dr. Julia Ridpath.

Dinner Thursday evening, hosted by Bayer Animal Health, features a presentation from Dr. Del Miles and Dr. Bob Smith titled "New Directions for an Old Problem."

Friday features a full day of presentations, and the programming continues until noon on Saturday.

The spring meeting has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 18 hours of continuing education credit.

Discounted registration and hotel rates are available until March 10. Read more and register at the AVC website.