19th Annual AAVN Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium
The 19th Annual AAVN Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium, sponsored by Royal Canin®, will take place in June 5th, 2019 in the Phoenix, Arizona. Registration to attend will open in April 2019!
- Location: Room TBD, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona
- RACE credits: Application will be submitted for RACE approval
Research Abstract Submissions
- Submissions Open: January 4th, 2019
- Submission Deadline: January 25th, 2019
This year the AAVN is excited to announce that submissions for the AAVN Clinical Nutrition and Research Symposium will be accepted through an online submission process. Submissions will be accepted for both oral and poster presentations beginning January 4th. All interested speakers are required to complete the online submission process by January 25th.
Research studies, individual or population case reports, and novel investigations or findings are welcome. The program is open to all veterinarians, researchers, graduate students, residents, interns, veterinary technicians, and college students studying veterinary or animal sciences. All completed applications received through the portal, prior to the deadline, will be reviewed and given full consideration by our review committee. All applicants will be notified of the status of their submission via email in March. Delivery is either 15-minute oral presentation or poster format.
Upon submission, please ensure you are available to participate in the conference in Phoenix, Arizona June 5th, 2019, and tentatively hold the date.
Portal available January 4th, 2019
Abstract Reviewers Needed
We are seeking five AAVN members to volunteer their time to anonymously review abstracts for our annual Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium. If you are able to volunteer for this important task, please email AAVNSymposium@gmail.com.
If you are an author, co-author, or mentor to a person submitting an abstract, we ask that you refrain from volunteering.
Abstract Symposium Agenda
- 6:30 – 8:00 am: Registration, Light Continental Breakfast
- 6:45 – 7:45 am: Hot Topic Lecture (separate registration required and hot breakfast included)
- 8:00 – 11:30 Abstract Presentations and Guest Speaker
- 11:30 – 1:30 pm: Luncheon
- 12 – 1 pm Members Business Meeting
- 1:30 – 4:30 pm: Abstract Presentations and Guest Speakers
- 4:30 – 4:45 pm: Awards ceremony
- 4:45 – 6:00 pm: Reception
- 5:00 pm – Student Chapter Meeting
Online registration available in April 2019
Our annual Members Business Meeting will take place at the AAVN Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium over lunch. Members who have concerns or questions they would like addressed at the annual business meeting are welcome to contact the executive director, Dr. Wilbur Amand.
Our annual AAVN Student Chapter meeting will also take place following the AAVN Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium. AAVN Student Chapter representatives can reach out to Dr. Lindsey Bullen for more information. AAVN Student Chapter representatives are eligible to apply for travel grants to attend the Symposium and more information is available on the AAVN Student Chapters page.
The reception following the AAVN Clinical Nutrition & Research Symposium is an excellent opportunity to review research posters and network with AAVN members. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available during the reception. One complimentary drink ticket will be provided for each registered attendee.
Upcoming Nutrition Meetings:
If you are interested in having your nutrition meeting added to our webpage, please contact our executive director, Dr. Wilbur Amand, AAVN Executive Director at email@example.com, for consideration.
The 23rd European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) Congress will be held in Turin, Italy in September 2019. For more information, visit the Congress website at www.esvcn2019.unito.it/home.
- Dates: September 18th-20th, 2019
- Location: Turin, Italy