Become a more-effective advocate and learn how others are addressing various challenges in the legislative and regulatory arenas. Hear from experts, share information with colleagues and gain a deeper understanding of emerging issues at the local, state and national level.
Friday, September 23
Noon - 6 p.m. | Registration
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Welcome Reception
Saturday, September 24
7 a.m. | Registration Opens
8 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks
8:30 a.m. | Legislative Update
9 a.m. | Plenary Session: Animal-Abuse Reporting
10 a.m. | Plenary Session: Compounding
11 a.m. | Panel Discussion: Scope-of-Practice Issues in Veterinary Medicine
Noon | Legal Lunch: An update on significant cases
1 p.m. | Plenary Session: Cyberbullying
2 p.m. | Plenary Session: Disaster Preparedness
3:15 p.m. | Concurrent Roundtables (topics tentative)
4:30 p.m. | Closing Remarks
5 p.m. | Adjournment
By July 31: $125
By September 19: $150
For more information on the symposium or registration, please contact Kate Tormey at the AVMA's Division of State Advocacy & Leadership (847.285.6779).
The 2016 symposium will be held at:
The Westin O'Hare6100 North River RoadRosemont, IL 60018847.698.6000
Attendees must make their own reservations at the Westin; the negotiated room rate is $149 per night, plus tax.
The cutoff date is August 23. For more information or to book your accommodations, please call the Westin or book online.
Reservation phone number: 847.698.6000 (please mention the AVMA Public Policy Symposium)