Sponsored by:
Buckeye Alpaca Show

International Camelid Health Conference

Date & Time

3/21/2012 7:30 AM to 3/25/2012 5:00 PM


The Ohio State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
601 Vernon Tharp Street
Columbus, OH 43210


Office of Veterinary Continuing Education: (614) 292-8727


The lab session on March 24th is now full.

This course is open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Five days of intense seminar for all levels of camelid practice. Practitioners entering camelid practice as well as seasoned veterans will benefit from this exhaustive state-of-the-art CE conference featuring world experts in the field of camelid medicine and surgery.

Conference speakers include:
Turi Aarnes, DVM, MS, DACVA
David Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS
Chris Cebra, VMD, MS, DACVIM
Marco Coutinho da Silva, DVM, MS, PhD, DACT
Anna Firshman, DVM, BVSc, PhD
Murray Fowler, DVM
Christian Gerspach, DVM
Austin Hinds, DVM
LaRue Johnson, DVM, PhD
Jeff Lakritz, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Edward McCaslin, DVM
Erica McKenzie, BVMS, PhD, DACVIM
Marcelo Miragaya, MedVet, MSC, PhD
Andy Niehaus, DVM, MS, DACVS
Lisa Pearson, DVM, MS
Rebecca Pentecost, DVM
Carlos Pinto, MedVet, PhD
David Pugh, DVM, MS, DACT & DACVN
Terje Raudsepp, PhD
Brian Scansen, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Ahmed Tibary, DVM, PhD, DACT
Pamela G. Walker, DVM
Lisa Williamson, DVM, MS, DACVIM-LA
Patrick Zanolari, D.Vet.Med, FVH, DECBHM
Lisa Zekas, DVM, DACVR, ABVP

Please note:

For those not attending the lab sessions, the alternate Saturday morning lecture topics are listed below.

Camelid Drugs: Updating the formulary
Camelid Case Presentations and Practice Tips
Diagnostic Imaging of Camelids: Common Cases
Pulmonary Aspergillosis and Pseudomonas Septicemia in an Alpaca/Coccidiomycosis in a Circus Llama

The full conference agenda and details can be viewed on the brochure at the bottom of the page.

Online registration is now open. You can register online by selecting the session(s) you wish to attend during checkout. You can also register by printing the brochure and registration form at bottom of page, and faxing or mailing registration. Registration includes conference instruction, proceedings, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Full conference registration includes the reception on the evening of March 24. Reception is an additional fee for partial conference registrants.

Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis and may close prior to March 9, 2012, if the course is filled. You may cancel your conference registration at any time prior to March 9, 2012, and receive an 80% refund of the course fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after March 9, 2012. There are no refunds for no shows. We are not liable for travel expenses incurred by participants, but will issue full registration refunds if we cancel the conference.

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Office of Veterinary Continuing Education (AAVSB RACE Provider # 421) is accredited by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) to sponsor Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) courses for veterinary practitioners. This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 42 AAVSB RACEā„¢ hours of continuing education in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.


Accommodation Information:
SpringHill Suites
1421 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212
$109 rate (plus tax, provides breakfast & transportation)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
3045 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 447-1212
$139 rate (plus tax, provides breakfast & transportation)

University Plaza Hotel
3110 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43202
(614) 267-7461
$109 rate (plus tax, provides breakfast & transportation)

The lab session on March 24th is now full.


2. Full Conference (without 3/24 Lab)
3/21/2012 7:30 AM to 3/25/2012 5:00 PM

3. Wednesday March 21 Only
3/21/2012 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

4. Thursday March 22 Only
3/22/2012 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM

5. Friday March 23 Only
3/23/2012 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM

7. Saturday March 24 Only
3/24/2012 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM

6. Saturday Evening Reception (included with full conference registration)
3/24/2012 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

8. Sunday March 25 Only
3/25/2012 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM


All: $0.00


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