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Exhibit Hall Welcome Reception
Exhibit Hall Sip-n-Shop
Exhibit Hall Sip-n-Shop

Full Schedule

Full Schedule

  • Saturday, September 28, 2024
  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM CST
    Coffee & Pastries
  • 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM CST
    SWVS Past President's Breakfast
  • 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST
    Registration Open
  • 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM CST
    Speaker Ready Room
  • 7:00 AM – 8:50 PM CST
    Mother's Room
  • 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM CST
    First Aid Room
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
     Finding Positivity During Challenging Times
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Clinical Diagnostic Lecture Saturday 8:00 - 8:50am
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Equine Lecture 8:00AM-8:50AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Fast & Furious- The Nuts & Bolts of Practice Management - Part 1
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Feline Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Food Animal Lecture Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Heinz ECC Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    IgE Except After C: Immunology Basics
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Infectious Disease Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Integrative Medicine Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Me-OUCH! Feline Pain Assessment
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Non-Traditional/Exotics Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Orthopedics Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Soft Tissue Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Technician Dental Lecture 8:00 AM-8:50AM
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 AM CST
    Whole Team Utilization
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM CST
    Anesthesia Machines & Monitors – Troubleshooting Complications
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
    Dental (ticketed event)
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
    Pharmacology Master Class - (ticketed event)
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST
    Stitch It Up Buttercup: A Guide for Basic Procedural Suturing (ticketed event)
  • 8:00 AM – 8:50 PM CST
    Zen Den
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Bad Blood: IMHA, ITP, and Evans Syndrome
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Biomedical Research 9:00 - 9:50am
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Can’t Find Employees, Grow What You Have
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Clinical Diagnostic Lecture Saturday 9:00 - 9:50am
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Depression and Suicide and How to Help Ourselves and Our Teams
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Equine Lecture 9:00AM-9:50AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    FARAD
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Fast & Furious- The Nuts & Bolts of Practice Management Part 2
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Feline Pain is Purr-tinent, Too: Intervention For Feline Pain
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Feline Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Heinz ECC Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Infectious Disease Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Integrative Medicine Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Non-Traditional/Exotics Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Orthopedics Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Soft Tissue Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Syncope: How to Keep Them From Falling Over . . . .
  • 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM CST
    Technician Dental Lecture 9:00 AM-9:50AM
  • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
    SWVS Partnership Meeting
  • 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST
    Exhibit Hall Open
  • 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST
    Exhibit Hall Show Your Colors
  • 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM CST
    Titers Rabies Clinic
  • 9:50 AM – 10:30 AM CST
    Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Biomedical Research 10:30 - 11:20am
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Cases with Antibiotics
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Clinical Diagnostic Lecture Saturday 10:30 - 11:20am
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Equine Lecture 10:30AM-11:20AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Feline Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Heinz ECC Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Infectious Disease Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Integrative Medicine Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Is Bigger Always Better? Intravenous Catheterization of Companion Animals
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Non-Traditional/Exotics Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Orthopedics Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Soft Tissue Saturday 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Team Member Retention
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Technician Dental Lecture 10:30 AM-11:20AM
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    The Cat Friendly ER: Right Meow!
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Top Tips for Personnel Management - Part 1
  • 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM CST
    Working with Difficult People and Management of Conflict Part 1
  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM CST
    Implementing Pain Scoring and Pain Management Strategies
  • 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST
    Exhibit Hall College Football
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Biomedical Research 8:00 - 8:50am
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Clinical Diagnostic Lecture Saturday 11:30am - 12:20pm
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Developing Effective Mentors and Mentoring Programs
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Equine Lecture 11:30 AM-12:20 AM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Feline Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Food Animal Antimicrobial Resistance
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Heinz ECC Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Infectious Disease Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Integrative Medicine Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Non-Traditional/Exotics Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Orthopedics Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    So What if We’ve Always Done It That Way? Effectively Implementing Change
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Soft Tissue Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Technician Dental Lecture 11:30AM-12:20PM
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Through the Cracks: Patient Safety Event Reporting for Veterinary Technicians
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Top Tips for Personnel Management - Part 2
  • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM CST
    Working with Difficult People and Management of Conflict Part 2
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CST
    The ABCs of EFAs (Essential Fatty Acids)
  • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM CST
    Top 10 Don’ts of Veterinary Mentorship
  • 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM CST
    Breakout Box: Anesthesia Machines (ticketed event)
  • 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM CST
    Dental (ticketed event)
  • 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM CST
    Practice Management Master Class (ticketed event)
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Acid-Base for Beginners
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Avian, Non-Traditional/Exotics Saturday 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Cardiology Saturday 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Clinical Diagnostic Lecture Saturday 2:00 - 2:50pm
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Clinical Pathology Sat 2:00-2:50pm
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Conducting Awesome Performance Evaluations Part 1
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Feline Saturday 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Google Analytics: Tracking and Measuring Your Marketing
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Infectious Disease Friday 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Integrative Medicine Saturday 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Martyrdom in Veterinary Medicine
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Personal/Professional Branding - Part 1
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Pig Anesthesia
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Pregnancy/Neonate Internal Medicine 1
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Stoatally Stoned: Marijuana Toxicosis
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Toxicology - Part 1
  • 2:00 PM – 2:50 PM CST
    Where Do We Go From Here? Career Paths and Advancement for the Vet Assist
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST
    SWVS Board Briefing
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Avian, Non-Traditional/Exotics Saturday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Be the Change: Building Practice Culture Through Personal Action 
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Cardiology Saturday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Clinical Diagnostic Lecture Saturday 3:00 - 3:50pm
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Clinical Pathology Sat 3:00-3:50pm
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Conducting Awesome Performance Evaluations Part 2
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Feline Saturday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Google Ads and AI
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Guilty as Charged: Setting Workplace Boundaries
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Hematology
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Infectious Disease Friday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Integrative Medicine Saturday 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Personal/Professional Branding - Part 2
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Pregnancy/Neonate Internal Medicine 2
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Small Ruminant/Large Ruminant Anesthesia
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Toxicology - Part 2
  • 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM CST
    Triaging GI Emergencies
  • 3:50 PM – 4:30 PM CST
    Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM CST
    Scavenger Hunt Winner Announced
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    AKI- Initial Interventions and Long Term Therapies
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Are You Speaking My Language? How to Understand and Resolve Conflicts
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Avian, Non-Traditional/Exotics Saturday 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Cardiology Saturday 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Clinical Pathology Sat 4:30pm-5:20pm
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Develop a Rock Star CSR/Receptionist Team
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Electrolytes Made Easy
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Equine Anesthesia
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Feline Saturday 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    How to Become an Author
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Infectious Disease Friday 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Integrative Medicine Saturday 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Leading to Light the Flame: Recognizing Burnout in Your Team
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Leveraging Paid Social Advertising
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Pregnancy/Neonate Internal Medicine 3
  • 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM CST
    Toxicology - Part 3
  • 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM CST
    Oncology Saturday 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
  • 6:00 PM – 6:50 PM CST
    Soft Tissue Saturday 6:00 PM - 6:50 PM
  • 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM CST
    Oncology Saturday 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
  • 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM CST
    Soft Tissue Saturday 7:00 PM - 7:50 PM
  • 8:00 PM – 8:50 PM CST
    Oncology Saturday 8:00 PM - 8:50 PM
  • 8:00 PM – 8:50 PM CST
    Soft Tissue Saturday 8:00 PM - 8:50 PM