2020 SVMA Conference

Conference Schedule At-a-Glance

Please note the the SVMA staff and Conference Committee are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and directives from the Saskatchewan Chief Medical Health Officer and the Government of Saskatchewan. At this time (April 6, 2020) the conference is still going ahead as planned. 

SVMA Conference Schedule

Thursday September 10

4:30pm

Supper

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Large Animal Wet Lab

Getting the most out of your post-mortem

Dr Fritz Schumann

Companion Animal Wet Lab

Companion Animal Dental

Dr Candace Lowe

All Species

TENTATIVE

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Friday September 11

9:00am

AGM Sign-In, Continental Breakfast

9:30am

Annual General Meeting

 

1:00pm

AGM Lunch & Conference Registration Desk Opens

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Plenary

Veterinary Associate Recruiting, Onboarding & Retention

Dr Keelan Lewis

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Welcome Reception & Trade Expo

6:30pm to 9:30pm

Plenary

How to drive change in your practice

Dr Andy Roark

Saturday September 12

7:15am

Breakfast & Registration

8:00am*

Large Animal

Diffusing the angry client

Dr Andy Roark

Small Animal

Critical Care

Jennifer Loewen

9:00am

Large Animal

Working with the cash-strapped client

Dr Andy Roark

Small Animal

Critical Care

Jennifer Loewen

10:00am

Morning Break & Trade Expo

10:30am*

Large Animal

Interesting Disease Investigation Cases

Dr John Campbell

Small Animal

Diffusing the angry client

Dr Andy Roark

11:30am

Large Animal

Interesting Disease Investigation Cases

Dr John Campbell

Small Animal

Working with the cash-strapped client

Dr Andy Roark

12:30pm

Lunch & Trade Expo

1:30pm

Large Animal

Equine wound therapy

Dane Tatarniuk

Small Animal

Creating the best flap

Loic Legendre

2:30pm

Large Animal

Equine diagnostic blocks

Dane Tatarniuk

Small Animal

Extraction techniques/luxators

Loic Legendre

3:30pm

Afternoon Break & Trade Expo

4:00pm

Large Animal

Equine musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Dane Tatarniuk

 

Small Animal

Difficult extractions

Loic Legendre

5:30pm – Cocktails

6:30pm – Dinner

Awards Gala

Sunday September 13

7:15am

Breakfast & Registration

8:00am

Large Animal

Zebras of Pathology

Dr Bruce Wobeser

Small Animal

Intestinal Anastomosis

Dr Howard Seim

9:00am

Large Animal

What’s new in pathology?

Dr Bruce Wobeser

Small Animal

Surgical management of GDV

Dr Howard Seim

10:00am

Morning Break

10:20am

Large Animal

Bovine Respiratory

Dr Trent Wennekamp

Small Animal

Anal sacculectomy; 4 ligature splenectomy

Dr Howard Seim

11:30am

Large Animal

Antimicrobial Resistance

Dr Anatoliy Trokymchuk

Small Animal

Surgical management of Brachycephalic Syndrome

Dr Howard Seim

12:10pm

Lunch

1:00pm

Large Animal

Top 10 Small Ruminant Diseases

Dr Michael Pesato

Small Animal

Canine Cystic & Urethral Calculi

Dr Howard Seim

2:00pm

Large Animal

Top 10 Small Ruminant Diseases

Dr Michael Pesato

Small Animal

Feline Pineal Urethrostomy

Dr Howard Seim

3:00pm

Large Animal

Top 10 Small Ruminant Diseases

Dr Michael Pesato

Small Animal

Wound Management Secrets

Dr Howard Seim

*Please note that on Saturday Dr Andy Roark is scheduled to present the same presentations twice (8:00-10:00 and 10:30-12:30), in order to allow more people to attend. 

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