FortWorth 2018

ACVR/IVRA Joint Scientific Conference

The American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) and the International Veterinary Radiology (IVRA) are holding a Joint Scientific Conference on October 14-19, 2018 at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth TX.

Our Participation

Our academy will have the privilege to participate in the ACVR/IVRA Joint Scientific Conference and host a Technician Imaging continuing education course on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018.

Imaging Technician CE Course Sponsorship

Our AVTDI group is currently soliciting corporate sponsorship funds for the Technician Imaging CE course that we will be presenting at the ACVR/IVRA in October 2018. Any and all support contributions are welcomed and appreciated.

Tentative Schedule of Events*

Sunday – Arrivals and Welcome Reception
Monday – Lectures and dinner
Tuesday – Morning lectures and half day trip
Wednesday – Lectures, free evening
Thursday – All day trip, free evening
Friday – Lectures, closing reception and dinner

*Subject to change

Key Dates*

March 1, 2018 - Preliminary Program Schedule Posted
April 2, 2018 - Abstract Submission Opens
June 1, 2018 - Conference Registration Opens
June 1, 2018 - Hotel Reservations Open
June 3, 2018 - Abstract Submission Closes
June 29, 2018 - Presenters Notified of Presentation Times
July 27, 2018 - Deadline for Presenters to Accept Presentation Times
September 1, 2018 - Early-Bird Registration Ends
September 14, 2018 - Final Program and Abstracts Online
September 19, 2018 - Cut-off for Hotel Reservations
October 4, 2018 - Online Registration Ends (Please register on-site)
October 14-19, 2018 - ACVR/IVRA Joint Scientific Conference

Dates are subject to change - Check back periodically.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

8:00 - 9:00 AM
Lower the Dose: Radiation Safety
Speaker: Dr. Michael Bailey, IDEXX

9:00 - 10:00 AM
Hands Free Radiographic Techniques for Thorax & Abdomen
Speaker: Ashley Jenner, RVT

10:00 - 10:30 AM

10:30 - 12:00 PM
MRI Safety & Tips to Advance your Imaging Protocols
Speaker: Jim Stuppino, B.S, R.T.(R)(MR)

12:00 - 1:30 PM

1:30 - 2:30 PM
Ultrasound Interpretation via Telemedicine: A Radiologists Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Constance DeHaan, DVM, MA, DAVCR, IDEXX

2:30 - 3:30 PM
CT Case Report
Speaker: Dr. Eric Hostnik, DVM, MS, DACVR, The Ohio State University

3:30 - 4:00 PM

4:00 - 5:00 PM
Emergency Imaging: Considerations When Imaging The Emergency Patient
Speaker: Dr. Shawn MacKenzie, DVM, DACVR

ACVR Conference Registration

The American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) has announced that their conference in October 14-19, 2018 registration is now OPEN as of June 1, 2018. All veterinary technicians must submit a letter from their radiologist to in order to attend the conference at the reduced technician rate.

We're very excited to announce that we will be having a full line up of speakers for the first Vet Tech CE on Wednesday, October 15, 2018.

Registration is through the ACVR conference web site and those attendees can participate in any ACVR talks, including our groups. Follow us on our Facebook page or the ACVR website for more updates.


Stay Updated

Additional meeting information will be posted here as well as on the ACVR/IVRA Conference website as it becomes available.