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2023 AVC Summer Conference

Registration will Open Monday, June 19th

Thursday, August 3rd - Saturday, August 5th

Renaissance Denver Central Park Hotel

3801 Quebec Street, Denver CO 80207

AVC Rate - $154.00 per night

Tel. 303-399-7500

There will not be a Spouses Tour Denver

All details on home page for registration.(All Times MDT)

****Check Back Often as the Schedule is Tentative Subject to Change/Presentation Titles Updated***

Wednesday, August 2  
7:00pm - 9:00pm Foundation Meeting - Cherry Creek Room
Thursday, August 3 Registration Desk 12:00pm - 7:00pm
8:00am - 10:00am Executive Committee Meeting - Private Dining Room

10:00am – 12:00pm

Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting - Platte Room (Break from 12:00pm - 3:00pm)

1:00pm – 3:00pm

All are welcome to join a committee meeting!

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Beef Cattle Health and Well Being Committee - Big Thompson Room

1:00PM- 2:00PM

Program Committee - Pikes Peak Room

Membership Committee - Blanca Peak Room

Technology Committee - Maroon Peak Room

Nominating Committee - Grays Peak Room

2:00PM - 3:00PM

By-Laws, Policy and Procedures Committee - Longs Peak Room

Public Relations/Corporate Sponsorship Committee - Bennett Peak Room

Veterinary Practice Issues and Standards Commitee - Maroon Peak Room

3:00pm - 4:30pm Executive Committee and Board of Directors Meeting - Platte Room
6:00pm - 8:30pm Dinner on Own - Restaurant list in Packet
8:30pm - 11:30pm

Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Aspen Room


Friday, August 4 Registration Desk 6:00am - 7:00pm/ General Session - Ballroom A and B
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast and Seminar Hosted by Zoetis - Ballroom C and D

"Innovations from Zoetis in Cattle Parasite Management" - Dr. Mark Alley


8:00am - 8:55am

"Impact of short-term off feed events on gut health" - Dr. Greg Penner

9:00am – 9:55am

"A New Look at Old Ideas: Limit Feeding During the Receiving Period" - Dr. Becky Funk

9:55am - 10:10am Morning Break (Restroom/Snack/Calls)

10:10am – 12:00pm

"Life Comes at you Fast: Taking the Crisis out of Crisis Management?" - Dr. Brandon Treichler

12:00pm - 12:10pm Break (Restroom/Calls)
12:10am - 1:30pm

AVC Business Lunch Update

1:30 pm- 2:30pm

"Speaking from the Heart"- Dr. Tera Barnhardt

2:30pm – 3:00pm

Afternoon Break ( Restroom/Snack/Calls)

3:00pm - 4:00pm

"The epidemiologic basis of metaphylaxis" - Dr. Brian Vander Ley

4:00pm - 5:00pm

"Cattle Health Research Updates" - Dr. Brad White (Abstracts)

"Growth Performance,carcass characteristics, health , and mobility scores of finishing steers fed Optaflex (Ractopamine Hydrochloride) or Experior (Lubabegron)" - Taylor McAtee

"Effects of Limit Feeding and Shade Allocation on Growing Calf Performance, Water Usage, Animal Comfort" - Dr. Anthony Tarpoff

"Influence of modified-live viral vaccination and sale strategy on the developing immune system of beef cattle" - Dr. Sarah Capik

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Cocktails - Ballroom Foyer

Doors will open at 6:30pm for Dinner

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Dinner and Seminar hosted by Merck Animal Health

Doors will open at 6:30pm for Dinner

"Animal & Program Factors Influencing Calf Prices" - Dr. Deana Hardee

8:30pm - 11:30pm Hospitality Hosted by Norbrook, Inc. - Aspen Room
Saturday, August 5 Registration Desk 6:00am - 12:00pm/ General Session - Ballroom A and B
6:30am - 7:50am

Breakfast and Seminar Hosted by Medgene- Ballroom C and D

"Viral phylogenetic and microbiome analysis of bovine respiratory and enteric disease samples"

- Dr. Rachel Palinski

8:00am - 8:55am

"Vitamin/Mineral Deficiencies: Occurence. Evaluating Generated Diagnostic Data, and Economic Effects to Aid in Client Discussions" - Dr. Jeffery Hall

9:00am - 9:55am

"Experiences of Recent Graduates in Bovine Practice" - Dr. Daniel Cummings

9:55am - 10:10am Morning Break(Restroom/Snack/Calls)
10:10am - 11:00am

"Frequency of Pulmonary Lesions in Feedlot Mortalities" - Paige Schmidt

Armstrong Research Update

11:00am - 12:00pm

"Cattle Health Research Updates" - Dr. Brad White (Abstracts)

"Temporospatial analysis of bovine Anaplasma marginale distribution trends in Iowa, based upon Veterinary Diagnostic Lab submissions from 2017 - 2022" - Dr. Lynn Geoffroy

"Cross-Section Observational Study to Assess Antimicrobial Resistance Prevalence among Bovine Respiratory Disease Bacterial Isolates from Commercial US Feedlots" - Dr. Erin Jobman

"Effects of concurrent administration of BVDV modified live viral vaccine and RB51 on immune responses in cattle" - Dr. Lauren Scruggs




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