IDEXX @ WVC

WVC IDEXX session agenda

Advance your career with IDEXX

WVC is the place to zero in on the latest innovations, best practices, and emerging trends in the veterinary industry. Advance your career with IDEXX's continuing education (CE) sessions, interactive presentations, and networking events.

 Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday

Monday, February 17

6:30 a.m.–7:30 a.m.

Industry Breakfast Session

Your Pet Owner Is Changing, but Has Your
Marketing? How to Get Your Millennial Clients to
Say Yes to Preventive Care Diagnostics

Julie Miles, MS, DVM;
Emma Lishness, Social Media Manager, IDEXX

8:00 a.m.–8:50 a.m.

Skinny Cat Track

Feeding the Sick Kidney: Nutrition Support Choices
for Renal Patients

Korinn E. Saker, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVN

9:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m.

Skinny Cat Track

Feline Diabetes Mellitus: Essential Facts for the
Astute Practitioner

J. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff, MA, VetMB, MS, DACVIM,
DSAM, DECVIM

10:35 a.m.–11:25 a.m. 

Skinny Cat Track

Feline Pancreatitis: More Common Than You Think

Jörg Steiner, MedVet, DrMedVet, PhD, DACVIM,
DECVIM-CA, AGAF

11:35 a.m.–12:25 p.m.

Skinny Cat Track

Preanesthetic Renal Evaluation in General Practice

Graham E. A. Bilbrough, MA, VetMB, CertVA, MRCVS

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m. 

Grand Rounds

Hematology: When to Trust the Numbers

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP;
Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP;
William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Grand Rounds

Chemistry: Pulling It All Together

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP;
Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP;
William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

3:30 p.m.–3:55 p.m.

Learning Lounge

Poop in Public Places

Sarah Sweet, DVM

4:35 p.m.–5:25 p.m.

Grand Rounds

Urinalysis: A Gushing Stream of Information

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP;
Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP;
William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

5:35 p.m.–6:25 p.m.

Grand Rounds

Mystery Cast Challenge: Integration of Hematology,
Clinical Chemistry, and Urinalysis Data

Fred Metzger, DVM, MRCVS, DABVP;
Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP;
William D. Saxon, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

Interactive theater sessions (IDEXX Booth #2118)

Time
Talk title
Presenter
9:00 a.m.
Show Floor Opens
 
9:30 a.m. Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care (10 mins)

Elizabeth Hetler

 

10:05 a.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins) Emma Lishness
10:40 a.m. Times Are Changing: It's Time We Rethink Preventive Care (10 mins) Megan Andexlinger
11:20 a.m. Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care (10 mins) Matt Furtney
12:05 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.
Break/Lunch
 
1:30 p.m.

Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care (10 mins)

Elizabeth Hetler
2:10 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins) Emma Lishness
2:45 p.m. Times Are Changing: It's Time We Rethink Preventive Care (10 mins) Megan Andexlinger
3:20 p.m. Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care (10 mins) Matt Furtney
3:55 p.m. Time Matters:  Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology (10 mins) Jeremy Johnson

4:25 p.m.

Hidden Treasures: Identifying and Removing Bottlenecks in Your Practice (10 mins) Ben Nitschke
5:00 p.m.

Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care (10 mins)

Elizabeth Hetler
5:35 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins) Emma Lishness
6:00 p.m.
Show Floor Closes
 

Tuesday, February 18

10:00 a.m.–10:25 a.m.

Learning Lounge

Go with the Flow: Pinpoint and Eliminate
Bottlenecks That Are Costing You Money and
Frustrating Your Staff

Ben Nitschke, Product Manager, IDEXX;
Erin Milne, Hospital Manager, Carpinteria Veterinary Hospital

2:00 p.m.–2:25 p.m.

Learning Lounge

Keep Your Clients Closer: Tips for Communicating
with Clients in the Way That Works Best for Them

Kristina Lambert, Product Manager, IDEXX

2:00 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Case-Based Learning

I Set My Parasites on You: Preventive Care,
Parasites, and Accuracy

Sarah Sweet, DVM

2:30 p.m.–2:55 p.m.

Learning Lounge

How to Improve Patient Care in a Radiation
Safety Culture

Michael Q. Bailey, DVM, DACVR, AAAS/AVMA

3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Case-Based Learning

How to Utilize Serum Bile Acids in Everyday
Diagnosis

Jörg Steiner, MedVet, DrMedVet, PhD, DACVIM,
DECVIM-CA, AGAF

4:35 p.m.–5:25 p.m.

Case-Based Learning

Fun with FeLV Cases: Is This Cat Infected?

Susan Little, DVM, DABVP

5:35 p.m.–6:25 p.m.

Case-Based Learning

Preanesthetic Cardiac Evaluation in General
Practice

Allison Spake, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Interactive theater sessions (IDEXX Booth #2118)

Time
Talk title
Presenter
9:00 a.m.
Show Floor Opens
 
9:30 a.m. Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care (10 mins)

Elizabeth Hetler

 

10:05 a.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins) Emma Lishness
10:40 a.m. Times Are Changing: It's Time We Rethink Preventive Care (10 mins) Megan Andexlinger
11:20 a.m. Technology for Life: Latest Innovations for In-Clinic Patient Care (10 mins) Matt Furtney
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Break/Lunch
 
12:40 p.m. Time Matters:  Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology (10 mins) Jeremy Johnson
1:15 p.m.

Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins)

Emma Lishness
1:55 p.m. Times Are Changing: It's Time We Rethink Preventive Care (10 mins) Megan Andexlinger
2:30 p.m. Technology for Life: Latest innovations for patient care (10 mins) Matt Furtney
3:05 p.m. Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care (10 mins) Elizabeth Hetler
3:45 p.m. Hidden Treasures: Identifying and Removing Bottlenecks in Your Practice (10 mins) Ben Nitschke

4:20 p.m.

Time Matters:  Faster Results with IDEXX Digital Cytology (10 mins) Jeremy Johnson
4:55 p.m.

Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care (10 mins)

Elizabeth Hetler
5:35 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins) Emma Lishness
6:00 p.m.
Show Floor Closes
 

Wednesday, February 19

6:30 a.m.–7:30 a.m.

Industry Breakfast Session

Pricing Strategies Made Simple: Cracking the
Code on Financial Growth

Elizabeth Hetler, DVM, CVPM; Nancy Drumm, BS

10:00 a.m.–10:25 a.m.

Learning Lounge

Getting the Most out of Your Cytology Cases

Regan Bell, DVM, MS, DACVP (Clinical)

Interactive theater sessions (IDEXX Booth #2118)

Time
Talk title
Presenter
10:00 a.m.
Show Floor Opens
 
10:15 a.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins) Emma Lishness
10:40 a.m. Times Are Changing: It's Time We Rethink Preventive Care (10 mins) Megan Andexlinger
11:15 a.m. Hidden Treasures: Identifying and Removing Bottlenecks in Your Practice (10 mins) Matt Furtney
11:50 p.m.
Break
 
12:15 p.m.

Survey Says: Learn What Pet Owners Really Think about Preventive Care (10 mins)

Elizabeth Hetler
12:55 p.m. Supercharge Your Preventive Care Strategy with Social Media (10 mins) Emma Lishness
1:35 p.m. Times Are Changing: It's Time We Rethink Preventive Care (10 mins) Megan Andexlinger
2:00 p.m.
Show Floor Closes