2023 Paving the Way Conference

Registration is open!

September 28th – October 1st, 2023

Kelly

Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

2023 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Epstein

Mark Epstein, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (C/F)

Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner

Here’s what you can expect

The conference will kick-off on Thursday, September 28th, 2023, with a day of pre-event sessions. Wanting to make the most of your educational dollars, then this day will be for you. Four hours of sessions for attendees wanting to elevate their business acumen as well as the Communication Workshop for our Certification Program students

will be the start of the powerful weekend. The afternoon will feature Dr. Mark Epstein sharing three hours of detailed information on pain management with the latest in treatments for this important part of care for animals. Attendees will then have the opportunity to network throughout the evening with colleagues and Sponsor Partners during the Sponsor Stampede event to commence the conference.

Friday morning will begin with a breakfast and hands-on workshops, followed by a full day of learning sessions from industry experts. The day’s sessions will end with the annual Honoring Ceremony. Attendees will then have the opportunity to be transported to the wild, wild west and explore Fort Worth or spend the evening with friends.

Saturday morning begins just like Friday with hands-on workshops and another robust day of sessions. The first general session of the day will be honoring the Animal Hospice and Palliative Care graduates for their accomplishments. A delicious buffet of Texas style nosh will be served before the powerful keynote speaker, Dr. Temple Grandin, takes the stage. Attendees will end their evening by participating in a book-signing event with Dr. Temple and a dessert bar.

Sunday wraps up the 2023 Paving the Way Conference. Final lectures will be held during the morning, with the final presentation being the annual State of the IAAHPC. The Advanced Euthanasia Training Workshop rounds out the afternoon activity.

Or call 1-800-THE-OMNI (843-6664) and reference IAAHPC

Schedules

Thursday, September 28th

Friday, September 29th

Saturday, September 30th

Sunday, October 1st

Pave The Way And Register Today!

Pricing

Member Pricing:

Full Conference Registrations

Early Bird: $699 May 8, 2023 – July 1st, 2023 (after July 1st, 2023 rate will increase to $799)

INCLUDES

    • Dr. Mark Epstein’s Pain Management Intensive (with IVAPM)
    • For those attending Dr. Epstein’s session only, tickets may be purchased for $249
    • Thursday evening Sponsor Stampede Cocktail Party with local Texas food fare, cocktails and drinks
    • Dr. Temple Grandin’s keynote address, book signing, and dessert bar
    • For those attending Dr. Grandin’s session only, tickets may be purchased for $199
    • Breakfasts, breaks, lunches, and Thur/Sat dinner
      (*Friday night is on your own in downtown Ft. Worth)
    • Pending 38+ hours of RACE continuing education
    • Morning workshops and daily Yoga


    Individual Event Registration

      • BiS Day O’Learning – $360 (Thursday, September 28th 8am – 1pm)
        • Four hours of business learning 
        • Breakfast, morning snack break, and lunch
        • Opportunity to network with industry experts
      • Dr. Mark Epstein – $249 (Thursday, September 28th 1pm-8pm)
        • Three hours of *RACE continuing education (pending RACE approval) 
        • Snack break
        • Thursday night’s Sponsor Stampede with local Texas food fare, cocktails and drinks
      • Dr. Temple Grandin – $199 (Saturday, September, 30th 6pm-8:30pm)
        • Keynote Address
        • Book signing by Dr. Temple
        • Dessert Bar
      • Advanced Euthanasia Training Workshop (Waitlist) (Sunday, October 1st 2pm-5pm)
    Non-Member Pricing:

    Full Conference Registrations

    Early Bird: $825 May 8, 2023 – July 1st, 2023 (after July 1st, 2023 rate will increase to $925)

    INCLUDES

    • Dr. Mark Epstein’s Pain Management Intensive (with IVAPM)
    • For those attending Dr. Epstein’s session only, tickets may be purchased for $249
    • Thursday evening Sponsor Stampede Cocktail Party with local Texas food fare, cocktails and drinks
    • Dr. Temple Grandin’s keynote address, book signing, and dessert bar
    • For those attending Dr. Grandin’s session only, tickets may be purchased for $199
    • Breakfasts, breaks, lunches, and Thur/Sat dinner
      (*Friday night is on your own in downtown Ft. Worth)
    • Pending 38+ hours of RACE continuing education
    • Morning workshops and daily Yoga

    Individual Event Registration

      • BiS Day O’Learning – $360 (Thursday, September 28th 8am – 1pm)
        • Four hours of business learning 
        • Breakfast, morning snack break, and lunch
        • Opportunity to network with industry experts
      • Dr. Mark Epstein – $249 (Thursday, September 28th 1pm-8pm)
        • Three hours of *RACE continuing education (pending RACE approval) 
        • Snack break
        • Thursday night’s Sponsor Stampede with local Texas food fare, cocktails and drinks
      • Dr. Temple Grandin – $199 (Saturday, September, 30th 6pm-8:30pm)
        • Keynote Address
        • Book signing by Dr. Temple
        • Dessert Bar
      • Advanced Euthanasia Training Workshop (Waitlist) (Sunday, October 1st 2pm-5pm)

    There’s still time to submit a POSTER. Do that here!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is the conference approved for continuing education?
    The 2023 IAAHPC Conference Paving the Way has been approved for 38 hours of AAVSB RACE continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education.
    What if I have a dietary restriction? Can you accommodate special food requests?

    Of course, we can let the hotel know of your needs. Please email Coleen@IAAHPC.org your requests and we will submit them to the hotel.

    Will there be a room share option?

    Please email Coleen@IAAHPC.org to be added to a list of those looking to share a room.

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