ROANOKE, VA, February 07, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (http://www.vvma.org/) has announced that it will host the 2013 Virginia Veterinary Conference (VVC) from Thursday, Feb. 28 until Saturday, March 2 at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, located at 110 Shenandoah Ave. The educational conference is hosted in association with the Virginia Association of Equine Practitioners, the Virginia Academy of Food Animal Practice and the Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians. The weekend-long conference will include the latest information for veterinarians in all areas of practice. This includes lectures and classes on public practice, small animals, exotic animals, complementary medicine, equine, food animals and a host of other veterinary technician topics. It offers a total of 75 hours of continuing education and will feature a keynote address from veterinarian and NASA astronaut, Dr. Richard Linnehan.
"The annual conference is the perfect time for veterinarians to discuss the most recent animal research, collaborate with veterinarians from across the state and continue their educational experience," said Robin R. Schmitz, executive director of VVMA.
"We have many well-known experts in their respective fields coming to Roanoke for this conference," said Dr. Mark Finkler, conference chair. "We are offering 75 hours of continuing education, covering a wide variety of topics."
-For more information about VVMA, visit http://www.vvma.org.
-For more information about the Virginia Veterinary Conference, visit http://www.vvma.org/Conference.aspx.
ABOUT THE VIRGINIA VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION:
The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to preserving and enhancing the quality of human and animal life through veterinary medicine. The organization aims to establish and enhance open communication between members of the association and industry representatives. The VVMA provides continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through mentoring programs, lobbies on behalf of the interests in the field of veterinary medicine and serves as an advocate and voice for the Virginia veterinary medicine community. For more information, visit http://www.vvma.org, or call (800) 937-8862 or (804) 346-2611.
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