ONLINE REGISTRATION
51st ANNUAL CONFERENCE of the
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of BOVINE PRACTITIONERS

Sept. 13-15, 2018
Pre-Conference Seminars
Sept. 9-12, 2018
Phoenix Conference Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Please provide all of the information below, then click the Submit Registration button near the bottom of this page.

Online conference registration payment may be made via credit card through PayPal's Secure online payment website. All non-US residents must pay online via PayPal.

This form may be printed and mailed to pay by check, if you are a US resident. Please Note: Pre-Conference Seminar and Clinical Forum choices are not secured until your check is received and processed.

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NO FAXED OR EMAILED REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

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Membership Information
Currently an AABP Member?* Yes       No
AABP Member #:
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Last Name*
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Are you a Veterinarian? Yes       No
Are you currently a member of AASRP?* Yes       No
Currently a CABV/ACVB member? (Canadian Association of Bovine Veterinarians/Association Canadienne des Vétérinaires Bovins) Yes       No
Accompanying Person(s)
Accompanying Persons
(Accompanying Person registration includes Wednesday Evening Boehringer Ingelheim Welcoming Reception,Thursday Diamond-V Breakfast, Thursday Night Exhibitor's Reception, AABP Annual Business Meeting-Awards Luncheon (Saturday), access to the AABP Exhibit Hall, the opportunity to request a ticket for the Friday Zoetis dinner/Amstutz Auction and Merck Saturday night social and access to the Spouse Hospitality Room during select hours.)

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$75.00/person
Children (age 12 and under require no badge) Num:  
No charge

Please enter first and last names of ALL accompanying Person(s) excluding children.

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AABP Conference registration includes admission to all scientific sessions (paid Preconference Seminars and Clinical Forums are excluded), Exhibit Hall, Wednesday Evening Welcoming Reception, Thursday Evening Reception, and the AABP Annual Business Meeting & Awards Luncheon, Saturday, September 15th.

You must register separately for hotel lodging.

Registration Category
Onsite fees apply after August 17 All fees are in US dollars drawn on a US bank.
Member Registration (Members of AABP or AASRP)  $475
Non-Member Registration

 $675
One-Day Conference Registration  Thursday $325
 Friday $325
 Saturday $325

AABP Student or Veterinary Technician Student Registration (after Aug 17, onsite registration fee of $50)
 $50
Recent Graduate redeeming free meeting certificate (Please fax or email your certificate to the AABP Office)  $0
VIP (no charge with AABP HQ authorization)      

 Honor Roll $0
 Past President $0
 Conference Speaker $0
 AABP Guest $0
 AABP Board/Program Committee $0

Media Member    (Media personnel must be editor/writer/reporter for a publication)       Enter Publication Name
Preregistration ONLY, No On-Site Media Registration
 $0
AABP Member Graduate Student or Intern  $250
Veterinary Technician
(Forms submitted by Veterinary Technicians or Veterinary Technician Students must be endorsed by an AABP Member or academic instructor.)
Endorsed by:    AABP Member No./Institution: 
 $150.00  
       
Preconference Seminars
Please select seminars you would like to register for.
Preconference seminars available only to AABP & AASRP members.
Any seminar without sufficient registrants is subject to being cancelled on or before August 1, 2018.
Seminars that are unselectable have filled.
Seminar # Description Sept. Date(s) Fee
 1 Quality Milk Production: The milking center, mastitis and antibiotics Mon. 10 - Tue. 11 $400
 2 Beef Cattle Nutrition Mon. 10 - Tue. 11 $335
 3 The Replacement Heifer from Birth to Calving Sun. 9 - Tue. 11 $500
 4 Dairy Ration Design and Protein/Amino Acid Balancing Mon. 10 - Tue. 11 $230
 5 Understanding and Maximizing Milk Fat on the Dairy Wed. 12 $275
 6 Dairy Nutrition-Learn the Basics and How to Understand Rations and Forage Analysis Wed. 12 $225
 7 Breeding Soundness Exams: Success is in Your Hands Wed. 12 $225
 8 Edwin Robertson Advanced ET Seminar Wed. 12 $300
 9 Dairy Reproduction for Success and Profit Tue. 11 - Wed. 12 $350
 10 **CANCELLED**Using the Pregnancy Analytics App to add Value to Beef Cowherd Pregnancy Checks Tue. 11 $280
 11 Tools and Concepts for Making Evidence-Based Decisions Wed. 12 $300
 12 Dairy Cattle Lameness: A Lesion-Oriented Life Cycle Approach to Managing Hoof Health in Dairy Herds Wed. 12 $225
 13 Animal Welfare-Directed Training Programs for Veterinary Practice Wed. 12 $150
 14 **CANCELLED**Food ArmorŪ Phase I Training: Building HACCP-based Health Management Plans for Dairy Farms Tue. 11 $225
 15 **CANCELLED**Food ArmorŪ Phase II Training:Becoming an Accredited Veterinarian Wed. 12 $225
 16 Dairy Cattle Genomics: Fertility and Animal Health Tue. 11 $100
 17 Practice Valuation as a Tool for Practice Entrance and Exit Strategies Wed. 12 $235

CE CREDIT: CE certificates can be downloaded from the AABP website. Credits, hours, and manner of certification vary with the group, association, or agency requiring certification. Documentation of attendance and participation is your responsibility.

AABP Clinical Forums
Fee: $60.00 (USD) per Clinical Forum (Hot Breakfast included in the fee)
Limit: 20 veterinarians per Clinical Forum (AABP & AASRP Members Only)
Interactive small group discussions.

If you wish to participate in a Clinical Forum, simply click the desired session. (Only one session per time period is permitted.)
Click here to

SESSION 1: Thursday, Sept. 13, 7:00am-9:00am (Hot Breakfast served)
 1

King Hickman Rumen and Gut Health

 2

Charles Gardner Reaching Out to Our Stressed out Clients

 3 Jerry Stokka Identifying Health and Performance-Limiting Disturbances in Production Systems: Is Infectious Disease a Cause or a Symptom?
 4 Jessica McArt Optimizing a Dairy Cow's Transition into Lactation: How to Make You (and Her) Indispensable
 5 Terri Ollivett Become Indispensable – Helping your Clients See What They are Missing in Their Dairy Calf Program.

SESSION 2: Saturday, Sept. 15, 7:00am-9:00am (Hot Breakfast Included)
6

Franklin Garry Becoming Indispensable by Making What Really Matters What Really Matters.

7 John Groves Becoming Indispensable by Using “Systems Thinking” to Tackle Challenging and Complex Problems in Practice
8 Dave Smith Strategic Use of Diagnostic Tests in Cattle Populations
9 Mark Hardesty Productivity Pay Allows Flexible Schedules to Fit Your Life
10 Morgan McArthur - Mark Hilton "Tools for Better Talkin" Engaging Audiences Large and Small with Effective Speaking Skills

Free Events (the following six fields require a selection prior to submission)

Thursday Diamond V Breakfast
Thursday, Sept. 13
6:30am-7:45am

Enter the number of people who will be attending the FREE Thursday Breakfast Presentation sponsored by Diamond V
Detecting and Breaking Abnormal Paradigms: The Art & Science of Feeding for Health and Immune Resilience - Dr. Sam Barringer
(this is to help the office prepare for this event)

Number Attending Diamond V Breakfast
(Available to all meeting registrants)

Friday Night Social Sponsored by Zoetis
Friday, Sept. 14
6:00 pm-9:00pm
Dinner/Amstutz Auction/Awarding of AABP Foundation/Zoetis Animal Health Veterinary Scholarships and Amstutz Scholarships
Thanks to the generosity of Zoetis, there is no charge (for any registered member or registered guest) for this event, but the number of tickets available is limited.
Number Attending Friday Night Social Event (Free)

CABV/ACVB Social (only available to CABV/ACVB Members)
Friday, Sept 14
8:00pm-10:00pm

This will provide an opportunity for our members from across Canada to socialize.  Enter the number of people who will be attending the Social sponsored by Vetoquinol.
(this is to help the office prepare for this event)

Number Attending CABV/ACVB Social
(only available to current CABV/ACVB Members)

AABP Business Awards Luncheon
Saturday, Sept. 15
11:30am-1:30pm

Enter the number of people who will be attending the FREE Saturday Business Awards Luncheon:
(this is to help the office prepare for this event)

Number Attending Business Luncheon

Merck Saturday Night Social:
"Be our guest for a taste of the southwest" - Sponsored by Merck Animal Health

Saturday, Sept. 15
6:00pm-9:00pm
Thanks to the generosity of Merck Animal Health, there is no charge for this event, but the number of tickets available is limited. Tickets must be reserved in advance online or by hard-copy registration form and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Requests for more than one ticket per registrant (two tickets if an accompanying person is registered) must be made by calling AABP at 800-COW-AABP by August 16).

Number Attending Saturday Night Social Event (Free)
Christian Veterinary Mission Breakfast
Saturday, Sept. 15

6:30am-7:45am

Cost: $40
Number Attending Christian Veterinary Mission Breakfast
AABP Sponsored Tours

To help us serve you better, please pre-register for local tours as space is limited. On-site ticket sales will be on a space-available basis only. Tickets will be available for pick up at the Registration Desk prior to departure. Refunds will be given for cancellation given two weeks before departure, or if the tour is canceled. No refunds will be given for no-shows. To find more information about the tours that are offered, click here.

Click on the links below for more information about each tour. All tours will depart from the Phoenix Convention Center at the start time listed.

 Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 8:00 am to 12:00 pm - Desert Botanical Garden and Heard Museum Tour - $90
 Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 8:30 am - 12:00 pm - Phoenix Zoo - $70

 Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Arabian Ranch Tour - $70

 Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Valley Highlights Tour - $50

AABP Job Fair

Practitioners, are you interested in hiring a new associate to fill an existing position or expand into unchartered waters?
Students, are you searching for the "perfect job" after graduation?

The AABP invites you to attend the 11th Annual AABP Job Fair, to be held from 7:00-9:00 PM on Friday evening, September 14, 2018, at the AABP's Annual Conference in Phoenix. The job fair will be an opportunity for employers to meet with large numbers of veterinary students interested in food animal/mixed animal positions in private practice, industry, government and academia. The job fair is ONLY open to students who will graduate in 2019 and veterinarians seeking job opportunities. The job fair is not open to underclass veterinary students or those seeking externships.

I am not participating in this year's Job Fair.
Our practice would like to participate in this year's Job Fair.
I am a student graduating in 2019 or a veterinarian and will participate in this year's Job Fair.

If participating, then describe the type of position available, or students what type of practice you are looking for.

Stampede 5K Fun Run
If you thought last year’s AABP Stampede 5K was fun, you’ll love this year’s event! The race is set for Steele Indian School Park,in Phoenix, Saturday, Sept. 15th.

Thanks to the generosity of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., 100% of registration proceeds will go directly toward supporting the Amstutz Scholarship Fund.

All participants must agree to the Entire Liability Waiver acknowledging the risks associated with participating in the AABP Stampede.


5K details:
Saturday, September 15, 2018
7:30 a.m.
Buses depart from the convention center at 6:45 a.m.

Registration fee:
$40 up to August 17
$50 after August 17 and up to September 16
Must register by August 17 to receive a race t-shirt.

Please enter first and last names and T-Shirt size for all participants.

First Name Last Name Gender Age Group T-Shirt Size
(Shirt sizing charts)
I have read and agree to the waiver
Amstutz Raffle Tickets

Amstutz Raffle Tickets
Support the Amstutz scholarship fund by purchasing raffle tickets for one of three prizes. Drawing for winners will be held at end-of-day Friday and announced at the Amstutz Auction on Friday night.  
Prizes:

  1. AABP Handmade Quilt (redonated by Dr. Sara Barber) PLUS 1 free regular 2019 Annual Conference registration
  2. 1 Free regular 2019 Annual Conference registration

Additional tickets can be purchased at the AABP Booth during the annual conference.

Number Amstutz Raffle Tickets at $25/each
Payment
Contribution to the AABP/Amstutz Scholarship Fund:
Contribution to the AABP Foundation:
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