CONFERENCE LOCATION:

Denver Marriott City Center –1701 California St., Denver, CO  80202, 888-326-6541.

Saturday July 26:

3:00-3:15pm

Welcome, intro

3:15-4:15pm

Non-Human Rights Project

  • Nancy Halpern

4:15-4:30pm

Break

4:30-6:00pm

Annual Business Meeting

6:00-7:00pm

Member Reception

7:15pm

AVMLA Member Dinner

Sunday July 27:

7:45-8:15am

Welcome, intro, registration

8:15-9:30am

Legislative and regulatory update

  • Adrian Hochstadt, JD

9:30-9:40am

Break

9:40-10:40am

Panel Discussion (not for profit hospitals)

  • James Wilson, DVM, JD
  • Chea Hall, DVM

10:40-10:50am

Break

10:50-11:50am

Regulatory and Scientific Verification for Pharmaceutical Promotional Products

Dean Dailey, DVM- Merial

11:50-12:00pm

Break

12:00-1:00pm

LUNCH

1:00-3:00pm

Panel Discussion (animal cruelty statutes and enforcement)

Confirmed panelists:

  • Margrit Lent Parker, Esq. (moderator) – AVMLA member, Colorado Horse Council Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee member, ABA TIPS Equine Law Committee member, some experience with animal cruelty cases
  • Elizabeth Kearney, Esq. – defended several animal cruelty cases, member of Colorado Bar Association Animal Law Committee, frequent continuing legal education presenter
  • Keith Roehr, DVM– Colorado Department of Agriculture – State Veterinarian
  • Kate Anderson, DVM– Colorado Department of Agriculture – Veterinary Administrator Pet Animal Care Facilities Act program and Bureau of Animal Protection
  • Curtis Crawford, DVM– private practice, rural mixed animal practice in San Luis Valley; active in Colorado VMA, CVMA Representative to Colorado Livestock Care Coalition (committee that advises Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture on livestock related issues)

3:00-3:15pm

Break

3:15-4:15pm

Breed Discrimination Legislative Trends:

  • Laura Handzel, JD

4:15-5:00pm

Conclusion and Networking