Program Committee Resources

2018 ACVIM Forum Program Committee Resources

Important Deadlines to Remember

September 13, 2017
Call for Scientific Sessions and Interactive Sessions close.

September 18, 2017
AASIG programs and session information submitted online through the Call for Speakers portal. When asked for a presentation type, select the Invited Speaker option. If a complete program is not submitted by this date, the group may lose their hours allotted in the 2018 ACVIM Forum scientific program.

October 30, 2017
All specialty programs (including the Specialty Symposium on Wednesday), One Health, Business Management, Technician Program and all speaker contact information submitted.

Fall Board of Regents Meeting 
Final review of all session programming by Forum Chair and Assistant Chair.

January 3, 2018

Call for Research Reports and Research Abstracts open. Note: ACVIM will only be having one call for Research sessions for the 2018 ACVIM Forum. 

January 23, 2018
Call for Research Reports and Research Abstracts close.

January 29-February 12, 2018
Research Report submissions reviewed by subcommittees.

February 5, 2018
Proceedings due to Ivy Leventhal  (ACVIM). Proceedings are then submitted to VIN for general editorial review. 

February 19, 2018
Specialty Subcommittees submit selected Research Reports to ACVIM office.

March 15, 2018
Deadline for submission of sessions  from European Specialty Organizations.

April 2, 2018
Subcommittee and AASIG moderator assignments submitted to Ivy Leventhal (ACVIM). The specialty subcommittee selects moderators from the volunteer list and confirms availability. Moderators are responsible for reviewing the Proceedings for their sessions.