Program Committee Resources

2017 ACVIM Forum Program Committee Resources

Important Deadlines to Remember

August 19, 2016
Call for Scientific Sessions and Interactive Sessions close.

August 31, 2016
AASIG programs and contact speaker forms submitted online through the Call for Speakers portal. When asked for a presentation type, select the AASIG Program Speakers (Invited Only) option. If a complete program is not submitted by this date, the group will lose their hours allotted in the 2017 ACVIM Forum scientific program.

October 6, 2016
All specialty programs (including the Specialty Symposium on Wednesday), One Medicine, Business Management, Technician Program and all speaker contact information submitted.

Fall Board of Regents Meeting 

Specialty presidents include in their board report the names of the chair and assistant chair of the Specialty Planning Committee for the Forum scheduled for 18 months later. For example, new chairs and assistant chairs for the 2018 ACVIM Forum Program Subcommittees should be included in their respective specialty chair report for the 2016 Fall ACVIM Board of Regents meeting.

December 1, 2016
Call for Research Reports and Research Abstracts close.

December 10-18, 2016
Research Report submissions reviewed by subcommittees and programs submitted.

February 1, 2017
Proceedings due to Ivy Leventhal  (ACVIM). These include proceedings for Comprehensive Reviews/ Post Graduate Courses/ Clinical Workshops/ Specialty Symposiums (excluding panel discussions). Proceedings are then submitted to VIN for general editorial review. 

February 15, 2017
Moderator assignments submitted to Gena Erwin (ACVIM). The specialty subcommittee selects moderators from the volunteer list and confirms availability. Moderators are responsible for reviewing the Proceedings for their sessions.

March 15, 2017
Call for Late Breaking Research Reports closes.

March 21, 2017
Deadline for subcommittees to review and select Late Breaking Research Reports.

Sample Program Submission Spreadsheet – Pending Review of 2016
Conflict of Interest Information – Available Fall 2016
Conflict of Interest Disclose Slide Template – Available Fall 2016