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  |   September 22nd - 24th, 2023

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Christopher Pachel D.V.M.

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
Animal Behavior Clinic
Portland, OR

 

Fred Wininger  V.M.D., M.S.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)

Charlotte Animal Referral and Emergency 
3D Veterinary Printing LLC

Adjunct Professor
University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine

 

Seminar Schedule:

Registration: Friday  Sept. 22, 2023 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast: Daily 7:15 am – 8:00 am
Lectures:

Friday Sept. 22
Saturday Sept. 23
Sunday Sept.24

8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:30 pm
8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Seminar Topics:

TBA

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Seminar Speakers

  • Christopher Pachel DVM Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Animal Behavior Clinic Portland, OR
  • Fred Wininger V.M.D., MS. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology) Charlotte Animal Referral and Emergency Charlotte, NC.

CE Hours

This seminar is approved for 16 CE hrs.  

 

This program has been submitted for 16 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions, which recognize AAVSB’s RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and /or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call IVS at 800-487-5650 for further information.

IVS complies with the following guidelines:

  • Speakers are recognized specialists

  • Mandatory recorded attendance

  • Submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • Complete seminar notes

  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB RACE program

Accommodations

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

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Experience the charm and beauty of California’s world-famous wine country from one of the premier Napa Valley hotels – the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa. Our Napa Valley hotel room accommodations are perfect for business travel and leisurely exploring. Our convenient location, just off of Highway 29, makes us an ideal choice for exploring the Napa Wine Country and other exciting local activities and attractions. 

The award-winning associates of this Napa hotel all share the same priority: you. Our concierges will delight in revealing Napa’s hidden treasures and are experts when it comes to recommending California Wine Country experiences. Take advantage of this incredible location to fulfill your passion for wine, world-class food at our VINeleven, golf and sheer relaxation at the Spa.

Rooms

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

These sophisticated Napa accommodations near many Napa Valley wineries surround guests in comfort. Plush pillow-top mattresses with luxurious linens and pillows encourage a great night’s sleep. Wireless and wired high-speed internet is available in all guest rooms at our lodging in Napa, CA. Rooms feature ergonomic desks, Wi-Fi & hard-wired Internet access, and flat-panel HD Televisions. In-room coffee/tea service, hair dryer, iron & ironing board all help provide the comforts of home.

Price

Group room rates:

Run of house: $419.00 dbl/night plus taxes & destination fee (based on single or double occupancy).

There is a 2 night minimum stay requirement.

Additional taxes & fees (subject to change without notice):

  • State and local taxes, currently 12%
  • California Tourism Assessment fee, currently 0.24%
  • Napa Tourism Improvement District Assessment Fee, currently 3%.  
  • DESTINATION AMENITY FEE
    A daily Destination Amenity Fee of $10.00 (normally $20 but IVS attendees get this discount)  will be implemented on all individual guest International Veterinary Seminars and include the following:

    Complimentary Coffee in the Lobby, Daily Morning Yoga Class, Complimentary Fitness Center Access, 1-Hour Complimentary Electric Bike Rental (per stay, per guest), Purified Water Stations throughout hotel, Daily S’mores Kits, Nightly Local Vintner Pour, Wireless in-room high speed internet in guestrooms.

Terms

Check-In: 4:00pm, Check-Out: 12:00pm

Cancellations: There is no penalty for cancellations at least 7 days prior to your scheduled arrival. You will be charged for your complete scheduled stay if you cancel within 7 days of your scheduled arrival, or are a no-show, or depart early.

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Area Attractions

Staying at the Napa Marriott allows guests to tour any of the 400 nearby wineries. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon touring Napa or Sonoma wineries  or see Wine Country from a hot air balloon:

Balloon Rides
The Wine Train
Napavalley.com
Winecountry.com

Premier Championship Eagle Vines Golf Course

 

For more Area Attractions, click here

 

Dining

On site, you’ll find VINeleven restaurant and bar. Napa Valley Executive Chef Brian Whitmer incorporates local, seasonal ingredients to create simple dishes with a gourmet touch. 

In the heart of downtown Napa’s up & coming Oxbow District, Oxbow Public Market is a one-of-a-kind place, not to be missed. Whether you are in search of a tasty picnic, great ‘take-out’, fabulous meal provisions, or if you are looking for a bottle of wine, river front patio dining and a unique shopping experience, Oxbow will answer all your needs under one roof. 

Or, if you’re looking for something else off-site, learn more here.

Getting There

Airport:

Flying into Sacramento is often the easiest airport to avoid the traffic around San Francisco.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Hotel direction: 61.2 miles N

Oakland (OAK)

Hotel direction: 54.2 miles N

Sacramento Airport (SMF)

Hotel direction: 66.7 miles SW

Location Transportation Information

Driving Directions

Travel Tips

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.  We highly recommend renting a car, parking on-site is complimentary.  It’s the best and easiest way to explore the area.

IVS Travel Group Info

Please call the IVS travel group at 1-800-487-5650 for assistance. 

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $995.00

Register by:  July 28, 2023

Advanced:  $1015.00

Register by:  August 25, 2023

Regular:  $1035.00

Register after:  August 25, 2023

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians receive an $80 discount using promo code “techsaver”. Enter the code during checkout in the  submit promotion code box.

Registration Includes:

 

  • 16 CE hours

  • complete seminar notes

  • submission of attendance to AAVSB RACEtrack program

  • breakfast and breaks daily

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $995.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,015.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
July 28, 2023
Regular $1,035.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
August 25, 2023

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  • Napa
    September 22, 2023 - September 24, 2023
    12:05 am - 1:05 pm

Register online

Online registration is easy and fast.  

But please confirm your hotel reservations prior to completing your registration or booking flights. Many Hotels are selling out many months ahead of our seminars. If you need to book a hotel room, click the link to the online hotel registration page.  If none is available for your selected seminar, please fill out our hotel request form or contact our office at 800-487-5650.  Please note that hotel rooms are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from the hotel (if you booked online thru our group link) or from our office for hotels that do not offer the online link.

IVS is now required by AAVSB RACE to upload your completed attendance into their “RACEtrack” system. Your state of license and your license number are required for all seminars starting in January 2022. More information is available at https://www.aavsb.org/ce-services/racetrack

Questions?  

For regular seminars: ivseminars@yahoo.com

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.

Accommodation Registration

Please note:

  • For Napa, the easiest way to reserve your hotel room is to book online thru this link:

  • Booking Link: click here

  • Please DO NOT use the form below.  If you are having trouble booking your room thru the above link, please call our IVS Office at (800) IVS-5650.

Please only use the hotel request form below, if you are having problems with reserving your room thru the online hotel registration link and are not able to contact our office at 800-487-5650. This form is sent to our office and it will take up to 1 week for our office to receive confirmation from the hotel and then send out a confirmation to you.

Hotel Request Form:* Required Fields

Please note: At this time, we are not able to accept credit card details online. As all hotels require a valid credit card to guarantee your room, after submitting the hotel request form, please call our office at 1 (800) 487-5650 to provide the card number.

Questions?

Please call the IVS travel group at 1 (800) 487-5650 for assistance.

Passport Information

For International Travel

Passport requirements for international travel

Please note that all passengers traveling by air to or from the United States will be required to hold a valid passport. This requirement applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, traveling to and from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.

When planning international travel, please be sure that you are in possession of all required documents for both outbound and return flights. Remember to allow ample time for acquiring official travel documents.

For complete information on the U.S. Department of State’s New Travel Initiative Requirements, please visit travel.state.gov.