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  |   December 2nd - 4th, 2021

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Deborah Greco D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Senior Medical Consultant
Nestle Purina Petcare

Stan Marks B.V.Sc., Ph.D.

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (internal medicine and oncology)
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition
Professor of Medicine
U.C. Davis 

Seminar Schedule:

Travel day Wednesday:  December 1, 2021  

Registration
Seminars
Welcome reception

Thursday: December 2, 2021

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
6:30 pm

Breakfast

Seminars

Friday: December 3

7:30 am – 8:00 am

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

Breakfast

Seminars

Saturday: December 4

7:30 am – 8:00 am

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

Seminar Topics:

Dr. Greco:

  • Sugar, sugar: Simple ways to sweet success with diabetics

  • When sweet success turns bitter: Managing the difficult diabetic

  • The “skinny” on feline hyperthyroidism

  • Hypothyroid heartbreak: Is it hypothyroid or not?

  • Adrenal Squeeze: Managing the difficult Cushing’s and Addisonian cases

  • Dry as a Bone: Consequences of dehydration in cats and dogs

Dr. Marks: TBA

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Seminar Speakers

  • Deborah Greco D.V.M. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Senior Medical Consultant Nestle Purina Petcare
  • Stan Marks B.V.Sc., Ph.D. Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (internal medicine and oncology) Diplomate American College of Veterinary Nutrition Professor of Medicine U.C. Davis

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
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Complete seminar notes
  • Approved for 16 CE hrs by the AAVSB Race program

Accommodations

Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa

Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa

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The Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa of Los Cabos captures the atmosphere of Old Mexico. You can stroll along its cobblestone lanes and winding paths, stopping to enjoy fountains, restaurants and quaint shops. The resort sits on a private beach amid 28 acres of quiet, lush gardens. Surrounding the resort is the famous Cabo del Sol Ocean Golf Course, by Jack Nicklaus. Relax as you lounge by any of four swimming pools or sit on the beach. Enjoy first-class services and amenities, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with spa.

Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa

Rooms

Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa

Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa

Our Deluxe Rooms welcome you with ultra-comfortable amenities and Old Mexico style.

Hacienda Garden view rooms: Inspired by Mexican Hacienda Style room offers an inviting modern décor and amenities that accentuate your living style, lush surroundings and stunning garden views. 450 Sq ft

Cabo Ocean view rooms:  Consider this your calm oasis, your room leads onto a private balcony or terrace with views of our peaceful Sea of Cortez plus lush glimpses of gardens. 490 sq ft  

Baja Ocean Front rooms: Savor your private ocean front room with balcony or terrace and soak up breathtaking ocean front views of Baja’s Sea of Cortez. 490 sq ft

Price

Group room rates:

Hacienda Garden view: US$185.00 dbl/night plus taxes

Cabo Ocean View: US$200.00 dbl/night plus taxes

Baja Ocean Front: US$210.00 dbl/night plus taxes

  • The rates above are based on single or double occupancy.   Max occupancy is 3 persons per room.
  • Currently taxes are 16% VAT, 3% Hotel tax & also there is a mandatory daily service charge of 6% per room per night. (subject to change)
  • The service charge includes maid service, 2 bottles of water daily in room, daily in room package coffee, workout room access, 30 minutes complimentary internet access at our exclusive 
  • There is a porterage charge of $6.50 per person, round trip.
  • Wireless Internet was $19 per day for up to 5 devices- but is now complimentary for IVS attendees
  • Rates will be available 4 days prior and 4 days after the meeting dates but will be based on availability only.

Terms

Deposits: One night room rental plus taxes will be charged to each individual guest (non- refundable) 60 days prior to individual reservation arrival date, with the remaining balance due 30 days prior to individual reservation arrival date.

Cancellations: If you cancel between 60-30 days prior to your scheduled arrival, your deposit is forfeited.  If you cancel within 30 days of your scheduled arrival, there will be no refunds and you will be charged for your entire scheduled stay. If you are a no-show or depart early, you will be charged for your entire stay.  Check-in is at 3:00pm; Check-out is at 12:00pm (noon); guests who stay in their rooms beyond the check-out time without Hotel authorization will be charged for an additional room at the prevailing room rate.

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Area Attractions

Spa services

Getting There

Airport:

Please note that US$ are accepted everywhere in Cabo.

Fly to Los Cabos International Airport 

Beware of the timeshare operators offering free rides to the hotel.  Use the official shuttle companies- unless you want a time share…

We have used this company- they have a ticket booth after you clear customs in the arrivals area- or you can reserve online.  Please note that if you take a shared shuttle, it can take an hour to reach the Sheraton because they drop off at multiple hotels.  Transporte terrestre

There are also other shuttle companies available online.

Local Transportation Information

  • Beware of the timeshare operators offering free rides to the hotel.  Use the official shuttle companies- unless you want a time share…
  • We recommend flying into San Jose Del Cabo International Airport (SJD), just 20 miles from the resort. Ground transportation-taxi, shuttle service, or car rental-is the recommended mode of travel to and from the airport and around the area.
  • The shuttle service is located as you exit the baggage claim area. US dollars are accepted for your ride to the Resort.
  • Taxi’s are always available when you want to visit downtown and accept US dollars.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird:  $995.00

Register by:  October 1, 2021

Advanced:  $1015.00

Register by:  November 4, 2021

Regular:  $1015.00

Register after:  November 4, 2021

Special Pricing:

Veterinary Technicians are always welcome- there is an $80 discount for registration

Registration Includes:

  • 16 CE hours

  • Breakfast for registrants on Friday & Saturday

  • All breaks

  • Certificate of completion

  • Welcome reception for all on Thursday nite

Seminar Registration:

Details Price Qty
Early Bird $995.00 (USD)  
Advanced $1,015.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
October 1, 2021
Regular $1,035.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
November 4, 2021

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  • Cabo San Lucas
    December 2, 2021 - December 4, 2021
    1:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Register online

Online registrations is easy and fast.

For our online courses: After registering: your SEMINAR REGISTRATION or PAYMENT NOTIFICATION E-MAIL will contain a link for you to pre-register for the webinar.  You need to do this prior to the webinar, so that you get a personalized link to the actual webinar.  

For our regular seminars, after completing your registration, 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.

Questions?  For online courses:  ivsceonline@gmail.com

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

Reserving Rooms

We reserve rooms starting the day prior to the seminar and ending on the last seminar day.  However, if you need additional days, we will work with the hotel to accommodate your request based on availability.

Getting Confirmation

After you submit this hotel request form, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your request for the hotel accommodations.  Please note that this does not confirm your hotel accommodations.

After processing the request, our office will e-mail you an actual hotel confirmation letter which will confirm your stay with the hotel.   You are not confirmed until you receive this hotel confirmation. Please check the details when you receive this confirmation.

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 Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm (pacific) to provide the card number.  Your Hotel Confirmation will be emailed to you after your room is guaranteed.

For Amelia Island, Duck on the outer banks,  St. George (Zion), Grand Cayman, Curacao and New Orleans: after submitting the hotel request form, you do not need to contact us with the credit card information. We will be sending you an individual hotel credit card authorization form.

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.