Gentle Yoga

6:30-7:30 am, Cocoa Terrace and Courtyard

Jordan Leigh Fancovic of The Healing Habitat will lead participants in gentle yoga first thing Friday morning to start your day off with peace and clarity. A $10 donation to the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation gets you in! Visit the KVC Onsite Registration Desk by 3:00 pm on Thursday to donate and receive your ticket. Bring your own mat or towel.

Breakfast with the Experts…Roundtable Style

7:00-8:00 am, Cocoa Suite 3

Don’t miss this opportunity to spend an hour with one of veterinary medicine’s leading experts and a few colleagues and enjoy a hot breakfast. Bring your own cases to be reviewed and questions to be answered. If you would like to attend but haven’t pre-registered, please visit the KVC Onsite Registration desk by 3:00 pm on Thursday to register.

  • Matthew Paek, VMD, MS, DACVR – Companion Animal Radiology

Cost is $85 per person and pre-registration is required. 

Recent Graduate Breakfast - Now That I’m a Veterinarian, What Should I do from a Financial Standpoint?

This event has been canceled


pvmaAssure Breakfast Forum: HR 101

7:00-8:00 am: Cocoa Suite 1

Come enjoy breakfast over a 101 level overview of common practices, procedures, tools and tips to help your practice run smoothly. If you would like to attend, but have not pre-registered, please visit the KVC Onsite Registration Desk by 3:00 pm Thursday to register.

Barkfast and Meowsas: Pet Insurance 101 – Let’s Start At The Beginning!

7:00-8:00 am, Tower Suite 1

Does navigating the complex world of pet insurance leave you feeling overwhelmed? Are clients asking you for advice and it’s beyond your comfort zone? As veterinary technology continues to advance, there is an important need to educate our clients on the financial resources available to them and pet insurance can play an important role in that process. Come join this session to learn about how pet insurance works, what it covers and how to have a simple discussion with clients on the benefits of insuring their pet as early as possible. If you would like to attend, but have not pre-registered, please visit the KVC Onsite Registration Desk by 3:00 pm Thursday to register.

Continental Breakfast in the Marketplace 

7:30-8:30 am, Blue/White


7:30-4:30 pm, The Great Lobby and Chocolate Lobby

Sponsor Appreciation Breakfast 

9:00-10:00 am, Cocoa Suite 5

PVF Silent Auction

9:00 am-4:00 pm, The Great Lobby

Chair Massages

Friday 9:30 am–4:30 pm, Marketplace Entrance

Only $10 for 10 minutes. A portion of the proceeds go to the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation.

Practice Owners and Managers Lunch

12:00–1:00 pm, Cocoa Suite 1

Sponsored by TSYS

The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) along with TSYS will host a lunch for practice managers and owners in an informal roundtable style discussion about what practices do today for more
efficiency in a digitalized business world. We will discuss topics such as:

  • Using technology to save time and money
  • Marketing and social media
  • Establishing procedures
  • Creating the ultimate client experience

At the end of the discussion, Jen Morris, Director of Member Services & Outreach from PVMA will also demonstrate some free marketing tools for you to take back to your practice, which don’t require a technology or
marketing expert. If you would like to attend, but have not pre-registered, please visit the KVC Onsite Registration Desk by 3:00 pm Thursday to register.

Lunch in the Marketplace

12:00-1:15 pm, Blue/White

Penn Vet Alumni Reception

5:00-6:30 pm, Cocoa Suite 1/Terrace

Continuing in a well-established tradition, Dean Andrew Hoffman, the newly appointed Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, cordially invites conference attendees and their guests to attend a complimentary reception for UPENN alumni.