Veterinary Behavior Symposium


The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists is pleased to announce the 2018 Veterinary Behavior Symposium (VBS). The VBS provides a forum for sharing cutting-edge, original research in the field of animal behavior.

Important Dates

  • March 21, 2018: Program selections announced
  • April 11, 2018: Speakers confirm acceptance/attendance
  • May 9, 2018: Final proceedings due
  • June 1, 2018: Early-bird deadline ends at 11:30 PM Mountain
  • July 12, 2018: VBS in Denver, Colorado, USA

Registration

  • Click here to register. Registration is now open!

Location

Resident Short Course

  • For the first time, ACVB is opening its Resident Short Course to all attendees. It will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. There is a $100 fee to attend the Short Course and seating is limited so don’t wait to register. Claim your seat here.
ACVB Resident Short Course
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 

Living & Learning with Animals
SG Friedman, Ph.D.
 
8:00 - 10:30 am The Significance of the Science of Behavior Change
10:30 - 10:45 am Morning Break
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Functional Assessment
12:15 - 12:30 pm Morning Q&A
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm The Commitment to Ethical Practice
3:00 - 3:15 pm Afternoon Break
3:15 - 4:45 pm Behavior Change Procedures
4:45 - 5:00 pm Afternoon Q&A


Sponsors & Exhibitors

  • Click here to download and review our Prospectus if you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this year’s VBS. We look forward to having you join us!

Abstract Submission

RK Anderson ACVB Resident Award

  • Click here to submit a nomination for the RK Anderson ACVB Resident Award

Whitney Joy Engler Memorial Veterinary Student Research Award

  • Click here to submit a nomination for the Whitney Joy Engler Memorial Veterinary Student Research Award

 

Contact Us

ACVB
5003 SW 41st Blvd.
Gainesville, FL 32608 USA

Email: info@acvb.org

Our Mission

The Mission of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) is to advance the behavioral health of animals through the certification of veterinary behavior specialists and the provision of science-based education.

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