Special animals, special situations, specialist care.

20th Annual ABVP Symposium





November 12-15, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Marriott

Quick Links
2015 Symposium Proceedings
Registration Brochure
Conference Schedule

Lecture Descriptions

Speaker Biographies
Exhibitors & Sponsors

Registration includes access to lectures, Regents Track Reception, Welcome Reception, Friday and Saturday luncheons, online proceedings and more.

Online Registration is closed. 

Hotel Accommodations
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-2349

Reservations can be made online, or by calling 888-771-4429. Please indicate you are attending the "American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Symposium" when making reservations.

Room rate is $185 per night and does not include all state and local taxes. Reservations must be made on or before 5:00PM Central Daylight Time on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 to be eligible for the ABVP group rate.

Shuttle Information

Taxi/Shuttle services in New Orleans include:

     Parish Cab- (985) 641-9479

     United Cabs Inc (504) 434-5645

     American Taxi- (504) 299-0386

     Coleman Cab Company (504) 586-2222

Airport Shuttle: http://www.airportshuttleneworleans.com/

Annual Awards Reception and Dinner
Join us Saturday, November 13, 2015 for this annual dinner where we recognize newly certified and recertified Diplomates. The 4th Annual Live Auction, benefitting the ABVP Foundation, will be held following dinner. This event is open to all attendees and costs $60 per person. No tickets will be sold to the reception and dinner onsite.

RACE Accreditation
This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 27.00 hours of continuing education for one veterinarian or one veterinary technician. 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. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program's validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.




NY State CE Approval
ABVP is an approved sponsor of continuing education in the state of New York for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Save the Date!

The 2016 Symposium will be held from October 6-9 at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas!