IVMA Summer Meeting

June 14-17, 2018

Lewiston, Idaho

held at Lewis-Clark State College

ONLINE REGISTRATION: Opens in late-March for veterinarians and technicians

Total Veterinarian CE – 20 hrs. (16 scientific, 4 practice management)

Large animal speakers and topics – Dr. Terri Alessio (Equine ophthalmology); Dr. Diane Isbell (Equine ultrasound during lameness exam lecture and optional lab); Dr. Ramanathan Kasimanickam (Beef repro); Dr. Margaret Highland (Bighorn sheep, mycoplasma); and more

Small animal speakers and topics – Dr. Tina Owen (Surgery); Dr. Terri Alessio (Ophthalmology); Dr. Tammy Grubb (Pain management); Dr. Valerie Fadok (Dermatology)

Practice management topics – Practice transitions (buying and/or selling), HR for veterinary practices, Practice financing, Online reputation management

Technician-specific CE – 16 hrs. 

Technician specific (16 hrs.) – CPR, Anesthesia/Analgesia, Canine rehab, Small ruminants, Clinical pathology and hematology lab  



Hotel – Red Lion Hotel Lewiston (621 21st St, Lewiston, ID 83501) – A morning and afternoon shuttle will be available for free for transfers to/from campus and the hotel.

Make reservations by calling the Red Lion at (208) 799-1000

Ask for the “Idaho Veterinary Medical Association” discounted room rate for a King or 2 Queens: $94 + tax (rate guaranteed until May 15th)

Lewis-Clark State College suites in Clearwater Hall ~ 1 mile to conference center  (410 Main Street in Lewiston, ID)

Make reservations by filling out this online form –  http://www.lcsc.edu/summerstays/overnight-stay/summer-stay-reservation/

On the form, the name of the conference is the “Idaho Veterinary Medical Association” and the stays are $17/bed/night.

Questions? Call LCSC Residence operations at 208-792-2658.


RV sites and cabins at Hell’s Gate State Park (5100 Hells Gate Rd. Lewiston, ID 83501)

Make reservations online at: https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/parks/hells-gate



Thank you for your interest in the IVMA Summer Meeting! For more details, please read this – 18 IVMA Exhibitor Invitation & Registration.

Exhibitor booths sold out in 2017, so be sure to register early!

Exhibitor Schedule at-a-glance:

Thursday, June 14th – Exhibitors will setup in the Student Union Building (SUB) on the Lewis-Clark State College campus, where all meals and breaks will be served.

  • 1 – 4pm: Exhibitor setup (Booths are unassigned. Vendors may setup on any open table when they arrive.)
  • 4 – 5pm: Opening reception with exhibitors

Friday, June 15th – 7:30am – 5pm: Exhibits open

Saturday, June 16th – 

  • 7:30am – 3:30pm: Exhibits open
  • 3:30pm – Exhibit breakdown