Welcome to the Office of Public Engagement, College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Industrial Toxicology and Pathology Short Course

July 23-27, 2012
Champaign, Illinois

The course will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Champaign, Ill. Rooms have been reserved at a group rate of $109 per night through Monday, June 25, 2012; this price does not include taxes. Reservations made after this date will be filled on a space availability basis. When contacting the hotel to make your reservation, refer to the group code “toxpath.”

Hilton Garden Inn
1501 S. Neil St.
Champaign, Ill. 61820
217 352 9970

Course Registration
The course registration fee covers the cost of the course notebook, CD of course notebook, contents, breakfast, breaks, lunch, and dinner. To assure a place in the course, early registration is encouraged. The early registration deadline is Sunday, April 15, 2012.

  Full Course
On or Before April 15
After April 15
  General Resgistrant
  STP Member
  Graduate Student/Post Doc Fellow

  One Session Only
On or Before April 15
After April 15
  General Resgistrant
  STP Member
  Graduate Student/Post Doc Fellow

Register online.

Course fees are payable by check or money order to the University of Illinois or by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express and are due at the time of registration. Early registration is recommended.

Poster Presentations
Speakers and course registrants are encouraged to present their research accomplishments at this meeting. You may sign up to present a poster using the online form. The deadline for signing up to present a poster is Sunday, July 8, 2012.

Guidelines for Poster Presentations

  • A graphic display of photos, charts, narrative, etc. on a display board not to exceed 36”x48”.
  • Poster displays should be set up between 10:00-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25.
  • Course attendees will have the opportunity to view posters during the times listed below. Presenters are strongly encouraged to be at their board during this time.
    • Wednesday, July 25 – 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, July 25 – 3:00-3:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, July 26 – 7:00-8:00 a.m.
    • Thursday, July 26 – 10:00-10:30 a.m.
    • Thursday, July 26 – 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, July 26 – 3:00-3:30 p.m.
  • Poster display materials may be removed from the boards any time after 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 26. The display boards will be removed at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 26. Any materials left on the boards will be discarded at that time.

Continuing Education
Veterinary continuing education credit is available for registered attendees at a rate of one hour per hour of lecture. Registrants attending both sessions of the course will receive up to 32 hours of credit. Registrants will receive continuing education verification at the conclusion of the course.

Cancellation Policy
Full refunds, less a 10% cancellation fee, will be given if written notification is received by Sunday, April 15. Registrations are transferable. After April 15, refunds will not be made. The University of Illinois reserves the right to cancel programs and to change speakers if necessary. In the event of a course cancellation, all registrants will receive a full refund. The University is not responsible for travel expenses in the event of a cancellation or rescheduled program.


Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, is located near Interstates 57, 72, and 74. The community is also accessible by train via Amtrak and airplane through Willard Airport (CMI) at Savoy, which is approximately 5 miles from the hotel. Other airports in the region are Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) at Bloomington-Normal, Illinois; O'Hare International Airport (ORD) at Chicago; Midway International Airport (MDW) at Chicago; and Indianapolis International Airport (IND) at Indianapolis.

Questions and Special Accommodations
Contact the Office of Public Engagement, 217/333-2907 or ope@vetmed.illinois.edu.

Course Co-Directors
Wanda M. Haschek-Hock, BVSc, PhD, DACVP, DABT
Professor Emerita, Department of Pathobiology
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Matthew A. Wallig, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Professor, Department of Pathobiology
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine