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Reproductive Technology Short Course

March 29, 2014
Dixon Springs Agricultural Center
354 State Highway 145 North
Simpson, IL

The University of Illinois Dixon Springs Agricultural Center is planning a Reproductive Technology Short Course to teach veterinarians how to use ultrasound equipment for pregnancy detection and fetal sexing in cattle.

The program will include classroom presentations and extensive hands-on training, giving you the chance to actually use ultrasound equipment for pregnancy detection, as well as aging and sexing of the fetus.

Participants need to have prior experience in palpating the reproductive tract of cattle.

Registration is open to veterinarians. Maximum registration is 15 individuals. The registration fee covers the cost of continental breakfast, lunch, handout materials, and laboratory expenses. Payment must be enclosed to guarantee registration. The prices listed below are per person. The early registration deadline is Sunday, March 16, 2014.

  On or Before Early Reg. After Early Reg.
  $395 $450

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.

Cancellation Policy
Full refunds, less a 10 percent cancellation fee, will be given if written notification is received by the applicable early registration deadline. Written cancellation should be sent to ope@vetmed.illinois.edu or to the same mailing address to which registrations are sent. Registrations are transferable. After the applicable early registration deadline, refunds will not be made. We reserve the right to cancel sessions and to change speakers if necessary. In the event of cancellation, all registrants will receive a full refund. The University is not responsible for travel expenses in the event of a cancellation or date change.

Continuing Education
Participants will earn 7 hours CE for attending this event.

Each session will be held at the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center, which is located at 354 State Highway 145 North in Simpson, Ill.

Session materials will be available on the day of the session at the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center, which is located at 354 St Highway 145 N, Simpson, Ill. Enter through the main entrance and proceed to the North Classroom of the administration building. There will be signage directing you to the correct location.

Parking is adjacent to the administration building.

Hotel Accommodations
Course attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. The following hotels are near the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center:
Marion, Illinois (North of DSAC)
Drury Inn
Holiday Inn Express
Comfort Inn

Metropolis, Illinois (South of DSAC)
Harrah's Metropolis Casino
Holiday Inn Express

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