REGISTRATION

Registration will be available soon.

The early registration deadline is Sunday, September 11, 2022. Registrations faxed or postmarked after this date will be charged the on-site registration fee. Printed copies of the proceedings will be available to those who order them on or before the early registration deadline date.

Full Conference Registration

The full conference registration for veterinarians includes the following:

  • Admission to all conference lectures
  • One digital copy of conference proceedings
  • Access to proceedings online for viewing and printing approximately one week prior to the conference
  • Refreshment breaks
  • Continental breakfasts
  • Lunches – Thursday lunch will include alumni association awards
  • Ticket to Papa Del’s on Friday
  • Ticket to Thursday evening dinner

Attendance and participation in hands-on opportunities requires an additional registration fee.

One-Day Registration

One-day conference registration for veterinarians is available. Registration includes the following:

  • Admission to all conference lectures on the designated day
  • One digital copy of conference proceedings
  • Access to proceedings online for viewing and printing one week prior to the conference
  • Refreshment break on the designated day
  • Continental breakfast on the designated day
  • Lunch on the designated day (Thursday lunch will include alumni association awards)
  • Ticket to Papa Del’s for Friday-only registrants
  • Ticket to Thursday evening dinner for Thursday-only registrants

Attendance and participation in hands-on opportunities requires an additional fee.

Spouses and Guests

Spouse and guest registration includes continental breakfasts, all refreshment breaks, and lunches (and the Thursday evening dinner for those with Thursday registration). Please include spouses and guests on the registrant’s form. No continuing education hours are available with a spouse and guest registration.

Practice Passes

A practice pass can be purchased for the two-day conference and used by one veterinarian per day. One digital copy of the proceedings will be given to the first person who attends to be shared between the registrants within that practice. Each person attending the conference should be indicated on the registration form.

Conference Fees

Payment must be provided at the time of registration to guarantee enrollment. Conference fees are payable by check to the University of Illinois or Visa, Master Card, Discover, or American Express and are due at the time of registration. Early registration is recommended.

Early Registration Late Registration
Full Conference $410 $475
Thursday Only $320 $365
Friday Only $270 $305
Spouse & Guest Full Conference $150 $165
Spouse & Guest Thursday Only $110 $135
Spouse & Guest Friday Only $95 $120
Practice Pass $410 $475
LAB (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED):
Removing and Identifying Commonly Encountered Tick
Species in the Small Animal Practice Environment
To Be Announced To Be Announced

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Full refunds, less a $50 cancellation fee will be given if written notification is received by Sunday, September 11, 2022. Registrations are transferable. After September 11, 2022, refunds will not be made. Refunds will not be made for hands-on opportunities. We reserve the right to cancel programs and to change speakers if necessary. In the event of a conference 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.

Proceedings

Conference registrants will have online access to proceedings approximately one week prior to the conference. An email will be sent to the email address used for registration at that time with information for accessing, viewing, and printing notes. Before arriving at the conference, registrants are encouraged to print the proceedings for the lectures they plan on attending.

Every paid conference registrant will receive a digital copy of the proceedings (on flash drive), which is included in the registration fee. Printed copies of the proceedings are available if pre-ordered on or before Sunday, September 11, 2022 ($150). This preference should be indicated on the registration form. Recent printed conference proceedings contained approximately 700 pages of notes.

Continuing Education

Continuing education credit is available for veterinarians. Conference attendees are responsible for completing the Continuing Education Record of Participation form and having it signed by a conference representative prior to leaving the conference. Conference attendees are then responsible for submitting the record to their respective licensing agency and maintaining a record of participation. Continuing Education Record of Participation forms will be included with the materials to be picked up at conference registration. Designated areas for obtaining signatures will be provided at the conference. Continuing education certificates will not be generated as in past years.

Registration and Information Desk

Registration packets, including your name badge, meal tickets, and Continuing Education Record of Participation forms, may be picked up at the registration desk located in the lobby of the conference center. This desk will be staffed during the following times:

Thursday, September 29         7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Friday, September 30              7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Special Accommodations

If you need a special accommodation to attend this conference, please contact the Office of Public Engagement, 217-333-2907 or ope@vetmed.illinois.edu.

Transportation

The University of 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. Maps and directions to the College are available online at vetmed.illinois.edu/connect-with-us/contact-location/.

Parking

Parking is available around the I Hotel and Conference Center.  Additional parking is also available across the street at State Farm Center (formerly known as the Assembly Hall) parking lot. When visiting the College, please park in the metered spots before 5 p.m. (be sure to bring quarters for the meters.)

Photography Notification

By attending the Fall Conference for Veterinarians, you are entering an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur.

Your entry and presence on the event premises constitutes your consent to be photographed, filmed, and/or otherwise recorded and to the release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of your appearance, voice, and name for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity in connection with the Fall Conference for Veterinarians and its initiatives, including, by way of example only, use on websites, in social media, news and advertising.

By entering the event premises, you waive and release any claims you may have related to the use of recorded media of you at the event, including, without limitation, any right to inspect or approve the photo, video or audio recording of you, any claims for invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity, defamation, and copyright infringement or for any fees for use of such record media.

You understand that all photography, filming and/or recording will be done in reliance on this consent.