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NCVMA to Host 19th Annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference Oct. 31 - Nov. 2.

Raleigh, NC, November 01, 2014 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) has announced that the 19th annual North Carolina Veterinary Conference (NCVC) will take place on Friday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 2 at the Raleigh Convention Center, located at 500 S. Salisbury St. The conference is conducted under the auspices of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association and the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine.

The 2014 conference will focus on small animal, equine, ruminant and practice management topics, as well as public practice, animal welfare, poultry and swine medicine. The conference will also offer topics for technicians specializing in small or large animals and an option to attend a diversity in veterinary medicine track.

Speakers will cover various topics for attendees to continue their education in veterinary medicine. This year's presentation themes include communication skills, emergency and critical care/urology, wildlife, bovine/small ruminant, gastroenterology, internal medicine, imaging, equine sports medicine, pain/anesthesiology, nephrology/urology, oncology and foot health.

Attendees are encouraged to download the NCVC mobile app for real-time information such as the latest program agenda, speaker information, lecture notes, maps, exhibitor and sponsor details, attendee list, updates and more. To download the app, visit or visit the smartphone app store and search “NCVC.”

Registration is available at $35 for NCVMA members both and $610 for nonmembers. Conference attendees have the opportunity to receive North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board (NCVMB) continuing education through select lectures. For more information and to register, visit


“We are excited to announce our 2014 annual NCVC conference, which will include a wealth of information to advance the specialties and careers of our state's veterinary professionals,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “This year's speakers and lectures will provide North Carolina veterinarians, technicians and paraprofessionals with a diverse range of topics to improve performance in their clinics. With more than 50 speakers, this will be a truly exciting event and will deliver a wealth of knowledge to attendees. We encourage all members of the veterinary profession in the state to attend."

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The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. As recognized experts in veterinary medicine, NCVMA members are frequently asked to contribute their opinions and lend their expertise to media outlets throughout North Carolina and around the country, including The News & Observer, Charlotte Today, Wilmington Star-News, Fayetteville Observer, Greensboro News & Record, USA Today, Yahoo!, ABC News and Time Warner Cable News. For more information, visit, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.

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