WCVDP 2020

2020 Western Conference of Veterinary Diagnostic Pathologists (WCVDP)
Due to Covid-19, the WCVDP has been postponed until 2021.

2020 Western Conference of Veterinary Diagnostic Pathologists (WCVDP)
Due to Covid-19, the WCVDP has been postponed until 2021.

The 52nd annual Western Conference of Veterinary Diagnostic Pathologists is a two-day, case-based meeting supported by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Veterinary Pathology and Prairie Diagnostics Services, Inc.

The WCVDP brings together veterinary pathologists and trainees from Western Canada, the northwest United States and other locations to discuss interesting diagnostic material and share ideas on a related theme in veterinary pathology.

Theme:

Pathology of bones, joints, hooves, claws and teeth (classic challenging, and unsolved cases in domestic animals).

Conference Materials

  • Case submission form

Guest Moderator:

Dr. Keren Dittmer, PHD, BVSc, Diplomate ACVP
Dr. Dittmer is a senior lecturer in anatomic and clinical veterinary pathology and team manager of pathobiology in the Schol of Veterinary Science at Massey University in New Zealand.  Her intersts are skeletal pathology, Vit D metabolism and genetic diseases and she has published more than 50 peer-reviewed artivles in these areas.  She is also the co-author of the Bones and Joints chapter in Pathology of Domestic Animals, 6th edition and Tumors of bone chapter in the 5th Edition of Tumors of Domestic Animals. 

Meeting Dates:

Due to Covid-19, the WCVDP has been postponed until 2021.

Location Information:

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

The city of Saskatoon is favourably positioned with the South Saskatchewan River winding through it.  Nine bridges span its gentle flow, linking east to west.  An active city, residents and visitors alike flock to the Meewasin Valley trails, traversing sixty kilometres of pathways in all seasons.  The city's youthful vitality and cultural richness are evident in every neighbourhood, thanks in part to the University of Saskatchewan, where leading-edge technology such as the Canadian Light Source synchrotron draws the best minds from around the world.

Conference Venue and Accommodations:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Saskatoon East - University
1838 College Drive Building #2
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S1N 2Z8

Group Name:          Western Canadian Veterinary Diagnostic Pathologists Conference

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Complimentary Services:

Contacts:

Dr. Hélène Philibert, Scientific Program Coordinator
Department of Veterinary Pathology
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5B4
Phone: 306.966.2369
Email: helene.philibert@usask.ca

Dr. Bruce Wobeser, Local Organizer / Treasurer
Department of Veterinary Pathology
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Saskatchewan
52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada  S7N 5B4
Phone: 306.966.8060
Email: bruce.wobeser@usask.ca