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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 
and APPLICATION FOR AWARDS
60th Annual AAVLD Meeting
October 12-18, 2017
San Diego, CA
 

Abstract Submission

Oral presentation guidelines 2017
Poster presentation guidelines 2017

Abstract Submission

Is now Closed..

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Thank you for considering submitting an abstract for presentation of your work at the 2017 AAVLD Annual Meeting.  According to the recent member survey, the quality of presentations in the Scientific Oral and Poster Sessions is the single most important reason for attending the AAVLD Annual Meeting.

Submit your abstracts EARLY! 

 Thomson Reuters ScholarOne is the official AAVLD provider of online abstract submission and management services. To submit an abstract, login to the AAVLD 2017 Abstract Submission Site with your User ID and Password e-mailed to you by ScholarOne Abstracts (current AAVLD member, previous submitters). For non-members, or if you did not receive an email from ScholarOne containing your User ID and Password, follow the instructions on the website for creating a new account.
Please click on the following link to access the site
                      aavld2017.abstractcentral.com
After login, follow the online instructions to submit your abstract. You may also access this information on the AAVLD website at http://www.aavld.org/annual-meeting-page and click the "Awards Page" tab.

 

 

Publication in the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (JVDI), the official journal of the AAVLD: We encourage submission of manuscripts to the JVDI based on your oral and poster presentations at the annual meeting.  Manuscripts accepted by the JVDI editor after scientific peer-review will be published as refereed journal articles.  Guidelines for format and style of manuscripts are published in the journal and on the AAVLD website (www.aavld.org). Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts to the editor for processing prior to the meeting if possible.

AAVLD Annual Awards

The AAVLD is soliciting applications for the following AAVLD Awards:

AAVLD Trainee Travel Awards:  Trainees in a Master's, PhD or residency program enrolled in all disciplines in veterinary diagnostic medicine are encouraged to apply, including epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology and toxicology.

The $1,500 travel awards are intended to help defray the cost of travel and lodging to attend the Annual AAVLD meeting.  The Trainee Travel Awards are funded by the AAVLD Foundation and are intended to fulfill the recruitment and education mission of the AAVLD Foundation by encouraging trainee excellence in their diagnostic discipline, developing trainee presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational) and promoting networking of trainees with veterinary laboratory diagnosticians.  This year, funds are available for up to 12 travel awards.

AAVLD Laboratory Staff Travel Awards:  Veterinary diagnostic laboratory staff in any discipline are encouraged to apply, including epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology and toxicology.

The $1,500 travel awards are intended to help defray the cost of travel and lodging to attend the AAVLD Annual Meeting.  The Laboratory Staff Travel Awards are funded by the AAVLD Foundation. Laboratory staff travel to the AAVLD Annual Meeting is intended to encourage laboratory staff excellence in their diagnostic discipline, promote networking of veterinary laboratorians and encourage participation in AAVLD committees.  This year, funds are available for up to 6 laboratory staff travel awards. 

AAVLD Graduate Student Presentations Awards (oral and poster presentations):  The AAVLD encourages trainees in all disciplines of veterinary diagnostic medicine to apply. Veterinary diagnostic disciplines include epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology and toxicology.  The purpose of the awards is to encourage trainee excellence in their diagnostic discipline and to develop trainee presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational).

Two awards will be selected and given during the AAVLD Annual Meeting, one for best oral presentation and one for best poster presentation.  The recipient of each award will receive a $500 cash prize.  The AAVLD Awards Committee will select the awardees and awardees will be announced during the joint AAVLD/USAHA President's Reception and Dinner during the annual meeting.

AAVLD Laboratory Staff Presentations Award (oral and poster presentations):  The AAVLD encourages lab staff in all disciplines of veterinary diagnostic medicine to apply. Veterinary diagnostic disciplines include epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology and toxicology.  The purpose of the awards is to encourage laboratory staff excellence in their diagnostic discipline and to develop presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational).

One award will be selected and given for best presentation during the AAVLD Annual Meeting.  The recipient will receive a $500 cash prize.  The AAVLD Awards Committee will select the awardee and awardee will be announced during the joint AAVLD/USAHA President's Reception and Dinner during the annual meeting.

J. Lindsay Oaks Best Student Molecular Biology Award (oral and/or poster presentations):  The AAVLD invites interested trainees to submit oral/poster presentations relating to molecular biology in veterinary diagnostics.  This $500 award is given to the student delivering the best oral presentation or poster on a molecular biology topic at the AAVLD annual CE meeting.  All molecular biology oral presentations and poster presenters are eligible.

Richard Walker Best Student Bacteriology Award(oral and/or poster presentations) The AAVLD invites interested trainees to submit oral/poster presentations relating to bacteriology in veterinary diagnostics.  This $500 award is given to the student delivering the best oral presentation or poster on a bacteriology topic at the AAVLD annual CE meeting.  All bacteriology oral presentation and poster presenters are eligible.

 AAVLD/ACVP Diagnostic Pathology Award for Residents/Graduate Students:  The AAVLD and the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) encourage trainees in veterinary pathology to participate in the annual meetings of both organizations.  The AAVLD/ACVP Diagnostic Pathology Award for Residents/Graduate Students will be presented to graduate students and/or veterinary pathology residents for the best oral presentation in the field of veterinary pathology at the annual AAVLD meeting.  Part of the award is to support travel of the award winner to the next annual ACVP meeting to present the award-winning presentation at the ACVP meeting.  Please visit http://www.aavld.org/annual-meeting-page for AAVLD meeting details.

 

  • The awardee will receive $1,000 from the AAVLD pathology committee to help defray travel and lodging costs associated with attending the ACVP annual meeting of the following year.  The award winner must present the award-winning presentation at the ACVP meeting of the following year in order to receive the award.  The award will be given to award winner following submission of the abstract to the ACVP meeting.
  • The recipient will be granted a waiver for the ACVP meeting registration fee. 

 

SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Poster boards are 4 feet wide and 4 feet high.  They are a velcro board.  Velcro is best to use to hang posters; push pins are not long enough to hold most posters; T-type long pins will work. Please bring your own fastening materials (from poster presentation guidelines).

 

Awards Chair: Steve Hooser, shooser1@purdue.edu 

 
 

 

We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting to learn about the latest science, issues surrounding animal health and network with your peers.

                                           
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