The purpose of this course is to give Veterinary Corps Officers (VCO) a macro view of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health on a global scale and promote Global Veterinary Medicine awareness in early to mid-career Veterinary Corps Officers. This course should be considered a compliment to the Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostician Course and Veterinary Stability Operations: Pre-Deployment Course and mandatory for VCOs deploying in support of Stability Operations.
*Registration is mandatory for attendance
If possible, bring a computer
Daily uniform is ACUs – with field uniform for necropsy lab
Business casual civilian clothing for Friday'
Hotel Information: Holiday Inn Express * 513 West Broad Street * 706-546-8122 * Block Code: MIL
Contact: Melissa Kilpatrick
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The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the most convenient airport to use when attending a conference in Athens. Groome Transportation offers an excellent shuttle service to and from the Atlanta Airport and Athens. For more information and to schedule a reservation, please visit http://athens.groometransportation.com/.
|Georgia Center Hotel||1197 S. Lumpkin St, Athens, GA * 1-800-884-1381|
|Holiday Inn||197 E Broad St, Athens GA * 706-549-4433|
|Holiday Inn Express||513 West Broad Street * 706-546-8122 * Block Code: MIL|
|Springhill Suites||3500 Daniels Bridge Rd. * 706-353-8484|
|Hilton Garden Inn||390 Washington Street * 706-363-9948|
|Courtyard by Marriott||166 North Finley Street * 7063-69-7000|
|Hotel Indigo||500 College Ave., Athens, GA * 866-808-1438|
*Registration fee includes: continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch, and instructional materials.
Non-Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m. ET, 10 days prior to the beginning of your event. A $15 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be issued thereafter. You may transfer your registration to an upcoming event. No refunds will be issued to a registration that has been transferred from another event.
Wet Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m., 45 days prior to the beginning of your event. A $15 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Transfers are not guaranteed with conferences that include a wet lab. No refunds will be issued thereafter. If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.
Privacy Notice: Each conference participant may receive mail from companies or individuals who have obtained names and addresses from this program’s registration as permitted by the Georgia Open Records Act.