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The 2019 Annual Meeting will begin on Saturday, November 9 with pre-meeting workshops (at an additional fee) starting at 8:00 a.m.  The Opening Reception and Veterinary Student Poster Session will kickoff the meeting at 7:30 p.m.  The Annual Meeting will end on Wednesday, November 13 at 12:00 noon. Plan to stay through the Wednesday morning sessions and fly back home in the afternoon.

2019 Preliminary Program

Plenary Session
Monday, November 11, 2019
8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
ACVP and ASVCP Plenary Session: Cancer Immunotherapy
Session Chairs:
Peter Vogel, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Lauri Diehl, DVM, PhD, DACVP

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

The End of the Beginning: Cancer, Immunity, and the Future of a Cure

Michael S. Knich, PhD

Washington University, St. Louis, MO



9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

T-cell Intrinsic and Extrinsic Mechanism Limiting Tumor Immunotherapy

Benjamin A. Youngblood, PhD

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN



10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

New Approaches to Cancer Immunotherapy in Dogs: More Than Checkpoint Inhibitors

Steven Dow, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Colorado State Uiversity, Fort Collins, CO



11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Adoptive T Cell Therapies for Dogs with Cancer and Autoimmune Disease

Nicola Mason, BVetMed, PhD, DACVIM

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA



11:45 a.m.-12:00 noon

Questions and Discussion


Emerging Disease Focused Seminar


Sunday, November 10, 2019

12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

African Swine Fever: How it Got a Global Passport

Mary Louise Penrith, BSc, BSc (Hon), PhD Zoology, PhD Entomology, BVSc, BVSc (Hon)

University of Pretoria, Menlo Park, South Africa



Pre-Meeting Workshops (at an additional fee)


8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 

ACVP Pre-Meeting Workshop 

Comparative Pathologists Special Interest Group 

Mouse Models of Immunobiology and Immunotherapy: Emerging Topics and Trends


8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 
ACVP Pre-Meeting Workshop 
Primate Pathology Special Interest Group 
Back to Basics: A Primer on NHP Pathology


8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 
ASVCP Pre-Meeting Workshop

Comparative Bone Marrow Hematopathology


8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 

C.L. Davis-Thompson Foundation Pre-Meeting Workshop 

Skin and Mammary Tumors: Standardization and Simplification






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