Special Events

Join your colleagues and friends for the variety of special events held during the Virtual Annual Meeting!


Tuesday, October 27, 2020

6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (CDT)
C.L. Davis/S.W. Thompson Foundation Reception

To register click here.


Wednesday, October 28, 2020

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (CDT)
Mystery Slide Review Session: Neuropathology
Andrew Miller, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Cornell University


Thursday, October 29, 2020

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (CDT)
Women in Pathology Special Interest Group
Please join us for our inaugural Women in Pathology Special Interest Group (WIP SIG) meeting to discuss the goals of the WIP SIG and plans for 2021.  Registrants will be asked to participate in a brief online survey prior to the meeting to gauge member interest in various events and topics for the WIP SIG; survey results will be presented during the meeting.  We hope to see you there. 

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (CDT)
Resident/Trainee Career Development Session
Sponsored by Antech 

Friday, October 30, 2020

4:00 p.m.-8:45 p.m. (CDT)
ACVP Veterinary Student and Resident Networking Events

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (CDT)
Veterinary Student Tea Time
•What does SACVP do for you! (Keith Nelson)
•What opportunities are available from the Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) (Beth Dray)
•2020 Veterinary Student Poster Award Selections (Dave Rotstein)
•Mentor of the Year Award Selection (Keith Nelson)
•Prizes—veterinary student attendees can register for prizes during the virtual event!

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (CDT)
ACVP Town Hall Business Meeting

5:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. (CDT)

5:15 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (CDT)
Meet the Pathologist: A Discussion of Careers in Pathology
Session Chair:  Mark Simpson, DVM, PhD, DACVP
NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Chandra Saravanan, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Inc., Cambridge, MA

Helen T. Michael, DVM, PhD, DACVP
IDEXX Laboratories, Westbrook, ME 

Amanda Fales-Williams, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

6:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m. (CDT)

6:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m. (CDT)
Veterinary Student and Resident Forum
Attendees can visit programs virtually to interact with the program directors and staff by clicking on the virtual platform links and engaging in informal “meets and greets” with each program of interest.


Saturday, October 31, 2020

10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (CDT)
ASVCP Mystery Slide and Case Session I
Session Chair:
Erica Behling-Kelly, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. (CDT)
Mystery Slide Review Session: Ophthalmic Pathology
Session Chair: K. Paige Carmichael, DVM, PhD, DACVP
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (CDT)
ASVCP Resident Meet & Greet -- Bar Trivia
Session Chair: Austin Viall, MS, DVM, DACVP
Iowa State University, Ames, IA


Sunday, November 1, 2020
Note: Daylight Saving Time ends and clocks move back one hour.  Please make a note if this time change affects you.

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (CST)
ISACP Business Meeting and Awards

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (CST)
ASVCP Mystery Slide and Case Session II
Session Chair: Erica Behling-Kelly, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (CST)
Diverse Voices of ACVP: How Our Identities & Lived Experiences Have Influenced Our Career Paths”
Session Chairs: Jose G. Vilches-Moure, Stanford University Medical Center
Sue Knoblaugh, Ohio State University

- Dr. Paige Carmichael, University of Georgia; Anatomic Pathology
- Dr. Athema Etzioni, Tuskegee University; Clinical Pathology
- Dr. Nasir Kahn, Pfizer, Inc; Anatomic Pathology
- Dr. Anne Barger, University of Illinois; Clinical Pathology
- Dr. Talia Wong, 3rd year resident, University of California, Davis; Anatomic Pathology

- Welcome & Introductory Remarks

- Introduction of Panelists

- Panelist Personal Accounts and Stories 

- Pre-submitted Questions

- Live Questions from Audience/Attendees  

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (CST)
ASVCP Business Meeting and Awards Event
•ASVCP Educator Award
•ASVCP Service Award
•ASVCP Lifetime Achievement Award
•ASVCP Young Investigator Awards

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (CST)
ACVP Awards and Recognition Event
Join your colleagues in recognizing your fellow pathologists:
•Honorary Member Award
•Distinguished Member Award
•Abstract Awards
•Mid-Career Excellence Awards
•Presidential Awards
•Passing of the Presidential Gavel


All sessions are in U.S. central time.  Please make note of the time change (as applicable) on Sunday, November 1, 2020.

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