2007 AVMA Symposium Information

The American Heartworm Society’s 12th Triennial Symposium brings together the leading authorities for discussion on the latest research and findings on heartworm disease, treatment and prevention. The international slate of speakers promises to deliverexcellent programming presenting new paradigms in both canine andfeline heartworm disease. The following topics will be discussed:client compliance vs. resistance, Wolbachia and the use ofdoxycycline, new developments in feline heartworm disease, geneticsensitivity to preventives and new product data.

Symposium Date:
The meeting will be held on Friday, July 13, and Saturday, July 14,with an additional session to be held at the AVMA convention onSunday, July 15, 2007. Please note that you must be registered forthe AVMA convention in order to attend the Sunday session. To stayat the J.W. Marriott Hotel you can make your accommodation reservations directly on the AVMA meeting registration form here.

Symposium Benefactors

In addition to the excellent scientific program, many extras andspecial amenities are planned for you to enjoy, thanks to the Symposium Benefactors who have provided generous funding for allmeals and social functions, including coffee breaks, two lunchesand breakfasts. Merial Limited will host a welcome reception onFriday evening, and Novartis Animal Health will host a closingreception on Saturday. Both of these festive affairs will feature excellent food, entertainment and fun! Make sure to register yourspouse or significant other to join you at these events.

Symposium Location

The American Heartworm Society is pleased to hold the 2007Symposium at the beautiful J.W. Marriott Hotel, located among themost recognizable landmarks of Washington, D.C. This prestigiousPennsylvania Avenue hotel provides easy access to the D.C. area’srenowned monuments, museums and cultural venues and is withinwalking distance of the White House, the National Theatre, theConvention Center and the National Portrait Gallery. With 738luxurious rooms which include High Speed Internet access, and 32inch HD TVs with connections for your MP3 player and video camera,this beautiful and contemporary Washington, D.C. hotel is asought-after downtown hotel in the Nation’s Capital.

The hotel’s outstanding location is one block from WashingtonD.C.’s Metro system, and just 15 minutes from Reagan NationalAirport, which adds to the ease of travel throughout the area.

Symposium Lodging

Please note that you must be registered for the AVMA conventionin order to stay at the J.W. Marriott Hotel. You can make yourhotel reservations directly on the AVMA meeting registration format http://avmaconvention.org/.

The American Heartworm Society sincerely welcomes yourparticipation in this outstanding event and invites any questionsor comments be directed to the Society at
by phone at 630 •262 •1997,
or by mail to
P.O. Box 667, Batavia, Illinois 60510


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