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Keep Your Urinary Patients A Step Ahead

DAY 1: 20 April 2020

  • Guided Meditation at the Beach (optional)
    Time: 6:40 - 7:00

    Speaker: Shelly Tygielski
    YURU™ Mindfulness + Meditation (USA)

  • Break     Time: 7:00 - 7:50
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Time: 8:00 - 8:10

    Speaker: Marina Debernardi, DVM, PhD
    Hill’s Pet Nutrition (USA)

  • AM: LUTS - Urolithiasis
  • KEYNOTE: Nutritional Management of Uroliths in Humans
    Time: 8:15 - 8:45

    Speaker: Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD
    University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)

  • Common Pitfalls in Diagnostics and Management of Urolithiasis in Dogs and Cats
    Time: 8:50 - 9:20

    Speaker: Jody Lulich, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
    University of Minnesota (USA)

  • Genetics of Calcium Oxalate Formation in Dogs
    Time: 9:30 - 10:00

    Speaker: Eva Furrow, VMD, PhD, DACVIM
    University of Minnesota (USA)

  • Break     Time: 10:00 - 10:30
  • How Hill's is Helping You Win in the Management of LUTD
    Time: 10:35 - 11:05

    Speaker: Jennifer MacLeay, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
    Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. (USA)

  • No More Stones! Top Tips for Feline Uroliths
    Time: 11:15 - 11:45

    Speaker: Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
    Bytown Cat Hospital & Merivale Cat Hospital (Canada)

  • PANEL DISCUSSION
    Time: 11:50 - 12:20

    Speaker: All AM speakers

  • Break     Time: 12:25 - 13:30
  • PM: Professional Leadership
  • Leading Innovation in a Dynamic World
    Time: 13:35 - 14:05

    Speaker: Patricia Verduin
    Colgate-Palmolive (USA)

  • How to be a Leader in Storytelling?
    Time: 14:10 - 14:40

    Speaker: Jessica Vogelsang
    DVM, CVJ (USA)

  • How I Learned to be a Leader in Communication
    Time: 14:50 - 15:25

    Speaker: Elizabeth Green
    CEO/Founder Brief Media (USA)

  • Break     Time: 15:25 - 15:55
  • How to be a Leader in Selling?
    Time: 16:00 - 16:30

    Speaker: Trina Camacho-London
    Vice President - Global Sales for Hyatt (USA)

  • PANEL DISCUSSION
    Time: 16:35 - 17:05

    Speaker: All AM speakers

  • Live Break Out Session: Leadership Speed Dating Time: 17:15 - 18:00

DAY 2: 21 April 2020

  • Guided Meditation at the Beach (optional)
    Time: 7:30 - 7:50

    Speaker: Shelly Tygielski
    YURU™ Mindfulness + Meditation (USA)

  • Break     Time: 8:00 - 8:50
  • AM: LUTS - stress
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Time: 9:00 - 9:15

    Speaker: Jolle Kirpensteijn, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DECVS
    Hill’s Pet Nutrition (USA)

  • KEYNOTE: Therapeutic Management of Bladder Pain Syndrome in Humans
    Time: 9:15 - 9:45

    Speaker: Nissrine Nakib, MD
    University of Minnesota (USA)

  • FIC: Update on Epidemiology, Risk Factors & Pathogenesis
    Time: 9:50 - 10:20

    Speaker: Jodi Westropp, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
    UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (USA)

  • Evidence-based Management of FIC
    Time: 10:30 - 11:00

    Speaker: S. Dru Forrester, DVM, MS, DACVIM
    Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. (USA)

  • Break     Time: 11:00 - 11:30
  • Nutritional Management of FIC
    Time: 11:30 - 12:05

    Speaker: Ronald Corbee, DVM, PhD, DECVCN
    Utrecht University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (The Netherlands)

  • PANEL DISCUSSION
    Time: 12:10 - 12:45

    Speaker: All AM speakers

  • Break     Time: 12:50 - 14:00
  • PM: Professional Wellness
  • Staying Positive in a Stressful Environment
    Time: 14:05 - 14:35

    Speaker: Megan Brashear, CVT, VTS (ECC)
    Purdue University (USA)

  • Connecting to the Meaning of Your Work
    Time: 14:40 - 15:10

    Speaker: Jane Shaw, DVM, PhD
    Colorado State University (USA)

  • The Science Behind Mindfulness & How to Incorporate it Into Your Life (and Practice)
    Time: 15:25 - 15:55

    Speaker: Shelly Tygielski
    YURU™ Mindfulness + Meditation (USA)

  • PANEL DISCUSSION
    Time: 16:00 - 16:20

    Speaker: All PM speakers

  • Break     Time: 16:25 - 17:00
  • Live Breakout Practice Sessions: Mindfulness / Symbolism and Connection to Your Work / Yoga
    Time: 17:00 - 18:00

    Speaker: Shelly Tygielski / Jane Shaw

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