The International Veterinary Ultrasound Society's goals are to promote research and provide education in ultrasonography to all groups performing diagnostic ultrasound in veterinary medicine. The primary method by which the society promotes research in and provides education in veterinary ultrasonography is through the organization of an annual meeting.

Cutting edge clinical sonography in NYC!

Network with top peers from around the globe whether beginner, intermediate or advanced clinical sonographer. Join our think tank of clinical sonography in an amazing setting with lecturers that drive our field of clinical sonography and interventional procedures.

The 2015 Annual Meeting will be held in New York City on October 10th through 13th. A lab event will be in Sparta New Jersey on the 10th with a welcome reception to follow in the city. A gala dinner cruise is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13th.

2015 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Registration

Meeting Registration Fees Include:

  • Welcome Reception
  • 14 hours of highly specialized CE over 3 days
  • Breakfast Buffet on Sunday and Monday
  • Lunch on Monday
  • Coffee breaks



  • Gala Dinner (Full) - $125 per person
  • Wet Labs (Full)
    Practical wet lab to instruct on anything with a probe. We offer 20-minute hands-on training sessions with some of the best sonographers in the world. These sessions are on the organ of your choice-- Orthopedic, Cardiac with Doppler, Adrenals, Shunt hunt, Portal hilus, and essentially anything else you wish to work on to refine your ultrasound views and imaging technique. Sign up for multiple sessions if you wish.
    The wet lab fee is $160 for the first 20 minutes, and $100 for each additional session. This fee includes a very nice lunch and transportation to and from the Omni Hotel. Registration deadline 10/1/15.
  • Additional 20 Minute Wet Lab slot (Full)

Reservations for the Omni Hotel

  • Deluxe Guestroom - $375
  • Deluxe Double- $415
  • Premier King (1 bed but more spacious)- $405
  • Superior double double (2 beds and more spacious) - $475

Please email Karen Cullen at iscanvi@bell.net for help coordinating a shared room.

Refund Policy

  • Cancellation before August 1 - 90% refund
  • Cancellation between August 1 and August 31 - 50% refund
  • Cancellation after September 10 - 25% refund

Saturday, October 10

8:00 am Bus leaves from the Omni Hotel for the Lab near Sparta, NJ
7:00 - 9:00 pm Welcome Reception - Location to be announced

Sunday, October 11

7:00 am Breakfast
Lectures 7:30am – 12:30 pm
Guest speaker: Nele Ondreka: Musculoskeletal and Doppler
7:30 - 8:30 am US Shoulder & US stifle (Ondreka)
8:30 - 9:30 am US soft tissues - peripheral masses & cases (Ondreka)
9:30 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:00 am US joints/bones, fracture healing (Ondreka)
11:00 - 12:30 pm Doppler abdomen: application, vascular anomalies, RI/PI (Ondreka)
12:30 pm Afternoon Off

Monday, October 12

7:00 am Breakfast
Lectures 7:30am – 12:00 pm
Guest speakers: Chick Weisse and Allyson Berent: Interventional Radiology
8:00 - 9:00 am Ureteral obstructions (Weisse and Berent)
9:00 - 9:45 am Pre-procedural clinical management (Weisse and Berent)
9:45 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:00 am Treatment of intrahepatic and extrahepatic shunts (Weisse and Berent)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Non-cardio thoracic US (Eric Lindquist)
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch & Business Meeting
Lectures 1:30 pm - 5:00pm
Guest speaker: Mandi Klemen: Echo
1:30 - 3:00 pm Feline Cardiology: Fundamentals and Pearls (Kleman)
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 5:00 pm Getting to the Heart of the Matter: acute treatment of dyspnea (Kleman)
7:00 pm Board Dinner

Tuesday, October 13

Lectures 12:30-3:30 pm
12:30 - 1:30 pm The challenges of Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease – for Sonographers and Freaks (Peter Modler)
1:30 - 3:30 pm New Diagnosis and Treatment options for Congenital Heart Disease (Kleman)
5:30 pm Leave for Gala Dinner

Academy of Veterinary Imaging

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New IVUSS Oficers & New Cert Recipient Photos

Meeting Photos
New York 2015
Salzburg 2014
Vancouver 2013

Drs. Roger Wilkinson, Jacqueline Pankatz, and Sheri Newell have successfully completed the IVUSS Ultrasound Certificate Program, which includes didactic training, case submission, practical exam and a written final examination.

Congratulations Roger, Jacqueline and Sheri!

IVUSS Election Results:
Past President, Jason Tomes
President, Eric Lindquist
President - Elect, Amy Bossung
Member - at - large, Jaquie Pankatz
Certificate Committee Chair, Anita Morris
Certificate Committee members: Anita Morris, Amy Bossung, Gretchen Rowe Treasurer, Jason Tomes

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