The first annual meeting of the Koi Practitioners Working Group (KoiPrax1) will take place in conjunction with the WAVMA St. Kitts Conference on Saturday Nov. 10, 2018.
The mission of KoiPrax will be to serve the discipline of koi health, welfare and medicine. The objective will be to meet annually to discuss and catalog the collective knowledge about this veterinary specialty. We welcome the input and participation of all aquatic veterinarians interested in this subject. We also invite those in the hobby and industry to help us identify issues of interest and concern pertaining to koi keeping.
Experienced koi practitioners featured for our roundtable discussions will be:
• Dr J
ulius M. Tepper, DVM, CertAqV – Long Island, NY, USA.
Richmond Loh, BVMS, MPhil, MANZCVS,CertAqV – Perth, Australia.
Tim Miller-Morgan, DVM, CertAqV – Oregon State U., Oregon, USA.
Jessie Sanders, DVM, CertAqV – California, USA.
The program will start with introductions, the structure and format for these talks, and tentative issues to be discussed. The afternoon will be devoted to discussing current issues and finish with a Q and A session.
This day long meeting will be free to all WAVMA members. Non-members fee is $100. Space will be limited, so please register with J. Tepper email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Julius M. Tepper, DVM, CertAqV
Fellow, World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Assn.