Update: Companion Animal Nutrition Conference
Submitted by Dr Wanda McCormick
We are very pleased to announce that the keynote speaker at the Companion Animal Nutrition Conference 2016 will be Dr Cecilia Villaverde Haro.
Cecilia obtained her veterinary degree in 2000 and her PhD in animal nutrition in 2005 by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). She worked as a post doctoral researcher in feline nutrition at the University of California Davis (UCD), where she also completed a two-year residency in small animal clinical nutrition at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (UCD). She is board certified in veterinary nutrition by the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN®) and by the European College of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ECVCN) since 2010, and is vice-president of ECVCN since 2013. Currently, she is an adjunct professor at the Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments (UAB) and the chief of service of the Servei de Dietètica i Nutrició at the Fundació Hospital Clínic Veterinari (UAB), and is a consultant in clinical nutrition for the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) and Expert Pet Nutrition (www.expertpetnutrition.com).
Due to several requests for more time, we have also extended the deadline for abstract submission by one week to 23:59 (GMT) on Friday 19th February 2016.