Royal Canin global campus

A Day in Monterey
Presented by Royal Canin

An Exclusive CE and Social Event

Please join us for this inaugural event!

October 8th – 10th, 2017 in Monterey, CA

RACE approval pending

We have partnered with the leaders in our profession to design an event that provides education and encourages discussion around commonly debated medical and nutritional topics. Royal Canin Scientific Services Veterinarians will be present to answer any questions that you may have about Royal Canin and what we have to offer.

*This event is invitation only and designed solely for ACVIM diplomats and third year residents.

Scientific Program

Monday October 9, 2017

Join us for didactic learning followed by a 30 minute round table discussion on each of the following topics:

  1. Current Treatment Recommendations For The IBD Patient :

    Dr. Kenny Simpson, BVM&S, PhD, DACVIM, DECVIM, Cornell University

    Dr. Al Jergens, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM, Iowa State University

  2. Feline Diabetes and Nutrition:

    Dr. Lisa Weeth, DVM, DACVN Weeth Nutrition Services, City of Angeles Veterinary Specialty Hospital, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists

    Dr. Chen Gilor, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, University of California, Davis

  3. Early Stage Renal Disease And Treatment Recommendations:

    Dr. David Polzin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM,  University of Minnesota

  4. *Proceedings to be provided at the conference*


Sunday October 8th at 5:30pm:

Evening wine and cheese reception in front of the Pacific Ocean.

Monday October 9th:

Join us for a private dinner event strolling the "Open Seas" wing of the Monterey Bay Aquarium on Monday October 9th. Eat dinner with hammerhead sharks, sea turtles and tuna behind a 90 foot window and enjoy the jellyfish and tentacles exhibit without the crowds. Breakfast and lunch will also be provided that day.

Tuesday October 10th:

Breakfast is provided for all attendees before check out. Young diplomats (residencies completed in the last 10 years) are also invited to participate in a behind the scenes tour of the aquarium Tuesday afternoon.

The Resort

Intercontinental The Clement Monterey

750 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940

Luxury hotel with ocean views on the historic Monterey Bay. Ideally situated in the heart of historic Cannery Row.

Getting There

Monterey is located on the central coast of California  and is a resort location easily accessible from all major airports. There is a regional airport (MRY) with direct flights from San Francisco, San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Los Angeles if you are connecting through one of these airports. The hotel is a 5 mile taxi drive from the airport.

Monterey Airport Information

Alternatively, “Monterey Air Bus” runs every 1.5 hours to/from San Jose International Airport and San Francisco International Airport to Monterey, California. The hotel is then a 1.5 mile walk or taxi ride from the shuttle drop off location.

Bus Schedule

To join Royal Canin for A Day in Monterey, please click below and complete the required registration form.

For additional information, please contact Danielle Dito, DVM, Scientific Services Veterinarian

(323) 229-4606
Cancellation Policy
Attendees will not be charged for the hotel, scientific program or social program unless you fail to cancel before September 1st or do not show for the event. In the event of a late cancel or no show, the attendee will be billed for 2 nights stay at $259.00 per night plus taxes and fees.