Crossroads Veterinary Conference Working Group

Goal:  To plan and execute the yearly Crossroads Veterinary Conference and other continuing education meetings as needed.

Responsibilities – IVMA members who wish to volunteer for a task force or working group should possess the following qualities:

  • Maintain an interest in that subject.
  • Have a willingness to attend meetings.
  • Respect differing opinions.
  • Possess good communication skills.

Have the ability to:

  • Work well with others in a team setting.
  • Participate in discussions and decision making.
  • Abide by the majority decision.

Essential duties:

  • Brainstorm relevent session topics and identify potential speakers
  • Brainstorm and deliver an interactive learning experience for IVMA members and other attendees
  • Plan and deliver an exhibit hall to engage vendors and sponsors in the meeting
  • Work with IVMA staff to develop, monitor and review the meeting timeline year-round
  • Provide counsel and input throughout the year on topic ideas, speakers, sponsors, etc. that will enrich the meeting
  • Attend the Crossroads Veterinary Conference
  • Assist in planning any other continuing education events that may meet the needs of IVMA members

Time Commitment: The Working Group members should expect to contribute an average of 3-4 hours total via Zoom/in person meetings after the completion of the CRVC meeting every February. Follow up interaction year-round includes emails. Working group members are expected to attend the Crossroads Veterinary Conference (2 full days).

Working Group MembersAll working group members shall be members in good standing of the IVMA and the make-up of the working group will attempt to represent diverse representation and thought. Working Group members must act in the best interest of IVMA in executing their duties, keeping in mind the needs of IVMA members rather than political or personal motivations.

Location:  IVMA Offices; Discovery Hall, Suite 200 at the Indiana State Fair grounds. The 2022 CRVC Meeting to be held at the Embassy Suites Noblesville.