Talbot Symposium 2021



Please join us for our second Virtual Talbot Veterinary Informatics Symposium on Friday, August 27, 2021 from 12-6 pm EDT, and virtual happy hour afterward. 

This year's Symposium will feature several technical informatics talks, live Q&A with the speakers, and networking! 




Friday, August 27

12:00pm - 12:10pm EDT

Opening Remarks from AVI President

Dr. Rachael Kreisler, VMD, MSCE, DACVPM (Epi)


12:10pm - 1:00pm EDT

SNOMED-ifying a (mostly) Free-Text Medical Record

Chris Brandt, DVM, MS Medical Informatics, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine


    1:00pm - 1:50pm EDT

    Transfer learning: leveraging human data to build smarter veterinary AI

    Nathan Bollig, DVM / VMD, MS Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Madison; U.S. Geological Survey

    Co-speaker: 

    Amy Nichelason, DVM, DABVP (canine & feline), University of Wisconsin - Madison SVM


      2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT

      Data-Driven Approach To Improving Anesthesia Safety in Veterinary Medicine

      Emi Saito, VMD, MS, MSPH, MBA, DACVPM (Epidemiology), Banfield Pet Hospital

      Co-speaker: Kseniya Topdjian, BS, Banfield Pet Hospital

      Co-speaker: Marissa Rothenbaum, DVM, Banfield Pet Hospital


        3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT

        Multiomic Analyses Lead to Breakthroughs in Medicine

        Celeste Allaband, DVM, PhD Candidate, University of California San Diego


        4:00pm - 4:50pm EDT

        Information behavior studies to improve companion animal welfare

        Niloofar Solhjoo, BS in LIS, MS in Information Management, PhD Candidate, Victoria University of Wellington


            5:00pm - 5:50pm EDT

            Aerial imagery, veterinary epidemiology and computer vision: challenges, successes and lessons learnt

            Caitlin Pfeiffer, DVM, PhD Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne


            5:50pm - 6:00pm EDT

            Closing Remarks from Immediate Past President

            Dr. Jon Lustgarten, MS, PhD, VMD


              2020 Recordings

              Watch the 2020 Virtual Talbot Symposium below!




              Talbot Symposium 2020 Proceedings


              In addition to our own live virtual annual informatics symposium in August 2021, AVI was pleased to sponsor several clinical-focused talks at VMX Virtual in June.

              For more information: Talbot Talks 2021


              https://navc.com/vmx

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