Event Detail

Non-Members use the "Register Now" button.

IVUSS 2017 Annual Conference
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 23-26, 2017
RACE approval for 16 hours of lecture
and 3 hours of lab

The IVUSS 2017 Annual Conference is set for Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from September 23-26.  Network with top peers from around the globe--whether beginner, intermediate or advanced clinical sonographer. Join our think tank of clinical sonography in an amazing setting with lecturers that drive our field of clinical sonography and interventional procedures.


This Year's Conference Speakers:

Rebecca Berg, Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine, Dipl. ACVIM, ECVIM. Stockholm, SE

Matthias Schneider, Prof.  Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology), Universitat Giessen, DE

Susanne Boroffka, Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Dipl. ECVDI, Utrecht, NL

Adrian Boswood, Professor of Veterinary Cardiology, Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology), London, UK

Viktor Szatmári, Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology, Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology), Utrecht, NL

Mark Dirven, Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology, Dipl. ECVIM-CA (Cardiology), Utrecht, NL



  • Endocrine ultrasound and medicine
  • Liver Shunts--morphology, ultrasound, interventional closure of IHPSS
  • Ultrasound of the eye and adnexa
  • EPIC Trial
  • Canine RV Hypertrophy--causes and treatments
  • Feline Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy



  • Saturday, Sept 23


    Wet-lab and Certification Testing

    1 hour


    Arrive back at hotel


    Welcome Reception

    Sunday, Sept 24


    Rebecca Berg--Endocrine Ultrasound and Medicine

    4 hours

    Monday, Sept 25


    Susanne Boroffka--Ultrasound of the eye and adnexa

    7 hours


    Mattias Schneider--Angiographic morphology of pss as background for sonography


    Lunch and Business meeting


    Mattias Schneider--Sonography of PSS & interventional closure

    Tuesday, Sept 26


    Mobile Roundtable Discussion

    5 hours


    Viktor Szatmari--Causes of RV Hypertrophy

    (no credit for mobile)




    Adrian Boswood--EPIC Trial


    Mark Dirven--Feline Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy


    Gala Dinner



Meeting Registration

  • limited to 75 participants
  • registration deadline September 10, 2017


Registration Includes:

  • Welcome Reception for Registrants, their guests, and sponsors
  • Up to 19 hours of highly specialized CE over 3 days (3 hours for the lab on Saturday)
  • Lunch on Monday and Tuesday for registrants and sponsors
  • Coffee breaks



   May 31, 2017   

June 1 through

   September 10, 2017   

   IVUSS Member 






     Single Day Registration at the door--$390



  • Gala Dinner – Tuesday, September 26th - $145 per person - Limited to 70 people - Registration Deadline is September 10th.  Our yearly semi-formal dinner and awards party.  Kind of like the Oscars, but more fun (and probably without Justin Timberlake)!  Location:  Museum Van Loon, home of many Rembrandt paintings.  This will be an unforgettable evening!
  • Wet-lab – FULL--email info@ivuss.org to get on the waiting list.  Priority given to those already registered for the conference!  Saturday, September 23rd - Held at Medisch Centrum Voor Dieren - Practical wet lab to instruct on anything with a probe. We offer 20-minute hands-on training sessions with some of the best sonographers in the world. These sessions are on the organ of your choice:  Orthopedic, Cardiac with Doppler, Adrenals, Shunt hunt, Portal hilus, and essentially anything else you wish to work on to refine your ultrasound views and imaging technique. Sign up for multiple sessions if you wish.  The wet lab fee is $125 for the first 20 minutes, and $100 for an additional session. This fee includes transportation to and from The Apollo Hotel. Registration deadline is August 31, 2017.


CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be submitted by email to IVUSS at Treasurer@IVUSS.org. Cancellations received on or before August 1, 2017 are entitled to an 80% refund, on or before September 1, 2017 will receive a 50% refund, and after September 1, 2017 will receive a 20% refund.

RELEASE: As a conference speaker or participant, you grant permission to IVUSS to capture photos and video to use for promotional purposes.  IVUSS does not permit individual video recording within session rooms.



Meeting Host Hotel:  The Apollo Hotel Amsterdam




Deluxe Room for € 199.00 single

Deluxe Room for € 219.00 double

Please book your room before July 31, 2017. After this date rooms will be reserved on availability basis only.

A link to download the hotel registration form will be displayed after conference registration.

Dutch:  www.apollohotels.nl/apollo-hotel-amsterdam

English:  www.apollohotels.co.uk/apollo-hotel-amsterdam

Contact Geni Bermes at Info@IVUSS.org if you are looking for a roommate to share hotel costs.



IVUSS 2017 is sponsored by:
















Non-Members use the "Register Now" button.