<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:tahoma,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,0,0)"><span id="gmail-docs-internal-guid-a7df01a4-1ee1-bf4b-7c37-447ad1540822"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/bznucIRp8niMV6njaLtYEiPHUkuDL2MkSIUHAeN3SnH0-W0mXn9dyBeH6UKb30PdVylmxHMyjLriC2YtgQ3TdGHYxS6tiZ0KS-Ial_Di8MCswNN6RFoMSbMGyOJRionu8gVaLg5f" width="213" height="201" style="border: none; border-image-source: initial; border-image-slice: initial; border-image-width: initial; border-image-outset: initial; border-image-repeat: initial; transform: rotate(0rad);"></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(102,102,102);font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">“To benefit the animals and people of the world”</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(102,102,102);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">IVSA Chapter </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(102,102,102);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Newsletter: September 2016</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/A3mgqo7t5C5E3YUONUcW0CXSVK8AeIzhnkSIbh1w59_dcwle_bKbXn5BKdLTd_2Iuh9IEKR4mT2MbtUmCKCNsLJFvqtoT2A1GPtUZzdB9F2Kt4YlEmXti0gMICeXim7zbkSmgsI7" width="80" height="3" style="border: none; border-image-source: initial; border-image-slice: initial; border-image-width: initial; border-image-outset: initial; border-image-repeat: initial; transform: rotate(0rad);" title="horizontal line"></span></p><h1 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:48px;font-family:lora;font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">IVSA Symposium 2017</span></h1><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(102,102,102);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">“New Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine” - Raleigh, NC</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Applications for the IVSA Symposium being held this January at North Carolina State University are now open!!! Applications will stay open until October 1st, and can be found at this website: </span><a href="https://cvm.ncsu.edu/event/ivsa2017/" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">https://cvm.ncsu.edu/event/ivsa2017/</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      Scholarship applications for this event are now open as well, and will stay open until September 20th. There will be about 16 $500 scholarships available for this event, so please apply if you are interested!</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      This event will be a great chance to meet and network with international veterinary students, work towards the betterment of veterinary education on a global level, and in general have a good time in North Carolina.  Over 25 international veterinary schools will be represented!  The theme is “New Frontiers in Veterinary Medicine”, emphasizing cutting edge techniques and therapies.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      Costs: 300 Euro registration fee covers all food, lodging, and transportation for the week in North Carolina (thus, the only other additional cost is that of travel – which you can apply the scholarship toward!)</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      Updates will be made on the website and broadcast in the following Facebook group: </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/IVSASymposium2017/" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">https://www.facebook.com/groups/IVSASymposium2017/</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:36pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/DjlsLDLlt0J5KCvK6ZaOXqThPG6-wK9FyhcmfMhfCcLR_ESJXkPeczQom8uNpfarJH2z4Ax-SvFTL67PBOJWYswmkW_rDQVmmfRwlihNGERX2J77TZ_30EdyIBjyO0JC5GA6_Jtt" width="617" height="20" style="border: none; border-image-source: initial; border-image-slice: initial; border-image-width: initial; border-image-outset: initial; border-image-repeat: initial; transform: rotate(0rad);" title="horizontal line"></span></p><br><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:24pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:26.6667px;font-family:lora;font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">IVSA Seeks Student Committee & Group Members </span></h2><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:13.3333px;font-family:quicksand;color:rgb(67,67,67);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_KS9nOY9Yf3xuYKgNjBWPp2j2w7sH3ShzzWJBupABo_iGDo9ZaXpJtXBkLHN4olJDxC3-srw5_cwz75DCUY3EtJbcr4Dyjvw0Lzrm1njrJaegXI5zRA5AqWXgmVXGLtr5JqzYdqD" width="624" height="469" style="border: none; border-image-source: initial; border-image-slice: initial; border-image-width: initial; border-image-outset: initial; border-image-repeat: initial; transform: rotate(0rad);"></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">IVSA has 6 committees and working groups that are looking for students interested in helping out with projects over this next year! </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      Applications for these committees are now open, and applications will be accepted until September 16th!</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      It is a great chance to work closely with veterinary students from all around the world and help advance the profession on a global level. Plus, it is a great way to see some of what IVSA accomplishes for its members.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      Committee descriptions and additional information on IVSA groups are available at: </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><a href="http://www.IVSA-committees.org/">www.IVSA-committees.org/</a></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:36pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/DjlsLDLlt0J5KCvK6ZaOXqThPG6-wK9FyhcmfMhfCcLR_ESJXkPeczQom8uNpfarJH2z4Ax-SvFTL67PBOJWYswmkW_rDQVmmfRwlihNGERX2J77TZ_30EdyIBjyO0JC5GA6_Jtt" width="617" height="20" style="border: none; border-image-source: initial; border-image-slice: initial; border-image-width: initial; border-image-outset: initial; border-image-repeat: initial; transform: rotate(0rad);" title="horizontal line"></span></p><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:24pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:26.6667px;font-family:lora;font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">41st World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) World Congress</span></h2><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The 41</span><span style="font-size:9.6px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:super;white-space:pre-wrap">st</span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) World Congress will be held in Cartegena, Columbia this year, from September 27</span><span style="font-size:9.6px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:super;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">– 30, 2016.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This 4-day congress is one of the biggest veterinary events in the world, and offers lectures on all topics within veterinary medicine (surgery, neurology, emergency, cardiology, welfare, one health, etc) from renowned speakers.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Besides attending the lectures, you’ll have the opportunity to network with veterinarians from all over the world, representatives of international organizations/companies during the exhibition, and enjoy the “Beach Party”</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Volunteers, signed up through IVSA, will receive FREE registration (which is work $595 USD); as a volunteer you’ll be working the registration booth, bag collection, or assisting the speakers in the rooms.  We’ll make sure that everyone has enough time to enjoy the lectures as well.  There </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">will be a big group of student volunteers so it will be fun even while 'working'.  You would have to pay for your own flight ticket and accommodation is NOT included in the price but is cheap in Cartagena (can be as low as €10 per night).</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      If you want to be a volunteer, please send a short introduction and why you would like to be a volunteer to <a href="mailto:secretarygeneral@ivsa.org">secretarygeneral@ivsa.org</a> (first come first serve!) </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:10pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      More information: </span><a href="http://www.wsava2016.com/" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">http://www.wsava2016.com/</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:36pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:center"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/DjlsLDLlt0J5KCvK6ZaOXqThPG6-wK9FyhcmfMhfCcLR_ESJXkPeczQom8uNpfarJH2z4Ax-SvFTL67PBOJWYswmkW_rDQVmmfRwlihNGERX2J77TZ_30EdyIBjyO0JC5GA6_Jtt" width="617" height="20" style="border: none; border-image-source: initial; border-image-slice: initial; border-image-width: initial; border-image-outset: initial; border-image-repeat: initial; transform: rotate(0rad);" title="horizontal line"></span></p><h2 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:24pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:26.6667px;font-family:lora;font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">41st World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) World Congress</span></h2><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Have you ever wanted to experience Africa’s wildlife hands on?  Now is your opportunity to do so… SYMCO (also known as the International Symposium on Wildlife Utilisation) provides the opportunity for 80 Vet Students from around the world to come to South Africa and join us on a once in a lifetime Symposium.  </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·      The Symposium occurs over a period of around 18 days.  During these 18 days we will travel around South Africa and experience its wildlife from a Veterinary perspective.  There will be lectures from some of South Africa’s most renowned wildlife veterinarians as well as practical experiences that one could only dream of.   You would also be afforded the opportunity to learn more about the conservation of wildlife in South Africa and how to work with these animals.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·  </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><span class="gmail-Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre">      </span></span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">This truly is an amazing opportunity to not only gather more knowledge from a veterinary perspective and gain incomparable practical experience but also to make new friends for life!!</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·  </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><span class="gmail-Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre">       </span></span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Dates of SYMCO:  29 June - 16 July 2017* (dates may change)</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·  </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><span class="gmail-Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre">  </span></span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">To apply: </span><a href="http://www.symco.co.za/" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">www.symco.co.za</span></a></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·  </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><span class="gmail-Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre">    </span></span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Cost of symposium can also be found on the site; please note the cost includes all accommodation, transport, entrance fees  & meals IN South Africa [flight to and fro South Africa not included}</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·  </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><span class="gmail-Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre">        </span></span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Application close: 30 October 2016</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:10pt"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">·  </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><span class="gmail-Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre">    </span></span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">SYMCO Facebook Page: </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:lora;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/symco.onderstepoort">https://www.facebook.com/symco.onderstepoort</a></span></p><div dir="ltr" style="margin-left:0pt"><table style="border:none;border-collapse:collapse"><colgroup><col width="214"></colgroup><tbody><tr style="height:1px"><td style="border:0px solid rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:middle;padding:7px"><br></td></tr></tbody></table></div><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:20pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:lora;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"><img sr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