2017 PacVet Moderator Responsibilities and Reimbursement 

You must be a CVMA member in order to moderate. Download this form if you are interested in being a moderator.

We would like to thank you for volunteering to be a moderator at the 2017 Pacific Veterinary Conference. Our goal is to provide an outstanding conference experience for everyone and we appreciate your help in achieving that goal.

Moderators will be reimbursed for all or part of their conference registration fee, dependent on the number of days they moderate.


  • Moderators must register for the conference for the days they will be moderating.
  • Reimbursement is for full or partial conference registration only. Fees paid for labs, workshops, symposia, paid sessions, or any other conference expense will not be reimbursed.
  • Reimbursement will be paid no earlier than 45 days after the close of the conference.

Individuals who moderate for 3–4 days will be reimbursed their full conference registration fee.

Individuals who moderate for 1–2 days and are registered for the full conference will be reimbursed 50% of the full conference registration fee.

Individuals who moderate for 1 day and are registered for 1 day of the conference will be reimbursed their 1-day conference fee.

Moderator Responsibilities:

  • Introduce speaker and thank sponsors.
  • Start and close each session on time.
  • Record attendee count (form will be provided).
  • Encourage attendees to go online to fill out the speaker and overall evaluations.
  • Hand out and collect speaker evaluations.
  • Contact onsite PacVet staff regarding any problems in the lecture room with audio/visual equipment, seating overflow, etc.

If you have any questions please contact Meetings & Events Coordinator Lily Briggs by phone at 800.655.2862 or by email at lbriggs@cvma.net