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Mark Your Calendars for the SVU 2024 Annual Conference & Marketplace!

McCormick Place West Convention Center
Chicago, IL
June 19-22, 2024

It is with great pleasure that we extend a warm welcome to all to join us at this year's SVU 2024 Annual Conference, themed "Connected."

As we gather for this paramount event, we embrace the power of unity and collaboration in the ever-evolving field of vascular sonography. The theme "Connected" reflects our commitment to fostering strong bonds among professionals, sharing knowledge, and building networks that transcend boundaries.

Throughout the conference, we aim to explore the interconnected nature of advancements in vascular sonography, celebrating the synergy that arises when we come together to exchange ideas and experiences. Prepare for an enriching experience as we delve into the latest innovations, best practices, and collaborative strategies.

We look forward to the shared insights, camaraderie, and discoveries that will undoubtedly make this conference a memorable event for all.

Highlights Include:

Wednesday, June 19

Pre-Conference Course: Leadership Course
featuring Ken Slaw, PhD, SVS Executive Director

Thursday, June 20 -Saturday, June 22
SVU General Session

  • Abdominal Session to include aortoiliac duplex, CTA and much more
  • Vein Session to include live scan: Saphenous Sural & Brachial
  • Ergonomics for sonographers to prevent musculoskeletal injury
  • Venous insufficiency session
  • Arterial session
  • 12-1 hour Intensive Scanning workshops

Special Invitation to attend SVS Connect@VAM: Building Community

Dive into the Chicago football spirit for a traditional tailgate atmosphere at Soldier Field for the second annual SVS Connect@VAM: Building Community. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, June 19, featuring picnic tables, lawn games and a vibrant energy that embodies the Windy City. The event will take place in the South Courtyard, right at the main entrance of Soldier Field.
Satisfy your taste buds with food options from various food trucks serving favorites like Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef and pizza; something to satisfy every palate! You can also quench your thirst with various beverage options at the concessions.
Capture breathtaking moments as the sun sets over the city skyline, and take advantage of photo opportunities to immortalize memories against the backdrop of the historic stadium before it's gone. While attendees won't be able to step directly onto the turf, there's plenty to explore and enjoy within the courtyard. There will be a shuttle from McCormick Place to the stadium for this exciting event, or you can get ahead in the VAM STEP Challenge by enjoying the fifteen minute walk from the convention center.

SVU Annual Conference Age Policy

Individuals under the age of 16 are not permitted to attend SVU Annual Conference education sessions, exhibit hall or other social events. Only registered meeting attendees and those with a daily guest/exhibit badge will be allowed in the exhibit hall.

Infants (12 months or younger) who need to be with their parent will be allowed in the exhibit hall provided they are being carried by an adult (no strollers).