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Wolfpack Leadership Conference 2019

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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The Wolfpack Leadership Conference is hosted annually by the NC State Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA).  The conference welcomes veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary students, veterinary office managers, and NC State faculty for a weekend of CE focused on developing and enhancing leadership within the veterinary profession.

The program for this year’s Wolfpack Leadership Conference is entitled When Feces Hit the Fan: Disaster Management. Friday evening sessions will be student focused and will take place at the NC State CVM. Saturday sessions will be practitioner and student focused and will take place at the NC State McKimmon Center.


Friday, February 8th (Student Focused)

Time Topic Speaker
4:30pm - 5:00pm Check In
5:00pm - 6:00pm Practice Ownership Overviews & Issues Dr. Julie Reck
6:00pm - 6:30pm Dinner (provided)
6:30pm - 7:30pm Don't Leave Money on the Table Dr. Karen Felsted
7:30pm - 8:30pm Numbers for Those who Hate, or are Scared of, Numbers Mike Falconer

Saturday, February 9th (Student and Practitioner Focused)


Time Topic Speaker
7:30am - 8:00am Check In & Coffee
8:00am - 9:00am Preventing Hiring Disasters Dr. Karen Felsted
9:00am - 10:00am Economic Trends in Veterinary Medicine Dr. Karen Felsted
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:30am Fear Free Dr. Julie Reck
11:30am - 1:30pm Generational Panel & Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm Navigating Conflict in Veterinary Practice - Part One Dr. Julie Reck
2:30pm - 3:15pm Navigating Conflict in Veterinary Practice - Part Two Dr. Julie Reck
3:15pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 4:30pm Preparing for the Unexpected Mike Falconer
4:30pm - 5:30pm Surviving Weaponized Reviews Mike Falconer


Julie Reck, DVM – Veterinary Medical Center of Fort Mill





Karen Felsted, DVM, CPA, MS, CVPM, CVA – Founder and President of PantheraT






Mike Falconer – Hospital Manager, Speaker, and Consultant

Registration fees are as follows:

  • Veterinarians, Vet Techs, Practice Managers – $150
  • NCSU CVM Faulty – $80
  • Non-VBMA Student – $50
  • VBMA Students – Free

Registration fee includes dinner Friday night, lunch on Saturday, a conference t-shirt* and seven hours of CVME credits as approved by the NCVMB.

*Please register by Friday, January 25th to guarantee your t-shirt size.*




February 9

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

1060 William Moore Dr.




United States


Office of Continuing Education & Outreach