5th Cervical Disc Arthroplasty Course

 One day practical course

Preliminary Schedule

Date: November 20, 2016

Course location:   Oquendo Center
2425 E Oquendo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89120
(702) 739-6698

Hotel accommodation: Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport
6575 South Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 89119
Tel:  +1-702-647-2706
Fax: +1-702-220-8080

The hotel is less than a mile from the Oquendo center and just minutes to the world-famous strip. A complimentary shuttle to and from the Oquendo Center and to the strip will be provided. The accommodation costs are the responsibility of the participants.

The personalized group web page for the hotel has been published to the web. From this website, you can book your reservation.

The web page is:



Group Code:  CDA.

Under the date field add the special rate code, the rate code is CDA.

You may extend your stay from a few days before the event to a few days after the event using the same discounted group rate. Our discounted room rate will only be available until October 20th.

If you have questions concerning the web page,  please contact the hotel directly.

Hotel contact information: 

Steve Heimer (Director of sales): 702-614-2706

Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport (Main Number): 702-647-8000

November 20, 2016. Preliminary Schedule

8:00 AM: Shuttle Pick up from the Hotel to the Oquendo Center
8:30 – 9:00 AM: Registration and complimentary continental breakfast
(Sponsored by Applied Veterinary Technology, LLC)
9:00 – 9:50 AM: Lecture: CDA – details of the technique
Speakers: Dr. Filippo Adamo, Dr. Robert Kroll
10:00 – 11:30 AM: Practice of CDA on canine cervical spine model
Dr. Filippo Adamo, Dr. Robert Kroll, and Dr. Robin Levitski.
This first practical exposure will help the participants to acquire familiarity with the equipment and the technique.
(Sponsored by: Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging, Inc.)
11:30 – 12:30 PM: Break for lunch. The Venetian lunch
(Sponsored by: Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging, Inc.)
12:30 – 4:30 PM: Wet-lab with practice of CDA on canine cadavers
Dr. Filippo Adamo, Dr. Robert Kroll, and Dr. Robin Levitski.
Each participant will have the opportunity to practice the CDA technique on at least two cervical disc spaces.
(Sponsored by Applied Veterinary Technology, LLC)
4:30 – 5:30 PM Discussion and release of the Certificates
5:30 – 6:30 PM: Cocktails and Appetizers
(Sponsored by: PeriOptix)
6:45 PM: Shuttle from the Oquendo Center to the Hotel

CE credits: 5 hours RACE approved

After the course you can then relax and enjoy the unique entertainment options in Las Vegas.

Thank you again for attending!


Filippo Adamo, DVM, DECVN, Course Coordinator: flppadamo@yahoo.com
Nancy Kroll, Applied Veterinary Technology, Event Coordinator: nkroll@appliedvt.com