Norwegian Forest Cat HCM DNA Research Project
NFC HCM Online Seminar with Dr Virginia Luis Fuentes - A fundraiser for WINN NFC
Sign up for the online seminar on HCM and the Norwegian Forest Cat conducted by Virginia Luis Fuentes MA VetMB PhD CertVR DVC DipACVIM DipECVIM.
Date: Sunday October 6, 2013
Time: 16.00 UK (11.00 Boston, 17.00 Paris, 18:00 Helsinki)
Expected duration: 1.5 hours
Fee: $20 USD
Deadline for registration: September 30, 2013
What inspired Dr Luis Fuentes to become so involved in NFC HCM research?
Overview of the current study
Overview of progress thus far
What is still needed from the NFC community at this point?
Overview of whats next in regards to NFC HCM research. How can breeders help?
Q&A (Questions from breeders and owners of the NFC which were posted to the NFC HCM Research Group Facebook Page)
If time allows, open Q&A at the end of the session
Please plan to attend the
meeting 10-15 minutes early to ensure you will be connected in time for the
conference. The meeting will be conducted using Blackboard Collaborate. For
Collaborate, Java is required with an internet connection and works on PC & Mac,
iOS & Android. You may have to download Java to get the program working so
again, please connect to the meeting early to allow for things like this. Once
you sign up and pay for the event, you will be sent an invite to attend the
meeting via Blackboard Collaborate. The email will contain instructions on how
to connect to the meeting. You will not have to dial a phone number to attend
the meeting as you will listen to the conference through your computer speakers.
There is no landline telephone number available for this conference, you will
listen using your computer or smart phone speakers.
Payment accepted via Paypal only. It is very easy to set up a Paypal account and link your checking account or credit card. Please note that payments MUST be made in US funds only. This is a fundraiser for HCM research so please follow these rules so that fees will not be deducted by Paypal to covert your payment to USD. If you are not able to set up a Paypal account, please consider asking a friend with a Paypal account to help you make the payment. Linda Stebner of Epona Cattery in Pennsylvania, USA will be collecting the fees. When you click on the Paypal link below, you will see her email address at the top of the page ( email@example.com) Once registration for this seminar has closed, Linda will provide a complete accounting of all fees and donations paid and it will be shared here and on Facebook. We hope to collect as much money as we can for research. Thank you for participating in this very special event for Norwegian Forest Cat breeders and fanciers!
How to Sign Up
1) Please send paypal payments to Linda Stebner at firstname.lastname@example.org . US funds only - please consider paying any fees that may apply. www.paypal.com
2) Fill out
Day of the Meeting
If you experience trouble connecting or have questions the day of the conference, please post your questions to the NFC HCM Facebook Page as there will be people monitoring Facebook and will help as needed. There will be a pinned "Meeting" note at the top - ask your questions there.
NFC HCM Facebook Page Link:
Need help or have questions? email: Melissa Alexander email@example.com
THANK YOU, Dr Luis Fuentes, for all you do for our beloved breed!
For more information on the study on which this seminar is focusing on, please visit our DNA Research Page