Get ready to shake up Music City this December when the AAEP's 59th Annual Convention rolls into the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, December 7-11.
The Educational Programs Committee and program chair Dr. Jeff Blea are currently developing this year's program, which promises to provide sessions relevant to every practitioner, at every level of expertise. Sessions and events will be posted as soon as they are available. Registration and hotel reservations are available below.
Just Announced for 2013
Keynote Speaker: Famed horse trainer Buck Brannaman, a leading practitioner of natural horsemanship, will kick off the convention on Dec. 8 as the keynote speaker. Thank you to Educational Partner Bayer Animal Health for bringing Buck to Nashville.
Register Early & Save! Registration for Convention is now open. See below for details.
State-of-the-Art Lecture: World-renowned equine orthopaedics specialist Dr. Sue Dyson will deliver the Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture, "Equine Lameness: Clinical Judgment Meets Advanced Diagnostic Imaging." Learn more about Dr. Dyson's impressive career.
Register here for the AAEP 59th Annual Convention.
While you are registering, be sure to order your tickets for Convention events including the President's Luncheon ($50 per person), AAEP Foundation Celebration ($90 per person) and the Good Works Outreach Project ($25 per person).
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Located on the banks of the Cumberland River, the Gaylord Opryland is just minutes from the Nashville International Airport and a short drive or riverboat cruise from downtown Nashville. Known for its spectacular Christmas display and boasting newly renovated and redesigned features, the resort has everything you could want or need all in one place. The AAEP group rate is $204/night plus applicable taxes. Please note that in addition to the per night room rate, a $15/day plus tax resort fee will be added to your bill. To make your reservations online, click here.
Explore the City of Nashville
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Future Convention Dates and Locations:
2014 60th Annual Convention
Salt Lake City, Utah
2015 61st Annual Convention
Las Vegas, Nevada
With over 100 CE credits from which to choose, over 4,000 veterinarians gathered in one city, and a trade show with nearly 400 exhibitors, the Annual Convention provides the AAEP's most comprehensive CE experience.
American Association of Equine Practitioners