Convention 101: Helpful Hints for the First-Time Attendee
Saturday, Dec. 5, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
New to the AAEP Annual Convention? If so, acquire tips to maximize your convention experience and meet fellow first-time attendees during this casual program. Afterward, walk together as a group to the Welcome Reception.
Saturday, Dec. 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and Rood & Riddle Veterinary Pharmacy; and Henry Schein Animal Health Equine. Rely on us.
This is your first and one of the best social opportunities to renew acquaintances and make new ones before going to dinner.
New Practitioners' Reception
Sunday, Dec. 6, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Sponsored by IDEXX Laboratories, the worldwide leader in veterinary diagnostics.
If you've been in practice less than five years, swing by the New Practitioners' Reception to meet and connect with colleagues who likely share many of your professional challenges and aspirations.
General Membership Meeting
Monday, Dec. 7, 5:15-6:00 p.m.
All members are encouraged to attend this brief annual business meeting to learn of the AAEP's progress on important issues during the past year and play a more active role in the governance of your association.
Christian Veterinary Mission Evening Seminar
Monday, Dec. 7, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Join the CVM for an evening of fellowship. Open to all and registration is not required.
Monday, Dec. 7, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Many veterinary school alumni associations have chosen to sponsor receptions, which will all take place this evening. A complete list of shcools hosting a reception will be published in your convention program. For more information, call the AAEP office or check with your school's alumni office.
The President's Luncheon
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
This event requires an additional ticket. Cost is $50 per person and can be purchased with your Convention registration.
Join AAEP officers, board members and honorees for lunch as we salute the outstanding contributions of leadership and volunteer service to the AAEP during our awards presentation. Outgoing board members will be recognized and new board members will be introduced.
AAEP Foundation Events
AAEP Foundation Benefit Golf Tournament
Friday, Dec. 4, 11:30 am Shotgun Start Scramble
Rhodes Ranch Golf Club – Las Vegas, Nev.
(Less than 15 minutes from AAEP Convention Hotel)
Sponsored and hosted by Patterson Veterinary, Equine Division.
Entry Fee: $100 per person by Nov. 6; $125 per person after Nov. 6
(Fee includes greens fee, cart, range balls, transportation, post-event reception, and a small donation to the AAEP Foundation in your name. Club/shoe rentals available on first-come basis.)
Click here for more information and to register for the tournament.
19th Annual AAEP Foundation Celebration
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
South Seas Ballroom
$95 per person (by Nov. 6); $125 (after Nov. 6)(Ticket price includes entertainment, buffet dinner & open bar from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., live & limited silent auction, and dancing. Music will start at approximately 8:30 pm)
Click here for more information.
Sponsored by Sound, Your Worldwide Imaging Partner. Visit Booth 5836 for more information.
International Members' Breakfast
Monday, Dec. 7, 6:30-8:00 a.m.
International Members' Reception
Monday, Dec. 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
These special events have been planned exclusively for the AAEP's international members to meet and socialize. The AAEP is represented in 63 countries, and members from around the globe are invited.