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Your E-Connection to NAVTAJuly 28, 2010 
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Veterinary Technician Reception
Monday, August 2
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America are pleased to invite Veterinary Technicians and Technician Students to join them for an evening of fun, food, and festivities.

Come mingle with your colleagues and stay for a lively presentation by veterinarian and hypnotist, Dr. Al Snyder.  Dr. Snyder has a very diverse background working with people and animals and his performance is both humorous and motivating. An AVMA Annual Convention badge will be required for admittance. 

Visit us at the NAVTA Booth #350
Talk with us about:

          • What's new in Vet Tech programs
          • Industry ideas
          • Upcoming events
          • NAVTA Annual Conference
See you at the AVMA!

Upcoming Events
July 30:  American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior & American College of Veterinary Behavior meeting in Atlanta, GA
July 31-August 3:  AVMA Convention in Atlanta 
August 1: SVBT Membership Mtg and Reception in Atlanta in conjunction with AVMA

August 4-7: American Federation of Aviculture, Inc. 36th Annual Convention (AFA), in St. Petersburg, FL
August 28-31:CVC in Kansas City, MO

September 3-8:
Intro to Canine Rehab in Broomfield, CO

September 9-13:
28th Symposium of the Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society in Raleigh, NC

September 10-12:
Canine Sports Medicine in Broomfield, CO

September 10-12:
SVBT Behavior Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada

September 11-15:
15th Int'l Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium in San Antonio, TX

September 18: Mt. Ida Vet Tech CE Conference in Newton, MA

September 24-25:
Northeast Association of Equine Practioners Symposium in Groton, CT

September 25:
VALVT Fall Conference in Fredericksburg, VA

September 30-October 3:
NYS Veterinary conference in Ithaca, NY

October 2-3:
OSU and Royal Canin Symposium on Neurology in Columbus, OH

October 9: MAVT Fall Conference in Detroit, Michigan

October 9: MVTA Conference at University of Missouri Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Columbia, MO

October 11-14: Atlantic Coast Vet Conference in Atlantic City, NJ

October 13-17: Wild West Veterinary Conference in Reno, NV

October 16-17: TVTA Fall Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN

October 14-20:30th Annual AZVT Conference in Los Angeles, CA

October 20-24: APDT Educational Conference and Trade Show in Atlanta, GA

October 20-23: ACVS Vet Symposium in Seattle, WA

October 21: Vet Management Institute with AAHA in Lafayette, IN

October 23: 13th Annual CIVTA Fall Conference in Ankeny, IA

October 30: WI Humane Society Program, Milwaukee, WI

November 3-8:
Introduction to Canine Rehab in Coral Springs, FL

November 4-7: CVC in San Diego, CA

November 6:AVTA 2010 Fall CE Program in Birmingham, AL

November 12-14: 2010 NAVTA Annual Conference in Washington, D. C.

December 4-8: AAEP Annual Convention in Baltimore, MD

February 17-19, 2011:
OAVT Conference at London Convention Center, London, Ontario

You can now submit events to our online calendar by visiting and clicking Events.

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The FIRST ANNUAL NAVTA CONFERENCE will be the weekend of November 12-14 in our nation's capitol, Washington, D.C.

Featured speakers:
Emily Bennington and Skip Lineberg
Emily Bennington is coauthor of Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out, and Move Up at Your First Real Job (Ten Speed Press, 2010). She is a frequent speaker to students and organizations on the topic of career success and the host of Professional Studio 365, a popular blog for new grads transitioning from classroom to boardroom.

Skip Lineberg is co-author of Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out and Move Up at Your First Real Job  (Ten Speed Press, 2010). He is also a founding partner of Maple Creative, LLC, a full-service marketing and communications firm. He serves as Maple's chief creative officer, managing and mentoring a staff of creative professionals.

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Hurry, visit NAVTA for a registration form and sign-up today!
after September 1st, no refunds

Fresh Off the Wires

Ankeny Clinic has special offer for pets of jobless

Why pets are good for us

Raising the Bar on Pet Décor

For other news articles related to the veterinary industry, check out the VIN Veterinary News Service.

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