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Your E-Connection to NAVTASeptember 15, 2010 

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Upcoming Events

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 25-26: Veterinary Acupuncture and Herbal Medicince Intro, Chicago, IL

September 30-October 2: Academy of Surgical Research, 26th Annual Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL

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

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

October 7-10: WVTA, WVMA, WVPMA Convention in Madison, WI

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 15-20: AZVT Conference, Los Angeles, CA

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

October 30: Dr. Karen Overall-Rational Use of Behav Meds for Cats and Dogs, Milwaukee, WI

October 31-November 2: ICCVM, Napa Valley, CA

November 3: Canine Rehab Asst Module, Coral Springs, FL

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

November 4-7: CVC in San Diego, CA

November 5-7: NCVC, Raleigh, NC

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

November 13: Internal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician, Fairmont, WV

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

November 18: Vet Mgmt Institute, Purdue University

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.

$1000 + registration at
WVC + travel
February 20-24, 2011 in Las Vegas

The Western Veterinary Conference and NAVTA are pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for one veterinary technician student who has demonstrated leadership skills within their SCNAVTA Chapter, as well as a high academic level. 

Candidates must be full-time in an AVMA accredited program and a student member of NAVTA. 

Click here for more information. 

Deadline is September 27, 2010.
SCHOLARSHIP Opportunity!!!

Go to:
and click on
"Annual Conference" for details

Receive a $250 scholarship to the
2010 NAVTA Annual Conference

 NAVTA members, REGISTER for the:

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The AAVSB has approved the
 2010 NAVTA ANNUAL CONFERENCE for 7 CE credits. 

We are very PROUD to provide quality CE opportunities for our members!


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