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Your E-Connection to NAVTANovember 9, 2010 

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Fall Issue of the NAVTA Journal
2010 Fall NAVTA Journal
The fall issue has just been mailed!  If you would like to receive a copy but are not yet a member of NAVTA, please join today [for the rest of 2010 and all of 2011!]. 

Click here to complete the online application.

Upcoming Events

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

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

November 18: Vet Mgmt Institute, Purdue University

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

January 15-19: NAVC Annual Conference, Orlando, FL

January 17: NAVTA Membership Mtg, NAVC Annual Conf in Orlando, FL

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

February 20-24, 2011: 83rd Annual WVC, Las Vegas, NV

February 22: NAVTA Membership Mtg and Info Session at WVC, Las Vegas, NV

February 23: NAVTA Technician Fair at WVC, Las Vegas, NV

June 3-5, 2011: Phoenix Ferret Symposium, Tempe AZ

June 15-18, 2011: ACVIM Forum, Denver, CO

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

Only four more days until the...
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November 12-14, 2010
Washington, D. C.

NAVTA Pre-Conference Survey

Two of our speakers are looking for your opinions...they've created a survey about professional effectiveness. 

Please take a few minutes [5 at the most] to complete this five question survey.

Click here to take the survey.

NAVTA Elections
All Active NAVTA members are encouraged to vote for the 2011 NAVTA Executive Board.  We have three open positions [President-Elect, Secretary and Member-at-Large].  Please vote before November 30, 2010.  You will need your membership number to vote.  If you do not know your membership number, please contact Jacquie at

Click here to vote!


Would VT's benefit from an organization that sets standards in Transfusion Medicine and Veterinary Blood Banking?

Join us in gathering information to determine whether or not there is sufficient interest in the formation of a Veterinary Technician Specialty in Transfusion Medicine, VTS (TM).

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