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January 11, 2012

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In This Issue
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Upcoming Conferences
Writers Wanted
Bayer Scholarships
Industry News

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NAVC Meetings & Events

Come say hi at the North American Veterinary Conference!

This year NAVC is primed for great educational and networking opportunities.

NAVTA has two booths this year, in the Gaylord AND in the Marriott. Please visit us at the following locations: Gaylord Booth: #1912 and Marriott: Booth #3505.   


On Saturday, the NAVTA track will be as part of the NAVC Scientific Sessions.  Please visit the NAVC website for additional details on the session topics.   


We will be inducting the 2012 NAVTA Board of Directors on Sunday, January 15th at 12noon in the Jade Room of the Marriott.   


The Technician Stampede is THE networking, education and support-guaranteed to be a one-of-a kind-event for all skilled technicians. Be there at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, in the Sago Ballroom at the Marriott during the NAVC convention.      


Please visit with NAVTA staff and members during our members and information meeting, immediately following the Hill's Technician Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 16 at 11:30am, in the Sago Ballroom at the Marriott.  

  Tech Stampede

WVC Meetings & Events

NAVTA will also attend (booth #2174) the Western Veterinary Conference on Feb. 19 to 23, in Las Vegas, Nev. A Technician Stampede will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20.

NAVTA will host an information meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 in Mandalay Bay, Palm A, Level 3. 

Later that day, a Technician Fair is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Jasmine ABC, Mandalay Bay, Level 3. Visit the WVC website for additional details.

We look forward to seeing you soon!  

New Year, New Membership


It's a new year, thus time to renew your NAVTA membership. We have all kinds of benefits, including more CE opportunities for you to continue fulfilling your professional requirements. Renew your membership now, so you don't miss out!

Writers wanted!


Do you have an idea for a CE article or Case Study in The NAVTA Journal? Let us know! Contact Adrienne Lawrence, NAVTA's new editor, by emailing 
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To apply for one of the Bayer Technician CE Program scholarship, please prepare a Continuing Education (CE) quality article about parasitology (preferably about fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, lice, biting flies, heartworms and or tapeworms).
Articles must be submitted to no later than March 1. This scholarship opportunity is only available to active members of NAVTA. Continuing Education (CE) articles must adhere to current NAVTA CE guidelines.  

Read the Latest Industry News!


The Industry News section of the NAVTA website offers some of the latest information from the veterinary community. Read some of our newest posts and stay informed!


If you have news you would like to share with NAVTA members, email with a company or organization press release.