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FORUM SCHEDULE
Subject to change.

 

All presentations and labs will be held at the Portola Hotel and Monterey Conference Center.

Complete presentation schedule (updated 9/10/15)

 

Wednesday, October 28th    
Our apologies, registration opens 7:00am Thursday
6:00pm - 10:00pm Bonsai Ballroom Review & Assessment
     
Thursday, October 29th    
7:00am - 9:00am De Anza Foyer Registration desk open
7:30am-10:30am De Anza II On the Cusp Lecture Series
10:45am - 12:00pm De Anza II Awards Ceremony
12:00pm - 4:30pm De Anza II Academy-College Joint Membership Meeting
1:00pm - 8:00pm De Anza III Registration desk open
2:00pm - 4:30pm De Anza III AVDT Member Only Meeting
4:30pm - 6:00pm De Anza II Combined Foundation and Society Meeting - This meeting is open to any Forum registrant.
4:30pm - 6:30pm De Anza II Annual Meeting for the AVDC Equine Specialty
5:00pm - 6:00pm

De Anza III

 

AVDT Pinning Ceremony
6:00pm-8:00pm

Serra Ballroom

Welcome Reception/Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
     
Friday, October 30th    
6:30am Courtyard outside The Portola Fun Run/Walk
7:30am - 6:00pm De Anza Foyer Registration desk open
8:00am - 5:30pm Various (see program) Laboratories
8:00am - 5:40pm Various (see program) Breakout Sessions
9:00am - 6:00pm Serra Ballroom Exhibit Hall open
9:50am - 10:20am Serra Ballroom Break in exhibit hall
12:10pm - 1:30pm Serra Ballroom Lunch - Box lunches provided in exhibit hall
12:10pm - 2:10pm Portola Room Veterinary Dental Educators Meeting
12:30pm - 1:30pm Ferrante World Veterinary Dental Congress Delegates Meeting
12:30pm - 1:30pm De Anza III AVDC Exam Q&A Meeting
3:20pm - 3:50pm Serra Ballroom Break in exhibit hall- Poster presenters Q&A Session
7:00pm - 10:00pm Monterey Bay Aquarium

Reception at Monterey Bay Aquarium. (Buses will begin loading at 6:30pm outside The Portola main entrance.This is a ticketed event. Additional registration fee required.)

     
Saturday, October 31st    
7:00am - 6:00pm De Anza Foyer Registration desk open
7:15am - 8:00am Ferrante Advanced Standing, Credentialing, Training and Certifying Examination Information for the Equine Dental Specialty Meeting
8:00am - 5:30pm Various (see program) Laboratories
8:00am - 5:40pm Various (see program) Breakout Sessions
9:00am - 6:00pm Serra Ballroom Exhibit Hall open
9:50am - 10:20am

Serra Ballroom

Break in exhibit hall - Poster presenters Q&A Session
12:10pm - 1:30pm Serra Ballroom Lunch - Box lunches provided in exhibit hall
3:20pm - 3:50pm Serra Ballroom Break in exhibit hall
5:40pm - 6:40pm Bonsai Ballroom AVDT General Interest Meeting
5:40pm - 6:40pm De Anza I AVDC Open Meeting of the TSC and AVDC Trainees
7:00pm - 10:00pm Steinbeck Forum Specialists in Training (SIT) Lecture
     
Sunday, November 1st    
6:30am - 8:00am Bonsai Ballroom AVDT Mentees Meeting
7:00am - 8:00am De Anza III AVD Trackers Information Meeting
7:00am - 4:00pm De Anza Foyer Registration desk open
8:00am - 12:00pm Various (see program) Laboratories
8:00am - 5:40pm Various (see program) Breakout Sessions
9:00am - 2:00pm Serra Ballroom Exhibit Hall open
9:50am - 10:20am Serra Ballroom Break in exhibit hall
12:10pm - 1:30pm   Lunch on your own
3:20pm - 3:50pm De Anza Foyer Break (exhibits closed)
5:40pm   Adjourn


Continuing Education Credits
The total number of CE units that can be earned at the 2015 VDF is 24-29.

Important information for those who hold a license to practice in the state of New York:
Due to a recent policy put in place by the state of New York, VDF continuing education hours will no longer be accepted by the state licensing boards.

 

 

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