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FORUM SCHEDULE
Subject to change.

 

All presentations and labs will be held at the Hilton Minneapolis and Minneapolis Conference Center.

Complete presentation schedule (updated 5/10/16)

 

Wednesday, September 28th    
7:00am - 9:00am Red Wing Room Registration desk open
6:00pm - 10:00pm Symphony I & II Review & Assessment
1:00pm - 8:00pm Red Wing Room Registration desk open
     
Thursday, September 29th    
7:00am - 6:00pm Red Wing Room Registration desk open
8:00am-12:00pm Marquette I - III On the Cusp Lecture Series
1:00pm - 1:30pm Marquette I - III Open AVDC Annual Business Meeting-Presentation of Certificates
1:30pm -3:30pm Marquette I - III Closed Academy-College Joint Membership Meeting
2:00pm - 4:30pm Symphony I and II AVDT Member Only Meeting
5:00pm - 6:30pm Marquette I - III Foundation Meeting - This meeting is open to any Forum registrant.
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Symphony I and II

AVDT Pinning Ceremony
7:00pm-9:00pm

Minneapolis Ballroom

Welcome Reception/Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
     
Friday, September 30th    
7:30am - 6:00pm Red Wing Room Registration desk open
8:00am - 5:30pm Various (see program) Laboratories
8:00am - 5:40pm Various (see program) Breakout Sessions
8:00am - 12:00pm Duluth Room Specialists in Training (SIT) Lecture (info linked soon)
9:00am - 6:00pm Minneapolis Ballroom Exhibit Hall open
9:50am - 10:20am Minneapolis Ballroom Break in exhibit hall
12:10pm - 1:30pm Minneapolis Ballroom Lunch - Box lunches provided in exhibit hall
5:40pm - 6:30pm Symphony I and II AVDT Mentee Presentations
5:40pm - 6:30pm Duluth Room Friday Night Social Mixer
6:30pm - 7:15pm Duluth Room Awards Ceremony
6:30pm - 9:30pm TBD AVDT 10th Anniversary (pending)
     
Saturday, October 1st    
6:30am TBD Fun Run/Walk
6:30am - 8:00am Symphony I and II AVDT Mentee Only Breakfast
7:00am - 6:00pm Red Wing Room Registration desk open
8:00am - 5:30pm Various (see program) Laboratories
8:00am - 5:40pm Various (see program) Breakout Sessions
9:00am - 6:00pm Minneapolis Ballroom Exhibit Hall open
9:50am - 10:20am

Minneapolis Ballroom

Break in exhibit hall - Poster presenters Q&A Session
12:10pm - 1:30pm Minneapolis Ballroom Lunch - Box lunches provided in exhibit hall
12:10pm - 1:30pm TBD JVD Reviewer's Meeting
12:10pm - 1:30pm TBD F4VD Meeting
12:30pm - 1:30pm TBD Info Meeting for Veterinarians Considering Pursuing Certification by AVDC and/or the AVD
3:20pm - 3:50pm Minneapolis Ballroom Break in exhibit hall
5:40pm - 6:40pm Symphony I and II AVDT General Interest Meeting
5:40pm - 6:30pm Duluth Room Saturday Social Mixer
6:30pm - 7:30pm Duluth Room Foundation Live Auction
     
Sunday, October 2nd    
6:30am - 8:00am Symphony I and II AVDT Mentees Meeting
7:00am - 8:00am Breakout Room AVD Trackers Information Meeting
7:00am - 4:00pm Red Wing Room Registration desk open
8:00am - 12:00pm Various (see program) Laboratories
8:00am - 5:40pm Various (see program) Breakout Sessions
9:00am - 2:00pm Minneapolis Ballroom Exhibit Hall open
9:50am - 10:20am Minneapolis Ballroom Break in exhibit hall
12:10pm - 1:30pm   Lunch on your own
3:20pm - 3:50pm Minneapolis Ballroom Foyer Break (exhibits closed)
5:40pm   Adjourn


Continuing Education Credits
The total number of CE units that can be earned at the 2016 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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