6 convention preview I www.avmaconvention.org. The Opening Session on Saturday, July 16, starts the celebration - don't miss this convention kick-off event.. A day-long symposium on Sunday, July 17, titled "World Veterinary Year: 250 Years of Improving Animal and Human Health," features international leaders and highlights past, present, and future contributions of the veterinary profession to global one health.. The AVMA Pavilion in the exhibit hall will feature a special World Veterinary Year display. Stop by to pick up a Vet2011 giveaway.Celebrate World Veterinary Year 250 Years of Veterinary MedicineIn recognition of the 250th anniversary of the first veterinary school in Lyon, France and the birth of the veterinary profession, the AVMA is partnering with veterinary leaders worldwide to celebrate 2011 as World Veterinary Year. For a calendar of events and more information, visit www.avma.org/vet2011.AVMA P3 PartnerAVMA P3 PartnerAVMA's World Veterinary Year is brought to you in part by these celebration partners.Activities are planned around the globe to observe World Veterinary Year throughout 2011-from the international opening ceremony in Versailles, France in January to the international closing ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa in October. Celebrate with us:
Join the conversation! #AVMAconv www.avmaconvention.org I convention preview 7HighlightsBeverage Breaks: Complimentary coffee, lemonade and iced tea while you network with exhibitors and fellow attendees.Convention Recreation Station: Unwind with Wii games, Pop-a-Shot® and much more.AVMA Pavilion: Learn about the AVMA and pick-up a giveaway!New Product Showcase and Demonstrations: Curious about new and innovative products? Check out these special event areas where these exciting new products will be showcased.Internet Café: Stay connected! Relaxation Station: Rest your feet and enjoy a complimentary massage. Food Courts: Grab lunch or a snack, conveniently located in the exhibit hall. Open daily from 10:30 am - 4:00 pm.Exhibit HallSaturday, July 16.......9:30 am - 6:00 pm Sunday, July 17..........9:30 am - 6:00 pm Monday, July 18.........9:30 am - 4:00 pm Whether you're looking for surgical supplies, books, nutrition information or more CE opportunities, you'll find it all in one location. NEW! Earn CE Credit! Receive up to 2 CE Credit hours for time spent in the exhibit hall! Check with your state licensing board to ensure exhibit hall credits are accepted.