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Join the conversation! #AVMAmeets I CONVENTION PREVIEW 9E????????nt????CONCERTSaturday, August 47:30 pm- 9:00 pmRock out to Smash Mouth, known for hits, "All Star," "Walking on the Sun" and "I'm a Believer". Sure to be enjoyed by the whole family! Sponsored by MerialTrails for Tails 5K Run / WalkSunday, August 57:00 amEnjoy the perfect San Diego weather at the annual Trails for Tails 5K Run/Walk. Convention attendees and local runners (and their dogs!) are invited to run or walk and raise money for a good cause. Proceeds will benefi t select San Diego animal shelters and the animal welfare programs of the AVMF. Fee includes a t-shirt, refreshments and awards.Adults: $25, children under 12 are freeRegister at A Night on the MidwaySunday, August 56:30 pm - 8:00 pmHave fun and support the work of YOUR Foundation The AVMF hosts this special event, with all proceeds benefi tting programs funded by AVMF. In a private setting, you'll enjoy:. Exclusive docent tours. 7:00 pm all hands on deck for an animal lovers surprise. Complimentary food and beverage. Simulated fl ight adventures. Historic air craft carrier exhibits. Interact with Midway naval ambassadors. Say "cheese" for your commemorative photo. Early access shopping aboard the ship. Stay aboard until the 9:45 event ending fi rework displayTickets; $75 for adults; $25 for children 12 and underHosted by the AVMF 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmBayer welcomes all convention attendees aboard the ship for family fun and fi reworks:. Music and dancing on the fl ight deck. Complimentary light refreshments. Optional simulator rides. Unmatched networking. Pose for your commemorative photo. A show-stopping fi rework display at end of the eveningYour attendee badge is required for entrance onto the USS Midway.Sponsored by BayerHistory, food, fun and fi reworks aboard the USS Midway.Two opportunities to enjoy this iconic aircraft carrier: . Ticketed, early access with event exclusives and proceeds that benefi t the AVMF or. General admission with fun and fi reworks for the whole family sponsored by Bayer

10 convention preview I www.avmaconvention.orgGolf OutingMonday, August 68:00 am StartRiverwalk Golf ClubSan Diego, CA Putt on over to this championship course featuring undulating fairways and waterfalls. Minutes from downtown, the $130 fee includes: transportation, continental breakfast, green fees, cart rental, post-tournament luncheon and prizes.Club rentals: $50 per set. Reserve yours, at or 619-296-9408. Fee: $130. Registration is required in advance.Register at Alumni ReceptionsMonday, August 67:00 pm - Manchester Grand HyattRaise your alma mater's flag and reconnect with your former classmates at the Veterinary School Alumni Receptions. Locations will be posted on the convention website this summer. President's Installation and Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards LuncheonTuesday, August 711:30 am - 1:00 pmEnjoy lunch as AVMA honors contributions to veterinary medicine with the Excellence in Veterinary Medicine Awards: Saluting the Top Guns of the Profession. The awards recognize achievement throughout all areas of the profession. Following the awards, AVMA President-Elect Dr. Doug Aspros will be installed as President of the Association.A ticket is required; when registering, please indicate if you plan to attend.Veterinary Technician ReceptionMonday, August 56:00 pm - 7:30 pmAVMA and NAVTA invite veterinary technicians and technician students for an evening of fun, food and festivities. This event is complimentary to veterinary technicians and technician students.Pre-registration is required. Register at in part by Events