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Join the conversation! #AVMAmeets I CONVENTION PREVIEW 7E????????????????i???? H????????????Food Courts Two food courts and concession carts will be available from 10:00 am -4:00 pm Saturday through Monday.Exhibit Expedition Passport ProgramVisit participating exhibitors to be eligible for daily cash prizes! There are also "technician only" prizes so don't miss out!Snack Breaks Visit four areas in the hall for complimentary beverages and refreshments twice daily.Internet Café Stay connected, Tweet and post on Facebook all the exciting new things you're seeing at this year's convention. Integrate exhibitor visits into your CE schedule using your personal convention planner that will be available on large, interactive touch screens and iPads throughout the hall and right at your fi ngertips on your smart phone.Sponsored by: QR CodesLook for QR codes throughout the exhibit hall. Scan them with your smart phone and instantly learn more about that exhibitor.Exhibit Hall Reception Join your fellow attendees and network with exhibitors. It all begins at 5:00 pm Saturday night! New Product Showcase Check out all of the new and innovative veterinary products and services that have hit the market in the past year!Earn CE There is so much to learn in the exhibit hall that AVMA o ers up to 2 CE credit hours for attendees! Be sure to check with your state licensing board to ensure Exhibit Hall credits are accepted.Saturday, August 4: ...........9:00 am - 6:30 pmSunday, August 5: ..............9:30 am - 6:00 pmMonday, August 6: ............9:30 am - 4:00 pm AVMAMapIt!

8 convention preview I www.avmaconvention.orgEventsExhibit Hall ReceptionSaturday, August 45:00 pm - 6:30 pm Entertainment awaits as you network with exhibitors during this hosted reception. The AVMA Show: AVMA's Opening SessionFriday, August 36:00 pm - 7:30 pmJoan Embery, a well-known animal and environmental advocate, has raised awareness of animals and wildlife conservation through her books and tours. Hear the latest insingts from this well-respected icon, who has made appearances on such shows as The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee and Good Morning America. Emceeing this event will be Jay Thomas, the television and film star who rose to fame on the hit TV show "Cheers." Sponsored by Hill'sFirst-time Attendee ReceptionFriday, August 35:00pm - 6:00pmNetwork with other first-time attendees, get tips on maximizing your time at the convention and enjoy light snacks.AVMF Our Oath in Action Volunteer ProjectSaturday, August 47:00 am - 2:00 pmVolunteer to help the San Diego animal shelters. Open to all convention attendees and community members. All volunteers must be pre-registered. Children must be 13 years of age or older and accompanied by an adult. For more information visit or contact email at by Hill'sAVMA's Got TalentSaturday, August 47:00 pm - 7:30 pm Back by popular demand, AVMA's Got Talent! invites you and your veterinary colleagues to display non-clinical talents. Look for details on our Facebook page. 2011 Winner Kelly Marchbanks