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We are excited to offer the opportunity to join the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) and the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) for their 59th and 120th Annual Meeting respectively. This year’s meetings are in Greensboro, N.C., October 13-19. AAVLD and USAHA are the premier organizations providing you the latest information on veterinary diagnostic laboratory science, animal health, and disease regulation policy throughout the United States.
This year's joint plenary session on Monday, Oct. 17 will take a comprehensive look at the direction of animal health. The Joint Plenary Session on Monday, October 17 is titled Challenges, High Tech Solutions, and Success Strategies in Animal Agriculture. The program, hosted by renowned farm broadcaster Max Armstrong, will feature industry leaders in economics, policy and technology.
The agenda includes:
"This unique combination of speakers will identify remarkable opportunities ahead for U.S. animal agriculture. For example, we have some catching up to do with Europe in animal agriculture and with the plant folks here in the U.S. when it comes to the use of precision agriculture technologies. Get ready to enjoy having these speakers open your minds and challenge you to become engaged in the process of moving U.S. animal agriculture fast forward in a sustainable and profitable way." said Dr. Pat Halbur of Iowa State University and AAVLD program co-chair.
The AAVLD plenary presentations will address "Precision Diagnostic Medicine: Game Changing Technology...Is Your Lab Ready?" during the Saturday morning, October 15, Plenary Session. This program will feature:
The AAVLD/USAHA meeting is accepted by many state veterinary licensing boards for continuing education credits. An individual could attain more than 30 hours of CE credits, depending on sessions attended.
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The AAVLD Foundation exists to promote recruitment, education and retention of the next generation of veterinary diagnosticians and to reward excellence in veterinary diagnostic medicine. Donations such as yours will be used to enhance veterinary diagnostic medicine through graduate student scholarships, awards and similar programs established by the Foundation Board of Trustees. We need your donations for the auction to help the Foundation continue to fund graduate student scholarships, awards and similar programs. Contributions to the AAVLD Foundation are tax-exempt 501(c)(3). You can make a donation by printing and mailing the Foundation Donation Form; by adding a donation to your membership dues; or online. click here
Your support is greatly appreciated!
Sponsorship of our Annual Meeting will be a mutually beneficial partnership. Your company gains exposure to veterinary laboratory diagnosticians while your support allows AAVLD to offer a superior event.
AAVLD membership now totals over 1000, with members from more than 32 countries worldwide.The following are among the benefits and resources AAVLD provides to its members. AAVLD newsletter, Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, AAVLD discussion list, Annual Meeting, Committees, Information of interest to our members, AAVLD maintains a distribution list in order to inform members in a timely matter of topics of particular interest. If you provided an email address upon joining the AAVLD, you will be automatically added to this list. A variety of notices are sent to this list monthly. read more...
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