Registration for the 153rd annual American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Convention 2016 is now open. The convention will take place in San Antonio, Texas, on August 5 to 9, 2016.
The AVMA convention offers continuing education (CE) opportunities in all disciplines and practice types. It also features an exhibit hall for attendees to see the latest products and services available to the veterinary industry.
New to convention this year is a “Meet-the-Experts Roundtable” that will feature more than 20 roundtable discussions related to current topics in veterinary medicine. Also there is a one-of-a-kind addition to the exhibit hall is the AVMA’s Vet Clinic Live!. The state-of-the-art veterinary facility will serve as an interactive educational space for exhibitors to engage with attendees and showcase their products as they would be used in an actual clinic, along with live action scenarios based on case studies.
Convention attendees will be able to download an app for the AVMA Convention, which allows user to plan CE and events, download session handouts, track CEs and receive CE certificates. It will also be updated with convention alerts. New features to the app this year will include a messaging system so attendees can network with other attendees, and a scavenger hunt that will allow participants to earn badges related to education, convention exploration and quiz questions, and win prizes.
For more information about AVMA Convention 2016, go to AVMAConvention.org.