• The NAVC Conference 2015
    Events and Entertainment

    January 17-21 in Orlando, Florida

    Laila Ali, World Champion Boxer and Wellness Advocate, will officially open the NAVC Conference 2015 program

    Laila Ali, World Champion Boxer and Wellness Advocate, will officially open the NAVC Conference 2015 program

    See our NAVC Conference 2015 Preliminary Program Guide for more information — and be sure to watch your email for announcements as we add to our schedule!

    SATURDAY, JANUARY 17

    General Session Featuring Laila Ali
    Open to All! • Sponsor: VetFolio
    9:15 AM • Marriott

    Laila Ali, professional athlete, champion of health and fitness, wife, mom and daughter of Muhammad Ali is a perfect role model for today’s healthy, on-the-go woman. At the NAVC Conference, she’ll show you how she keeps an innate sense of being “every woman” while maintaining her unique blend of personality and celebrity status.

    Comedian Jim Gaffigan will be entertaining us at the NAVC Conference 2015

    Comedian Jim Gaffigan will be entertaining us at the NAVC Conference 2015

    Opening Ceremony with Comedian Jim Gaffigan
    General Session – Open to All! • Hill’s & the NAVC
    7:00 PM • Gaylord

    Laugh with the Gaff. Kick off your NAVC Conference experience with the stand-up comedy of legendary funnyman, Jim Gaffigan. With his one-of-a-kind sense of humor, Gaffigan has established himself as one of today’s top television, theatrical and stand-up comedians.

    SUNDAY, JANUARY 18

    NAVC Fitness Class: Yoga 
    Open to All!
    6:30 AM • Gaylord

    Start Sunday morning with serenity during this ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice including exercise, stretching and breathing techniques and relaxing meditation.

    Alumni Receptions
    Veterinary Alumni Only
    7:00 PM • Marriott

    Join the Alumni Reception where you can catch up with old friends from previous NAVC Conferences. This event is sponsored by each university’s alumni association and is held specifically for Veterinarians and their families.

    International Delegate Reception
    International Attendees Only
    Sponsored by Elanco & the NAVC
    8:00 PM • Marriott

    International attendees are invited to attend a reception in honor of all international delegates at the NAVC Conference where they can celebrate culture and tradition.

    NAVTA Technician Reception
    Open to all Veterinary Technicians
    6:30 PM • Marriott

    MONDAY, JANUARY 19

    NAVC Fitness Class: Zumba
    Open to All!
    5:30 PM • Marriott

    The NAVC Zumba Class will get everyone moving on Monday afternoon! With a mix of Latin and International music and moves, Zumba participants can enjoy a fun, effective workout in the form of a dance fitness party.

    NAVC Conference 2015 entertainment includes our Monday night concert series featuring legendary band 38 Special — sponsored by Merial

    NAVC Conference 2015 entertainment includes our Monday night concert series featuring legendary band 38 Special — sponsored by Merck Animal Health

    NAVC Concert Series: 38 SPECIAL
    Open to All! • Sponsored by Merck Animal Health
    7:30 PM • Gaylord

    After more than three decades together, 38 SPECIAL continue to bring their signature blast of Southern Rock to over 100 cities a year. We’re thrilled to have them be a part of our Conference. Join us for this private, free concert just for NAVC Conference attendees.

    TUESDAY, JANUARY 20

    Novartis 5K Fun Run
    Ready, Set, Run!
    6:30-7:30 AM • Marriott | Hawk’s Landing Golf Course

    Novartis Animal Health will yet again challenge attendees to a 5-kilometer (3.1 mile) Fun Run! See the results from the 2014 event.

    Bentley and Nina Pham will be among the distinguished panel presentation at the NAVC Conference 2015

    Bentley and Nina Pham will be among the distinguished panel presentation at the NAVC Conference 2015

    “Bentley’s Story: What the Veterinary Community Should Know About the Ebola Case in Dallas”
    7:30-9:00 PM • Gaylord | Osceola Ballroom
    Open to all NAVC Conference 2015 Registrants

    Join us for an exclusive panel presentation discussing behind-the-scenes details about what it was like during Bentley’s quarantine, separating a beloved dog from his owner; the role quarantine played in Ms. Pham’s recovery as well as Bentley’s physical and mental well-being; and implications for the veterinary community. Get all the details.

    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21

    Novartis Finale Party
    Open to All! • Sponsored by Novartis Animal Health
    7:00 PM • Marriott

    The NAVC and Novartis welcome all Conference attendees to bid adieu to NAVC Conference 2015 with a fun and energetic farewell celebration.

    Register today to join in on the fun.

    REGISTER TODAY!

    Other New Programs & Events

    Other New Programs & Events

    Find out what's new at the NAVC Conference 2014!

    Win prizes at the NAVC Conference!

    Win prizes at the NAVC Conference!

    Don't miss your chance to win with the NAVC Passport Program and Daily Prize Drawings.

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