• The NAVC Conference 2016:
    Events & Entertainment

    January 16-20, 2016 (Exhibits 17-20)
    Orlando, Florida

    Our team is lining up some exciting events and entertainment for you! Details coming soon.

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    Check out the list of events and activities we featured at the NAVC Conference 2015 to get an idea of what you can expect next year.

    The NAVC Conference 2015: Event Schedule

    See our NAVC Conference 2015 Program Guide for more information!


    General Session Featuring Laila Ali
    Open to All! • Sponsor: Merial
    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 entertained us at the NAVC Conference 2015

    Opening Ceremony with Comedian Jim Gaffigan
    General Session – Open to All! • Sponsored by 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.


    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.

    Technician Networking Event
    Sponsored by Merial
    5:00 – 7:00 PM • Marriott

    New: All techs are welcome to join this special event for networking and new connections.

    RoyalAlumni 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.


    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 included 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.


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

    Elanco challenges attendees to a Florida-style 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 wiere 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.


    Elanco Finale Party
    Open to All! • Sponsored by Elanco
    7:00 PM • Marriott

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


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