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This year’s meeting is held at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego, California, October 17-23, 2013.

 Anaerobe Workshop

 Executive Board Meeting


AAVLD Executive Board 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Towne

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Committee Meetings

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Joint AAVLD/USAHA - blue

USAHA - red

Thursday, October 17, 2013

AAVLD/NAHLN IT meeting 8:00 AM-5:00 PM RPS 5-6
AAVLD Accreditation Committee

    COMMITTEE ONLY 1:00 PM-5:00 PM PS 6,7 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013

AAVLD Financial Advisory Committee

    COMMITTEE ONLY 7:00 AM-8:00 AM Devonshire
AAVLD Publications Committee  8:00 AM-10:00 AM Devonshire
AAVLD Laboratory Emergency 

    Management Committee 8:00 AM-12:00 PM PS 1
AAVLD Accreditation Committee

    COMMITTEE ONLY  8:00 AM-12:00 PM Towne
AAVLD Parasitology Committee 8:00 AM-12:00 PM  Sunset
AAVLD Informatics Committee 8:00 AM-5:00 PM PS 2
AAVLD Epidemiology Committee 10:00 AM-12:00 PM RPS 1
AAVLD Subcommittee on Bacteriology 

    and Mycology  11:00 AM-12:00 PM PS 3
LCEM User Group 11:00 AM-1:00 PM RPS 6
USAHA Executive Committee Lunch 

    with Dr. Clifford 12:00 PM-5:00 PM Devonshire
AAVLD Subcommittee on Antimicrobial 

    Susceptibility Testing Business Meeting  1:00 PM-2:00 PM PS 3
ABVT Annual Meeting  1:00 PM-2:00 PM  RPS 2
AAVLD Virology Committee  1:00 PM-4:00 PM RPS 4,5
AAVLD Quality Assurance Committee 1:00 PM-5:00 PM PS 1
AAVLD Executive Board 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Towne
AAVLD Bacteriology Steering Committee 2:00 PM-3:00 PM PS 3
AAVLD/AAVCT Business Meeting and 

    Case Presentations  2:00 PM- 6:00 PM RPS 1
AAVLD Enteric Diseases Committee 3:00 PM-5:30 PM PS 3
AAVLD Editorial Board of JVDI 4:00 PM-6:00 PM Esquire
AAVLD Laboratory Technology 4:00 PM-6:00 PM RPS 4,5
AAAVLD Membership Committee 4:30 PM-5:15 PM PS 7
AAVLD Constitution, Bylaws  and 

    Resolutions Committee 5:00 PM-6:00 PM Terrace Salon 1
AAVLD New Member Orientation 5:15 PM-6:00 PM PS 1

Saturday, October 19, 2013

AAVLD Foundation Committee 7:00 AM-8:00 AM Terrace Salon 1
USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal

     Emergency Management 8:00 AM-1:00 PM Golden West
AAVLD House of Delegates and 

    General Membership    1130 AM-12:00 PM PS 2
LCEM User Group 1130 AM-12:30 PM Terrace Salon 1
AAVLD Administrative Management 

    Personnel Committee 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Towne
USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Diagnostic 

    Laboratory and Veterinary Workforce 

    Development  1:00 PM-5:00 PM Sunrise
National Assembly of State Animal 

    Health Officials Meeting & Luncheon 1:00 PM-6:00 PM San Diego
AAVLD - Government Relations Committee  3:30 PM-5:30 PM RPS 5
AAVLD Veterinary Analytical Toxicology &

    Mycotoxins and USAHA Committee on 

    Environment and Toxicology 3:30 PM-6:30 PM RPS 1,2
AAVLD Laboratory Safety Committee  3:30 PM-7:30 PM PS 6,7
AAVLD and NAHLN Laboratory Directors

    Committee 5:30 PM-7:30 PM Sunrise
Extension Veterinarians Dinner &

     Business Meeting 6:00 PM-8:00 PM RPS 3,4
USAHA Program Committee 6:00 PM-8:30 PM Towne
USA LIMS User Group  7:00 PM-8:30 PM RPS 5
Board of Directors of the American 

    Association of Food Hygiene 

    Veterinarians 8:00 PM-10:00 PM Terrace Salon 1

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Prayer Breakfast 6:30 AM-8:00 AM Tiki Pavilion
USAHA All Districts Breakfast 7:00 AM-8:30 AM San Diego
AAVLD Administrative Management 

    Personnel Committee 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Esquire
Northeast District Meeting 9:00 AM-11:30 AM RPS 1,2
North Central District Meeting 9:00 AM-11:30 AM RPS 3,4
Southern District Meeting 9:00 AM-11:30 AM Sunset
Western District Meeting 9:00 AM-11:30 AM RPS 5,6
USAHA Audit Committee 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Devonshire
AAVLD Pathology Committee  12:00 PM-2:00 PM PS 1
USAHA/AAVLD Committee on NAHLN  12:00 PM-3:00 PM PS 2
USAHA/AAVLD Comm. on Aquaculture  12:30 PM-5:30 PM RPS 5,6
USAHA Committee on Import-Export  12:30 PM-5:30 PM PS 3
USAHA Committee on Infectious Diseases 

    of Cattle, Bison and Camelids  12:30 PM-5:30 PM Sunset
USAHA Johne's Disease Committee 12:30 PM-5:30 PM PS 4,5
USAHA Committee on Wildlife Diseases 12:30 PM-5:30 PM Sunrise
USAHA Scientific Advisory Subcommittee 

    on Brucellosis 12:30 PM-5:30 PM Towne
USAHA Subcommittee on Brucellosis in the 

    Greater Yellowstone Area 12:30 PM-5:30 PM Towne
Feral Swine Subcommittee on 

    Brucellosis and Pseudorabies 12:30 PM-5:30 PM Towne
USAHA Mycoplasma and Infectious 

    Laryngotracheitis Subcommittees of 

    the Committee on Transmissible Diseases 
    of Poultry and Other Avian Species 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Terrace Salon 1
USAHA Committee on Food and Feed Safety 
    and AAVLD Food Safety Committee 1:30 PM-5:30 PM PS 6,7
AAVLD NSVL Proficiency Testing Committee 3:00 PM-5:00 PM RPS 1,2
AAVLD Strategic Planning Committee 3:00 PM-6:00 PM Esquire
USAHA/AAVLD Committee on Animal Health 
    Surveillance and Information System 3:00 PM-6:00 PM PS 1
USAHA District at Large Meeting 4:00 PM-5:30 PM Terrace Salon 1
USAHA New Member Orientation  5:00 PM-6:00 PM PS 2
Monday, October 21, 2013

AAVLD Past Presidents Breakfast  7:00 AM-8:00 AM Tiki Pavilion
Directors of State Meat Inspection 11:00 AM-8:00 PM PS 4,5
USAHA Membership Luncheon & Meeting 12:00PM 12:30 PM San Diego & Golden West
AAVLD House of Delegates    12:00 PM-12:45 PM PS 6,7
USDA-ARS National Animal Health 

    Research Review 1:00 PM-5:00 PM PS 3
USAHA Committee on Bluetongue 

    and Related Orbiviruses 1:00 PM-6:00 PM Sunset
USAHA  Committee on Brucellosis  1:00 PM-6:00 PM San Diego
USAHA Infectious Diseases of Horses 1:00 PM-6:00 PM Sunrise
USAHA International Standards Committee 1:00 PM-6:00 PM RPS 1,2
USAHA Committee on Transmissible 

    Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian 

    Species (Monday & Tuesday) 1:00 PM-6:00 PM PS I,2
USAHA Committee on Transmissible 

    Diseases of Swine  1:00 PM-6:00 PM RPS 3,4
USAHA Committee on Tuberculosis 

    Scientific Advisory Subcommittee 1:00 PM-6:00 PM RPS 5,6
AAVLD Committee Chairs and 

    Program Committee 1:30 PM-3:30 PM Towne
USAHA & AAVLD Executive Committees 3:30 PM-5:00 PM Towne
State Animal Disease Traceability Discussion 5:00 PM-6:30 PM PS 6,7
National Association of Federal

    Veterinarians 5:30 PM-8:00 PM PS 3
USAHA Board of Directors Committee 

    Meeting (Mon-Tues-Wed) 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Pacific Ballroom
USAHA Committee on Biologics and 

    Biotechnology 7:00 PM-10:00 PM Sunset

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

USAHA Past President Breakfast 7:30 AM-9:30 AM Tiki Pavilion
National Scrapie Oversight Board 8:00 AM-9:00 AM RPS 3,4
USAHA Committee on Captive Wildlife 

    and Alternative Livestock 8:00 AM-12:00 PM PS 3
USAHA Committee on Livestock 

    Identification 8:00 AM-12:00 PM PS 1,2
USAHA Committee on Pharmaceuticals 8:00 AM-12:00 PM PS 6,7
USAHA Committee on Salmonella 8:00 AM-12:00 PM RPS 1,2
USAHA Committee on Foreign and 

    Emerging Diseases 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Golden West
Directors of State Meat Inspection 8:00 AM-5:30 PM PS 3,4
USAHA Committee on Scrapie  9:00 AM-12:00 PM RPS 3,4
American Association of Avian 

    Pathologist Liaison with AVMA 10:00 AM-12:00 PM RPS 6
USAHA Public Health & Rabies Committee 1:00 PM-5:30 PM PS 3
USAHA Committee on Sheep and Goats 1:00 PM-5:30 PM RPS 3,4
USAHA Committee on Transmissible 

    Diseases of Poultry and Other Avian 

    Species (Monday & Tuesday) 1:00 PM-5:30 PM PS 1,2
USAHA Committee on Tuberculosis 1:00 PM-5:30 PM San Diego
USAHA Board of Directors Comm. Meeting  6:00 PM-7:00 PM Pacific Ballroom
NIAA 7:00 PM-8:30 PM RPS 6

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

USAHA Committee on Animal Welfare   8:00 AM-12:00 PM PS 2,3
USAHA Committee on Parasitic Diseases 8:00 AM-12:00 PM PS 6,7
USAHA Business Session Membership Mtg 2:00 PM-3:30 PM PS 2,3
USAHA Board of Directors Comm. Meeting  3:30 PM-4:30 PM Pacific Ballroom
USAHA Executive Committee Meeting 

    and Dinner 6:30 PM Devonshire

Meeting Highlights:

      Symposiums and Workshops

Anaerobe Workshop
VetLIRN Workshop
Actinomycetes, Nocardia and other agents of pyogranulomatous lesions "Symposium"
C.L. Davis Diagnostic Pathology Symposium
Gross Pathology Mock Exam

         Plenary Sessions      

         Scientific Sessions

         Committee Meetings


         Presidents Dinner

         Foundation Auction/Raffle


We look forward to seeing you at the 2013 AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting to learn about the latest science, issues surrounding animal health and network with your peers.

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  • Promote Recruitment
  • Education and retention of the next generation of veterinary diagnosticians
  • Reward excellence in veterinary diagnostic medicine



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