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2022 Conference Schedule

See below for more detail on the schedule for each day.

Wednesday, July 27

11:00 a.m. – Registration & Check-In Opens

12:00 p.m. – Bus departs for Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center (Kennett Square, PA)

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Tour of New Bolton Center

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Tour of Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center (Philadelphia, PA)

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception at Distrito

Thursday, July 28

8:30 a.m. – Breakfast & Check-In

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Open Session: AAVMC

10:15 – 11:00 a.m. – Session Block 1

11:15 – 12:00 p.m. – Session Block 2

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch & Networking

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Keynote Speaker

2:45 – 3:30 p.m. – Session Block 3

3:45 – 4:30 p.m. – Session Block 4

5:00 p.m. – Optional Social Activity

Friday, July 29

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Open Session: Breakfast & Alumni Panel

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. – Session Block 1

11:30 – 12:15 p.m. – Session Block 2

12:15 – 1:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. – Business Meeting

2:00 p.m. – Optional tour of Penn Vet’s Philadelphia campus

(FYI) Evening – AVMA Alumni Receptions

AVAP 2022 Activities

Tour Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center

Wed., July 27 – 12 pm

Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center has one of the largest caseloads of any academic large animal hospital in the nation.

Tour Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center

Wed., July 27 – 3 pm

Penn Vet’s Working Dog Center opened on September 11, 2012 and serves as a national research and development center for detection dogs.

Tour Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital

Fri., July 29 – 2 pm

Penn Vet’s Ryan Veterinary Hospital in Philadelphia provides care for dogs, cats, and other domestic / companion animals, handling more than 34,600 patient visits a year.

Welcome Reception – Distrito – 6 pm

Wed. July 27 – 6 pm

Kick off your time in Philly with AVAP colleagues at the welcome reception!

Philadelphia Sightseeing Tour

Thur., July 28 – 5 pm

Take a double-decker bus tour of Philadelphia to see all the sights!

Sunset Social

Thur. July 28 – 5:30 pm

Join AVAP colleagues for a reception on a rooftop park overlooking Philly!

Hotel Information

The Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel has a room block available. Book your group rate for AVAP Conference 2022 here for the rate of $179 per night. The Sheraton is located at 37th & Chestnut, just a short 5-10 minute walk to Penn Vet through Penn’s campus.

Guests can get the group rate if you want to stay extra days but the best way to do this is to reach out to them directly. Here is the contact information for anyone who may need it:

Kellie Quinton
Event Planning Manager
[email protected]
215 349 6318
Sheraton Philadelphia University City
3549 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
sheratonuniversitycity.com

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