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2025 AVAP Conference

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Conference Sponsors

Conference Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Convention Center.

It is located at 900 10th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Rooms in the Block are limited.
Breakfast is included with your stay at the Embassy Suites. The conference will not provide breakfast.



AVAP Social & Optional Activities

Social Reception

Wednesday, July 16 | 6:00 pm

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

Enjoy a light dinner and a drink on AVAP as you network with peers across veterinary institutions, speakers, and our generous sponsors.

Dine Arounds

Thursday, July 17 | 6:00 pm &
Friday, July 18 | 1:00 pm

We are thrilled to offer dine-around to our attendees to enhance your conference experience. Savor an extra networking opportunity to get to know one another outside of a conference setting.

Choose one or two of the amazing local restaurants you want to check out, sign up, and get to know your fellow attendees while you enjoy delicious food. Who knows? You might find you have more in common than just your great taste in food and associations.


2025 Conference Session Overview

Click here for a quick overview of the sessions, topics, and speakers.

Click here for session descriptions.

Treasurer’s Report

2025 Proposed Conference Schedule

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

Wednesday, July 16

8:00 a.m. – Registration/Information Desk Opens

8:30- 9:00 a.m. – AVAP Newcomer Session

8:30- 9:00 a.m. – Returning Member Networking Session

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Welcome & Keynote

10:30 – 11:45 a.m. – Session Block 1

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. – Lunch & Networking and Table Topics

1:30 – 2:45 p.m. – Session Block 2

3:00 – 4:15 p.m. – Session Block 3

4:15 p.m. – Closing Announcements

6:00 p.m. – Welcome Reception/Social

Thursday, July 17

8:30 a.m. – Registration/Information Desk Opens

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. – Welcome & Sponsor Presentation(s)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – TBD

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Session Block 4

12:30 – 1:45 p.m. – Lunch & Networking, Table Topics & AVAP Business Meeting/Election of Officers

2:00 – 3:15 p.m. – Session Block 5

3:300 – 4:45 p.m. – Session Block 6

4:45 p.m. – Day Two Closing Announcements

6:00 p.m. – Optional Social Activity/ Dine Arounds

Friday, July 18

8:30 a.m. – Registration/Information Desk Opens

9:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Welcome & AAVMC Update

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Alumni Panel

12:00- 12:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks (Passing of the Gavel, Announcement of 2026 Conference Info.)

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. – Optional Networking/ Dine Arounds

2:00- 4:00 p.m. – Optional Activity

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – AVMA Alumni Receptions, Locations Vary