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Welcome Reception

Friday, November 17
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital & Pharmacy and Henry Schein Animal Health

Catch up with old classmates, colleagues and friends over hors d’oeuvres and drinks along a section of the charming San Antonio River Walk named “The Grotto,” located on the River Level of the Convention Center.


New Practitioners’ Reception

Saturday, November 18
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Sponsor:  IDEXX, the worldwide leader in veterinary diagnostics.

If you’ve been in practice less than five years, drop by the Broken Crust Café on the Street Level of the convention center and enjoy artisan pizza, craft brews and networking with colleagues who likely share many of your professional challenges and aspirations.


International Members’ Breakfast and Reception

International Breakfast: Sunday, November 19, 6:30 - 8:30 a.m.
International Reception: Sunday, November 19, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Sound, Your Worldwide Equine Imaging Partner, visit Booth #1087/2086/2079 for more information.

These events have been planned exclusively for AAEP’s international members to meet and network. The global muscle of AAEP is unmistakable in the geographic diversity of our membership, which is comprised of practitioners from 64 countries.


Alumni Receptions

Sunday, November 19
6 – 8 p.m.

Many veterinary school alumni associations sponsor receptions during the Annual Convention, and all will take place on Sunday evening.

A complete list of schools hosting a reception will be published later this summer. For more information, call the AAEP office or check with your school’s alumni office.

Schools wishing to host a reception may contact Megan Gray, AAEP Member Concierge, at or (859) 233-0147 for more information.