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Welcome ReceptionWelcome

Saturday, December 4 
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and Nutrena®.

The traditional social kickoff takes on added meaning this year as you renew friendships face-to-face with colleagues, many likely not seen in person since before the pandemic began. Enjoy camaraderie, drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

New Practitioners’ ReceptionNew practitioners

Sunday, December 5
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Sponsored by IDEXX, the worldwide leader in veterinary diagnostics.

Expand your professional network among colleagues in their first 5 years of practice during this casual gathering offering complimentary food and beverage. During the reception, obtain a professional headshot photo at no charge to update your practice website and social media presences. 


Trade Show Reception

Sunday, December 5
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary wine while shopping for your next practice investment or simply exploring the offerings from more than 300 exhibitors. 

International Members’ Breakfast 

Monday, December 6International
6:30 - 8:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Antech, SOUND®, Your Worldwide Equine Diagnostic and Imaging Partner, visit Booth #423 for more information.

Enjoy a light breakfast and discussion of issues pertinent to the profession on a global level.

International Members' Reception

Monday, December 6
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Antech, SOUND®, Your Worldwide Equine Diagnostic and Imaging Partner, visit Booth #423 for more information.

Meet and network with your fellow members from over 60 countries outside North America. Refreshments provided. 

Alumni ReceptionsAlumni

Monday, December 6
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Catch up with former classmates and meet recent graduates of your alma mater. A list of schools hosting a reception will be published in the convention program and app. For more information, call the AAEP or check with your school’s alumni office. 

Christian Veterinary Mission Evening Seminar

Monday, December 6
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join with CVM and hear Dr. Hillary Mincher discuss her work in Mongolia and how missions and veterinary medicine work together to make a difference across the globe! Open to all and registration is not required.

Christian Veterinary Mission Fellowship Breakfast

Tuesday, December 7
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Enjoy breakfast, an update on CVM, and a devotion on “Grace” from Acts 20:24. Open to all and registration is not required.

The President's LuncheonPresident luncheon

Tuesday, December 7
11:30 - 1:30 p.m. 
Ticket required: $60

Join AAEP officers, board members and honorees for lunch as we salute the outstanding contributions of leadership and volunteer service to the AAEP during our awards presentation. Outgoing board members will be recognized and new board members introduced.