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    Building Exotics Excellence:
    One City, One Conference

    ExoticsCon 2018

    September 22-27 (Exhibits September 23-26)
    Hilton Atlanta Hotel • Atlanta, GA



The Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV), and the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) will join together in 2018 to host Building Exotics Excellence: One City, One Conference. The city is Atlanta, Georgia and the Conference will attract hundreds of veterinary professionals for quality education and networking opportunities. Join hundreds of avian, exotic mammal, reptilian and amphibian veterinarians for 5 days of classroom and hands-on education, networking and opportunities to meet with new and potential vendor contacts.

Registration will be available soon!


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AAV, AEMV and ARAV are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for ExoticsCon 2018 is now open and will run until Monday, January 22, 2018. If you have recently completed a research study, developed a new surgical technique, implemented practice changes to streamline efficiencies, or have any additional innovative clinical, scientific or educational knowledge to share, then we want your submission!

Submission Categories:

  • Scientific
  • Clinical
  • Professional Development

Session Types:

  • Lecture (15 minute)
  • Master Class (1-hour)
  • Master Class (2-hour)
  • Hands-On Workshop (2-hour)
  • Hands-On Workshop (4-hour)
  • Hands-On Workshop (8-hour)
  • Poster
  • Roundtable

Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2018


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From rich history, arts and culture to music and cuisine, the city is full of multi-cultural opportunities for everyone.

Atlanta sits at the intersection of Southern charm, creativity and sophistication. It is easy to fall in love with this beautiful city – its world-class attractions, award-winning dining and hidden wonders – and be inspired by the city’s endless possibilities.


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This high-rise convention hotel in downtown Atlanta is a 12-minute walk from The World of Coca-Cola and a 14-minute walk from Georgia Aquarium.

All rooms and suites offer contemporary decor and custom-designed beds, plus flat-screen TVs and WiFi (fee). Executive rooms provide free WiFi and access to the Executive Lounge’s free breakfast and evening appetizers.

There are 4 eateries, including an upscale rooftop restaurant with skyline views, a lounge and a tiki bar. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness center, sports courts and a jogging track.

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