Welcoming ALL veterinarians to the Classic City!
• Update your address online to ensure that you are included on the continuing education, reunion, and other College mailings!
Conference and Reunion Registration:
Register online today to save time and effort!
If you prefer to fax or mail your registration, download our fax/mail registration form here [PDF].
To avoid a $50 late registration fee, registrations must either be made online, received by fax, or postmarked by 5 p.m. ET March 7.
Cancellation: You must cancel by 5 p.m., March 10, 2014, to receive a full refund of your conference fees. Please note: If the program is cancelled for any reason, the College of Veterinary Medicine will not be responsible for any cancellation charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.
Conference Sessions and Events
All Conference sessions and Alumni Weekend events take place at The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas Street, Athens, unless otherwise noted.
Visit the conference sessions page for the most up-to-date conference schedule.
|Friday, March 28|
|8 a.m.||Registration & continental breakfast|
|8:30 to 8:40 a.m.||Welcome by Dr. Karen Cornell and Dean Sheila Allen in Parthenon 1&2|
|8:40 to 9:30 a.m.||Keynote Session by Dr. Hawkeye Pierce|
|8:40 a.m. to 5:40 p.m.||Conference sessions (Click to view schedule)|
|Noon to 4 p.m.||Veterinary Alumni Association Board meeting|
|12:30 to 2 p.m.||Lunch and Presentation of Alumni Awards|
|Immediately following academic sessions||Fraternity socials:
Alpha Psi, 195 Burnett Street
Omega Tau Sigma, 205 Burnett Street
|6:30 p.m.||Fraternity business meetings|
|7:30 p.m.||Fraternity dinners and award presentations|
Saturday, March 29
|7:15 to 8:30 a.m.||Breakfast: University Partners, Heritage Society and Presidents Club (by invitation only)|
|8 to 8:30 a.m.||Registration & continental breakfast|
|8:30 to 4 p.m.||Conference sessions (Click to view schedule)|
|11:40 a.m. to 12:55 p.m.||Lunch and 50th-year Class Recognition (Honoring the Class of 1964)|
|12:55-1:20 p.m.||State of the College by Dean Sheila W. Allen|
|6:30 p.m. until...||*Alumni evening heavy hors d'oeuvres reception with a cash bar
Class reunions and class pictures
|*A ticket is required to attend the Alumni Reception and the events that follow, so be sure to buy your ticket when you register. No baby-sitting service is provided.|
Rooms have been blocked off for Conference and Alumni Weekend guests at several area hotels. Visit our hotel listings page for information on booking a room.
Giving back to the College
Visit the UGA Foundation's website to make a tax-deductible gift to the College using our secure server. You may also contact Kathy Bangle at 706.542.1807 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterinary Technician and Assistant Training
The 11th annual spring conference of the Georgia Veterinary Technician and Assistant Association once again will join the Veterinary Conference at the Classic Center in 2014!
If you have any questions about the Technician and Assistant Conference, visit their website or please contact Lynn Reece at 706.542.5822.
Transportation to Athens
Groome Transportation provides ground transportation from the Atlanta airport to Athens: 800.896.9928
Megabus offers transportation from the Civic Center MARTA Station at 435 West Peachtree Street NW in Atlanta to the downtown/campus area of Athens.
Click here for other transport options from the Atlanta airport.
Conference Sponsors and Vendors
Thank you to the following conference sponsors and exhibitors:
Southeast Medical Books Mountain Air, Inc.
Information about Alumni and Continuing Education
For more information about alumni activities, visit the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine alumni website.
For more information about continuing education courses, visit the UGA continuing education for veterinarians website.
For Information about Athens
For information about tours of Athens, visit the website for the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau, or call: 706.357.4430 or 800.653.0603.