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From the AVMAHonolulu hosts AVMA House of Delegates, Annual Convention

Dr. Roger K. Mahr after his installation as AVMA president

The 143rd AVMA Annual Convention, July 15-19 in Honolulu, was the highest attended convention in the Association's history. Among the more than 10,000 attendees were about 450 from countries in the Pacific Rim.

A total of 1,046 hours of quality continuing education were available, including four days of educational programming sequentially translated into Chinese Mandarin, Japanese, and Korean. Twenty-one interactive labs were presented.

The second Veterinary Diversity Symposium, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, was a popular daylong event whose