Networking Events

Please note that registration is required for all networking events.  To confirm your attendance, and to buy your tickets, please click on the registration button here

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Taste of Wisconsin
Welcome Reception

As we kick off the first day of the WAAVP 2019 Conference, join us for an unparalleled taste & tour of Wisconsin.  Delegates will have the opportunity to taste local cuisine, purchase unique arts & crafts from local vendors and witness a beautiful sunset over Lake Monona.  This is an event not to be missed!

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Date: Sunday, July 7, 2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Location: The Monona Terrace Rooftop Gardens, Level 6 of the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
Ticket Price:  Complimentary for registered delegates, $50 USD for additional tickets. 

Welcome Reception sponsored by 

Fun Run

Calling all WAAVP 2019 delegates to join us for a 5 km run & walk around the beautiful Lake Monona!  Start your day with a motivating run with your fellow colleagues and delegates while enjoying the beauty of Madison. 

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Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time: 07:00 – 08:30
Location: Starting from the Monona Terrace Convention Center
Ticket Price:  Complimentary for registered delegates.  All delegates are asked to confirm their t-shirt size by no later than May 27 in order to receive a Fun Run t-shirt.  Delegates registering after May 27 may not be able to receive a Fun Run t-shirt.    

Fun Run sponsored by

Gala Dinner

Celebrate the closing of the 27th Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP 2019) at the final Gala Dinner. Held at the Overture Center for the Arts, the Overture is a stunning architectural landmark in the heart of Madison’s thriving cultural arts district. Join us a for an unforgettable night of food, presentations, private tours of the theater, music, and of course dancing!

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Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time: 18:00 – 23:00
Location: Overture Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $75 USD for registered delegates, $150 USD for additional tickets.

There is limited capacity, so get your tickets before they sell out!

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