58th Annual Texas Branch Meeting

  • 18 Feb 2020
  • 21 Feb 2020
  • San Marcos


  • If sending multiple members over different days, please record their names, contact information and the day each member has chosen. Registration increases to $165 after early registration deadline
  • Price increases to $195 after the early-registration deadline.
  • Meeting registration includes a table with electricity and two exhibitor members.
    For over two exhibitors, please register additional exhibitors as members for the meeting.
    Please note: Meeting registration is for the meeting only. For membership renewal visit Membership Renewal tab at www.tbaalas.net. Price increases to $165 for table after early registration deadline.
  • If you are attending for one day only, please specify the date you are attending within the registration form. Registration fee increases to $105, after early registration deadline.
  • We are looking forward to a great social! Please only select this option if you are being taken by a registered attendee or bringing a guest to join us for the Social Event only.

    Contact webmaster@tbaalas.net for the registration code.

Up to 17.25 CE hours are approved for this meeting by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners

Just a couple weeks away!! Join your friends and colleagues at the beautiful, Embassy Suites in San Marcos February 18-21, 2020.

The theme for this meeting is The Fourth R, Planning for the future! Our theme will be focusing on retirement and rehoming.



Schedule of Events

If you have any fun, practical, creative or animal-related items to donate, please send them in (or bring them with you) for the Silent Auction. Donation form here.  

Please join us and volunteer time at our Silent Auction table. This is a fun way to get involved with your branch and meet people!  Sign-up here electronically.

Keynote Speaker

  • You may still register for the meeting.  Click the grey "Register" button on the lower left of the screen to proceed.  

Registered attendees have access to Free and Discounted Learning Opportunities

  • Aseptic Surgery Wet Lab-Free for meeting attendees.  Limited to 15 places. First-come first serve registration.
  • Registered meeting attendees may also sign-up for an all day CMAR-AR prep course.  TBAALAS price is $75.00 and includes lunch. 
  • 2020 Leadership Academy-available to all.  Register here.
  • Visit a Hatchery or take a tour on a Glass Bottom boat on Friday.  Sign-up here.  Spaces are filling quickly!

Best regards and see you soon!

TBAALAS logoTexas Branch AALAS Program Committee

No refunds for registration.

Embassy Suites San Marcos

Set just a short drive from the bustling center of downtown San Marcos, the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa is a contemporary and spacious hotel that offers more space and flexibility during your stay.

Each of the San Marcos hotel’s 283 two-room suites provides a superb range of modern hotel amenities, including two flat-screen TVs and wired and wireless internet access. Whether you want to dine on a free made-to-order breakfast or prepare one yourself using the suite’s mini refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker, our hotel in San Marcos, TX is designed to give you more freedom.

After a long day, plunge into the heated outdoor swimming pool or stay active in the fitness center, fully equipped with weights and cardio machines. Sip a drink and meet with colleagues at the complimentary Evening Reception*, or enjoy delicious dishes at this San Marcos hotel’s restaurant, the Rocky River Grille.

Deadline for TBAALAS group discount is January 28, 2020.  Meeting rate is $159 night.

Use this Link to register for the hotel.

Exhibitor Information packet including hotel shipping information

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa

1001 E. McCarty Lane

San Marcos, TX 78666


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