2019 National HBPA Convention

Registration Fees:

Members: $350
Spouse/Significant other: $150

Cancellations accepted until March 5 with a $50 fee
Registration deadline is March 5

Schedule of Events (Tentative)

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CONVENTION PACKET (COMING SOON)

Tuesday 3/12
3:00p – 5:00p         Convention Registration
5:30p – 7:30p         Welcome Cocktail Reception by pool Sponsored by ELITE TURF CLUB

Wednesday 3/13
7:00a – 9:00a   Continental Breakfast at Rusty’s Bistro (please use vouchers given at check in) Sponsored by Alabama HBPA
8:00a – Noon         Convention Registration
9:00a – 9:15a         Welcome, Opening Remarks, Sponsor Recognition (Island Ballroom) Special Thanks To Tampa HBPA
9:30a – 10:30a       Presentation – Can We put the “We” in Welfare with Dr. Jennifer Durenberger  Sponsored by MN HBPA
10:45a – Noon       Keynote Address – Thoroughbred Idea Foundation Panel with Craig Bernick, Jack Wolf, and Corey Johnsen with Moderator Justin Nicholson Brought to you by Red Brand Fence
Noon – 1:25p         Convention Awards Ceremony Lunch (Island Ballroom) – with Guest Speaker John Marshall from Colonial Downs – RSVP Required Sponsored by Ohio HBPA and gift bags from EMBRACE The RACE
1:35p – 2:45p         Panel Discussion Accessing Our Industry’s Stats Into The Future with Wilson Shirley, Papo Morales, and Pat Cummings, with Moderator Steve Byk Sponsored by the Racetrack Television Network and Xpressbet
2:50p – 3:10p         BREAK Sponsored by AmWest/Entertainment and by Purina Animal Nutrition
3:15p – 3:30p         Presentation TENDA Horse Products – NHBPA Sponsor Equine Equipment with Lori Douglas
3:30p – 4:15p         Presentation for the Retired Racehorse Project with Jen Roytz Sponsored by BEMER Vet
4:20p – 5:30p         Presentation on Our Industry’s Future with Fixed Odds with Michele Fischer Sponsored by HRRN                        

Thursday 3/14
7:00a – 9:00a   Continental Breakfast at Rusty’s Bistro (please use vouchers given at check in) Sponsored by Illinois THA
8:00a – Noon        Convention Registration
9:00a – 9:10a        Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Sponsor Recognition (Island Ballroom)
9:15a – 10:00a      Presentation – Updates on Implementation of Digital Tattoos for Horse Identification with Curtis Linnell and Emma Smith Sponsored by the Colorado Horseracing Association and the IA HBPA
10:00a – 10:30a    Presentation – TOBA Owner’s Seminars For You with Lauren Monnet Sponsored by TOBA and FTBOA
10:30a – 11:25a    Presentation – Factors Affecting Handle in Thoroughbred and Standardbred Races with Dr. Steve Vickner Sponsored by the University of Louisville Equine Business College and Racing and Gaming Services
11:30a – 11:50a    Presentation – NHBPA Sponsor Equineline with Susan Martin
Noon – 1:35p        Benefit Provider Working Luncheon with Richard Riedel and MaryAnn O’Connell (Gulf/Palm Ballroom) RSVP Required Sponsored by Lavin Insurance and Indiana HBPA
1:40p – 1:55p       BREAK Sponsored Zoetis Pharmaceuticals
2:00p – 5:30p        NHBPA/NHAC Executive Board Meeting (Gulf/Palm Ballroom)

Friday 3/15
7:00a – 9:00a   Continental Breakfast at Rusty’s Bistro (please use vouchers given at check in) Sponsored by PA HBPA
9:00a – 9:10a        Welcome, Closing Remarks, and Sponsor Recognition (Island Ballroom)
8:00a – 9:00a        Panel Discussion Benefits Providers – Richard Riedel and MaryAnn O’Connell Sponsored by LA HBPA, Finger Lakes HBPA, New England HBPA, and VA HBPA
9:05a – 11:00a      The Kent Stirling Memorial Scientific Panel: Discussion with Dr. Tobin, Dr. Kimberly Brewer, Dr. Wayne Duer and Eric Hamelback, and others Sponsored by OH HBPA, KY HBPA, WA HBPA, AZ HBPA and OR HBPA
11:15am                Bus transport to Tampa Bay Downs Sponsored by the Tampa Bay HBPA
11:45am               Bus transport to Tampa Bay Downs Sponsored by the Tampa Bay HBPA
12:30pm – 6:00p  Lunch and Day at The Races at Tampa Bay Downs Hosted and Sponsored by Tampa Bay Downs RSVP Required

Saturday 3/16
7:00a – 9:00a   Continental Breakfast at Rusty’s Bistro (please use vouchers given at check in) Sponsored by TRAO
8:30a – Noon       NHBPA/NHAC Full Board Meeting & Wrap-Up (Gulf/Palm Ballroom)

Registration

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