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2019 Biennial Conference – June 25-27, 2019

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Conference Location:

UCD CampusUC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
944 Garrod Dr.
Davis, CA 95616

The meeting will be held here Click to view a map.

For more information about the area including travel to Davis, click here. To explore campus and learn more about UC Davis, click here.


If you are a Regional Teaching Academy Fellow, lodging expenses for the dates of the biennial conference will be reimbursed up to $100/night. Please note that lodging costs and taxes for each Fellow will be reimbursed by the Academy for ONLY the 4 nights of the biennial conference. Any additional nights and other college-sponsored guest will need to cover travel expenses.

If your travel as an RTA fellow requires an additional night of lodging in Davis, please contact Dr. Rachel Halsey to inquire whether you might be eligible for an additional reimbursement.

A select number of rooms are now available at the following locations: (each participant will need to make their own arrangements)

The conference room block will be released on May 31st and all reservations made after this time will be subject to availability and rate.

If you are considering walking from the hotel to the conference, here is the approximate time it will take.

Please note that this is an extremely busy time in Davis, and you will NEED to act quickly to ensure you get a room!

Hyatt Place UC Davis: Located at 173 Old Davis Road Extension, Davis, located on campus.

Room rate is $179.00 (plus taxes) includes a continental breakfast.

To make reservations click here. Please make sure you enter the Arrival and Departure Dates in the top right hand corner. Note the group code “G-RTA6” – do not change this code.  Once your dates are entered, check availability and make reservations.

Other Accommodations:

No rooms have been reserved with the following lodging options

Parking for the Conference

Parking for the conference will be in lots 53, 55, or 57 (see parking map). Daily Visitor Permits are required Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm for $9.00/day. They can be purchased from permit dispensing machines located at the entrances at each of the listed parking lots. Permit dispensers accept Visa and MasterCard only (they do not accept cash). Each participant is responsible for paying for their own parking throughout the conference.

Here is an interactive map for UC Davis parking

Airport Shuttles (Sacramento to Davis OR San Francisco to Davis):

Airport Shuttle Service – Davis Airporter

Travel Reimbursement

The Teaching Academy will cover registration fees for the Biennial Conference for RTA Fellows of $200 (if registered by May 31). Participants that are not fellows are welcome and encouraged to attend the conference, but will be subject to the registration fee of $200 (local participants will be charged a registration fee of $100).  If a non fellow participates in the VETS pre-conference workshop, they will receive a 50% discount on the conference registration.  

If you are a Regional Teaching Academy Fellow, lodging expenses will be reimbursed up to $100/night (4 nights). 

Additional attendees are encouraged to register for the conference. (The Teaching Academy will not reimburse any travel expenses for other participants)