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2018 50th AAZV Annual Conference Evaluation Survey

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Survey Results: 2018 50th AAZV Annual Conference Evaluation Survey


Question:

1.  Are you an AAZV member?
  • A. Yes (116 out of 117)
  • B. No (1 out of 117)

Question:

2.  For AAZV members, please indicate your AAZV member type below.  If you are not an AAZV member, please stop here and go to the link provided to complete the EAZWV & Non-Member Conference Survey, http://bit.ly/PragueSurvey18

  • A. Active Member (88 out of 115)
  • B. Associate Member (5 out of 115)
  • C. Life Member (0 out of 115)
  • D. Retired Member (1 out of 115)
  • E. Developing Nation Limited Member (DNLM) (4 out of 115)
  • F. Student Member (17 out of 115)

Question:

3.  Please rate the General Session: Ethics & Welfare I

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 116)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 116)
  • C. 3=Neutral (2 out of 116)
  • D. 4=Good (37 out of 116)
  • E. 5=Excellent (64 out of 116)
  • F. Did not attend (10 out of 116)

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4.  Please rate the General Session: Ethics & Welfare II

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (2 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (45 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (54 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (11 out of 114)

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5.  Please rate the General Session: Hoofstock
  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (4 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (60 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (40 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (7 out of 113)

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6.  Please rate the General Session: Primates I

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (8 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (56 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (37 out of 114)
  • F. Did Not Attend (11 out of 114)

Question:

7.  Please rate the General Session: Primates II - Case Reports

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (9 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (51 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (35 out of 114)
  • F. Did Not Attend (16 out of 114)

Question:

8.  Please rate the General Session:AZA/EAZA Veterinary Advisors I

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (5 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (11 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (51 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (29 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (15 out of 113)

Question:

9.  Please rate the General Session: Avian I

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 115)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 115)
  • C. 3=Neutral (10 out of 115)
  • D. 4=Good (54 out of 115)
  • E. 5=Excellent (30 out of 115)
  • F. Did not attend (18 out of 115)

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10.  Please rate the General Session: Avian II - Case Reports

  • A. 1=Poor (0 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (7 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (13 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (47 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (25 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (22 out of 114)

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11.  Please rate the General Session: Aquatics & Marine Mammals

  • A. 1=Poor (0 out of 115)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 115)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 115)
  • D. 4=Good (48 out of 115)
  • E. 5=Excellent (35 out of 115)
  • F. Did not attend (25 out of 115)

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12.  Please rate the General Session: Reptiles and Amphibians I

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (4 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (54 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (42 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (12 out of 113)

Question:

13.  Please rate the General Session: Reptiles and Amphibians II - Case Reports

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (14 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (50 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (32 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (16 out of 114)

Question:

14.  Please rate the General Session:AZA/EAZA Veterinary Advisors II

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (3 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (10 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (52 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (33 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (13 out of 114)

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15.  Please rate the General Session: Wildlife Conservation

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (5 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (39 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (48 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (21 out of 114)

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16.  Please rate the General Session:AZA/EAZA Veterinary Advisors III

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (8 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (51 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (39 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (11 out of 114)

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17.  Please rate the General Session: Mammal Case Reports

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (60 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (36 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (8 out of 113)

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18.  Please rate the General Session: Diagnostics & Therapeutics

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 115)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 115)
  • C. 3=Neutral (5 out of 115)
  • D. 4=Good (55 out of 115)
  • E. 5=Excellent (46 out of 115)
  • F. Did not attend (7 out of 115)

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19.  Please rate the General Session: Natural Disasters

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 115)
  • B. 2=Fair (4 out of 115)
  • C. 3=Neutral (9 out of 115)
  • D. 4=Good (34 out of 115)
  • E. 5=Excellent (47 out of 115)
  • F. Did not attend (20 out of 115)

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20.  Please rate the General Session: Anesthesia

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (5 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (46 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (45 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (16 out of 113)

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21.  Please rate the General Session: Reproduction

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (3 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (50 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (30 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (28 out of 114)

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22.  Please rate the General Session: Felids

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (5 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (47 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (34 out of 114)
  • F. Did not attend (26 out of 114)

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23.  Please rate the General Session:AZA/EAZA Veterinary Advisors IV

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 112)
  • B. 2=Fair (3 out of 112)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 112)
  • D. 4=Good (40 out of 112)
  • E. 5=Excellent (35 out of 112)
  • F. Did not attend (24 out of 112)

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24.  Please rate the General Session: Elephants and Rhinos

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (2 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (39 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (46 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (23 out of 113)

Question:

25.  When would you prefer to have the question/answer session?

  • A. At the end of each talk (97 out of 116)
  • B. At the end of each session (19 out of 116)

Question:

26.  Comments regarding these sessions and suggestions for future sessions:

Question:

27. Please rate the following A - D category questions for the Plenary Speaker:

Peter Sandae - Zoos & Ethics

A. Category
: The Choice of Topic

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (3 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (20 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (75 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (13 out of 113)

Question:

B. Category: The Quality of Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (31 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (59 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (14 out of 113)

Question:

C. Category: Quality of Speakers

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 112)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 112)
  • C. 3=Neutral (4 out of 112)
  • D. 4=Good (31 out of 112)
  • E. 5=Excellent (61 out of 112)
  • F. Did not attend (13 out of 112)

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D. Category: The Format for Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 112)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 112)
  • C. 3=Neutral (9 out of 112)
  • D. 4=Good (43 out of 112)
  • E. 5=Excellent (47 out of 112)
  • F. Did not attend (12 out of 112)

Question:

28.  Please rate the following A - D category questions for the Plenary Speaker: 

Allan Muir - NAGOYA Protocol

A. Category: The Choice of Topic

  • A. 1=Poor (4 out of 112)
  • B. 2=Fair (5 out of 112)
  • C. 3=Neutral (16 out of 112)
  • D. 4=Good (38 out of 112)
  • E. 5=Excellent (13 out of 112)
  • F. Did not attend (36 out of 112)

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B. Category: The Quality of Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 109)
  • B. 2=Fair (8 out of 109)
  • C. 3=Neutral (17 out of 109)
  • D. 4=Good (40 out of 109)
  • E. 5=Excellent (10 out of 109)
  • F. Did not attend (33 out of 109)

Question:

C. Category: The Quality of Speakers

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 109)
  • B. 2=Fair (8 out of 109)
  • C. 3=Neutral (18 out of 109)
  • D. 4=Good (39 out of 109)
  • E. 5=Excellent (10 out of 109)
  • F. Did not attend (33 out of 109)

Question:

D. Category: The Format for Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 108)
  • B. 2=Fair (7 out of 108)
  • C. 3=Neutral (23 out of 108)
  • D. 4=Good (35 out of 108)
  • E. 5=Excellent (10 out of 108)
  • F. Did not attend (32 out of 108)

Question:

29.  Please rate the following A - D category questions for the Plenary Speaker: 

        Michael Garner, Avian Pathology

A. Category: The Choice of Topic:

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (4 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (43 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (27 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (30 out of 113)

Question:

B. Category: The Quality of Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (6 out of 111)
  • B. 2=Fair (5 out of 111)
  • C. 3=Neutral (12 out of 111)
  • D. 4=Good (43 out of 111)
  • E. 5=Excellent (16 out of 111)
  • F. Did not attend (29 out of 111)

Question:

C. Category: The Quality of Speaker

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 110)
  • B. 2=Fair (4 out of 110)
  • C. 3=Neutral (14 out of 110)
  • D. 4=Good (40 out of 110)
  • E. 5=Excellent (21 out of 110)
  • F. Did not attend (28 out of 110)

Question:

D. Category: The Format for Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 110)
  • B. 2=Fair (3 out of 110)
  • C. 3=Neutral (12 out of 110)
  • D. 4=Good (44 out of 110)
  • E. 5=Excellent (20 out of 110)
  • F. Did not attend (28 out of 110)

Question:

30.  Please rate the following A - D category questions for the Featured Speaker: 

         Vladimir Jekl, Small Mammals

A. Category: The Choice of Topic

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 112)
  • B. 2=Fair (7 out of 112)
  • C. 3=Neutral (6 out of 112)
  • D. 4=Good (37 out of 112)
  • E. 5=Excellent (24 out of 112)
  • F. Did not attend (35 out of 112)

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B. Category: The Quality of Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 110)
  • B. 2=Fair (9 out of 110)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 110)
  • D. 4=Good (30 out of 110)
  • E. 5=Excellent (26 out of 110)
  • F. Did not attend (35 out of 110)

Question:

C. Category: The Quality of Speaker

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 111)
  • B. 2=Fair (7 out of 111)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 111)
  • D. 4=Good (34 out of 111)
  • E. 5=Excellent (26 out of 111)
  • F. Did not attend (35 out of 111)

Question:

D. Category: The Format for Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 111)
  • B. 2=Fair (5 out of 111)
  • C. 3=Neutral (8 out of 111)
  • D. 4=Good (36 out of 111)
  • E. 5=Excellent (25 out of 111)
  • F. Did not attend (35 out of 111)

Question:

31.  Please rate the following A - D category questions for the Plenary Speaker: 

         Yvonne Nadler, Roman Vodicka, Natural Disaster Management

A. Category: The Choice of Topic

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 110)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 110)
  • C. 3=Neutral (6 out of 110)
  • D. 4=Good (22 out of 110)
  • E. 5=Excellent (52 out of 110)
  • F. Did not attend (27 out of 110)

Question:

B. Category: The Quality of Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 109)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 109)
  • C. 3=Neutral (5 out of 109)
  • D. 4=Good (36 out of 109)
  • E. 5=Excellent (41 out of 109)
  • F. Did not attend (26 out of 109)

Question:

C. Category: The Quality of Speaker

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 108)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 108)
  • C. 3=Neutral (4 out of 108)
  • D. 4=Good (37 out of 108)
  • E. 5=Excellent (39 out of 108)
  • F. Did not attend (26 out of 108)

Question:

D. Category: The Format for Presentation

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 109)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 109)
  • C. 3=Neutral (8 out of 109)
  • D. 4=Good (34 out of 109)
  • E. 5=Excellent (40 out of 109)
  • F. Did not attend (26 out of 109)

Question:

32.  Do you feel that the number of Plenary Speakers Sessions relative to General Sessions is:
  • A. Too Many (6 out of 110)
  • B. Just right (98 out of 110)
  • C. Too few (6 out of 110)

Question:

33.  Comment/suggestions regarding plenary topics, including suggestions for future advanced topics and featured speakers?


Question:

34.  Please rate the quality of the abstract submission process.

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (3 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (13 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (35 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (15 out of 113)
  • F. Not applicable (45 out of 113)

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35.  Please rate the quality of the abstract notification process.

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (5 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (10 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (32 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (17 out of 113)
  • F. Not applicable (47 out of 113)

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36.  Please rate the quality of the abstract editing process.

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (5 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (8 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (29 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (16 out of 113)
  • F. Not applicable (52 out of 113)

Question:

37.  Comment/suggestions regarding Abstract submission?


Question:

38.  Please rate the Overall Quality of Posters.

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (6 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (64 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (40 out of 113)

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39.  Please rate the amount of Posters.

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (10 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (19 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (55 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (27 out of 114)

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40.  Please rate the grouping of Posters.

  • A. 1=Poor (22 out of 114)
  • B. 2=Fair (20 out of 114)
  • C. 3=Neutral (30 out of 114)
  • D. 4=Good (32 out of 114)
  • E. 5=Excellent (10 out of 114)

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41.  Comment/suggestions regarding Posters Session?


Question:

42.  Please rate the Length of Sessions.
  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 117)
  • B. 2=Fair (4 out of 117)
  • C. 3=Neutral (12 out of 117)
  • D. 4=Good (80 out of 117)
  • E. 5=Excellent (20 out of 117)

Question:

43.  Please rate the Number/Length of Breaks with which you most agree.
  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 115)
  • B. 2=Fair (4 out of 115)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 115)
  • D. 4=Good (67 out of 115)
  • E. 5=Excellent (35 out of 115)

Question:

44.  Please rate the Overall Quality of Presenters.
  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 116)
  • B. 2=Fair (3 out of 116)
  • C. 3=Neutral (4 out of 116)
  • D. 4=Good (67 out of 116)
  • E. 5=Excellent (41 out of 116)

Question:

45.  Please rate the Overall Quality of Papers.

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 115)
  • B. 2=Fair (3 out of 115)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 115)
  • D. 4=Good (72 out of 115)
  • E. 5=Excellent (31 out of 115)

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46.  Please rate the Length of Conference.

  • A. 1=Poor (4 out of 117)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 117)
  • C. 3=Neutral (9 out of 117)
  • D. 4=Good (67 out of 117)
  • E. 5=Excellent (35 out of 117)

Question:

47.  Comment/suggestions regarding scientific program items?


Question:

48.  Please rate the Opening Icebreaker at National House of Vinohrady (NHV)

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 117)
  • B. 2=Fair (2 out of 117)
  • C. 3=Neutral (9 out of 117)
  • D. 4=Good (42 out of 117)
  • E. 5=Excellent (39 out of 117)
  • F. Did not attend (22 out of 117)

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49.  Please rate the Poster Pasta Party

  • A. 1=Poor (5 out of 117)
  • B. 2=Fair (8 out of 117)
  • C. 3=Neutral (7 out of 117)
  • D. 4=Good (37 out of 117)
  • E. 5=Excellent (37 out of 117)
  • F. Did not attend (23 out of 117)

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50.  Please rate the Zoo Day at Prague Zoo

  • A. 1=Poor (1 out of 116)
  • B. 2=Fair (0 out of 116)
  • C. 3=Neutral (1 out of 116)
  • D. 4=Good (30 out of 116)
  • E. 5=Excellent (76 out of 116)
  • F. Did not attend (8 out of 116)

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51.  Please rate the Student Mentor Mixer.

  • A. 1=Poor (4 out of 115)
  • B. 2=Fair (12 out of 115)
  • C. 3=Neutral (12 out of 115)
  • D. 4=Good (22 out of 115)
  • E. 5=Excellent (5 out of 115)
  • F. Did not attend (60 out of 115)

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52.  Please rate the Festive Evening - Medical Nights in Old Prague

  • A. 1=Poor (2 out of 116)
  • B. 2=Fair (4 out of 116)
  • C. 3=Neutral (2 out of 116)
  • D. 4=Good (24 out of 116)
  • E. 5=Excellent (34 out of 116)
  • F. Did not attend (50 out of 116)

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53.  Please rate the Conference Banquet on Friday evening.

  • A. 1=Poor (3 out of 113)
  • B. 2=Fair (1 out of 113)
  • C. 3=Neutral (2 out of 113)
  • D. 4=Good (34 out of 113)
  • E. 5=Excellent (34 out of 113)
  • F. Did not attend (39 out of 113)

Question:

54.  Comments/suggestions regarding the Social programs:


Question:

55.  Did you or will you utilize the Proceedings flash drive provided in your registration packet?
  • A. Yes (105 out of 116)
  • B. No (11 out of 116)

Question:

56.  As an AAZV member, do you utilize the AAZV conference website to access conference proceedings?
  • A. Yes (88 out of 117)
  • B. No (28 out of 117)
  • C. Not an AAZV member (1 out of 117)

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57.  If complimentary WiFi was available during the conference & proceedings were available online, would you support AAZV no longer providing the proceedings on USB thumb drives in an effort to be more environmentally green?
  • A. Yes (94 out of 117)
  • B. No (23 out of 117)

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58.  Do you prefer a large multi-organization conference or a smaller conference with just AAZV?
  • A. Multi organization (84 out of 115)
  • B. AAZV only (31 out of 115)

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59.  Do you think that the information given in advance (by e-mail and on the website) were sufficient?
  • A. Yes (102 out of 114)
  • B. No (12 out of 114)

Question:

60.  If you answered "No" in the above question, what following information was/were missing?


Question:

61.  In general, “downtown” hotels charge more for guest rooms than “suburb” hotels. When looking for Conference hotels, we try to keep the guest room rates low, which often times means booking the event at a suburb hotel. Many of you have indicated you would like to be downtown for Conference. If you had a choice between a downtown hotel costing ~$200/night plus tax or a suburb hotel costing ~$150/night plus tax, which would you choose?
  • A. Downtown (73 out of 113)
  • B. Suburb (40 out of 113)

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62.  Comment/suggestions regarding conference layout and activities or general comments:

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