CVMA 70th Annual Convention
The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) invites you and your veterinary team to join colleagues for the best continuing education in Canada
Canada’s only national, multi-species veterinary convention is taking place in
Vancouver, BC from July 5 to 8, 2018 .  
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The Early Bird Gets the Worm!
Take advantage of early bird
registration savings here .
The CVMA Convention is Pleased to Offer a Number of Sponsored Interactive Breakfasts and Dinners  

Thursday, July 5
  • Interactive Breakfast - Sponsored by MNP; 6:15 to 7:45 a.m.
  • Interactive Dinner - Sponsored by Healthy Pets; 7 to 9 p.m.

Friday, July 6
  • Interactive Breakfast - Sponsored by IDEXX; 6:30 to 8 a.m.
  • Interactive Breakfast - Sponsored by Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine; 6:30 to 8 a.m.
  • Interactive Dinner - Sponsored by Hills; 7 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, July 7
  • Interactive Breakfast – Sponsored by CuraCore; 6:30 to 8 a.m.
  • Interactive Breakfast – Sponsored by Elanco; 6:30 to 8 a.m.

Sunday, July 8
  • Interactive Breakfast - Sponsored by Nucleus Regenerative Therapies; 6:30 to 8 a.m.
  • Interactive Breakfast - Sponsored by Hipra Animal Health Canada Inc.; 6:30 to 8 a.m.
Hands-On Wet Labs

  • Common Surgical Procedures of the Canine Abdomen with Drs. Ameet Singh and Brad Case.
  • Thursday, July 5, from 2 to 6 p.m. Open to DVMs – additional fee applies

  • Intermediate to Advanced Tooth Extraction Techniques and Nerve Blocks in Dogs and Cats with Drs. Kevin Stepaniuk and Sue McTaggart.
  • Thursday, July 5, from 2 to 6 p.m. Open to DVMs – additional fee applies

  • Dental Instrument Sharpening Workshop with Ms. Tara Evans
  • Sunday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to DVMs and RVTs – additional fee applies
CVMA Convention App is Available for Download!

This interactive app allows you to:
  • view the program and speaker information
  • create your own schedule
  • receive announcements
  • use in-app messaging to network with fellow attendees
  • and participate in event surveys

To download, simply enter into your smart phone and click “Get the App”.

Co-sponsored by Curacore and Scotiabank
Volunteers Sought for Annual CVMA Convention  

Do you want to be part of a national veterinary convention? The CVMA is looking for volunteers to assist with onsite activities during the annual convention. We are seeking individuals to chair sessions (introduce speakers and manage time), monitor rooms (welcome attendees and record attendance numbers), and perform other duties . All volunteers are welcome regardless of how much time you can give.

Please note, veterinary students and technicians who volunteer 10 hours or more will be entitled to a complimentary convention registration .

Please email if you are interested in volunteering.

Find a list of sessions available to chair here .
CVMA Social Evening

Experience the splendor of Vancouver aboard the stunning Magic Spirit, where you will sail out of False Creek into Coal Harbour during sunset. This is an evening you won’t want to miss — dinner, entertainment, and an astonishing view that will leave you breathless . Casual attire is recommended. Please make us aware of any accessibility issues. Limited seats are available. 
Thank You to the 2018 Level I Sponsors!