Events & Opportunities

Check out all the exciting upcoming events and opportunities available to student chapter members and student associate members. Click on the links to receive more information about a specific topic or event.


  • 65th Annual IVSA Symposium - January 1 - 8, 2017. Held at North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Meet with colleagues in the veterinary medical field from all over the globe! 
  • AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference - January 12 - 15, 2017. Held at Hyatt Regency Chicago. New in 2017! One student from each college represented in the SAVMA HOD is invited to attend. 
  • SAVMA Symposium 2017 - March 16 - 18, 2017 - held at Texas A&M University. Designed to expose students to areas of veterinary medicine that are not usually covered in their regular curricula and promote networking among future colleagues. Registration begins November 7, 2016.
  • AVMA/SAVMA Legislative Fly In - April 24 - 25, 2017. Join AVMA and SAVMA members for a two-day visit to our Nation's Capitol to learn about our political process and grassroots advocacy. Look for more information about how to register this fall. 
  • AVMA Annual Convention - to be held on July 21 - 25, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN. The AVMA Annual Convention helps students gain professional knowledge and network with practicing veterinarians and AVMA leadership.
  • SCAVMA Leadership Conference - August 25 - 26, 2017. The Leadership Conference is for one SCAVMA President and one Faculty Advisor from each Student Chapter and Student Associate Chapter in the SAVMA HOD.
  • SAVMA One Health Project supports local One Health events at veterinary schools across the nation.
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