Meetings & CE Calendar FAQ

Q: What types of meetings and events are included in the calendar?

A: The Meeting Planning Calendar is intended to provide information for veterinarians regarding their opportunities for continuing education. Examples include, but are not limited to, the following: specialty associations conferences, national veterinary meetings, regional veterinary conferences, and state veterinary medical association meetings. Observances, such as Pet Wellness Week or National Spay Day, are NOT included in the calendar.

Q: How do I submit a meeting?
A: In the left column, you will see a link titled "Submit a Meeting." Click on this link, and you will be directed to the submission page. Complete the form (required fields are marked with asterisks) and click on the "Submit" button. You should then see a "Thank You" page with the assigned event ID number and the information you submitted. If you do not see this page, you may need to resubmit the information.

Event information MUST be submitted using the online form. Submissions via US mail, email, fax, or telephone will not be accepted. If you encounter problems with the submission form, please call 1-800-248-2862, extension 6617.

Q: I submitted a meeting, but I don't see it posted. What do I do?
A: When your meeting submission has been received, you will see a "Thank You" screen that displays the assigned event ID number and the information you submitted. If you do not see this page, you may need to resubmit the information.

If 5 business days have not elapsed since you submitted the meeting information, please check again later to see if it is posted.

All submissions are subject to AVMA approval. Submissions may be rejected if they violate AVMA policies. If your submission is rejected for any reason, you will be notified via email.

If more than 5 business days have elapsed since you submitted the meeting information, and you have not received an email explaining why your submission was rejected, please call 1-800-248-2862, extension 6617.

Q: I submitted a meeting, but I need to make a correction. What do I do?
A: Please call 1-800-248-2862, extension 6617. You will need to provide your event ID number and contact information to make any changes to a posted event.

Q: I submitted a meeting, but it was cancelled. What do I do?
A: Please call 1-800-248-2862, extension 6617. You will need to provide your event ID number and contact information to make any changes to a posted event.

Q: How do I search for a meeting?
A: Enter a  term in the search box located in the right column. For a more advanced search, click on the "Advanced Search" link located below the search box.

The Advanced Search page allows a detailed search of meetings by name, location (state, country), month, or date. You can search by one or more criteria. In addition, you can refine the search by selecting "yes" for the "CE hours available" section if you only want to see meetings that provide CE hours.
 

Q: How do I see all meetings for the current month?
A:  From the Advanced Search page you can limit your search to month. 

Q: Where do I go to get more information on the meeting(s)?
A: All information provided on non-AVMA-sponsored events has been provided by a third party and any questions should be directed to contacts provided in the event summary. Contact information, including email addresses and Web site addresses where applicable, has been provided for each event.