AVMA Virtual Convention

AVMA Virtual Convention

Now on demand through 2020

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CE Certificate

To claim your CE certificate:

  1. Sign in to the Convention Attendee Service Center
  2. Add the sessions you attended
  3. Download your CE certificate or email it to yourself

Email AVMA_CEatavma [dot] org for any questions.

Hear from attendees themselves!

“This has been a great conference so far. It does have the AVMA ‘feel’ to it despite being virtual!  Thank you.”

“Love being able to watch sessions and then being able to go back later to watch others that were scheduled for the same time.”

“Just wanted to say thank you for adapting and making this online convention possible.”

“Lots of great resources in this online setting! Really enjoying everything so far!”

150+ hours of CE on demand

AVMA’s first Virtual Convention truly was powered by you. Thousands of veterinary professionals took part in three days of best-in-class CE, fun virtual events, and engaging exhibitors. Thank you to the 4000+ attendees who took part in the live event! We hope you enjoyed your experience.

Want to go back and check out sessions you may have missed? We’ve got you covered. Registered attendees can view all sessions on demand through the end of December. If you missed the live event, you can still register! Access CE sessions, visit exhibitor booths, and view special events and activities.

Available content includes:

3 keynote addresses
  • Patrice Washington - You first: A blueprint for creating success on your own terms. Sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
  • Karamo Brown - Know thyself: Using your uniqueness to create success, a conversation with Queer Eye's Karamo Brown. Sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
  • Adam Grant with special guest speaker Anthony Fauci, MD - Where do we go from here: A conversation with Adam Grant. Sponsored by CareCredit and Pets Best.
Over 40 exhibitors
  • You can still visit each booth to view and download resources.
  • Stop by the AVMA Pavilion to find information about COVID-19 and returning to your practice; Direct Connect purchasing platform; the Veterinary Career Center virtual career fair, and more.
Special events
  • Live Life, Love All. Sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition
  • AVMA Concert: Battle of the Bands II. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Wellbeing activities
    • Beach brain mindfulness session. Sponsored by Merck Animal Health
    • Sunrise power flow yoga. Sponsored by Merck Animal Health
    • Say no to stress. Sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospital

What's the cost?

  • Veterinarians – $250 members, $350 nonmembers
  • Students2 – $50
  • Veterinary Technicians – $250
  • Practice Staff – $250
  • State Veterinary Medical Association and Allied Organization Executive Directors – $250
  • 2020 Veterinary Graduates1 – $0

1 2020 veterinary school graduates, upon joining the AVMA, are eligible for complimentary AVMA Virtual Convention registration. Eligible graduates will receive registration instructions via email. For more information about complimentary Recent Graduate registration, please visit the FAQ.
2 Students working towards a veterinary degree and Veterinary Technician Students.
3 AVMA guests and children are not permitted to attend virtual convention CE sessions or events.


2021 Call for AAAP abstracts

Abstracts are now being accepted for consideration at the AVMA Convention 2021 on July 30 – August 3 in Minneapolis, MN. Abstracts being submitted will be reviewed by the AAAP Program Committee. This abstract submission site will close on Wednesday, December 1, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST. Speakers will be notified of their submission's status towards the end of 2020.

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