Veterinary Leadership Conference

Leadership in a New Era
January 6-9, 2022
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Registration open



Along with CE and networking opportunities, the AVMA governance meetings that take place at VLC are a cornerstone of the conference experience. Whether or not you're a member of the AVMA Board of Directors or House of Delegates, these meetings give you an opportunity to see first-hand how AVMA does business—and think about how you'd like to get more involved in shaping the future of the profession.

To help break it down, take a look at the Quick Guide to AVMA Governance.

Attend the following sessions that run concurrently with the House of Delegates Winter Session:

Making your mark on the AVMA and the veterinary profession
Friday, January 7
10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CT
Join us in this interactive session designed for rising leaders interested in making a difference in the AVMA and the profession. Attend this session to learn more about what the AVMA is doing for early career veterinarians and the profession while having the opportunity to brainstorm how to improve those programs with other rising leaders. This session will allow you to connect with fellow attendees while learning about and providing valuable feedback on AVMA services important to you. Topics that will be covered included wellbeing for veterinary professionals, career options for veterinarians and early career initiatives.

HOD 101
Saturday, January 8
9:00 – 9:50 a.m. CT
Curious about how the AVMA House of Delegates works? Attend this session for commentary of the happenings at the AVMA House of Delegates meeting... LIVE!