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Aquatic Veterinary Meetings and Conferences

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** Meetings and Conferences with WAVMA-organized CEPD Sessions, or WAVMA representative attendance.


Visit the WAVMA Conferences webpage for more detailed information on WAVMA Conferences



February 19-22, 2018:  **Aquaculture America 2018 -- Las Vegas, NV (USA)                                                         - For information on RACE-approved WAVMA organized veterinary continuing education, click here. 

April 9-13, 2018: 43rd Eastern Fish Health Workshop -- Chattanooga, TN (USA)

July 13-17, 2018: AVMA Convention -- Denver, CO (USA)                                                                                       - To see the schedule for 17 hours of aquatic veterinary lectures, click here

August 4-5, 2018: Wet Vet Weekend - Incorporating Aquatic Veterinary Medicine in your Practice -- Aptos, CA, (USA) - 15.5 hrs of RACE approved CE for vets, vet techs & students.  

August 12-17, 2018: Health and Colony Management of Laboratory Fish Course -- MDI Biological Laboratory, Salisbury Cove, Maine (USA)

September 2-6, 2018: **8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health -- Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (Canada) 
     - Abstract submission deadline is May 31st; for instructions and to submit, click here
     - For information on veterinary continuing education, click here.

September 25-28, 2018: **World Small Animal Veterinary Association -- Singapore                                           - Early-bird registration ends June 25, 2018                                                                                                           - For the WAVMA interactive wetlab and lecture veterinary continuing education schedule, click here.

November 8-12, 2018: **2018 WAVMA Conference, AGM and Biosecurity Workshop -- St. Kitts (West Indies)                                                                                                                                                                           - Abstracts for General Session presentations must be submitted by June 1, 2018.                                           - Register early for the lowest General Sessions rates, and to ensure a place in the wetlabs or biosecurity workshop (filed on first-come, first-served basis). Reserve your discounted hotel room as they are filling fast           - To view the tentative daily schedule, click here.



February 19-22, 2017:  **Aquaculture America 2017 -- San Antonio, TX (USA).  Download the WAVMA/AAFV 2-day CEPD Program Schedule.

February 23-26, 2017:  **Midwest Veterinary Conference -- Columbus, OH (USA)

March 28-29, 2017:  **Fish Veterinary Society Conference -- Norton House, Edinburgh (UK)

April 2-3, 2017: Joint Meeting of the AFS FHS and Great Lakes Fish Health Committee -- East Lansing, MI (USA)

April 3-7, 2017: **42nd Eastern Fish Health Workshop -- East Lansing, MI (USA)

May 20-24, 2017: International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine Meeting and Conference -- Cancun (Mexico)

June 26-30, 2017**World Aquaculture 2017 (IAVBC/WAVMA Aquatic Biosecurity Special Session & Workshop) -- Cape Town (South Africa)

July 21-25, 2017: **American Veterinary Medical Association Convention -- Indianapolis, IN (USA).      Click to see the daily schedule for aquatic veterinary CEPD program.   

July 25-27, 2017: Asia Pacific Aquaculture 2017 -- Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

August 27-31 2017: 33rd World Veterinary Congress -- Incheon (Korea)

September 4-7, 2017: 26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology -- Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

September 4-8, 2017: 18th International EAFP Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish -- Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)

September 12-14, 2017: **WAVMA Conference and Annual General Meeting -- Tirgu Mures (Romania)

September 20-23, 2017: United States Trout Farmers Association Fall Conference -- Twin Falls, ID (USA)

September 20-22, 2017: 15th Aquacultural Insurance & Risk Management Conference -- Dubrovnik (Croatia)

September 24-25, 2017: American Association of Fish Veterinarians Conference -- Dallas, TX (USA)

September 25-28, 2017: **42nd World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress/Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations -- Copenhgen (Denmark)

October 17-20, 2017: Aquaculture Europe - Debrovnik (Croatia)


Attendees should check with the organizers of any meeting to ensure veterinary Continuing Education & Professional Development (CEPD) credit is provided. 

To have other meetings listed on this page and published in The Aquatic Veterinarian, send the information to the Website Administrator



Stephen Reichley, DVM, PhD, CertAqV
WAVMA Secretary

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