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About the Conference
World-Class Continuing Education for Every Member of the Veterinary Team We proudly return to Tampa, Florida for the 90th FVMA Annual Conference at the Tampa Convention Center and Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel & Marina on May 16-19, 2019
Our Annual Conference provides the entire veterinary care team with an outstanding scientific program coupled with unique social and networking activities and events to provide an excellent weekend of enrichment, exchange and enjoyment.
We look forward to welcoming you to Tampa!
Earn your CE, and count on having a robust and rewarding conference experience!
More than 300 hours of the highest quality CE
CE sessions geared specifically toward veterinarians
CE sessions geared specifically toward veterinary care team members
National and internationally recognized distinguished speakers
Full day of hands-on wet labs on Thursday, May 16
Wet lab and workshop offerings designed to enrich every member of the veterinary care team
Lectures, additional wet labs and workshops from Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19
Highlights & Special Activities
Exhibit Hall - Engage with more than 100 supply and service providers to discover the latest in veterinary technology
Exhibit Hall Cover-all Bingo Raffle Program & Traffic Builder
The FVMA strongly recommends that you register in advance for the 90th FVMA Annual Conference. Registration is required for all aspects of the meeting. Your registration includes access to all CE sessions; the Exhibit Hall; lunch on Friday and Saturday; the Friday reception and all breaks held in the Exhibit Hall; and conference proceedings. Advance registrations are accepted at the FVMA office until April 23, 2019. After this deadline, a late registration fee of $100 for veterinarians and $50 for technicians will be added to all registrations, including on-site registrations.
A confirmation of your registration will be emailed to you from the FVMA. Please contact us if any information in the confirmation is incorrect in order to correct the error in a timely manner.
Cancellation deadline for a full refund of registration fees, minus a $50.00 administrative charge, is Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Cancellations should be submitted to the FVMA in writing and acknowledged by the above date to be eligible for a refund. Cancellations after April 23, 2019, including on-site no-shows, are not refundable.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Persons with disabilities who plan on attending the 90th FVMA Annual Conference and need auxiliary aids or services are requested to make arrangements by contacting the FVMA office at 800.992.3862 no later than April 23, 2019.
Name badges are required and will be checked when attending all conference functions. You must be a registered conference attendee to receive a name badge. An attendee traveling with a spouse/guest who does not wish to attend the CE sessions may purchase a spouse/guest badge. This allows the spouse/guest to attend all other conference food and social events, including lunch on Friday and Saturday. The cost for a spouse/guest badge is $95.00.
On-site registration will be available at the FVMA registration desk at the Tampa Convention Center.
Friday, May 17….................................................7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 …………………………………7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 …………………………………..7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Each 50-minute lecture is equal to one continuing education credit.
For your convenience in recording your CE hours, one certificate will be included in your registration packet. It is your responsibility to document the sessions you attend and the number of hours you receive.
One electronic access code for the 90th FVMA Annual Conference proceedings will be provided to each registered attendee.
Conference Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Hall at the 90th FVMA Annual Conference will provide exhibitors and attendees with a dynamic networking opportunity. It will be a hub of activity, providing a valuable opportunity for industry representatives to interact with both veterinary practitioners and other veterinary professionals.
Exhibit Hall Hours
Friday, May 17 11:30 a.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Be sure to stop by and visit the Exhibit Hall! Our industry partners will display the very latest in products and services.
Consent to Use Photographic Images
Registration and attendance at or participation in FVMA Annual meetings and/or other activities constitute an agreement by the registrant for the FVMA’s use and distribution (now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice. This includes the use and distribution in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.