CVMA Convention

Registration for the 2017 CVMA Convention in
Charlottetown, PEI is now OPEN!

Join us from Thursday, July 13 to Sunday, July 16, 2017 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association's (CVMA) 2017 Convention.

CVMA members can mark their calendars to attend the Annual General Meeting and Awards Luncheon on ThursdayJuly 13 at the PEI Convention Centre.


Special Perks for Convention Delegates

CVMA Convention Delegates will receive a warm welcome courtesy of Meeting & Conventions, Prince Edward Island and the City of Charlottetown.

The CVMA is participating in the Big Fish in a Small Pond program specifically designed to make delegates feel special from the moment they arrive and throughout their stay on PEI. 

Some perks CVMA Convention delegates will receive include:

  • Airport arrival greetings from the Meetings & Conventions PEI team with Cow’s famous chocolate covered potato chips
  • Access to the Show Your Badge program – providing special discounts at participating Charlottetown merchants (also available via app)
  • Access to the Come Early Stay Late program

Keep your eyes open for welcome signs at the airport and your hotel, CVMA streetlight banners hung throughout the downtown Charlottetown core, and welcome signs at local merchants and restaurants. 


A strong scientific program, with over 40 speakers has been developed and offers up to 127 RACE-accredited hours of CE. Four days’ worth of sessions include wet labs, and concurrent sessions exploring companion animal, ruminant, equine, practice management and animal welfare issues. 


View the preliminary program here.    

Read Convention speaker bios here.


The 2017 CVMA Convention is in collaboration with the Atlantic Veterinary College and the Registered Veterinary Technologists and Technicians of Canada.