Upcoming Continuing Education Opportunities

Upcoming CE opportunities are time sensitive activities such as conferences and live webinars. 

Do you have an event you would like to post here? Please let us know at executivedirector@bcvta.com 

Royal Canin – Ask the Expert Live Nutrition Q&A Sessions

Various sessions – May 2024

Do you wish you had access to a Nutrition Specialist in your very own clinic to answer your burning questions?

  • “Which diet is best for my patient?
  • “Is fresh best?”
  • “Why is my patient not losing weight?”

Now you can! Come join our Nutrition Specialists and ask all the nutrition questions that challenge you in practice.

“Ask the Expert” is an initiative that offers interactive Q&A sessions to veterinary care teams across Canada at dedicated times throughout the week.

Prior to and during virtual sessions, veterinary teams can submit questions for discussion with Nutrition
Specialists, Dr. Allison Wara DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition) and Robin Saar RVT, VTS (Nutrition).

Door Prizes will be available!

Register here! 

Creating Change: Exotic Veterinary Nurse Training 2024 Conference

May 18-19, 2024 – Queensland, Australia

After the resounding success that was the 2023 EVNT conference, we are excited to announce that next years conference will be held on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland on May 18-19 2023.

More details will be announced soon!

Register here! 

Behavioural Medicine in Shelter Dogs for Primary Care Veterinarians & RVTs – FREE 

June 9, 2024 – 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM PST


  • Claudia Richter, DVM, Residency with ACVB completed 
  • Emilia Gordon, DVM, DABVP (Shelter Medicine Practice) 

The BC SPCA’s AnimalKind and BC Pet Registry invite veterinarians and RVTs to this free webinar that will cover the diagnosis, treatment, and management of shelter dog behaviour conditions.   

One morning, two sessions, followed by Q&A. 

  • Session 1: Common behavioural diagnoses and treatment options  
  • Session 2: Shelter “pathway planning” for animals with behaviour diagnoses 

*CE credits pending approval by RACE 

Register here! 

2024 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention

June 27 – 30, 2024 – Calgary, AB

Attendee Experience:

  • Onsite registration packages include full and daily options
  • Access to over 100 CE hours presented live in Calgary
  • Access to hands-on workshops and labs (additional fee)
  • Access to exhibit hall
  • Access to social program, including CVMA social evening (additional fee)
  • Networking opportunities with industry and all attendees

SBCV 2024 Fall Conference and Trade Show

November 15 – 17, 2024

Details to follow!

Veterinary Meeting and Expo (VMX) 2025

January 25-29, 2025 – Orlando, FL and Online

VMX is the world’s leading veterinary event! Register now to join us January 2025 for a 5-day experience filled with opportunities to learn from the brightest minds in the field, explore all the CE topics you’re interested in, connect with peers and enjoy sunny Orlando, Florida.

Register here! 

2024 American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery Summit

October 23-26, 2024 Pheonix, AZ

The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) is committed to the advancement of the art and science of veterinary surgery and strives to help the veterinary profession achieve its goal of providing outstanding service to the public and care to animals. ACVS fosters the highest standards of excellence in veterinary surgery by offering the latest in research and education.

ACVS welcomes all veterinary professionals to the Surgery Summit and is committed to and values diversity, equity, and inclusion and embraces the perspectives that they generate.

Register here!