Whom is eligible to attend the Annual Conference?

WVC presents scientific and practice-relevant information to members of the veterinary profession and supporting paraprofessionals. The Annual Conference is not open to the general public and reserves the right to determine attendance.

  • Graduate Veterinarians: Graduate veterinarians are welcome to attend the Conference regardless of their licensure status, employment status, or school of graduation. A graduate veterinarian, first-year graduate and retired veterinarian, must register as a veterinarian.
  • DVM Students: the U.S. and International students may register online or onsite. Students must present their current school ID, at Badge Pickup or Onsite Registration. Note: DVM student registration does not apply to DVM graduates with a residency or internship status.
  • Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants, Practice Managers, and Administrative Staff: Veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, practice managers, and administrative staff are eligible to attend the Conference. Administrative staff must be employed in a veterinary facility. The minimum age for all registrants is 18.
  • Veterinary Technician Students: (U.S. and Canada): Must be enrolled in an AVMA accredited program. Available to 2nd, 3rd or 4th-year students only. NOTE: Student must provide a letter from Program Director on school letterhead, verifying enrollment. When registering online, a letter can be uploaded during the registration process. Once verified by WVC, the registration will be completed and a confirmation will be sent via email. A letter can also be mailed, faxed to 702.739.6420, or emailed to support@wvc.org. Onsite registration available, with a letter.