Call for Proposals

  2023 CVMA Convention

  July 6, 2023 - July 9, 2023

  Quebec City, Quebec

Welcome to the 2023 CVMA Convention Speaker Portal

The CVMA invites dynamic and engaging speakers who can contribute a minimum of a half-day of content (three, 50-minute speaking slots) OR a full-day (six, 50-minute speaking slots) to submit an abstract. The CVMA encourages submission of interactive sessions, small group learning/workshops to engage with the audience. 

About the CVMA Convention
The annual CVMA Convention offers comprehensive education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians with a focus on best medicine practice and timely topics for the following species:
- small animals and exotics, food animals, equine, small ruminant, animal welfare, business management and professional wellness

2021 CVMA Convention attendees indicated their top 5 topics:  

  • DEI within the Practice
  • RVT Retention
  • Business Management - The Basics (hiring, finances)
  • Social Media
  • Telemedicine

Application Process:
Please complete the application process following the "start application" below. You will be asked the following: 
  • Basic profile to start the process
  • Proposed session details (title, description, learning objectives, presentation format, session audience, and any co-presenters)
  • Upload any relevant documents to support your application (overview of session)
  • Past speaking experience
  • Detailed speaker profile (photo, short bio)
Once the application is complete, you will receive a confirmation email and link to your speaker portal where you can review the status of your application.

Abtracts will be reviewed by the CVMA Professional Development Committee, and will contact you with the committee's decisions by early April 2022. 

Deadline to submit: January 30, 2022