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OVMA Conference and Trade Show

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Online registration is now open!

The countdown is on to Canada’s Premier Veterinary Conference!

Offering world-class continuing education opportunities and the most extensive veterinary trade show in the country, the OVMA Conference and Trade Show has the brightest and best lineup of speakers and sessions that will get you excited about veterinary medicine!

Will you be joining us Jan. 25-27, 2024, at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto? Register by Dec. 11 to take advantage of the Early Bird ticket rate and save up to $60! Register online today or email or mail your complete your registration form.


Conference Overview

Morning Plenary Keynote Sessions

The 2024 OVMA Conference and Trade Show will feature daily plenary keynote sessions on all three days of the conference that will explore solutions to industry’s most pressing challenges through keynote presentations and fireside chats.

  • Mental health: The truth you need to hear with Michael Landsberg 

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  • Breakfast bites: Latest industry news and hottest topics in infectious diseases with
    Maureen Anderson, DVM, DVSc, PhD, DACVIM and Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM 

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  • Burning bright in a burnout culture: Self-care strategies for veterinary professionals with Ernie Ward, DVM, CVF

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Programs At-A-Glance

Our educational program focuses on a range of topics, including small animal, equine and practice management series.

Small Animal Program

  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Theriogenology
  • Practice Pearls
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Dermatology
  • Radiology
  • Surgery

Focus on Infection Program

  • Equine Program
  • Practice Management

Master Classes

  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Dentistry


  • Student Symposium
  • OVC Cocktail Reception
  • OVMA Corporate Partner Symposia
  • OVC “Lunch With” Sessions
  • Accessible Veterinary Care
  • OVMA Annual General Meeting and Continental Breakfast
  • AAHA Forum and Luncheon

Special Event – Zen Zone

Pre-register by Nov. 20

Wellness isn’t just for the veterinary patient, it’s needed by the entire veterinary team participating in their care. Join Stacey Melick, registered veterinary technician and registered yoga instructor, to start your day with a sense of wellness, wholeness and balance within all aspects of your being. Designed to help you feel good in your body by engaging in your favourite yoga poses, this special event will help you start your conference day on a positive note. Everyone is welcome – beginners and yogis alike!


Trade Show

OVMA’s annual conference features the largest annual veterinary trade show in Canada with more than 100 exhibit spaces! 

Delegates will have an opportunity to learn about, discuss an purchase the latest products and services available to veterinary professionals. Coffee breaks in the exhibit hall will provide a relaxed atmosphere to meet with other delegates and exhibitors.

Entry to the Exhibit Hall is included with your conference registration. 


View the Registration Program to learn more!



The Westin Harbour Castle conference room block is sold out. 

OVMA has secured a secondary room block at Delta Hotels Toronto. Conference attendees can reserve accommodations for $299 per night by booking online or calling 1.844.496.8542.


Register today!

Register by Nov. 20 to take advantage of the Super Saver ticket rate and save up to $100! Register online or complete your registration form today and email it to or mail it to the OVMA office.


2023 Conference Proceedings


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