February 16-20, 2014. Click here to view future Conference dates.
Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants, Practice Managers, Administrative Staff, DVM Students, Veterinary Technician Students, allied veterinary health professionals. Photo ID required. DVM Students and Veterinary Technician Students in AVMA accredited programs require student credentials. Click here to learn more.
Nearly 14,500 veterinary professionals attend WVC, of which over 6,000 are veterinarians. Approximately 90% are from the U.S. and 10% from other countries.
See the Registration page for details.
Registration is open and is available by MAIL, FAX, OR ONLINE.
No, they must be picked up onsite at the International Counter.
In 2014, over 40 hours of CE are available for a full registration. Please note that the Autotutorial Theater and Conference Presentations On-Demand do not qualify for CE credit.
Yes. One copy of the Conference Notes is included with each registration through CD and online access. Does not include Guest registration. Additional copies will be available for purchase at wvcstore.com after the Conference.
WVC’s scientific lectures, including symposia, and special presentations are open to all registered attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. Hands-on Laboratories, Workshops, and Lunch & Learns require an additional registration and fee.
Veterinary Technicians are welcome to attend DVM lectures throughout the entire Conference.
A Sessions Attended form will be provided to you onsite for recording your sessions (see back of the Scientific Program & Exhibit Hall Guide). This form is for you to keep and/or send to your state board. Do not send a copy to WVC.
Your CE Certificate will be available to print online after the Conference. Certificate printing stations will also be available on Wednesday and Thursday at onsite registration. For previous conference certificates, please submit your request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that you need to have your badge scanned when you check in onsite to confirm your attendance at the Conference. You do not need to have your badge scanned at each session you attend.
WVC negotiates discounted hotel rooms in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay, THEhotel, Four Seasons, Luxor, Excalibur, MGM Grand, Tropicana, New York-New York, Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, and Residence Inn Las Vegas South. Click here to view rates or book now.
Guest registration allows access to the Guest Program (Monday-Wednesday), Guest Lounge, Exhibit Hal, Health & Fitness Program (Monday-Wednesday), social activities (excluding International reception), and Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night entertainment events. DOES NOT include access to any scientific session. Guests who wish to attend the Scientific Program lectures must purchase an additional badge, registering in the appropriate category. Limit two Guest badges per primary registrant. Family members and other guests may attend the Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night entertainment events without a badge when accompanied by a badged WVC registrant.
Business casual attire is recommended for official meeting functions. Bring a sweater or jacket. Session rooms tend to run on the cooler side.
WVC does not provide childcare services due to current Clark County, Nevada restrictions. WVC does not recommend that you bring children under 18 due to the professional and medical nature of the Conference. Please contact your hotel concierge directly for information about baby-sitting services within your hotel, or contact the following independent child care sources near Mandalay Bay (not affiliated with WVC).
1788 Landing Strip Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89119
1310 West Warm Springs Road, Henderson, NV 89014
The 5-Star Oasis RV Resort is located only 2.5 miles from Mandalay Bay and offers beautiful sites with many amenities. Visit oasislasvegasrvresort.com to learn more.
You will receive a lanyard when you check in at the registration desk onsite.
A typical Las Vegas day in February usually includes a high temperature in the mid 60s with overnight lows in the 30 to 40 degree range. Las Vegas sees more rain, on average, in February than any other month, yet it’s still drier here than in most other parts of the country. Click here to learn more about Las Vegas weather.