Early-Bird ticket prices until DECEMBER 30

Can’t Miss Events


Lunch with the Experts

Big Basin/Kaw Nation Ballrooms

Begin your convention experience with KSU faculty and other veterinary experts in small group settings with discussions on select topics:

  • ag practices
  • equine medicine
  • small animal internal medicine
  • small animal soft tissue surgery
  • exotics
  • diagnostic medicine

Discuss tough client cases or ask advice on a specific challenge in your practice. This is your chance to ask the experts!

Career Fair

Big Basin/Kaw Nation Ballrooms

Whether you are looking for veterinary students to fill summer positions, provide externships, internships, or residencies, or find your next full-time veterinarian employee, this event cannot be missed.

Industry Trade Show

Conference Hall Foyer

Enjoy catching up with our vendors to hear the latest and greatest to help your practice perform above the rest.


Networking Lunch

Convention Center Foyer

Join us for a “grab-and-go” lunch where you can eat while walking the exhibit floor and chatting with exhibitors, colleagues, and business partners or enjoy the research posters presented by faculty, students and industry partners.

Celebration Banquet

Big Basin/Kaw Nation Ballrooms

Hear about what the KVMA has been up to, recognize KVMA awards recipients and participate in the installation of new KVMA officers.


Keynote Speaker

Big Basin/Kaw Nation

It may be the fate of any veterinarian’s memoir to languish in the long shadow of James Herriot, but author Bo Brock’s humorous reminiscences will fit the big boots reserved specifically for Texas veterinarians. Inspired to become an animal doctor after seeing too many horses die of colic, Brock studied at Texas A&M and set up his practice in Lamesa. Gifted with a folksy storytelling style, Brock recounts, in nonchronological order, his more memorable (and, more often, funnier) cases, as well as encounters with peculiar creatures of the two-legged