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The Office of Continuing Education: Calendar

Calendar of CE Courses

The calendar below is tentative because dates and titles may change.

Please click on a title to find out more about the conference and to register.

For more continuing education opportunities, visit the GVMA CE website.

March 2015

March 27-28, 2015: 52nd Annual Veterinary Conference & Alumni Weekend

March 28, 2015: Veterinary Technician Conference

April 2015

April 25-26, 2015: Diagnosis and Treatment of Ear Disease (wet lab included)

April 25-26, 2015: Basic Ultrastructure and Ultrastructural Pathology for Veterinary Pathology Residents, Pathologists, and Researchers

July 2015

July 16-18. 2015: Diagnostic Endoscopy (flexible and rigid)

August 2015

August 9, 2015: Cutaneous Conditions

August 16, 2015: Laser Therapy

September 2015

September 10-11, 2015: Comparative Ocular Pathology (COPS)

October 2015

October 10, 2015: Fall GVTAA Veterinary Technician Conference

October 10-11, 2015: Small Animal Surgery

October 24-25, 2015: Small Animal Medicine

November 2015

November 12-13, 2015: 11th Annual Equine Encore

November 14, 2015: Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians

November 15, 2015: Veterinary Dentistry

December 2015

December 5-6, 2015: Avian & Reptile Endoscopy

December 5-6, 2015: Outpatient Medicine

December 11-12, 2015: Small Animal Arthroscopy

December 12-13, 2015: Interventional Minimally Invasive Surgery


For courtesy and liability reasons, we prohibit children and domestic animals (except working animals, e.g., guide dogs) at the College of Veterinary Medicine conferences.

UPDATED Refund/Cancellation Policy: (effective October 13, 2014)

  1. Non-Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m. ET, 10 days prior to the beginning of your event. A $15 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be issued thereafter. You may transfer your registration to an upcoming event. No refunds will be issued to a registration that has been transferred from another event.
  2. Wet Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m. ET, 45 days prior to the beginning of your event. A $15 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. Transfers are not guaranteed with conferences that include a wet lab. No refunds will be issued thereafter.
  3. If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.

Privacy notice: Each conference participant may receive mail from companies or individuals who have obtained names and addresses from this program’s registration as permitted by the Georgia Open Records Act.

Transportation to Athens

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located about 80 miles southwest of Athens, with scheduled ground shuttle service and rental car service.

Ground transportation is available from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to the Hilton Garden Inn, Foundry Park Inn, Holiday Inn, and Holiday Inn Express. Contact Groome Transportation at 706.410.2363 or 800.896.9928, or visit for more information or to make a reservation.


View our directions page for the College of Veterinary Medicine, or contact Melissa Kilpatrick at or 706.542.1451.

Some events may be held at the Coverdell Building, located directly across the street from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Directions and maps of area hotels can be found on their respective websites, but you may find this local-area map helpful; it shows the location of hotels downtown as well as public parking, the Georgia Center, and the CVM.


Parking: On weekends, parking is permitted in reserved parking areas. Parking lots S16, S17 and S10 are most convenient to the College of Veterinary Medicine. Please do not park in the Small Animal Teaching Hospital parking lot on Carlton Street; this is reserved for client parking. The following parking options are available during the week:

• From the Holiday Inn, shuttle service is available. If driving, parking is available at the Carlton Street Deck, a paid parking deck located between the Coliseum and the Coverdell Building.
• From the Georgia Center for Continuing Education, you may either walk or take the campus bus.

This page was last updated on February 23, 2015.