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Design Conference details
Thursday, September 21 & Friday, September 22, 2017
Darryl Leslie, DVM - Chair, Design Conference 2017
Mark Shackelford, DVM - CE Coordinator, Design Conference 2017
Register to attend the annual Design Conference. DVMs and Practice Managers are invited to register for both days or for 1 day only. You may also register to attend ONLY the Design Conference or the Design Conference and SWVS.
Schedule at a Glance
Search the Design Conference Schedule here.
The Design Conference provides a total of 14 hours of CE for both days (7 hours for Thursday only and 7 hours for Friday only). Participants are advised to check with their state licensing board for the number of hours they can claim for practice management (nonscience CE).
Veterinarians and Practice Managers are invited to register for the Design Conference. Advance registration fees are $100 for Thursday only, $195 for Friday only, and $245 for both days until August 31. After Advance registration fees go up to $125 for Thursday only, $220 for Friday only and $265 for both days.
PLEASE NOTE: The registration fee includes Design Conference proceedings, a box lunch on Thursday, refreshment breaks, coffee and muffins on Friday morning, lunch and access to the Exhibit Hall on Friday. The advance deadline to register is August 31. Cancellations must be received in writing before August 9; a $25 cancellation fee will apply. Cancellations received after August 9 are subject to payment of the full registration fee. Registration fees increase on-site. This is a ticketed event; guests of registered veterinarians are not allowed admittance unless they also register and pay to attend the Design Conference.
Free Architect Consultation (over $200 value)
Every SWVS Design Conference attendee receives a free 30-minute veterinary architect consultation. Regardless of what stage you find yourself in, these specialists will offer advice on early strategic planning, budgeting, site selection, design review, zoning, or plan critiques. You will have an opportunity to schedule your appointment prior to the conference.