Who is SWVS?
Southwest Veterinary Symposium is a partnership of the Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas VMAs, as well as Oklahoma Veterinary Technician Association and Veterinary Technicians Association of Texas (VTAT) to provide continuing education for veterinary professionals in the southwest region and the nation. Symposium profits are returned to the partner states.
The annual symposium is held each fall in the Southwest and includes continuing education, exhibits, interactive labs, and social activities. We serve DVMs, RVTs, hospital personnel, veterinary and technician students, and the suppliers who provide the products and services that support veterinary medicine.
Southwest Veterinary Symposium represents innovative partnerships that focus on creating an unparalleled education experience, advancing the entire veterinary profession, and fostering a spirit of reciprocal investment amongst our partner VMAs, attendees, and exhibitors.
To become, by the way of a thriving partnership between member state VMAs, exhibitors, and speakers, the premier regional veterinary educational conference, providing a one-of-a-kind, friendly, welcoming experience to attendees and their families.
A Great Partnership
Southwest Veterinary Symposium is a partnership of the Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas VMAs, as well as an allied partnership with Oklahoma Veterinary Technician Association and Texas Association of Registered Veterinary Technicians to provide continuing education for veterinary professionals in the southwest region and the national symposium profits are returned to the partner states.