Speaker Information

If you are interested in speaking at future conferences, please read our Call for Papers.


Abstracts are submitted with your proposal via the call for papers form located on “Call for Papers” page referenced above.
The deadline for the 2018 Conference is November 15, 2017.

Only complete proposals containing abstracts, objectives, CV and bio will be considered.


An objective states the purpose/objective of the lecture and the specific information, concepts, and/or skills that participants are expected to obtain by attending. There must be at least one objective per hour of lecture, and you can submit all in one document. Please list the lecture title along with each objective. Your objective statement(s) are to be submitted with your lecture proposal(s).

Speaker CV

CVs must contain: Full Name of Author(s), Mailing Address, Telephone Number, E-mail Address, Current Occupation, Degrees and Other Professional Credentials, Name of College of Veterinary Medicine or other relevant degree program, and Year Graduated.
You must upload your CV as part of your call for papers submission.

Speaker Bio

This information is required and is separate from the CV. This what your moderator(s) will use to introduce you. We will also use this information in our promotional brochures. Please submit a brief bio of 50 – 100 words. Include only information you wish your moderator(s) to use.


Due by early spring 2018. Complete the W-9 and print it.
Sign the filled-in form and send to:

PO Box 630
Abingdon, MD 21009
Fax: 410-569-2346

Contact and Program Information

Due by early spring 2018. We need the contact information that you wish to be listed in the program. This will be requested as part of your speaker contract. Please email to office@ahvma.org.

Please use subject: 2018 Speaker Contract Materials, < your name >. – for all of the above materials submitted.


Manuscripts are due late spring of 2018. Manuscripts must be in Microsoft Word format. Please DO NOT pre-format any footnotes or endnotes. Instead, include them at the end of the manuscript.
Deductions will be made to your speaker fees for late, or incomplete manuscripts. Late or incomplete manuscripts may result in exclusion from Conference Proceedings.

Please email to office@ahvma.org; .pdf or printed documents are not acceptable.

Please use subject: 2018 Manuscript < your name >, < title of manuscript > .

Travel Itinerary

We need information about your travel arrangements – are you flying, or driving? and where from? etc.

Due by early spring of 2018. Please send all details to office@ahvma.org.

Speakers receiving travel must make reservations no later than date TBD- fall, 2018 with:
Travel Ex
1821 Walden Office Square #107
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4295

* Any air travel NOT BOOKED THROUGH Travel Ex will NOT be reimbursed by AHVMA and will be the responsibility of the speaker.