ACVO Conference 2021 (Indianapolis, IN)

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF VETERINARY OPHTHALMOLOGISTS’ 52nd Annual Scientific Conference and Tradeshow will take place, IN-PERSON in Indianapolis, IN, September 29th – October 2nd, 2021 and ON-DEMAND starting October 8th, 2021.

For registration and course information, including general practitioner-focused programming, and online presentation viewing options, visit This year our hybrid format will provide in-person attendees with three months extended on-demand access to all presentations, complimentary. The conference rotates around the country annually, check out future dates and locations at this site. Discounted rates for students, interns, and residents.

In-Person registration closes 8.24.2021 and On-Demand fees increase; On-Demand with Q&A live credit access closes 10.1.2021; On-Demand-Only closes 12.1.2021

The ACVO Conference is the largest veterinary ophthalmology educational meeting in the world. Researchers and clinical practitioners from over 30 countries convene to share information, while earning on average 20+ hours of RACE approved ‘live’ CE credit (approval pending). The conference offers over 130 abstract presentations in both presentation and poster formats, a keynote speaker, a residents’ workshop and manuscript competition, optional Sunday Masters’ course, and an 8-hour general practitioner’s course (available separately). The conference typically has 900-1,000 attendees and vendors. The program is laced with opportunities to network including a meeting for those interested in learning about residencies and sub-specialty areas of interest Students, interns and residents are offered special rates. We welcome anyone interested in veterinary ophthalmology to attend either the full conference or the General Practitioner’s course alone.

Our plan. ACVO will be providing an innovative ‘hybrid’ conference format, serving both in-person and on-demand attendees.

In-Person. ACVO is submitting for ‘live, interactive’ R.A.C.E. credit for both in-person and on-demand sessions. The in-person sessions will provide approximately 16-20 hours of ‘live credit’, (pending R.A.C.E. approval). In-person attendees will also have On-Demand access.

On-Demand. The on-demand platform will provide on-demand sessions and limited live Q&A sessions with in-depth, keynote and residents’ workshop presenters. On-demand attendees will be able to begin viewing presentations Friday, October 8th. Dates to be posted soon. The on-demand sessions will likely offer approximately 6 hours of ‘live credit’, and 15 + ‘anytime credit’, R.A.C.E. approved. (R.A.C.E. approval is expected but pending until this summer).