AAFV Conference

October 17-21, 2024

Seattle, WA

See below for information regarding our 2023 conference. 

Hotel Block for our 2024 conference is now available! Book below!

Registration, sponsorship, and agenda to be released soon.

October 6-9, 2023


Double the Learning, Double the Fun!

Four Days of Fish and Aquatic Focused Continuing Education Credits.

2 Days of Optional Wetlabs

Friday, October 6th

9-Noon Central- Fish Necropsy by Dr. Myron Kebus- Sponsored by Simple AG Solutions

1pm-4pm Central- Fish Exams by Dr. Jessie Sanders

 Monday, October 9th

9-Noon Central- Fish Imaging with Dr. Jessie Sanders and Dr. Shane Boylan- Sponsored by Butterfly Ultrasound


2 Days of Lectures for 12 hours of CE

Icebreaker - Friday Night at Springfield Brewing Company

Free Water Quality Shadow Opportunity

Registration badge gains access to Wonders Of Wildlife Aquarium during the conference

Bass Pro Shop Welcome Bag

Karent Talbot glass- Sponsored by Reef Nutrition and Reed Mariculture

6+ Sponsor tables

Free Behind the Scenes Tours of the Aquarium Lab, Quarantine and Water Quality Spaces

Food Included!
Friday Social with food and drink tickets

Saturday: Breakfast, snacks, Lunch, Banquet Dinner

Sunday: Breakfast, snacks and Lunch


Come join a great group of fish professionals of all levels and all careers!

Aquariums, Aquaculture, Universities, Practice Owners, Small Animal, Large Animal, Government and more

About Springfield, MO

Coupons for Springfield Attractions


2023 AAFV Schedule Overview
2023 AAFV Conference Lecture Schedule

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Thank you to our Silent Auction Donors:

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All funds raised from this Silent Auction goes directly to our AAFV Vet Student Scholarship Program.  More info Here

Looking for more CE?

You can also register for our previous conference recordings on the above registration site if you want to catch up on past years.

Contact americanfishvets@gmail.com when you are ready for your test.

Save Money on Registration

Become a AAFV member and get a discount on your conference registration fees.

Members also get special access to vet resources on our site and many other valuable resources.

Past Proceedings

If you want to purchase past conference proceedings, AAFV is holding a special ($30 for 2014-2020) if purchased on our site.

Past AAFV Conferences

10th Annual Conference
Springfield, MO
October 2023

9th Annual Conference
St. Augustine, FL
October 2022

8th Annual Conference
October 2021

7th Annual Conference
October 2020

6th Annual Conference with AAZV
St Louis, MO
September 2019

5th Annual Conference
with ISAAH
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
September 2018

4th Annual Conference with AAZV/ARAV/AEMV/NAG
Dallas, TX
Sept 2017

3rd Annual Conference
North Carolina Aquarium
April 2016

2nd Annual Conference
Shedd Aquarium
April 2015

1st Annual Conference
Shepherdstown, WV
April 2014