Who can join the AVM?

Any person interested in the objectives of the AVM and who is active in the field of veterinary microbiology shall be eligible for membership. Download membership application


Membership dues, annually, $20.00. Sustaining Members, annually, $100.00. Preregistration for the annual meeting, $50.00. Registration at the meeting, $60.00.

Membership Directory

A membership directory is published each year and has been previously mailed to members. A directory and membership application form can be obtained by contacting the President or Secretary-Treasurer of the association.

Annual Meetings

The AVM annually conducts a Symposium on Techniques in Veterinary Microbiology. In addition to the business session, the general session, and guest speakers, the principle feature of the annual meeting is the discussion sessions, typically in the “round-table” format, on the problems and procedures of interest to the various areas and disciplines of veterinary microbiology.

Exhibitors and Presentations

Commercial exhibits and presentations on topics of mutual interest are welcome; their incorporation into the meeting program are left to the discretion of the local meeting site arrangements committee. Exhibitor fees are $400.00. Vendor Application

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2017 Annual Meeting

We are so pleased to announce our annual AVM meeting, June 8-10, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas. Please make plans now to attend!

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"To promote scientific investigations and their application to the advancement of knowledge in this field and to provide mutual assistance to participating laboratories in solving problems."

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