World Association of Veterinary Anatomists (WAVA)
Association Mondiale des Anatomistes Vétérinaires (AMAV)
Weltvereinigung der Veterinäranatomen (WVVA)
Asociación Mundial de Anatomistas Veterinarios (AMAV)

Upcoming events in veterinary anatomy

For a complete listing of all veterinary events worldwide, see:
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The 43rd World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Congress
The 9th Federation of Asian Small Animal Veterinary Associations (FASAVA) Congress

The 43rd WSAVA Congress & 9th FASAVA Congress will be held on 25th -28th September, 2018, at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

You may find full details on the Congress web pages.

Please note that the Super Early Bird Registration Deadline, with reduced registration prices, is the 15th January, 2018.

The 32nd Congress of the European Association of Veterinary Anatomists (EAVA)

The 32nd EAVA Congress will be held from 25th to 28th of July 2018, at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany.

You may find full details on the Congress web page.

Recent events in veterinary anatomy

Young generation of veterinary anatomists

The Ninth Meeting of the Young Generation of Veterinary Anatomists (YGVA) was held in Brno, the Czech Republic, from July 12 - July 14, 2017.

YGVA congresses are open to young researchers interested in the field of morphology. Traditionally, the main focus of the YGVA is to promote the latest developments in research and teaching in the field of veterinary morphology. The meeting in Brno focussed in particular on practical training, with a broad spectrum of workshops.

Full details of the meeting are available on the webpages of the YGVA.

American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (AAVA)

The latest meeting of the American Association of Veterinary Anatomists (AAVA) was held from June 29–July 1, 2017, at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, U.S.A.

The next main meeting of the association will be held in 2019.


The 1st International Veterinary Anatomy Congress of Turkey and the 10th National Veterinary Anatomy Congress

This congress of the Veterinary Anatomy Association of Turkey was held at Afyon/Sandıklı, Turkey, from the 13-16th of September 2017

Full details of the meeting are available at the following website:

Job announcements in veterinary anatomy

Anatomy position at Ross University, St. Kitts

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, St.Kitts, invites applicants for a full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. A candidate is required to be an experienced anatomist with a passion for teaching to lead further development of an anatomy program in comparative vertebrate and gross anatomy.

You will find full details of the position here.

Position for veterinary medical illustrator

The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) is seeking a veterinary anatomist who is also a certified medical illustrator for an atlas project on swine anatomy in English. Ideally, such a person would be affiliated with a university for the use of facilities in swine necropsy and would speak and write in English.

For further details, please contact
Nicole Duffee, DVM, PhD,
Director, Education & Scientific Affairs
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

If your institution has or intends to announce a vacant position, please contact the Secretary-General.

WAVA meetings

There are presently no announced meetings of WAVA