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2023 Biennial Conference


The Regional Teaching Academy (RTA) will cover registration fees for RTA Fellow participants that are from one of the 7 Western Consortium institutions (Colorado State University, Midwestern University, Oregon State University, University of Arizona, University of California – Davis, Washington State University, and Western University of Health Sciences).

Registration Fees (Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend)

  • RTA Fellow = Free
  • Non-RTA fellow, but within the consortium = $200
  • OSU Non-RTA fellow =  $100
  • Participants outside of the RTA consortium = $400
  • Student, Graduate, Resident or Intern = 50% off above registrations fee
  • Register and Attend the Pre-Conference VETS workshop(s) = $100 off conference registration fee (separate registration is required for the VETS workshop).

Attendance Expected Time Frame: Attendance at the Monday evening kick-off session at 5:00 pm is strongly encouraged, as well as participation throughout the entire conference until Thursday at 5 pm. Registration will be held at the Monday evening kick-off and again Tuesday morning. Please plan travel accommodations accordingly.

If you are a Regional Teaching Academy Fellow, lodging expenses will be reimbursed up to $199/night (4 nights), additional nights will be covered for attending the pre-conference workshop(s).

Travel Grant: The Teaching Academy of the Consortium of West Regional Colleges of Veterinary Medicine 2023 Biennial Summer Conference Travel Grant is designed to assist participants to attend the Biennial Summer Conference – July 17-21. Attendance to the conference will provide an opportunity to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of faculty and staff in a manner that will improve teaching and learning in the seven regional veterinary colleges (CSU, OSU, UC-Davis, UA, MidW, WSU, & WU) and promote a network of individuals that share common interests. The Regional Teaching Academy (RTA) will provide funding for this grant. It is an expectation that the Travel Grant shall not be used to alleviate the current responsibility of departments/colleges, but to provide support for travel in addition to the support from sponsoring colleges. Therefore, a funding model based on cost-sharing for individual awards is described in the travel grant detail form above.

For further information, please see your local Steering Committee Representatives or contact Dr. Rachel Halsey.


After you have registered, an invoice will be sent to the email provided in your registration at which time you will be asked to submit payment with the link below.