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Bidding for the Congress

The following information is for member associations interested in forwarding a bid to host a WSAVA World congress:
  These expanded guidelines do not replace the SOPs for bidding for a world congress.

The Congress is usually held in October and is rotated through three regions, Asia and Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

Important Bid dates for World Congress 2023

  • Region: Europe, Middle East & Africa.
Action Date
First notice for call for 2023 bids 18/10/2018
Letter of intent to be received by WSAVA 15/12/2018
Professional Congress Organiser report on location suitability 15/03/2019
Executive Board endorsement of Congress Steering Committee (CSC) location endorsement 15/04/2019
CSC recommendation to Assembly 15/07/2019