The Annual CALAS/ACSAL Symposium is taking place May 6-9, 2023, in Montréal, Quebec at the Hotel Bonaventure Montréal. The Symposium is a unique 2-day event, 2 dedicated days of programming with networking and social events, a Trade Show consisting of 50+ exhibit booths, dedicated Trainers’ Lunch, 2 Keynote presentations from highly sought-after speakers, over 30 concurrent sessions and optional 2 full days of pre-symposium hands-on workshops. The Symposium regularly attracts 300 - 500 participants from across Canada and internationally.
The theme for the Annual Symposium is “Over 6 Decades Making a Difference”, and encompasses the following areas:
Making a Difference in Communication: Human-animal relationships, views and perceptions of research with animals
- Making a Difference in 3Rs: History, successes, past and future of the 3Rs concept
- Making a Difference in Animal's Environments: Technical presentations on direct and indirect influences of the environment on research and animals
- Making a Difference in Global challenges: New methodologies, innovative techniques and welfare programs
- Making a Difference in Aquatic Species: Animal care, health and welfare presentations
CALAM/ACMAL will once again be hosting our annual AGM and Luncheon at Symposium on May 8, 2023. We will also have our CALAM stream on Monday afternoon!