Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Medicine/

L’association canadienne de la médecine des animaux de laboratoire

Upcoming Events

    • Saturday, May 05, 2018
    • Tuesday, May 08, 2018
    • Québec City, QC

    Registration Now Open!

    Please click here to register - don't miss out on early-bird rates until April 6th!

    The 57th Annual Symposium will be held in Québec City, QC from May 5-8, 2018 at the Hilton Québec and Québec City Convention Centre. CALAM/ACMAL Members should plan to attend for:

    Sunday, May 6th  | 1:00PM - 3:00PM

    Annual General Meeting

    Come meet the Board of Directors, cheer on the Charles River Award Winner and learn more about your association and how to get involved. 

    Monday, May 7th | 12:00PM - 2:00PM

    CALAM/ACMAL Luncheon

    Featuring guest speaker Dr. Daniel Pang, Université de Montréal

    Monday, May 7th | 2:00PM - 4:30PM

    CALAM/ACMAL Scientific Session

    The Digital Vivarium | Speakers: Dr. Felix Wolf & Dr. Ian Welch

    Register Today!

    Registration Now Open!

    Please click here to register - don't miss out on early-bird rates until April 6th!

    The 57th Annual Symposium will be held in Québec City, QC from May 5-8, 2018 at the Hilton Québec and Québec City Convention Centre. Plan to attend for:

    • a chance to network with LAS professionals from across the country
    • small class size workshops
    • talking posters
    • vendor technical presentations
    • posters
    • scientific talks
    • exhibit hall
    • a variety of social events

    It is the perfect education and networking opportunity for all those involved in animal-based science.

    http://calas-acsal.org/Apps/Pages/calas-symposium

    • Monday, May 07, 2018
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    All CALAM/ACMAL Members are invited to the CALAM Luncheon at the 57th Annual CALAS/ACSAL Symposium in Québec City, QC on Monday, May 7th, 2018 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM. 

    • Featuring guest speaker Dr. Daniel Pang, Université de Montréal

    Click here to register for the symposium!


    • Monday, May 14, 2018
    • Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    • Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI

    This workshop will be offered at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI.

    The target audience for this workshop includes Attending, Clinical or Consulting Veterinarians, Facility Managers, Aquatic Facility Technicians, and Animal Care Committee Members working with academic or research institutions that house laboratory aquatic animals and/or review animal care protocols involving manipulating fish in the wild. The workshops provide exposure to the CCAC Guidelines on Fish, Specific Challenges Aquatic Species present for Animal Care Committees, Welfare Assessments and Clinical Care of Aquatic Species and hands-on experience technical and clinical procedures for aquatic laboratory animals.
    The Workshops are designed to be stand-alone, 2 day sessions depending on registrants experience level, however they may be taken consecutively. Certificates of Completion are provided. 


     The on-line course, The Experimental Fish, is considered a pre-requisite for the workshops.  See: http://www.upei.ca/professionaldevelopment/course/experimental-fish


    For more information and for registration: http://www.upei.ca/programsandcourses/canadianaquaculture-institute

    • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    • Thursday, May 17, 2018
    • Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI

    This workshop will be offered at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, PEI.


    The target audience for this workshop includes Attending, Clinical or Consulting Veterinarians, Facility Managers, Aquatic Facility Technicians, and Animal Care Committee Members working with academic or research institutions that house laboratory aquatic animals and/or review animal care protocols involving manipulating fish in the wild. The workshops provide exposure to the CCAC Guidelines on Fish, Specific Challenges Aquatic Species present for Animal Care Committees, Welfare Assessments and Clinical Care of Aquatic Species and hands-on experience technical and clinical procedures for aquatic laboratory animals.


    The Workshops are designed to be stand-alone, 2 day sessions depending on registrants experience level, however they may be taken consecutively. Certificates of Completion are provided. 


     The on-line course, The Experimental Fish, is considered a pre-requisite for the workshops.  See: http://www.upei.ca/professionaldevelopment/course/experimental-fish


    For more information and for registration: http://www.upei.ca/programsandcourses/canadianaquaculture-institute

    • Friday, June 01, 2018
    • Hart House, University of Toronto

    REGISTRATION: https://torontozebrafishhandhsymposium.eventbrite.com

    This free event will be of interest to everyone who works with zebrafish including lab staff. Topics covered will include the housing and care of zebrafish, as well as how to monitor the health of these animals.

    Hosted by the University of Toronto Division of Comparative Medicine and the Research Oversight and Compliance Office.

    For more information, click here.

    • Sunday, June 17, 2018
    • Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    • Goiania, Goias, Brazil

    Following will be a scientific meeting hosted by the Brazilian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SBCAL), with the Federation of South American Associations for Laboratory Animal Science (FESSACAL), and ICLAS, June 17-20, with pre-congress workshops on June 16.

    • Monday, October 15, 2018
    • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    • Barcelona

    Registration for the 2018 ESLAV/ECLAM/AAALAC/SECAL Congress in Barcelona is now open.

    Please, go to: http://www.barcelonacongress2018.com where you will find relevant information.  The preliminary program will be made available online shortly.

     

    For questions, please email the Technical Secretariat via the ‘Contact’ page.


    • Sunday, May 05, 2019
    • Thursday, May 09, 2019
    • Varadero, Cuba

    The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Havana (CIGB), the Cuban Society of Pharmacology, The National Center for the Production of Laboratory Animals (CENPALAB) and the Organizing Committee have the pleasure to announce the International workshop "Animal Models and Preclinical Research 2019" (AniMod 2019), to be held from May 5st to 9st, 2019 in Varadero, Cuba, the country in the Caribbean with endless summer.

    For more information, please click here.

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