Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Medicine/

L’association canadienne de la médecine des animaux de laboratoire

Upcoming Events

    • Wednesday, February 07, 2018
    • Thursday, February 08, 2018

    LabRoots, Inc. is pleased to announce that they will once again host the Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) virtual conference! The 7th annual, two-day international event will take place on February 7th and 8th, 2018. The LAS Planning Committee, led by Dr. Szczepan Baran, Global Head of Animal Welfare and Compliance Training at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and composed of more than 20 world-renowned experts, will plan and build out this premier, online-only conference that will focus on laboratory animal science.

    Much like the years preceding, LAS 2018 virtual conference will bring together scientists, students, veterinary technicians, veterinarians, technical support staff, IACUC administrators and committee members, as well as training and compliance personnel from around the world to learn about recent advances and challenges within laboratory animal science. This year’s theme is Laboratory Animal Research in 21st Century, with the following tracks:

    • Modernization of Animal Studies
    • Imaging and Animal Studies
    • Balancing Risk and Opportunities of Outsourcing Animal Research
    • Refinement

    Link:

    https://www.labroots.com/ms/virtual-event/lab-animal-science-2018


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

    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

    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.

    Registration information will be available soon, for now please check out the CALAS/ACSAL website:

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

    • 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.

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