Conferences & Workshops

Program to be set by Spring of 2017

December 4-5, 2017

Sponsors with The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; USDA/APHIS/AC; The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare/NIH/DHHS; CITI Program; Merck, Inc., and a-tune Software, Inc

Topics presented at this educational Winter Conference  will help to fulfill the training requirements stated in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals 8th edition, 2011  that states “All personnel involved with the care and use of animals must be adequately educated, trained, and/or qualified in basic principles of laboratory animal science to help ensure high-quality science and animal well-being”.  It will also address USDA/APHIS/AC Policy 15 that states ”IACUC members should be trained in understanding the Animal Welfare Act, protocol review and facility inspections.”

Special Needs: Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact the SCAW office prior to the meeting. SCAW is in compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

December 4, 2017

Chair: B. Taylor Bennett, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, DACAW

7:30
Light Breakfast and Exhibits

8:30
Welcome and Introduction

2:15
Break and Exhibits

2:45
Break-Out Session

3:45
Break-Out Session

4:45
End of Day One

Time to be determined
Reception

All Attendees and Exhibitors are invited to attend the reception sponsored by a-tune software, Inc.

December 5, 2017

7:30
Light Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00

9:00

9:45
Break and Exhibits

10:15

12:00
Lunch

1:00
Break-Out Session

2:00
Break-Out Session

3:00
Break and Exhibits

3:30
Break-Out Session

4:30
End of Conference

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Through its publications and conferences, SCAW has succeeded in bringing together multiple constituencies to work toward common goals.

Joanne Zurlo
Director of Science Strategy
The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing