SCAW's 2018 Annual Winter Conference and IACUC Training Workshops are sponsored with;

Additional supporters; a-tune Software, GSK, Merck Inc,Tech Software and USDA/APHIS/AC

Program

Back to the Future, Science and Animal Welfare
SCAW's 40 Year Anniversary

Menger Hotel, San Antonio, TX
December 3-4, 2018

Sponsors: The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; USDA/APHIS/AC; OLAW/NIH/DHHS; CITI Program at BRANY; Merck, Inc., a-tune Software, Inc and TechSoftware, Inc and GSK

SCAW conferences and workshops will be reviewed and approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) RACE program and will meet the requirements for continuing education credit for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at race@aavsb.org should you have any comments/concerns regarding SCAW's program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession. SCAW's AAVSB/RACE provider #293.

December 3, 2018
Chair: Randall J. Nelson, PhD

7:30
Light Breakfast and Exhibits

8:30
Welcome and Introduction

Randall J. Nelson, PhD

8:45
SCAW 40th Anniversary: Looking to the Past, Present, and Future

Randall J. Nelson, PhD

Keynote Address: Rowsell Awardee

Stuart M. Zola, PhD

10:00
Break and Exhibits

10:30
Self-Imposed Administrative Burden

J. G. Collins, PhD

11:00
Are You Up to Date with OLAW, APHIS and AAALAC International:
Q & A for You and Me

OLAW Representative
USDA/APHIS/AC Representative
Gary L. Borkowski, DVM, MS, DACLAM; AAALAC International Representative

12:00
Lunch

1:00
Break-Out Sessions

21st Century Cure’s Act: Understanding the Issues
B. Taylor Bennett, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, DACAW

What to Know About DOD Grants, Q&A
TBA

How to Manage Non-Compliance
Gregory R. Reinhard, DVM, MBA, DACLAM

2:00
Break and Exhibits

2:30
Break-Out Sessions

VVC, How Are We Doing?
Elizabeth M. Dodemaide, BVSc, MA, MACVSc

AAALAC International: Occupation Health and Safety Issues in Contemporary Research
John F. Bradfield, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Gary L. Borkowski, DVM, MS, DACLAM

Take a Walk on the Wildlife Side
Robert S. Sikes, PhD

3:30
Break-Out Sessions

Open Forum: Q&A
OLAW Representative
USDA/APHIS/AC Representative

What is All the Fuss About: Harm Benefit Analysis
B. Taylor Bennett, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, DACAW
Gary L. Borkowski, DVM, MS, DACLAM

MOUs, Sub-Awards, and Collaborations: The Great Paper Chase
Justin McNulty

4:30
Conclusion of First Day

5:30
Reception
All attendees and exhibitors are invited to attend the reception sponsored by a•tune Software, Inc.

December 4, 2018

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

7:30
Light Breakfast and Exhibits

8:15
Keynote Address: Future Ethical Challenges for IACUC’s:
Balancing Advanced Technology and Animal Welfare

Margaret Foster Riley, JD

9:15
Minimizing Managing Pain and Distress: A Look Ahead From the IACUC’s Perspective

Jennifer L. S. Lofgren, DVM, MS, DACLAM

10:00
Break and Exhibits

10:30
Educating the Public: Where We Are and Where We Should be Going

Allyson J. Bennett, MS, PhD

11:15
Future Challenges Facing the Research Community: The D.C. Perspective

Matthew R. Bailey, BA

12:00
Lunch

1:00
Break-Out Sessions

Future Ethical Challenges for IACUC’s: Balancing Advanced
Technology and Animal Welfare
Margaret Foster Riley, JD

Future Challenges Facing the Research Community: The D.C. Perspective
Matthew R. Bailey, BA

AAALAC International: Occupation Health and Safety Issues in Contemporary Research
John F. Bradfield, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Gary L. Borkowski, DVM, MS, DACLAM

2:00
Break-Out Sessions

Educating the Public: Where We Are and Where We Should be Going
Allyson J. Bennett, MS, PhD

Minimizing Managing Pain and Distress: A Look Ahead from the IACUC’s Perspective
Jennifer L. S. Lofgren, DVM, MS, DACLAM /Checking dates

2:00-4:30
Active Learning Session: Self-Imposed Regulatory Burden
Elizabeth C. Meek, DVM, MPH
J. G. Collins, PhD
John F. Bradfield, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Randall J. Nelson, PhD

(Registration limited to 30 participants. Please email info@scaw.com to become a registrant. You will receive a return email confirming that you are a participant. If a minimum number of 10 attendees aren't registered, the session will be canceled.)

3:00
Break and Exhibits

3:30
Break-Out Sessions

Case(s) in Point: PHS- and USDA-Based Scenarios
Ernest D. Prentice, PhD
Randall J. Nelson, PhD
OLAW Representative
USDA/APHIS/AC Representative

2:00-4:30
Active Learning Session: Self-Imposed Regulatory Burden
(Continued from 2pm, limited to 30 people)
Elizabeth C. Meek, DVM, MPH
J. G. Collins, PhD
John F. Bradfield, DVM, PhD, DACLAM
Randall J. Nelson, PhD

4:30
Conclusion of Conference

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

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