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

Additional supporters; a-tune Software, Merck Inc, GSK, Tech Software

SCAW’s Annual Winter Conference

December 3-4, 2018, San Antonio, Texas

Co-sponsored with The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare/NIH/DHHS, USDA/APHIS/AC and CITI Program at BRANY. Additional supporter are Merck, Inc and a-tune Software, Inc

SCAW’s Winter Conference will be held in beautiful downtown San Antonio. The historic Menger Hotel will house this educational two-day event and is only minutes from the Riverwalk.

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 should you have any comments/concerns regarding SCAW's program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession. SCAW's AAVSB/RACE provider #293.

This conference will help meet the requirement 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.

"AAALAC International values the Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) as a Member Organization for AAALAC International and participates in SCAW’s educational programs to support humane, responsible animal care and use in the pursuit of new scientific and research discoveries. SCAW workshops and conferences provide an opportunity to learn and discuss topics that will benefit animal welfare in research, education and testing, and also serve as a positive networking opportunity."

Gary L Borkowski, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Senior Director
AAALAC International