CCAC 2016 National Workshop

June 11, 2016

CCAC National Workshops provide members of institutional Animal Care Committees (ACCs) with an opportunity to interact with peers and exchange information on challenges and best practices.

They feature plenary sessions given by invited international and national speakers and breakout sessions facilitated by workshop participants with insight and expertise relevant to the topic of discussion.

Details can be found here:


CALAS/ACSAL 55th Annual Symposium
June 11-14, 2016

The 55th Annual Symposium will be held in downtown Toronto, Ontario.   Visit the Symposium Website  for details and/or sign up for email updates.

Click here to Register Now.  CALAM/ACMAL Members get CALAS member rates as an affiliate organization.

CALAM/ACMAL Events during the Symposium include:

Sunday, June 12th

13:00 – 15:00  CALAM/ACMAL Annual General Meeting

Join us and celebrate with the Charles River Award Winner and get an update on the activities of your board of directors.

Monday, June 13th

12:00 – 14:00 CALAM/ACMAL Member Luncheon with guest speaker Dr. Gabriela Mastromonaco on The Science of Zoo Babies: Reproductive Technologies for Species Conservation.

14:00 – 17:00 CALAM/ACMAL Sponsored scientific session titled Use of the Animal Welfare Assessment Grid (AWAG) to Monitor the Life Time Experience of Animals
Presented by Professor Sarah Wolfensohn, University of Surrey, School of Veterinary Medicine, Guildford, UK, Roundtable discussion to follow.


Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention

2017 Convention held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island from July 13 to 16, 2017.



The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) advances the humane care and responsible use of laboratory animals through certification of veterinary specialists, professional development, education and research. ACLAM also coordinates a mentoring program for veterinary students and veterinarians interested in entering the laboratory animal field, for laboratory animal practitioners interested in becoming board-certified, and for established lab animal practitioners who seek further career development.