ILAR Roundtable: Animal Models for Microbiome Research: Advancing Basic and Translational Science

December 19 & 20, 2016

Free Registration

Join the ILAR Roundtable for a free 2-day workshop on December 19-20, 2016 to examine animal models of microbiome research. Invited speakers will discuss challenges of standardization and biological variability in using gnotobiotic model organisms, examine the translatability of preclinical studies to humans, identify alternative model organisms that can be used in microbiome research, and discuss strategies for expanding the infrastructure and tools for conducting studies in these types of models. Click here to view the final agenda, including speakers and topics.

This workshop will be held at 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC and will be freely available via webcast. We invite you to join us in person or via webcast, and you can register to attend by clicking here.


The World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine

April 25-28, 2017

We are excited to announce that is hosting their 20th World Congress in beautiful Toronto, CANADA, April 25-28, 2017.

NEVER has there been a Disaster and Emergency Medicine Conference as diverse as this with over 20 tracks ranging from psychosocial and behavioral health, disaster triage and NEW to this Congress: VETERINARY MEDICINE AND ANIMAL CARE DURING DISASTERS

The theme is “Be inspired-Inspire others! | Laissez-vous inspirer – Inspirez les autres!”

The Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care Team has identified 10 key THEMES to capture the “Best of the Best Topics” in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care during emergencies and disasters, globally. We want our Track to be one of the best ever – this is our chance to SHINE!!


CALAS/ACSAL 56th Annual Symposium

June 8-11, 2017, Calgary, AB

A transformed Symposium experience with an all new date format.  Join us for the CALAM/ACMAL sponsored session and luncheon on Friday, June 9th.   More details to come in early January, 2017.

Click here to learn more and to sign up for email updates.


Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention

July 13 to 16, 2017

2017 Convention held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.  Click here for details


Canadian Veterinary Medical Association 2018 Convention

Vancouver, British Columbia from July 5 to 8, 2018

Call for speakers now open, click here for details.


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.