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 Friday, June 9th for the following CALAM/ACMAL sponsored events:

Scientific session

Pain Assessment in Research Animals and the Role of Pain as a Confounder in Animal Based Research with guest speakers Dr. Jennifer Lofgren, University of Michigan Medical School & Norman C. Peterson, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, MedImmnune

CALAM/ACMAL Luncheon and Annual General Meeting

Network at this special luncheon and learn more about what your association has been doing the past year and new directions for the future.

Registration is now open.  CALAM/ACMAL Members qualify for member rates.

Click here to register, select “Member of an Affiliate Association” as your registration type and select CALAM from the drop-down menu.

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.