ILAR Roundtable –  Washington,  DC – June 4-5, 2014

The missing “R”: Reproducibility in a Changing Research Landscape.  A workshop of the Roundtable on Science and Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use.  A webcast of this event will be available.

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The theme for this 4 day Symposium is “Capitalizing on our Successes:  Living Longer, Living Better”.  A wide variety of Scientific talks, workshops, networking events and exhibition hall will allow you to expand your knowledge and your network.  Click here for more details

CALAM/ACMAL is pleased to sponsor the following events during the Symposium:

Sunday, June 15

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

Monday, June 16

12:00 – 14:0 - CALAM/ACMAL Lunch with Guest Speaker, Michelle Lem

14:00 – 17:00 - Use of Positive Reinforcement Training to Enhance Research Animal Care and Use

Guest Speakers: Dr. Lee Niel – University of Guelph, Guelph, ON & Dr. Steven Schapiro – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Bastrop, TX


A dynamic day of important and engaging discussions, carefully designed for each and everyone involved in the ethical use and care of animals for scientific purposes!  This full day workshop offers tailored sessions for all ACC members and animal health professionals, allowing for the exchange of information on best practices, challenges faced by CCAC-certified institutions and the sharing of solutions.

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You can register for one or both events through one easy online registration system:

** CALAM/ACMAL members are eligible for member rates to attend the Symposium.  When asked for a membership number: type CALAM into the field.


Joint HSBLAS/ESLAV/ECLAM Meeting – Athens, Greece – September 22-23, 2014


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Rus-LASA & ICLAS Conference – Science Based Assessment of Laboratory Animal Welfare – St. Petersburg, Russia  - November 17-19, 2014

A variety of scientific topics – call for abstracts is now open – deadline to submit is September 15, 2014.  View the flyer for more details:  Rus-LASA_ICLAS_conference

Association of the European Primate Veterinarians (EPV) 14th Annual Symposium - Sevilla, Spain - November 20-21, 2014

This year EPV 2014 will be a join meeting with Euprimnet. It will bring together the group of primate vets and the net of European primate centers. Main topic will be : “Primate Nutrition and its Implication in Research”.

Call for Presentations:  Oral presentations either in person or via Skype/Goto Meeting

If you are interested in participating in the scientific programme and giving a presentation please forward your abstract to the Scientific Committee (Dr Moshe Bushmitz: ).

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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.