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.

Registration is now open!  Click here to learn more….Register by April 22nd to take advantage of Early Bird Discounts!  CALAM/ACMAL Members get CALAS member rates as an affiliate organization.

CALAM/ACMAL Events during the Symposium include:

Sunday, June 12th

Join us for the CALAM/ACMAL Annual General Meeting.  Get an update on the activities of your board of directors.

Monday, June 13th

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.

A member luncheon with guest speaker, details to come.


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.