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AVMA Virtual Convention

July 29, 2021 to August 1, 2021

The AVMA Virtual Convention has something for every background and interest. Everyone is welcome—it's your convention and it's Powered By You! Gain an educational edge through best-in-class CE, workshops, panels, and lectures taught by experts in veterinary medicine. Network with colleagues, make new friends, and discover products and services that will enhance your veterinary career.

Animal Tribute Ceremony (Tentative)

September 16, 2021
Clinical Center South Lawn

The 2021 Annual Animal Tribute Ceremony is tentatively scheduled for Thusday, September 16, 2021 in the South Lawn of the Clinical Center. Please save the date! More details will follow.

SCAW IACUC Training Workshop

September 16, 2021
Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, Maryland

SCAW’s IACUC Training Workshop educates and trains individuals who work with laboratory animals in research, testing and education. They include IACUC members and administrators, Principal Investigators, Attending Veterinarians, regulatory personnel and laboratory animal care staff. The regional workshop format lets small groups discuss specific topics that are relevant to IACUC functions. Each workshop is structured in similar design, with slight changes made to meet local needs.

72nd Annual AALAS National Meeting

October 17, 2021 to October 21, 2021
Kansas City, Missouri
Each fall since 1950, the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) has held its annual National Meeting. During the five days of the meeting, members and nonmembers come together to enjoy the workshops, lectures, poster sessions, and exhibits. The program is designed to have topics relevant to the entire membership. Exhibitors have an opportunity to interact with AALAS members from the academic community, research institutions, government organizations, and commercial companies. The AALAS National Meeting is the largest gathering in the world of professionals concerned with the production, care, and use of laboratory animals.

SCAW Annual Winter Conference

December 6, 2021 to December 7, 2021
San Antonio, Texas
SCAW two-day conferences provide key findings and advances in research animal welfare, explore policy and management issues related to IACUCs and develop awareness of humane care and use of agricultural animals in research. Attendance at these conferences is limited to experienced IACUC members and administrators, principal investigators, attending veterinarians, regulatory personnel and laboratory animal care staff.