ESLAV-ECLAM-AAALAC ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Quality in Animal Welfare and Facility Management

Organized by the European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians (ESLAV), the European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM), and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)

 

Conference Overview: The annual conference on "Quality in Animal Care and Facility Management" jointly organized by ESLAV, ECLAM, and AAALAC is a two-day event designed to bring together a diverse community of professionals involved in animal research. This conference aims to promote best practices in animal care and facility management, fostering collaboration and knowledge sharing among technicians, veterinarians, researchers, and animal welfare personnel.

Dates: June 17 and 18, 2024

Location: The Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

 

17 JUNE

 

SESSION 1 - ANIMAL WELFARE
09:00-12:45

08:00 - 09:00 REGISTRATION
09:00 - 09:10 WELCOME
09:15 - 10:00

KEYNOTE LECTURE

"How Artificial Intelligence can be used to assess laboratory animal welfare"
Matthew Leach, Newcastle University, UK

10:00 - 10:30 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK / POSTERS
11:00 - 11:45

KEYNOTE LECTURE (AAALAC)

"AAALAC Expectations and Typical Findings on Animal Environment, Housing and Management"
Delphine G. Denais-Laliève, D.V.M., Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety, France

11:45 - 12:30 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
12:30 - 12:45 Elevator's pitch - exhibitors
12:45 - 13:30 LUNCH
 

SESSION 2 - VETERINARY CARE
13:30-16:15

13:30 - 14:15

KEYNOTE LECTURE

"The Versatility of Veterinary Care"
Caroline Johner, Max-Planck-Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany

14:15 - 14:45 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
14:45 - 15:00 COFFEE BREAK / POSTERS
15:00 - 15:45

KEYNOTE LECTURE

"AAALAC Expectations and Typical Findings on Veterinary Care"
Heinz Brandstetter, Dr. med. vet., University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany

15:45 - 16:00 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
16:00 - 16:15 Elevator's pitch - posters
16:30 - 18:00 ESLAV Annual General Meeting
18:00 - 20:00 Welcome reception & exhibitors' evening

 

18 JUNE

 

SESSION 3 - FACILITY MANAGEMENT
09:15-12:15

09:15 - 10:00

KEYNOTE LECTURE

"The conundrum of facility management: balancing different stakeholders with conflicting interests"
Jan-Bas Prins, Francis Crick Institute, UK

10:00 - 10:30 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK / POSTERS
11:00 - 11:45

KEYNOTE LECTURE

"AAALAC Expectations and Typical Findings on Programme Key Responsibilities"
Maria Kamper, University of Manchester, UK

11:45 - 12:15 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
12:15 - 13:00 LUNCH
 

SESSION 4 - LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNICATION
13:00-16:15

13:00 - 13:45

KEYNOTE LECTURE

"One more time: What exactly is Leadership? And does it really matter?"
David Schoorman, Daniels School of Business, Purdue University, USA

13:45 - 14:15 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
14:15 - 14:30 COFFEE BREAK / POSTERS
14:30 - 15:15

KEYNOTE LECTURE

"The Importance of Effective Internal Communication: AAALAC Typical Findings and Expectations"
Helena Paradell, Zoetis Manufacturing & Research, Spain

15:15 - 16:00 Presentations selected from submitted abstracts
16:00 - 16:15 CLOSING

 

Please note that the Scientific Committee reserves the right to make necessary changes to the programme if needed.