The Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS) Symposium is being held May 5-8, 2018 in Beautiful Quebec City, CANADA.   Presentations will be presented in English and French.  Abstract submission deadline is January 29th at 18:00 EST.  Poster submissions are accepted until February 12.  Visit for more information.





“Trainers: Leading the Way and Making it Happen!”

June 8, 2018

8:30AM – 4:00PM

NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD

Building 35A, Room 620/630

Cost: Free

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Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Tiffany Whitcomb, Penn State – Hershey College of Medicine

*Importance of the Trainer – Trainee Relationship*


Topics include:

Training English Language Learners

Training Staff on Aspects of NHP Behavior

Creating Training Courses for Researchers

How to Keep Employees Engaged

Using Technology in Training

And more…stay tuned.


Who should attend?



Floor Leads

Anyone involved in training!




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