The Veterinary Bioscience Institute and LabRoots, Inc. are pleased to announce the annual, two-day international, virtual Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) BioConference Live that will take place on February 5th and 6th, 2014. This is the premier online-only conference focused on laboratory animal science. The theme of this conference is Laboratory Animal Science in the 21st century; new trends in the profession with the following tracks:
Following tracks will be introduced for the first time:
LAS BioConference Live will bring together scientists, veterinary technicians, veterinarians, technical support staff, IACUC administrators and committee members, as well as training and compliance personnel from around the world to learn about recent advances on the science of animal wellbeing, housing, enrichment and biomethodology. Never before has such a diverse group of experts been able to participate in one, groundbreaking conference, which is absolutely free to all participants. No crowded airports, delayed flights or expensive hotel rooms, but still the look and feel of a first-rate conference with world renowned experts.
Conference participants will be able to
The 2013 2nd Laboratory Animal Science BioConference Live included 39 speakers and 52 exhibitors, from x number of countries. Over 12,000 people registered for this event, almost doubling the participation from the inaugural year.
Feedback highlights from the 2013 conference participants included:
The 2014 conference will be submitted for approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards for continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians, and will also meet AALAS and CALAS continuing education criteria.
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