LabRoots, Inc. is pleased to announce the annual, two-day international, virtual Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) BioConference Live that will take place on February 4th and 5th, 2015. 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; animal welfare and reduction of confounding factors in preclinical research with the following tracks:
LAS BioConference Live will bring together scientists, students, 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:
Last year, over 20,000 people participated in the 3rd Laboratory Animal Science BioConference Live that included 59 speakers and 35 exhibitors, from 45 countries. We anticipate attendance of BioConference Live to continue to grow as the world?s scientific community continues to come together each year to share advances in laboratory animal medicine. Feedback highlights from the 2014 conference participants included:
Continuing Educational Credits
The 2015 conference will be submitted for approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards for Continuing Education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians to receive CE credits, and will also meet AALAS and CALAS continuing education criteria.
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The speakers below have been approved for CME, CE, or CEU credits. To redeem your credits, locate the presentation you watched and click on the CME/CE/CEU buttons for further direction. For more general information regarding continuing education, the processes to receive credits, and the accreditation bodies, Click here
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