The 7th annual, two-day international event took place on February 7 and 8, 2018. The LAS Planning Committee, led by Dr. Szczepan Baran, Global Head of Animal Welfare and Compliance Training at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and composed of more than 20 world-renowned experts, built out this premier, online-only conference that focused on laboratory animal science.
Much like the years preceding, LAS 2018 virtual conference brought 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 and challenges within laboratory animal science. This year’s theme was Laboratory Animal Research in 21st Century, with the following tracks:
- Modernization of Animal Studies
- Imaging and Animal Studies
- Balancing Risk and Opportunities of Outsourcing Animal Research