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ASLAP Events

2014 AALAS National Meeting San Antonio

“The ASLAP Experience”     

Join your colleagues in San Antonio for these sensational events in learning, levity and interlocution!

The Continuing Education Seminar on Saturday October 18 from 12:30pm to 5pm in the San Antonio Convention Center. The subject is “Research with Large Animal Models: Texas Sized Approaches to Optimal Animal Welfare Practices and Occupational Health and Safety” with an expert panel of speakers presenting on the topics below. Our speakers are Dr. Vickie Jarrell, Director of Animal Care& Use Program at University of Illinois; Dr. Jacob Werner, Attending Veterinarian of Agricultural Animals & Wildlife at Penn State; and Dr. Jacob Strake, Associate Research Fellow at Zoetis.

Registration for the seminar includes lunch, a coffee break, and CE credits*! 

*This program has been approved for 4 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Contact ASLAP at for further information.

A Networking event begins at 6pm at the Buckhorn Museum, a venue appropriate for informal conversation and debate on the issues of greatest interest to the laboratory animal practitioner community.  A cash bar and hors devours will be provided to facilitate discussion.  Family and guests are most welcome!

The ASLAP Luncheon, an AALAS Tradition, is Monday, October 20 at noon – 2 pm in the Grand Hyatt hotel.   More conversation with old and new colleagues over a great meal is a welcome break from the hectic AALAS schedule.  Plus there will be a great speaker, Dr. Walter Burghardt, sharing information about the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorders in military dogs. 

Pre-Registration is now closed! 

Want to attend the events?  You still can just register onsite onsite!

Saturday -CE Seminar- San Antonio Convention Center Room 210A, 2nd Floor

Saturday- Networking Event - The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum, 318 E. Houston Street

Monday - Luncheon - Grand Hyatt Hotel, Texas Ballroom C, 4th Floor