Release Date:  January 9, 2002

NOTICE:  NOT-OD-02-026

National Institutes of Health

The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare/NIH (OLAW) will join Public 
Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) and Applied Research 
Ethics National Association (ARENA) in co-sponsoring "An IACUC 101 
Education Program" and "Decisions on Animal Care and Use: Dealing with 
Differences" on March 23-26, 2002, in Boston, Massachusetts.  An 
additional co-sponsorship commitment has been received from the 
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care 
International (AAALAC).  The IACUC 101 Education Training Program will 
be held March 23 to discuss key components of effective animal care, 
program evaluations, and personnel qualifications and training.  The 
PRIM&R and ARENA"s Annual IACUC Conference, "Decisions on Animal Care 
and Use: Dealing with Differences," is scheduled for March 24-26.  It 
will focus on animal care and use, ethical and policy decisions, and 
negotiation and conflict resolution in this arena.  The conference will 
be designed to be relevant and of interest to IACUC participants of all 
levels of experience.

Conference agendas and registration information are available at  


For questions or further information, contact:

Margaret C. Quinlan
Animal Welfare Program Specialist
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 1050
Bethesda, MD  20892-7982
(301) 402-4325 (phone)
(301) 402-2803 (fax)
e-mail:  margaret_quinlan@nih.gov

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