December SCAW Workshop on Challenges in a Changing World

Notice Number: NOT-OD-06-010

Key Dates
Release Date: November 3, 2005

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The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, NIH, the Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW), the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio , and the Animal Care Division, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture will present the 2005 SCAW Winter Conference. This seminar, entitled “Institutional Challenges in a Changing World: How Will IACUCs and Scientists Meet the Challenge,” will be held December 5-6, 2005, at The Menger Hotel in San Antonio , Texas . The SCAW workshop will include topics such as how are animal care programs and U.S. science changing in a global environment, and professional judgment and pain/distress management. The conference agenda and a registration form are available at the SCAW website,


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 360
Bethesda , MD 20892-7982
Phone: 301/401-4325
Fax: 301-402-2803

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