Two OLAW Sponsored Meetings in September in Ithaca, New York

Notice Number: NOT-OD-06-076

Key Dates
Release Date: June 13, 2006

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

OLAW will sponsor back-to-back meetings at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York this September, providing interested attendees the opportunity to attend a SCAW IACUC Advanced workshop and a conference on practical approaches to managing occupational health programs, in the same location. You may choose to attend either one or both of the meetings, but please note that each meeting has its own registration process.

Sept 12 SCAW Advanced in Ithaca

The NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare will sponsor an IACUC-Advanced program at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, on September 12, 2006, at the Statler Hotel. IACUC Advanced is for experienced IACUC members and others who work with laboratory animals. The program will include a keynote address by Adrian Morrison, and small group discussions of complex topics relevant to IACUC functions. The focus of this workshop will include IACUC review and scientific merit, protocol and grant application congruency, IACUC and institutional responsibility for occupational health and safety, reportable events, IACUC responsibility for transgenic animal protocols, ethical considerations for the IACUC, and training and care of community members. Visit for registration and other information concerning the SCAW Advanced meeting.

Sept 13-14 Occupational Health Workshop in Ithaca

The NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, in conjunction with Cornell University, will offer a conference entitled Practical Approaches to Managing Occupational Health Programs in Your Animal Facility, September 13-14, 2006, at the Statler Hotel on the Cornell campus in Ithaca, NY. This conference brings together internationally recognized leaders of the scientific and regulatory communities to identify issues and practical ideas for implementing a successful program. The target audience for this conference includes individuals involved in any aspect of an occupational health and safety program, including Institutional Officials, IACUC members and administrators, investigators, occupational medicine professionals, biosafety officers, and attending veterinarians. For more information, including an agenda and registration form, see:

For questions or further information, contact:

Margaret Quinlan
Animal Welfare Program Specialist
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
Office of Extramural Research
6705 Rockledge Drive
RKL 1, Suite 360
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7982
Telephone: (301) 402-4325
FAX: (301) 402-2803

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