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Preliminary Program

You will find a wide variety of learning and networking opportunities, bookmark this page as program details are updated on a regular basis.

*Please note:  This outline is preliminary and the final program may change.

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

 Time

Event

07:45-12:30

Morning Workshops and Local Tours
Hands-on, interactive workshops to enhance technical or managerial skills and options or special interest tours.

13:30-14:25

Talking Poster Presentations

14:30-16:00

Vendor Technical Presentations  

12:30-16:30

Afternoon Workshops and Local Tours
Hands-on, interactive workshops to enhance technical or managerial skills and options or special interest tours.

17:00-17:30

New Member Orientation

18:00-18:45

Service Awards Presentations

18:45-20:00

Welcome Reception with the Exhibitors

 

Friday, June 9, 2017

 Time

Event

07:30-08:30

CALAS/ACSAL Annual General Meeting & Breakfast
Come and learn more about YOUR association

Breakfast Sponsored by: World Courier

08:45-10:00

Welcome & Keynote Address
Mammalian Tissue Regeneration – from Mice to Reindeer
Dr. Jeff Biernaskie

10:00-10:30

Refreshment and Networking Break

Refreshment Break Sponsored by: Ancare

10:30-12:00

Parallel Sessions

10:30 – Microscale Tissue Engineering Strategies for Therapeutic Applications
Dr. Mark Ungrin

11:15 – Brain Zinc is Required for the Enhancement of Hippocampal Neurogenesis
Dr. Richard Dyck

Platform Presentations

12:00-14:00

Networking Lunch with the Exhibitors
All welcome

12:00-14:00

CALAM/ACMAL Luncheon & Annual General Meeting
By Invitation only

14:00-15:00

Parallel Sessions

Cardiac Regeneration and Repair Using Matrix Biomaterials
Dr. Paul Fedak

Pain Assessment in Research Animals and the Role of Pain as a Confounder in Animal Based Research

Sponsored by: CALAM/ACMAL 

15:00-15:30

Refreshment and Networking Break

Refreshment Break Sponsored By: NuAire, Inc

15:30-17:00

Parallel Sessions

15:30 – Employing Transgenic Mouse Models to Study Cartilage Regeneration
Dr. Roman Krawetz
16:15 – Using the Zebrafish Model to Understand Vascular Biology and Human Stroke
Dr. Sarah Childs

Pain Assessment in Research Animals and the Role of Pain as a Confounder in Animal Based ResearchContinued

Sponsored by: CALAM/ACMAL 

17:30 onward

Charles River Reception
All are welcome

 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

 Time

Event

08:00-09:00

Trainers Breakfast
Is training a big part of your job?  Join us for a networking breakfast where we will discuss hot topics in training.

08:30-09:00

Continental Breakfast
All are welcome

09:00-10:00

Parallel Sessions

Experimental Nerve Injury, Repair, and Outcome Evaluation in Rodents
Dr. Rajiv Midha

CCAC Sponsored Session: Three Rs is Excellent Science!

10:00-10:30

Refreshment and Networking Break

Refreshment Break Sponsored By: Alternative Design

10:30-12:00

Parallel Sessions

Platform Presentations

CCAC Sponsored Session: Three Rs is Excellent Science! continues



12:00-14:00

Networking Lunch with the Exhibitors

12:00-14:00

Regional Chapter Leaders Lunch

14:00-15:00

Parallel Sessions

Compassion Fatigue First Aid – Techniques to Recharge and Regenerate your Compassion Battery
Kathleen Keil, M.A., D.V.M.,

Platform Presentations

15:00-15:15

Refreshment Break

15:15-16:15

Approaches and Prospects for Regenerative Medicine: Are we There Yet?
Dr. Jay Cross

18:00-18:30

President’s Reception

Sponsored By: Tecniplast

18:30-24:00

Saturday Social

 

Sunday, June 11, 2017

 Time

Event

09:00-12:00

Morning Workshops
Interactive workshops to enhance technical or managerial skills.

 


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