ICARE VIRTUAL SESSIONS
ICARE VIRTUAL SESSIONS
Those who care for biomedical research animals have the responsibility of providing support to scientists and exemplary care to the animals that depend upon us. To support IACUC members and staff and animal care and use program personnel, the ICARE faculty offers new online programs, OLAW Conversations. The program will provide institutional animal care and use program personnel the opportunity to view presentations on the following topics:
OLAW CONVERSATIONS presented by ICARE will be offered at NO CHARGE. Participants are invited to register for any session of interest.
The program is in webinar format with opportunities for attendee discussion.
TOPICS for OLAW CONVERSATIONS presented by ICARE
All sessions will include closed captioning.
Each session will be offered 1:30 - 3:30 PM Eastern time on the date provided in the schedule below which corresponds to:
The sessions are live only and will not be recorded.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Top Noncompliances from an OLAW, USDA and AAALAC Perspective: How to Learn from Noncompliances to Build a Better Animal Care and Use Program
February 15, 2022
TOPIC: Inclusive IACUCs - Effective Ways to Leverage Nonscientist/Nonaffiliated Members
February 24, 2022
TOPIC: Improving Enrichment and Handling Practices for Laboratory Fish
Speaker: Lynne Sneddon, B.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D., University of Gothenburg, Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences
March 3, 2022
TOPIC: Low-Stress Handling for Mice and Supportive Care for Laboratory Animals
March 31, 2022
TOPIC: 21st Century Cures Act Community Q&A
Participants may register for any session(s) of interest. The goal of the ICARE Project is to improve animal welfare while reducing regulatory burden and improving compliance with federal standards. To reach that goal, the ICARE faculty have developed and offered workshops since 2016.
IACUC members and Institutional personnel involved in animal care and use programs (veterinarians, compliance, PAM, trainers, investigators, administrators) may register to participate in the ICARE Virtual sessions.
- Registration is FREE and limited to 500 participants per session; there is no fee for participating in the ICARE Virtual Sessions.
- If more than 500 people register, ICARE will maintain a wait list; more session(s) may be offered if demand is sufficient.
- Participants may register for any session(s) of interest.
FORMAT OF ICARE VIRTUAL SESSIONS
The presentations will be conducted via webinar. Participants may submit questions and comments via the chat/Q&A features.
PLANS FOR THE FUTURE
ICARE will be flexible in our offerings, with the priority to meet the needs of the community we serve in this rapidly changing environment.