5th SALAS Regional Annual Conference
Organised By
The Singapore Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SALAS)

Thursday, 3rd Dec 2009 & Friday, 4th Dec 2009
Scientific Program: 9.00 AM – 5.00PM
Venue: Raffles Town Club, 1 Plymouth Avenue, Singapore 297753
The Singapore Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SALAS) is a non-profit organization established to advance the responsible care and use of laboratory animals for the benefit of people and animals.

SALAS supports the burgeoning biomedical sciences industry in Singapore through professional education and practical training of all those using animals for scientific purposes. SALAS’ primary professional enhancement vehicles are regular local seminar meetings and this Annual Conference.  The Association also promotes compliance with the Guidelines of the National Advisory Committee for Laboratory Animal Research (NACLAR) and the regulations of the Agri-food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) by providing formal programs in cooperation with the AVA (for example) to train and certify the staff of biomedical research and teaching institutions in Singapore.  SALAS is proud to acknowledge its affiliations with the Asian Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations (AFLAS), the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS), the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International in achieving its mission goals.

5th SALAS Regional Annual Conference Overview

The 5th SALAS Regional Annual Conference will be held at the Raffles Town Club, one of the most impressive social clubs, amid Singapore’s premier residences. The program will cover a diverse range of topics such as Animal Management and Welfare, Animal Learning and Behaviour, Experimental Animal Models, Work Experiences in International Animal Facilities, Scientific Techniques used in Animal Studies and other Scientific Presentations.

The conference will also feature an industry-related Trade Show in an adjacent Exhibition Hall, providing participants with a one-stop shopping opportunity to discuss latest trends and innovations in research animal equipment, accessories and training.

We are continuing the trend from last year with a Conference Dinner. This year we will have a dinner cruise along the beautiful Singapore river