Program

The 12th TALAS International Conference Program 5-7 June 2018






08:00 – 08:30
Registration
08:30 – 09:00


Welcome address

Welcome address by the TALAS President, Dr. Parntep Ratanakorn
Opening remark by Dr. Nares Damrongchai
CEO, Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS)
09:00 – 09:20


AFRIMS – TALAS Exemplary Laboratory Animal Technician Award Ceremony

MG Peerapol Pokpong, MD
Director General, The Royal Thai Army-Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (RTA-AFRIMS)

Moderator: Dr. Montip Gettayacamin
Senior Director for Southeast Asia, AAALAC International
09:20 – 09:30
Group photo of all participants
09:30 – 10:00
Coffee/Tea/Snack Break and Visiting Exhibition
10:00 – 11:00


Keynote Topic: Responsible Science – Improving Animal Protocol

Dr. Patricia V. Turner, MS, DVM, DVSc, DACLAM, DABT, DECAWBM
Corporate Vice-President, Global Animal Welfare Charles River, Wilmington, USA

Moderator: Mr. Barney Reed
Senior Scientific Manager, Research Animals Department, RSPCA, UK
11:00 – 11:30


Pain-related Protocol Issues – How to Ensure Animal Welfare

Dr. Cholawat Pacharinsak DVM, PhD, DACVAA
Assistant Professor and Director of Veterinary Anesthesia, Pain Management and Surgery
Department of Comparative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA


Moderator: LTC Christine Ege
Chief, Department of Veterinary Medicine, United States Army Medical Directorate,
Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (USAMD-AFRIMS)
11:30 – 12:00


Special Issues of IACUC in Large Academia – Team Approach

Dr. Suzanne Craig, DVM, DACLAM, MBA
Professor & Chair, Department of Comparative Medicine
Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA


Moderator: Dr. Hou-Chun Chen
IACUC Member, NPUST, Taiwan ROC
12:00 – 13:30
Lunch and networking with members from other institutions Limited seats are available and family style set lunch will be provided at the tables.

At registration, please select the preferred relevant IACUC role that you would like to join, i.e. Institutional Officials (IO), IACUC Chairpersons, IACUC Administrators or Secretary, Veterinarians, Scientists, Non-scientific or Public members, Biostatisticians, Occupational Health and Safety Personnel, Facility Managers, Engineers, Animal Technicians, or AAALAC International staff/Council members/ad hoc Specialists
13:30 – 14:15


Harm-Benefit Analysis – Case Scenarios

Mr. Barney Reed, BSc, MSc
Senior Scientific Manager, Research Animals Department
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), UK


Moderator: Dr. Montip Gettayacamin
Senior Director for Southeast Asia, AAALAC International
14:15 – 15:00


Euthanasia of Animals – Minimizing Suffering

Mr. Barney Reed, BSc, MSc
RSPCA, UK

Moderator: Dr. Thattawan Kaewsakhorn
Director, Chiang Mai University Laboratory Animal Center
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee/Tea/Snack Break and Visiting Exhibition
15:30 – 16:30


Interactive Workshop on “Laboratory Animal Behaviors – Practical Approach to Enhance Animal Well-being”

Dr. Hou-Chun Chen, PhD
IACUC Member and Animal Resource Advisory Board Member, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST), Taiwan ROC

Moderator: Dr. Maskiet Boonyareth
Senior Professional veterinarian, Thai NIH
16:30 – 17:00


Reducing Impacts on Animals – Refining Scientific Procedures, Animal Housing and Care for Rodents and Rabbits

Mr. Barney Reed, BSc, MSc
RSPCA, UK

Moderator: Dr. Hou-Chun Chen
IACUC Member, NPUST, Taiwan ROC


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