SCAW Winter Conference


SCAW’s Winter Conference will be held in beautiful downtown San Antonio on December 7-8, 2020. The historic Menger Hotel will house this educational two-day event and is only minutes from the Riverwalk. The winter conference is co-sponsored with The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio and the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare/NIH/DHHS and USDA/APHIS/AC.

 SCAW has developedc a Student Scholarship Fund.  If you are a full time student and would like to attend any one of SCAW’s Workshops or Conferences please contact SCAW at or tel: 301.345.3500 on how to apply for the SCAW/CITI Student Scholarship to have your registration fee waived.  Student registration may not be done on line, please contact SCAW at if you would like to register for the student registration.

It is expected that this course will be approved for hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continued education. Call the SCAW office at 301 345-3500 for further information.

 This conference will help meet the requirement stated in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals 8th edition, 2011 that states “ All personnel involved with the care and use of animals must be adequately educated, trained, and/or qualified in basic principles of laboratory animal science to help ensure high quality science and animal well-being”. It will also address USDA/APHIS/AC Policy 15.

SCAW Winter Conference
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