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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BRANCH OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE 

Tentative Schedule:

8:00    Registration, Trade Show & Breakfast

8:45    Dr. Clifford Roberts: Refinements in Laboratory Animal Science in the last 30 years 


9:45    Morning Break, Poster Viewing, & Raffle

 

10:15   Dr. Albertelli: The mouse lemur as a research model

 

10:50 Dr. Ferrecchia: Husbandry of Bats

 

11:25  Trade Show


12:15-1:30 LUNCHEON, TRADE SHOW, AND MEMBER RECOGNITION AWARDS CEREMONY

1:30  Dr. Frohlich: Laboratory Zebrafish Husbandry and Health

2:10  Afternoon Break

2:20    Dr. Huss: Training Day: Who needs what?

3:00    Dr. Toawni: A Kaizen Continuous Improvement Program Enabling Team Engagement and Recognition 

3:35    Wine and Cheese Social & Poster Contest Award Ceremony & Final 

Raffle

Symposium Speakers:

Dr. Clifford Roberts, DVM, DACLAM

Refinements in Laboratory Animal Science in the last 30 years

1 hour

  Click Here for Speaker Bio

Dr. Megan Albertelli, PhD, DVM, DACLAM

The Mouse Lemur as a New Animal Model

35 minutes

Click Here for Speaker Bio

Dr. Monika Huss, MS, DVM, DACLAM

Training Day: Who needs what?

40 minutes

Click Here for Speaker Bio

Dr. Jennifer Frohlich, VMD

Laboratory Zebrafish Husbandry and Health

40 minutes

Click Here for Speaker Bio

Dr. Ravi Tolwani, PhD, DVM, DACLAM

A Kaizen Continuous Improvement Program Enabling Team Engagement and Recognition 

30 minutes

Click Here for Speaker Bio

Dr. Christie Ferrecchia, DVM, DACLAM

Care of Laboratory Housed Bats

35 minutes

Click Here for Speaker Bio

2018 Symposium Information:

DATE/VENUE

  • The event will be held a month earlier this year, August 9th 2018!
  • The venue will be at the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport. This will be our second year at this venue. We have made sure to secure FREE self-parking and have been assured the umbrellas will be up for the outdoor lunch.
  • We will still have a room block available with great prices on rooms.
  • All presentations will be in the same room, so you will not have to choose between talks.

MEMBERSHIP/REGISTRATION

  • Your membership will need to be current in order to register. While renewing and registering, please take the time to make sure your profile is up to date.
  • If you need to register and pay for a group:
      • Email Kayla Lynch kaylaalynch@berkeley.edu.
      • Provide full names and email addresses of all of the individuals.
      • Otherwise, the system requires them to each registration to be paid for separately.

AWARDS/POSTERS

  • We would love see LOTS of Award Nominations this year!!
      • Anyone is eligible to nominate.
      • Please think of your coworkers, employees, supervisors, IACUC administrators, and any of the ancillary staff that helps your organization succeed.
      • This is a great way to show someone how much you appreciate their hard work and give them a little cash bonus!
  • Same with Poster submissions, we would love to see numerous entries.
      • Show off your hard work, potentially win some $$, and take your Poster for a test drive before Nationals!
      • This year’s Posters will be judged by NCB Board Members and/or assigned designees and not by popular vote.

NEW ADDITIONS

  • As an added bonus this year, we will have photographer Michelle Rivet (www.kithandkinphotos.com) at the event taking professional head-shot photos.
      • These will be available for you to download and use for your LinkedIn, resume, Facebook, etc… free of charge.
      • Please plan on dressing to impress.
      • We will have a job board available, if you have open positions, please bring a print out.

For any questions or comments, please email me at kpincolini@berkeley.edu.

Upcoming events

    • 9 Aug 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, 1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402
    Register

    Hello everyone-

    We are excited to announce that the 2018 NCB Annual Educational Symposium is just a few months away! I wanted to send out a rundown of some pertinent information.

    Registration Closes on August 3rd, 2018


    For more information on the Event including tentative schedule, registration and speaker, please click here

    DATE/VENUE

    • The event will be held a month earlier this year, August 9th 2018!
    • The venue will be at the San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport. This will be our second year at this venue. We have made sure to secure FREE self-parking and have been assured the umbrellas will be up for the outdoor lunch.
      • We will still have a room block available with great prices on rooms.
    • All presentations will be in the same room, so you will not have to choose between talks.

      MEMBERSHIP/REGISTRATION

      • Your membership will need to be current in order to register. While renewing and registering, please take the time to make sure your profile is up to date.
      • If you need to register and pay for a group:
        • Email Kayla Lynch kaylaalynch@berkeley.edu
        • Provide full names and email addresses of all of the individuals.
        • Otherwise, the system requires them to each registration to be paid for separately.

      AWARDS/POSTERS

      We would love see LOTS of Award Nominations this year!!

      • Anyone is eligible to nominate.
      • Please think of your coworkers, employees, supervisors, IACUC administrators, and any of the axillary staff that helps your organization succeed.
      • This is a great way to show someone how much you appreciate their hard work and give them a little cash bonus! 

      Same with Poster submissions, we would love to see numerous entries.

      • Show off your hard work, potentially win some $$, and take your Poster for a test drive before Nationals!
      •  This year’s Posters will be judged by NCB Board Members and/or assigned designee's and not by popular vote.

      NEW ADDITIONS

      • As an added bonus this year, we will have photographer Michelle Rivet (www.kithandkinphotos.com) at the event taking professional head shot photos.
        • These will be available for you to download and use for your LinkedIn, resume, Facebook, etc… free of charge.
        • Please plan on dressing to impress.
      • We will have a job board available, if you have open positions, please bring a print out.

      For any questions or comments, please email me at kpincolini@berkeley.edu.

      • 9 Aug 2018
      • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • San Mateo Marriott San Francisco Airport, 1770 S Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402

      The 26th Annual Northern California Branch AALAS Educational Symposium is just around the corner and we are very excited for your attendance.  Without your support, this yearly event could not happen.  With the platinum level sponsorship, your companies name and products will be highlighted prior to our speaker presentations, giving you access to the most eyes and ears!  

      To register please contact Kayla Lynch

      kaylaalynch@berkeley.edu


      Registration Closes on August 3rd, 2018

      For more information on the Event including tentative schedule, registration and speaker, please click here

      Platinum (1 available) $1200  

      • Up to 5 minutes to present product/company (video or in person)
      • Introduction of a speaker
      •  First pick of vendor table location
      • Sponsorship of Evening Reception and Social & Program Printing
      • Recognition during the event
      • Special Recognition in Program (1 full page advertisement)
      • Participation in Vendor Scavenger Hunt
      • Participation in Raffle
      • Registration/Vendor Table
      • Registration for 2 people

      Gold (2 available) $900 

      • Sponsorship of Continental Breakfast & Poster Session
      • Recognition during the event
      • Special Recognition in Program (1/2 Page advertisement)
      • Participation in Vendor Scavenger Hunt
      • Participation in Raffle
      • Registration/Vendor Table 
      • Registration for Two people

      Silver - SOLD OUT

      • Sponsorship of Morning Break
      • Recognition during the event
      • Special Recognition in Program (1/4 page advertisement)
      • Participation in Vendor Scavenger Hunt
      • Participation in Raffle
      • Registration/Vendor Table

      General $399

      • Recognition in Program
      • Participation in Vendor Scavenger Hunt
      • Participation in Raffle
      • Registration/Vendor Table

      Additional Vendor Registration $100

      • After paying sponsorship, an additional vendor attendee can be registered for $100

      Additional Monetary Donations 

      • Special Recognition in Program

    Past events

    3 May 2018 NCB AALAS SOCIAL HOUR

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