Following feedback from LASA members who thought it was the right time, in November 2022 LASA held its first in-person annual conference since 2019. The key strength of LASA is our members, therefore getting back to meeting in person was very welcome. The meeting in Birmingham, UK, was over two days; a revised arrangement to support a smooth and safe transition from the online format. An engaging scientific, trade and social programme was put together through the LASA council, section convenors, and from generous contributions from the open call to junior researchers. The meeting focused on discussing new scientific developments in Laboratory Animal Sciences, animal welfare, and importantly, how our community can continue to promote further development in the 3Rs. Read more
2021 proved to be an excellent online annual meeting, with 247 delegates in attendance over the 6 afternoons in November listening to presentations by 31 expert speakers. Delegates also had opportunity to visit our Trade partners who had stands in the virtual Exhibition Hall, LASA is thankful for their ongoing support and sponsorship at our events… read more
BPS-LASA-Psychiatry Consortium joint workshop
‘Exploring the status of animal models and their validity and scope for successful translation’ was held on 24th and 25th February 2021 and attracted a multidisciplinary audience interested in this field of psychiatric research. A report which details the event highlights, written by Early Career Support Grant Awardee, Okwuofu Emmanuel Oshiogwe.
2018 proved to be an excellent annual meeting, with 446 delegates in attendance at our Birmingham venue. Delegates had opportunity to visit our Trade partners who had stands in the Exhibition Hall, LASA is thankful for their ongoing support and sponsorship at our… read more
Attendance at the LASA Annual Conference 2017 was the highest ever. This year we returned to Birmingham which has easy access for both exhibitors and delegates due to the excellent road and rail links. We are very grateful for the support shown to the meeting from… read more