2017 LAWTE Conference















The 2017 LAWTE Biennial Conference: “LAWTE’s Sweet Spot: Teaching, Learning and Supporting Animal Welfare” will be held in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA from June 13-16, 2017.  The conference will take place at the beautiful Hershey Lodge  in conjunction with the Comparative Medicine Department of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Registration for the event will open in February of 2017.  The cost for the conference will be $350 for early registration (to open in January 2017 and run until April 1, 2017) and $450 for registration after April 1st.
LAWTE is very excited to be able to host this conference in Hershey PA, which is a unique combination of resort and local attractions associated with an academic research institution excited to help provide a premium educational program for attendees.  You'll never run out of things to do in Hershey. From thrilling roller coasters at Hersheypark, to the splendor of Hershey Gardens, you'll find endless fun and attractions in Hershey The Sweetest Place On Earth!
Hershey is conveniently located in driving or train distance from many mid-Atlantic and Northeastern cities, and has an active local airport with frequent flights to major regional hubs.  Conference room rates for 6/13-6/15 are Queen/Queen  $199.00,  King $169.00.
We are in the initial process of planning the spectacular program, but if you have any questions please feel free to contact Dr. Melissa Dyson, LAWTE 2017 Program Chair at mcdyson@med.umich.edu We will have more information available at the National AALAS Meeting so be sure to swing by the LAWTE booth in the vendor hall.

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Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange