The conference is the 1st Central-East European Laboratory Animal Science Congress, which will be held in the CUBEX Centre Prague, Czech Republic, on 30th May – 1st June, 2023. If it will get the expected success, they will repeat every 3 years in this particular part of Europe.
The congress is organized by Central-East European FELASA member associations: ARSAL (Romania), Balt-LASA (Baltic States), CLASA (Czech Republic), CroLASA (Croatia), GALAS (Georgia), HLASA (Hungary), HSBLAS (Greece), ILAF (Israel), and PolLASA (Poland).
CELASC goal is to create a meeting that will reflect our local laboratory animal science (LAS) needs in Europe and beyond, enhance the culture of care in our national research communities and facilitate the continuing education of our members.
CELASC also represents our common interests in the furtherance of all aspects of LAS and advocates responsible scientific conduct with animals in the life sciences with particular emphasis on ensuring animal welfare.
Celasc does not have a specific topic but main topics are:
-3Rs and welfare
-Education and training
-Animal facility design
-BSL 2, 3, 4 facilities
-Severity assessment and classification