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Call for Speakers

April 9-11, 2019

Deadline for abstract submissions: Friday, November 16, 2018

LAMA’s mission is to enhance the quality of management and care of laboratory animals throughout the world and advance the laboratory animal management profession through education, knowledge exchange and professional development. This year we want YOU to be a part of developing our leaders and future leaders within the industry. LAMA and ATA are gearing up for a fantastic program this year.

* The program committee requests that talks be as interactive as possible.

** Breakout Sessions do not have PowerPoint included.

Travel Cost

***LAMA or ATA are unable to provide travel costs or waive registration for program speakers and facilitators. You must be registered for the event to present.

We are soliciting presentations on the following topics: Presentation Suggestions

2019 Call for Speakers Form
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Topic submissions should be designed specifically for one of the following formats: special topic seminar (20-30 minutes), or 30 min-1 hour breakout session/round table discussions as a topic facilitator.

Abstract submissions should consist of published or unpublished presentations, or new solutions for facility management, on aspects of laboratory animal husbandry management. The platform special topic presentations are typically 20-30 minutes in length and are grouped together by general category. The requirements for submitting abstracts and proposing educational session topics are listed below.

Deadline for abstract submissions is Friday, November 16, 2018. Abstract and topic submission for this year’s annual meeting will be handled through the Program Committee. To contact the Program Committee, click here.

If you choose to submit a topic, please note that you must include the title, brief description, and names and contact information for any suggested panelists, speakers, or leader. Once the submission undergoes review and acceptance, any substitution or addition of speakers must be approved by the Program Committee.

If you choose to submit an abstract, please follow the guidelines below and provide complete information. This will greatly assist the Program Committee in their review process and enable the correct assignment of your abstract to the appropriate program session.

Special Topic Seminars
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Panel Discussions/ Breakout Sessions (to be determined based on topic and abstract submissions)
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Power Point Submittal
Once your presentation has been accepted you will be sent an invite to our Dropbox to upload your power point presentation for review. Please submit in Power point or PDF format only. Presentations will be preloaded in order of program agenda.

Travel Cost
LAMA or ATA are unable to provide travel costs or waive registration for program speakers and facilitators. You must be registered for the event to present.

2019 Call for Speakers Form
Click Here


Any questions concerning the meeting or submitting a presentation please contact:
Kim Benjamin – LAMA Program Chair – (404) 824-8568
Johnny Wilson – LAMA Program Co-Chair – 610-701-1878
Kathi Schlieff – 763-235-6483