- Date & Time
- October 2-3, 2017
Ambassador Auditorium, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
We are pleased to celebrate with you the launch and inaugural workshop of CCAAM.
Day 1: Launch and Celebratory Dinner
Day 2: Strategic Visioning Workshop
Please RSVP at your earliest convenience.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Canada's first centre dedicated exclusively to alternatives.
Vision: Replacement of animals in Canadian biomedical research, education, and regulatory testing.
Mission: Serve as the Canadian leader and nexus to promote alternatives to animal testing through 21st century science, innovation, and ethics.
We now have the opportunity to join the global alternatives community and contribute to this field in a uniquely Canadian way.
October 2, 2017
14:00 - 14:30
Registration & Refreshments
(Ambassador Auditorium, University of Windsor)
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:45
(Dr. Charu Chandrasekera)
15:50 - 16:20
(Dr. Thomas Hartung)
16:20 - 16:50
Keynote - Ethics of Animal Experimentation
(Dr. John Gluck)
Leave for Local Winery
Cooper's Hawk Vineyards, Harrow ON
18:00 - 19:00 Wine & Cheese Reception
19:00 - 21:00 Formal Dinner (with interactive dialogue)
21:00 Depart for Hotel (Downtown Windsor)
Strategic Visioning Workshop
Needs. Challenges. Opportunities.
October 3, 2017 | 08:00 - 17:00
Caesars Windsor, Augustus III
From Molecules to Systems Biology
Homo sapiens as the quintessential animal model in fundamental research.
21st-century preclinical innovation, safety testing, and risk assessment in Canada and international harmonization.
Thinking Outside the Cage
Replacing animals in undergraduate, graduate, and high school education.
Ethics, Law, and Public Policy
Sentience, protection, and legal status as it pertains to animals in research.
For spurring scientific progress, an interconnected community is key!
We are excited to host national and international experts from academic, industry, government, and non-profit sectors to discuss 21st century science, innovation, and ethics to solicit input for the CCAAM Strategic Roadmap.
Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), Michigan, USA (~25 min drive to Windsor - please allow ample time for border crossing);
Windsor International Airport (YQG) via Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) (Windsor is ~45 min flight or 3.5 hour drive from Toronto);
Travel by train: VIA Rail Canada (Windsor Station).
Caesars Windsor Hotel
UWindsor Rate Cad $135 +tax (~US $110+tax).
PLEASE RESERVE BY SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Reserve by Phone:
Please call 1-800-991-8888 and quote group code CCA1001 and group name Canadian Centre for Alternatives Launch.
Address: 377 Riverside Drive E, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 7H7
Explore Canadian Autumn
Enjoy autumn breeze and vibrant colours at Canada's southernmost Point Pelee National Park on the shores of Lake Erie just minutes away. Or enjoy a scenic drive to breathtaking Niagara Falls or a stroll through the Canadian cosmopolitan capital, Toronto (both only 360 km away).
Dr. Charu Chandrasekera
Phone: (248) 880-7282