Meetings and events

We convene several meetings and events every year. These include annual events like the RSPCA/UFAW Rodent and Rabbit Welfare Group Meetings and RSPCA Lay Members' Forum, and other, one-off meetings on specific topics such as severe suffering.

Coming up:

  • 12-13 October 2023: 'Focus on Severe Suffering - cumulative severity' in association with the Netherlands National Committee for the Protection of Animals used for Scientific Purposes (NCad), Leiden University Medical Center, Dutch Association for Laboratory Animal Science (DALAS) and the University of Leiden. Free to attend. Register here. A draft agenda is available.
  • 31 October 2023: 30th RSPCA/UFAW/IAT Rodent Welfare Group Meeting. London. Registration fee: £90, including lunch and refreshments. Click here to register. The agenda is available here.
  • 16 November 2023: 'Focus on Severe Suffering - humane endpoints in regulatory toxicology'. Surrey. Free to attend. Click here for more information and to register.

  • 5 December 2023: 20th Lay Members Forum. London. Click here to register and view the agenda.

  • 9-11 April 2024: RSPCA/University of Exeter workshop: Welfare and reproducibility in research studies with zebrafish. Click here for more details and to register for this event.

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