NCad at the World Congress ' Alternatives & animal use in life sciences ' in Seattle, USA

From the 20th to the 24th of August, the 10th World Congress on alternatives and animal use in the Life Sciences (#WC10) takes place in Seattle, USA. The Netherlands National Committee for the protection of animals used for scientific purposes (NCad) attends this Congress and will present 7 scientific posters. In addition, NCad members Henriette Bout and Wim de Leeuw will present published advisory reports by the NCad. The Congress is a scientific meeting with emphasis on the latest technologies for Replacement, Reduction and Refinement of laboratory animal use and innovations in approaches to ethics, animal welfare and public policy. The theme for this Congress is “The Three Rs in Action.” 

The NCad activities at this year’s conference include:


Tuesday 22 August 16:15 – 16:30

Preventing, recognizing and combating pain in laboratory animals

Presentation by Wim de Leeuw, member of NCad, on this published NCad advisory report.

Wednesday 23 August, 16:15 – 16:30

Rehoming of former laboratory animals

Presentation by Henriëtte Bout, Vice-chairman of NCad, on this published NCad advisory report. 

Scientific posters

Poster presentations on Wednesdag 23 of August: 12:00 – 13:15