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The first congress and satellite wet labs of the European Academy of Laboratory Animal Surgery (EALAS) will be held in Rome, Italy from November 22nd  to November 24th 2023.

Optional wet and dry labs will be organized on November 22nd in the morning and afternoon. This will be followed by congress starting in the morning of November 23rd and will finish with lunch on November 24th.

The congress is held at a fantastic venue close to the centre of Rome.


Please take this exceptional and unique opportunity to meet peers and attend presentations from speakers coming from all over the world to promote laboratory animal surgery best practices.

Members of all backgrounds (scientists, technicians, veterinarians) are very welcome to this event, during which they would also enjoy the amazing city of Rome. There will be multiple opportunities to network with peers and vendors during breaks and evening receptions and a chance to enjoy delicious Italian cuisine. 


We believe that the presence of attendees, speakers and vendors with diverse surgical research experience will help strengthen good surgical practices. We also hope to create connections between attendees, allowing long lasting support and sharing of expertise and best-practice.



Topics include:

  - Welfare and the 3Rs in surgery

  - General Surgery

  - Cardiovascular and Respiratory Surgery

  - Gastrointestinal Surgery  

  - Neurological Surgery

  - Orthopedic Surgery

  - Medical devices implantation (catheters, telemetry devices)

  - Wound Healing

  - Transplantation

  - Anesthesia & Analgesia refinement

  - Perioperative care refinement 


We are looking forward to meeting you in Rome!

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