Regional scientific meetings and courses are organized by laboratory animal science organizations in the various regions of the world under the auspices of the five ICLAS Regional Committees to ensure diffusion of scientific knowledge within all regions of the world.
ICLAS Regional Committees work to engage countries in their region to
participate in: the development of animal ethics bodies
of their animal care and use standards
training opportunities for
individuals working in Laboratory
networking and knowledge exchange opportunities within
the region and internationally. Through their work, ICLAS Regional
Committees support the overall ICLAS mission of advancing human and
animal health by promoting the ethical care and use
of laboratory animals in research worldwide.