Attend the April Webinar


Attend the April 19, 2017 webinar, "Getting More Done in the Vivarium for Less Money." The webinar will be held from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT.

This webinar will demonstrate how applying simple lean management principles to lab animal care operations can actually save time and money while freeing up staff to perform other important tasks. Multiple examples will be provided for anyone involved in daily vivarium activities, including animal facility management, veterinary care, and administrative support. The presentation will conclude with showing how eliminating unnecessary work can enable a novel business model for customized rodent husbandry services at no additional cost.

The fee is per connection; one connection can be used for site or group training. If multiple connections are needed, please place an order per connection. Discounts are available by using the Store Order Form PDF when you purchase 5 or more connections. The 1.5 hour time frame will allow for plenty of time to submit your questions, thus giving you a more personalized training experience. Time and date not convenient for you? Share the presentation recording afterwards with your staff. AALAS will provide the link to view the webinar recording to all registrants several days after the webinar concludes.

Within 1 to 3 business days after ordering the webinar, you will be sent an email with a link to register and view this webinar on the GoToWebinar website.

Order here.

AALAS CEUs: you can apply for up to 1.5 CEUs for the Technician Certification Registry or CMAR recertification. Please use the forms on the AALAS website or online CEU submission.

Following the webinar, certificate templates (RACE and AALAS) will be sent to the individual who registered on behalf of their institution. The registrant will have the responsibility to document attendance and distribute certificates to the webinar participants at their institution.

Presenter: Steve Niemi, DVM, DACLAM

Steve Niemi is Director, Office of Animal Resources and Lecturer, Department of Organismal and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Faculty of Arts Sciences, Cambridge, MA. With over 35 years’ experience in biomedical research and commercial biotechnology, he has held senior management positions in contract drug and device development, biotech start-ups in gene therapy and genomics, and laboratory animal care and assurance. Dr. Niemi is a Diplomate and past president of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, and has served on numerous boards and national task forces addressing medical product development and lab animal welfare. He earned an AB in biology from Harvard College, a DVM from Washington State University, and then received a US Public Health Service National Research Service Award while a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He later completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School.

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