2020 Joint IACUC and IBC Conferences


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NWABR will host its annual IACUC and IBC conferences at the Laurel Place, in north Seattle. The  conferences will take place on consecutive days and attendees will be able to receive discounts for attending both days.

The program agendas will appear below as soon as we have a draft!



Registration will open on December 15, 2019.

CE Credits

Continuing education credits from 2020 NWABR IACUC Conference may be used by Certified Professionals in IACUC Administration (CPIAs) who are eligible to recertify by continuing education. The number of credit hours that can be used for this purpose is 7.25.





NWABR has also applied for ABSA's RBP/CBSP Credentialing Maintenance program for the IBC portion of this conference.  ABSA Credentialing Maintenance Board (CMB) has advised that the following activity has been approved for CM points by the Board.

  • Activity: NWABR IACUC and IBC Conferences
  • Sponsor: Northwest Association of Biomedical Research
  • Date: 2/26/2020- 2/27/2020
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Points: 1.0 CM points for RBP/CBSP Maintenance
  • CMC #: 19-1613

ABSA requires CBSPs and RBPs to maintain verification of the continuing education activities that they attend. This information will be available on the ABSA website in the Certification Maintenance section. Should you have additional questions, please contact the ABSA Office at 847-949-1517.


The American Association of Veterinary State Boards RACE committee has reviewed and approved the program referenced above as meeting the Standards adopted by the AAVSB.  Program Number: 1366-35906.  Details of RACE credits are as follows:

  • Max Veterinary Hours approved: 7.25.  Max Veterinary Hours available: 7.25 
  • Max Veterinary Technician Hours approved: 7.25.  Max Veterinary Technician Hours available: 7.25 
  • Method of Delivery: Seminar/Lecture.  RACE Category (ies): Non-Medical Program 

More Information

If you wish more information about these important regional conferences, NWABR and/or NWABR membership then please contact, Ken Gordon on (206) 957-3337 or via email executivedirector@nwabr.org.  There will also be significant vendor opportunities at these events and prospective vendors can also contact Mr. Gordon. 

Sponsors and Vendors

NWABR wishes to acknowledge the following sponsors and vendors who are supporting this event:




























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