Course "Organizing and operating activities in a laboratory animal facility: II - Critical points and bottlenecks”  - Milan, Italy

This two-day course is completely new and is intended to deepen the subjects that have been covered in the FGB course “Organizing and Operating Activities in a Rodent Animal Facility - Part I. For this reason, it
is addressed to those who have already attended in the years the Part I and would like to experience a practical approach to problems that may be encountered in the managing and functioning of an animal facility.
Managers with equivalent expertise are also welcome to participate to the course.






Milan, Italy

Duration: 2 days
Registration fee:

500 euro + 22% VAT

Those who have attended the "Organizing and operating activities in a rodent animal facility" course will be charged a discounted rate of 400 euro + 22%VAT

Registration includes:

- Participation in the scientific program
- Coffee breaks
- Meals during the meeting
- Welcome dinner
- Training supplementary material

In the application form the CV is mandatory, it will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee to ensure that the applicants have the same professional scope in order to share common background and to maximize the training experience. You will be informed when the application is approved.

The course will only run if we have reached the minimum number of participants within 4 weeks of the course commencement. FGB reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, FGB is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.

The course confirmation will be accompanied by the Order Acknowledgement with payment details.

The invoice will be issued within 10 days after the course confirmation and cannot be changed, so please make sure you have provided us with the correct information (to be checked on the Order Acknowledgement). Only digital version of invoices will be sent to participants.

Payment of the fee is due before course commencement. Bank fee on your side

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made by writing (email or fax) to the secretary.

Payment of the balance of the course is due, in full, for cancellation received after invoice raising.

Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.

CPD Credits:

The course awarded: 11 CPD points by IAT

1.5 days of training / continuing education for experimenters, study directors and heads of animal facilities by Swiss Veterinarian Associations


The topics of this course are delivered in such a way to face and discuss critical points and bottlenecks from operations to personnel management. In addition, the speakers share their experience in optimizing the flows and identifying source of “waste” in order to be more efficient. A visit to the clean area of an animal facility will allow to get hands on experience of the concepts in an informal training environment.

Language: English
Materials: Click here to download the syllabus

We can help you to organize accommodation close to the venue, please feel free to contact us.

The venue is about 1 hour (64 km) from Milan-Malpensa airport, the expected taxi fare is about 95 Euros and about 20 minutes (13 km) from Milan-Linate airport, the expected taxi fare is about 25 Euros.