ICARE Train the Trainer Institute 2018

Peachtree City, Georgia
Tuesday, February 20, 2018


The ICARE Project aim is to empower IACUCs and their institutions to increase compliance with federal standards while minimizing regulatory burden. The Interagency Collaborative Animal Research Education (ICARE) Project <https://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/interagency_icare.htmuses active learning pedagogy which has been shown to increase effectiveness of adult education in factual and theoretical understanding of scientific and ethical issues by engaging the learner in activities that require the application of high-level concepts.

ICARE Train the Trainer Institute 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - Friday, February 23, 2018

Peachtree City Hotel and Conference Center
(770) 487-2000
2443 Georgia 54
Peachtree City, Georgia 30269
United States

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Who Can Attend

​Participation is open to institutional animal care and use program trainers and IACUC administrators.  Institutions are encouraged to send two (2) or more trainers to participate in the workshop as that will facilitate implementation of active learning training at the institution.  

Colleagues from outside the US are welcome to attend the workshop, however the target audience is IACUC members and staff and animal program personnel from US institutions.  The curriculum presented is focused on US federal standards.

During this training workshop, participants will be coached and mentored by experienced facilitators who are also IACUC subject matter experts from the Federal, academic and private sectors.  The facilitators will help participants develop the skills and knowledge they need to develop and deliver active learning IACUC training.

The number of attendees at an ICARE TTI is limited to 36.  Space will be filled on a first come-first serve basis.  If the program is filled, you will have the option to add your name to the waitlist on the registration form.  Registrants should note that the ICARE training is intensive.  Read more about what to expect below.

What to Expect

The ICARE TTI course will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM (with optional group work in the evenings 7:30-10:00 PM Tues/Wed/Thu) through Friday, February 23, 2018, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

TTI participants work in facilitated breakout groups.  ICARE training is intensive.  Participants are fully engaged in content throughout the training and are not able to conduct other activities such as email, conference calls and laboratory or office management activities during the training day. 


Please do not purchase air travel tickets until you have received a confirmation of your registration.  

Participants should plan to arrive into the Atlanta (ATL) Airport on Monday, February 19, 2018 and depart on or after Friday evening, February 23, 2018

Registration Cost:  $ 900.00

Registration includes:  
  • Instruction
  • Coursework materials
  • Wifi connection in the meeting room
Registration does not include:
  • Air travel
  • Lodging
  • Ground transportation 


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