Registration is now open for the 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences (WC12) August 27-31 in Niagara Falls, Canada. The meeting will feature over 400 platform and 400 poster presentations organized into about 60 sessions focused on six themes. In addition to all platform and poster sessions, registration covers refreshments and three catered lunches, a gala dinner at a local winery, and other special events. Discounted early registration is available through June 30. General information about registration is available at; register at

Students and early-career researchers will be eligible for travel awards enabling them to receive refunds for registration, airfare, and accommodations to attend the conference. To be eligible, applicants must have submitted an abstract to WC12. Additional eligibility criteria and application instructions are available at Apply by May 15.

The number of travel awards will depend on availability of sponsorship funds. Sponsorship opportunities are still available; to find out more about how your organization can support student and early-career attendees and other features of the meeting, visit