Mark Your Calendar for May 24-25, 2016!

TurnKey is two days of essential information for anyone building, renovating, or operating a laboratory animal facility. Presented by ALN Magazine.

Gaylord National Harbor

The 2016 TurnKey Conference returns to Gaylord National Harbor, just outside of Washington DC.


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Meet with leading suppliers and vendors to learn how to better design, update, and manage your laboratory facilities.

Return to Gaylord National Harbor

The 13th Annual TurnKey Conference, May 24-25, 2016,  returns to the Washington DC area to the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center.  Building upon its history of delivering timely and compelling educational content, the 2016 event will feature an expanded conference program.  This lineup will include exciting new tracks and topics presented by both recognized subject matter experts and newly recognized industry authorities.

The 2016 event will also feature a new and improved layout at the Gaylord, with meeting space, meal functions, breaks, and exhibit hall all sharing the same hallway – maximizing your networking opportunities with your colleagues over these two days!

Keep checking back for more updates on the 2016 TurnKey Conference!

Comments from 2015 Attendees

  • I loved the AAALAC talk by John.  Learned a lot about criteria and inspections. Would like to see something like that every year.
  • Meeting new people; learning of new technologies
  • …session regarding vivaria of the future was very interesting.  Too bad it couldn't have gone on longer. 
  • I enjoyed the talk regarding how to write SOPs.
  • Met a lot of individuals from the companies representing products I use and plan to use in the renovation of our facilities.
  • I really enjoyed the AAALAC talks. The expo was well put together.
  • The conference was small but it was informative.
  • I felt the conference was wonderful.
  • I think 2 days is just the right amount of time…

2015 Award Winners

Team of the Year: Honorary Mentions
  • The Tulane University Structural and Cellular Biology/Comparative Medicine Team, and,
  • The MRI Global Medical Countermeasures In Vivo Team
  • Transgenic Technology Department at Genentech from Dixon, CA.
Facility of the Year: Honorary Mentions
  • The Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, and,
  • The Animal Facility within the Health and Science Building at the University of Houston.
  • The Albert Sherman Center Vivarium at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester, MA.
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