Tentative Schedule



October 25th (Friday)
Pre-conference Workshops at RUA: (One Health Educational Workshop, Practical Approach to Avian Medicine, and Postmortem and Clinical Pathology Workshop)
Ice Breaker (evening)
ASCM/ACCM Board Meeting for board members only
October 26th (Saturday)
Main Meeting Day 1 ASCM:
Opening Ceremony
Keynote and Plenary Sessions
General Sessions
Banquet Dinner
October 27th (Sunday)
Main Meeting Day 2 ASCM:
Plenary sessions
General Sessions
ASCM Closing Ceremony
October 28th (Monday)
ACCM Diploma Examination
Invited Speakers:

Takehito Kaneko PhD

Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Iwate University

Title: Application of reproductive technologies for conservation of wild animals

Takehito Kaneko is the associate professor at Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Iwate University. His major is animal reproduction. He developed new reproductive technologies such as gamete preservation by freeze-drying and artificial fertilization and is managing animal sperm/embryo bank (1000 strains) using these reproductive technologies. Present, he is on the new projects to conserve wild animals by applying his developed reproductive techniques.

James K. Chambers DVM, PhD, DJCVP

Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo

Title: Aging brain of various species: Comparative pathology of Alzheimer’s disease

James Chambers graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Azabu University in 2010, and joined the faculty of Veterinary Medical Sciences, the University of Tokyo in 2011 as an assistant professor of Veterinary Pathology. As a neuropathologist, he continues research on the comparative study of degenerative, neoplastic and aging-associated changes of the nervous system. He also engaged in general diagnostic pathology of various animal species.