IAT Congress 2019

9th to 12th April 2019
Animal Technology: vital for global medical discovery


The main purpose of Congress is to introduce Animal Technologists to the latest developments in all aspects of animal based research and technology. It is also an integral part of their CPD.

Registration CLOSED

Congress 2019 will be based in a superb conference centre in North West England. The venue offers excellent flexible space for our scientific programme, trade exhibition and social events.

A full range of delegate packages are available from "all inclusive" full attendance to single day attendance. Details and costings are available in the Brochure below.

Click image to download our 2019 brochure.

Trade Exhibition

Our Trade exhibition will showcase 44 companies exhibiting a wide range of products and services.


With and extended opening time on Tuesday and with all lunches and refreshments in the exhibition area there will be ample opportunity for delegates to visit each exhibitor.

Commercial Workshops

We will be hosting 6 Commercial Workshops in the Exhibition Hall. A workshop presentation area seating 30 delegates will be available for exhibitors to present "hands-on" workshops on a topic of their choosing. The workshops will run for 30 minutes each and are free to attend. Delegates may book their attendance along with our CPD workshops online and on the Congress 2019 App, or you can just turn up at the scheduled time.

Take a look at the Commercial Workshop Schedule

Previous Meetings

Congress 2018

Congress 2018 was held in Yorkshire in a superb conference venue. Over 470 delegates and 49 exhibiting companies attended. With an record number of CPD Workshops included in the scientific programme and a new Commercial Workshop feature, this meeting was a huge success. The congress handbook can be viewed below (Members Only)

Congress 2017

Congress 2017 was held in south Wales in a new venue for the IAT. Over 400 delegates and 44 exhibiting companies attended. With an excellent scientific programme and all accommodation and activities under one roof, this meeting was a huge success. The congress handbook can be viewed below (Members Only)

Congress 2016

Congress 2016 was held in the North of England. Over 400 delegates and 48 exhibiting companies made this meeting one of the most enjoyable and informative ever. The congress handbook can be viewed below (Members Only)



Scientific Programme

Our varied Scientific Programme will offer a wide range of topics presented in Workshops, Paper Presentations and Posters.


Our CPD workshops are always popular with delegates and we again offer these on Tuesday afternoon and throughout the day on Wednesday and Thursday. Some workshops will be repeated to give as many delegates as possible the chance to attend.

Our Provisional Scientific Programme is now available on the right to download and the "At A Glance" programme is available below with more detail on the registration website.

Workshop Bookings are now open until 4th April. To book your workshop attendance please login to the registration website and follow the instructions below.


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Congress App
Now Available

Download the Congress 2019 App from the app stores below. Instructions are included in the documents below.

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Presenting a paper for the first time at Congress can be a daunting experience. Preparing an award winning Poster can also be a challenge. We are happy to provide support to anyone wishing to take part in our scientific programme and as a first step we can provide the following guidance documents to get you started.

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