The 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences (WC12) Organizing Committee has been working very hard behind the scenes to plan many aspects of the Congress—from a robust multidisciplinary scientific program to bucket-list socials—to bring you an unforgettable experience in Niagara Falls, Canada on August 27-31, 2023!

The tentative program is now available at

The abstract submission is open! Abstract submission deadline is February 10, 2023.

The Organizing Committee will review all abstracts submitted through the current call for abstracts. It is open to everyone (speakers suggested in session proposals as well as the global community at large). WC12 is committed to promoting the integration of equity, diversity, and inclusivity-related considerations within the scientific program. The organizers look forward to your ongoing support and cooperation to help create the most engaging, inspiring, and inclusive multidisciplinary, multisectoral program that we can collectively be proud of—to advance the 3Rs field.

Please continue to monitor the website for updates on abstract submission as well as announcements on registration, travel, accommodation etc.