Workshops & Evening Event

20 may 2019

PROGRAMME – Workshop Day

Be prepared to PREPARE

Workshops parallel sessions


10:15 – 11:00 BCLAS general assembly (for BCLAS members only)
11:00 – 12:30

Workshop A

Software support for excellence

Workshop B

Dealing with the unexpected positive results – be prepared, keep calm and take immediate actions!
Charles River

Workshop C

Animal Welfare Bodies Tasks & Responsibilities
Organizer: Animal Welfare Body Platform (BCLAS)
Target audience: AWB members and institutional officials/managers

12:30 – 13:30 Sandwich lunch (registration needed)
13:30 – 14:30

Workshop D

Non-Technical Summaries and Transparency
Organizer: Ethical Committee Platform (BCLAS)

– Feedback on current published NTS (Katy Taylor, Cruelty Free International)

– European Commission view (Katrin Schutte, EC)

– EU WG on Transparency & NTS (Kirk Leech, EARA)

– NTS: tips & tricks (interactive session; moderator: Serban Morosan, Sorbonne University)

Target audience: EC members, institutional officials/managers, researchers

Workshop E

Operational and Technical Husbandry Aspects in Rodent Gnotobiology

14:30 – 15:15

Workshop F

The Big Impact of Bedding and Enrichment on the security of Research
Mr. Georges Hasson, SAFE

15:15 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30

Workshop D/a

(in English)
Mira van der Naald / Nicoline Smit
Debate on Transparency

Workshop D/b

(in French)
Practical exercises on NTS
moderators: Anne Vermeylen, Annie Delaunois, Etienne Hanon

Workshop G

The real key to experiment success
Janvier Labs

Evening Event
17:30 – 18:30 Reception in the exhibition areas of the Floréal Centre
18:30 – 19:00 Walk to the Pier of Blankenberge
19:00 – 20:00 Guided visit of the Pier of Blankenberge + drink
20:00 – 24:00 Dinner at the Pier followed by dance

Early bird ends on 19/03/2019 for complete evening event (20 may) and Symposium (21 may)
Early Bird

Event options

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Sorry, the French Forum for Animal Caretakers and Technicians has been cancelled.
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Additional information


member, no-member

20 may: First Workshop session

No, A: NorayBio, B: Charles River, C: AWBs

20 may: Second Workshop session

No, D: BCLAS-EC’s Dutch, D: BCLAS-EC’s French, E: Tecnilab, F: Safe, G: Janvier, E+F : Tecnilab + Safe, E+G : Tecnilab + Janvier, F+G : Safe + Janvier, E+F+G : Tecnilab + Safe + Janvier

20 may: Evening Event

Complete Evening, Reception only, No

21 may: Symposium

No, Regular program, Forum program – Dutch, Forum program – French