SYMPOSIUM DAY – BE PREPARED TO PREPARE

21 may 2019

07:30 – 08:25 Registration of participants – Welcome coffee/tea
08:25 – 08:30 Opening of the meeting by the symposium coordinator
08:30 – 09:15 Keynote lecture

Introduction to PREPARE guidelines (Adrian Smith, NORECOPA

09:15 – 09:45 Is the Belgian ethical matrix far from PREPARE? (Anne Vermeylen, UNamur)
09:45 – 10:30 Coffee/Tea Break – Commercial exhibition – posters
Continued symposium Special forum for animal caretakers and technicians: see below **
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10:30–11:00 Literature search (Sandrine Vandenput, FMV, ULiège)
11:00 -11:15 The RE-PLACE platform (Vera Rogiers, VUB)
11:15–11:45 Experimental design and statistics (Etienne Hanon, UCB)
11:45 – 12:00 President talk on BCLAS activities – Guy De Vroey (BCLAS)
12:00 – 12:30 Poster presentation session (3 min/poster)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch – Commercial exhibition – posters
14:00 – 14:20 Scoring sheet for experimental procedures (Claire Diederich, UNamur)
14:20 – 14:40 Evaluation of competencies of staff (Olivier Nicaise, GSK/Kris Meurrens, KULeuven)
14:40 – 15:10 Assessment of the husbandry and environment management practices (Samuel Vidal, VetAgroSup/AAALAC)
15:10 – 15:40 Refinement of euthanasia techniques (Henri Bertrand, Cambridge University)
15:40 – 16:30 Coffee/Tea Break – Commercial exhibition
16:30 – 17:15 Closing lecture

Dealing with ethics in Ethics Committees on Animal Experimentation (Johan de Tavernier, KULeuven)

17:15 – 17:30 Closure of the meeting – Poster awards

Translations

Speakers will give their presentation in their own language. Simultaneous translation will be provided from French to Dutch and from Dutch to French. There will be no translation for English presentations.

** SPECIAL FORUM FOR ANIMAL CARETAKERS AND TECHNICIANS

Animal caretakers and technicians who register for the symposium are given the opportunity to register for a dedicated morning workshop which will be held between 10:30 and 11:45. The workshop will be presented in two different rooms for Dutch and French participants on the subject:

NL: Uitwisseling van Ervaringen
FR: Echange d’expériences

Animal caretakers and technicians are invited to submit proposals for presentations for this forum.

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