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12 May 2020: Workshops

only accessible to professionals and PhD students

10:00-11:00 Welcome coffee/tea
11:00-11:45 BCLAS General Assembly (for BCLAS members only)

Salle Mosane n°

Workshop A
More details online soon.

Salle Mosane n°

Workshop B
More details online soon.

Salle Mosane n°

Workshop C
More details online soon.

11:45-12:30 Sandwich Lunch (registration needed)

Salle Mosane n°

Workshop D groups a and b

Ethical Committees (Humane endpoints, interactive workshop)

Part 1

Salle Mosane n°

Workshop E
Animal welfare bodies

Danny Hendrikx and Gianpaolo Milite, Tecnilab


Salle Mosane n°

Workshop F
The Big Impact of Bedding and Enrichment on the Security of Research
Georges Hasson, SAFE®

15:30-16:00 Coffee/Tea Break sponsored by ?

Salle Mosane n°

Workshop D group a
Ethical Committees (NTS)
Part 2 (in English)
Ethical Committee Platform (BCLAS)

Salle Mosane n°

Workshop D group b
Ethical Committees (NTS)
Part 2 (in French)
Ethical Committee Platform (BCLAS)

With exception of Workshop D part 2,  workshops will be given in English. No simultaneous translation will be provided, but, if they prefer, participants can express themselves in Dutch or French.


12 May 2020: Evening Event

17:30-18:30 Reception in the exhibition areas of Palais des Congrès (free but registration required)
18:30- 20:00 Let’s discover Liege!
20:00-24:00 Dinner

13 May 2020: Symposium – It’s all about communication.

Time Presentation Language Presentation Language
07:30-08:25 Registration of participants – Welcome coffee/tea
08:25-08:30 Opening of the meeting by the symposium coordinator E
08:30-10:30 Part I: Internal communication E
09:15-09:45 ?

Room Mosane n°

Special forum for animal caretakers and technicians: see below (part 1)**

09:45-10:30 Coffee/Tea Break – Commercial exhibition – Posters
10:30-10:50 ?
? Special forum for animal caretakers and technicians: see below (part 2)** NL/FR
10:50-11:15 ?
11:15-11:30 President talk on BCLAS activities
Dr. Guy De Vroey, BCLAS
11:30-12:00 Poster presentation session (3 min/poster)

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12:00-13:30 Lunch – Commercial exhibition – Posters
14:00-14:45 ? ?
14:45-15:10 ?? ?
15:10-15:35 ? E
15:35-16:25 Coffee/Tea Break – Commercial exhibition
16:25-17:30 Closure of the meeting – Poster awards – Competition prizes E

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.



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

NL: Uitwisseling van Ervaringen
FR: Echange d’expériences