BCLAS Symposium 2014
13-14 October 2014
Communication on laboratory animals
Palais des Congrès, Liège
13 October 2014 - Afternoon
Workshops - parallel sessions
(only accessible to professionals and PhD students who subscribed to the symposium of 14 October 2014)
|13:00 - 13:15||Welcome coffee|
|13:15 - 14:45||Workshop 1:
Euthanasia of laboratory animals
Benjamin Bodart (GSK), Piet Dierckx (J&J), Philippe Horlait (Biopole),
Stéphanie De Vleeschauwer, Kathleen Lambaerts and Kris Meurrens (KULeuven)
|14:45- 15:30||Coffee break|
|15:30 - 17:00||Workshop 2:
Effectively manage your facility and legal compliance
Alison Hopkins (a-tune software)
Health monitoring. Is PCR the solution?
Dr. Esther van de Ven and Dr. Wieke de Bruin
Workshops will be given in English. No simultaneous translation will be provided for the workshops.
17:45 - 22:30: Visit of the Val Dieu Abbey and dinner at restaurant La Bistronomie
Instructions for departure will be announced at the end of the workshop sessions.
14 October 2014:
Symposium: Communication on laboratory animals
|8:00 - 8:55||Registration of participants - Exhibition - Welcome coffee/tea|
|8:55 - 9:00||Opening of the meeting by the symposium coordinator|
|Session 1: How to speak about animal experimentation ?|
|9:00 - 9:30||In dialogue with all stakeholders in the animal experimentation chain
Marianne Kuil (Dialoog platform, The Netherlands)
|9:30 - 10:00||Patient drives innovation
Julian Isla (President of the Dravet syndrome foundation, Spain)
|10:00 - 10:30||I work with animals every day: how can I speak about it ?
Claire-Maëlle Fovet and Joanna Demilly (MIRCen CEA Inserm, France)
|10:30 - 10:45||Introducing EARA (European Animal Research Association)
Emma Sanchez (EARA, UK)
|10:45 - 11:30||Coffee/tea break - Exhibition - Competition|
|Session 2: Scientific communication: how to optimize publications ?|
|11:30 - 12:15||Analysis of scientific manuscripts: useful and necessary ?
Marlies Leenaars (SYRCLE, Radboud university medical centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
|12:15 - 12:45||Practical applications of ARRIVE guidelines
Anne Vermeylen (Université de Namur)
|12:45- 13:00||President talk on FELASA 2016 and BCLAS activities
Dr. Guy De Vroey (BCLAS)
|13:00 - 14:00||Lunch - Exhibition - Competition|
|Session 3: Communication between scientists, technicians...and animals|
|14:00 - 14:30||Expert group on animal welfare bodies: outcome
Prof. K. Hermans (UGent)
|Practical cases from Animal Welfare Bodies|
|14:30 - 14:50||Implementation of an Animal Welfare Body at Janssen
Dr. Piet Dierckx (Jannsen)
|14:50 - 15:10||Implementation of an Animal Welfare Body at UCB
Nathalie Alexander (UCB Biopharma SPRL)
|15:10 - 15:30||Implementation of Animal Welfare Bodies in an academic environment
Dr. Kris Meurrens (KULeuven)
|15:30 - 16:15||Coffee/tea break - Exhibition - Competition|
|16:15 - 17:00||Closing lecture:
What links us to animals: communication, imagination and cultural practices
Dr. Véronique Servais (Université de Liège)
|17:00 - 17:10||Closure of the meeting and winners of the competition|
All symposium presentations will be in French and Dutch.
Simultaneous translation to Dutch/French will be provided.
For a printout of this programme, you can download the attachment below.
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