BCLAS Symposium 2018
26-27 April 2018
Culture of care in practice
Palais des Congrès, Liège
Only accessible to BCLAS members having paid their annual fee.
Free of charge.
Lunch is provided but registration is required.
(only accessible to professionals and PhD students)
|11:00 - 11:45||BCLAS General Assembly (for BCLAS members only)|
|11:45 - 12:30||Sandwich lunch (registration needed)|
|11:15 - 12:30||Welcome coffee (for all participants)|
|12:30 - 14:00||Workshop A
IVC Debris Sampling Device Testing
Ronald de Boer & Wieke de Bruin, QM Diagnostics
To support your research and facility management
|14:00 - 15:30||Workshop C:
Ethical Committees: Cost-Benefit Analysis during Project Evaluations Part 1
Developments in Techniques for Working with Lab Mice
|15:30 - 16:00||Coffee break|
|16:00 - 17:30||Workshop C
Ethical Committees: Cost-Benefit Analysis during Project Evaluations Part 2
Strategies to Minimize Genetic Drift and Maximize Experimental Reproducibility in Mouse Research
Dr Jean Cozzi, Charles River
Workshops will be given in English. No simultaneous translation will be provided, but, if they prefer, participants can express themselves in Dutch or French.
18:00 - 19:00: Visit of the 'La Boverie' museum - Walk to La Brasserie Liégeoise with stop at the Calatrava railway station
19:30: Dinner at La Brasserie Liégeoise
|08:00 - 08:55||Registration of participants – Welcome coffee/tea|
|08:55 - 09:00||Opening of the meeting by the symposium coordinator|
|Session 1 : Introduction to Culture of Care|
|09:00 - 09:45|| Keynote lecture: Transition to animal free innovations and animal welfare: have the Dutch gone totally mad ?
Jan-Bas Prins, Leiden University Medical Center
|09:45 - 10:30|| The International Culture of Care Network
Pascalle van Loo, Utrecht University
|10:30 - 11:15||Coffee/Tea Break – Commercial exhibition – posters|
|Session 2: Culture of Care from Top to Down|
|11:15 - 11:45|| Culture of care in a breeding facility
Janvier Labs (to be confirmed)
|11:45 - 12:15||The 3Rs and culture of care: some practical examples in preclinical regulatory evaluation
Jean-Paul Briffaux, Charles River Laboratories
|12:15 - 12:30||President talk on BCLAS activities
Guy De Vroey, BCLAS
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch - Commercial exhibition - posters|
|Session 3 : Practical examples of culture of care|
|14:00 - 14:30||From lab to home, a second life for laboratory animals
Amélie Romain, Association GRAAL
|14:30 - 14:50||The care of animals in a model of intensive care disease
Sarah Derde, KULeuven
|14:50 - 15:10||Keep it nice in a house full of male mice
Ine Adriaensen, Janssen Research & Development
|15:10 - 15:30||Culture of Care applied to experimentation on farm animals
Catherine Bette, Zoetis
|15:30 - 16:15||Coffee/Tea Break – Commercial exhibition|
|16:15 - 17:00||Closing lecture:
Is caring of animals a sufficient answer to ethical questioning ?
Marc Vandenheede, University of Liège
|17:00 - 17:10||Closure of the meeting – Poster awards|
Lectures will be given in French or Dutch with simultaneous translation.