EBSA21 Preconference courses

A
The absolute essentials of biosafety
Ursula Jenal and Jorg Frank
  • What kind of topics need to be addressed
  • Tasks
  • Who are the players in the field
  • Some exercises (donning and doffing gloves, handwashing …)
  • how do you recognize substantial hazards
  • Where to find the most important information
1 day
 
18 April 2018
9:00-17:00
B
Risk assessment methodologies
Heather Sheeley and Toon De Kesel
2days

17-18 April 2018
9:00 – 17:00 both days
C
Bioethics – social responsibility
Anna Deplazes and Matthias Eggel
  • Use of animals / animal welfare / justification on the use of animals
  • Gene drives and GMOs
  • Nagoya Protocol
  • Use of volunteers and donors
  • Clinical trials
  • Code of conduct
  • Confidentiality of data
1 day
 
17 April 2018
9:00-17:00
D
Emergency preparedness in a BSL3 (scenarios)
Jane Shallcross and Ant Crook
  • Medical emergency
  • fire
  • earthquake
  • flooding
  • terrorist
  • power failure
  • loss of containment
½ day
 
18 April 2018
9:00-12:30
E
Developing PPE donning and doffing protocols for BSL3 (practical) 
Jane Shallcross and Ant Crook
  • selection
  • order in which you take off the different PPEs
½ day
 
18 April 2018
13:30-17:00
F
Arthropods: Invertebrates – facilities and handling
Eva Veronesi and Julian Franklin
  • Types of organisms to consider
    • Human pathogen vectors, e.g. mosquitoes, ticks
    • Quarantine plant pathogens and vectors of plant diseases (e.g. thrips as vectors for viruses)
  • Facility features
    • Use of light vs darkness
    • Color of walls & tables
    • Use of anterooms
    • Traps, e.g. UV light, air curtain
  • Practices
1 day
 
17 April 2018
9:00-17:00
G
Biosafety for the Diagnostic lab
Dory Worcman Barninka and partner
  • Features of the context: unknown, bulk, time consideration, association with patient
  • Specimen and sample handling: receipt, aliquots
  • Risk analysis of body fluids: infectiousness, nature,
  • Standardisation/routine tests: biosafety in SOPs
  • Protective measures: vaccination, PPE, disinfection aerosol management
  • Robotics and automation
1 day
 
18 April 2018
9:00-17:00
H

User requirement specifications (URS)
Niel Walls and Mark Wheathley

  • construction and/or selection of equipment
  • understand project, activities
  • ensure project is not over designed
1 day
 
17 April 2018
9:00-17:00
I

Train must be fun – a comprehensive introduction to teaching convincingly
Per Staugaard and Vibeke Halkjaer-Knudsen

  • Participants can set up a training program
  • Participants can choose from a set of training tools to optimize their training
  • Participants increase the long lasting effects of their training courses

 

1 day
 

17 April 2018
9:00-17:00

J
BSC – making the most of it
Felix Gmunder and Søren Thuesen
  • Understand different types of biosafety cabinets, laminar flow hoods and their applications.
  • Learn how to place and operate biosafety cabinets from the user's and biosafety perspective.
  • Understand installation and maintenance test procedures.
  • Learn how to organize your work in the cabinet (loading cabinet until conclusion of work and unloading).
  • Group exercises: Analyse and discuss several examples of procedures and workflows
1 day

17 April 2018
9:00-17:00

max 16 participants

K
Behaviour-based (bio)safety
Jan-Piet Tijssen and Cathy Bakker 
 
  • Awareness of  safety culture and behaviour
  • Tools to change and improve culture and attitudes
  • Tools to improve safety: introduction to (Black) Bow Tie Analysis

1 day

18 April 2018
9:00-17:00

max 30 participants

L
Sharing experiences on the implementation of a biorisk management programme
Juergen Mertsching and Urs Pauli
1 day

18 April 2018
9:00-17:00

M
Large scale GMP and containment, do disposables fit in?
Anneke Griffioen and Vibeke Halkjaer-Knudsen
1 day

18 April 2018
9:00-17:00

N
Allergies and toxins from animals, plants and microorganisms
Martin Kuster and Katrin Zimmermann
  • where to find them
  • how to avoid them
  • if not avoidable, protection methods
  • monitoring
1 day

18 April 2018
9:00-17:00

 
 
 
  Member price (incl. local VAT) Non-member price (incl. local VAT)
1/2 day courses 288 EURO 480 EURO
1 day courses 468 EURO 972 EURO
2 days courses 888 EURO 1.908 EURO