EBSA23 - Luxembourg - Conference program

30 September 2020

17:30 Welcome reception and opening exhibition

Day 1 - 1 October 2020

08:45 Opening
09:00 Welcome
Thomas Binz, EBSA President
09:10 Welcome local
09:30 Key-note: The ecology of the unseen
Paul Wilmes, Unversity of Luxembourg
 
10:00 Coffee and exhibition
 

Session 1a - Cell and gene therapy

Session 1b - Food (safety)

10:30

TBC
Jan De Rijck, Celyad, Belgium

Is science soluble in the assessment of GMO risks in Europe?
Patrick du Jardin, University of Liège, Belgium

11:00

Critical biosafety issues related to the application of GMO investigational medicinal products in clinical trials
Ursula Jenal, Jenal & Partners, Switzerland

Offered
11:30

CRISPR technology: Overview and safety aspects
Dalia Seger, Weizmann Institute Of Science, Israël

The Hellenic Food Safety Authority’s Mission through the Case Study of Ready-to-eat Salads in Greek Markets.
Soultana Tatsika, Hellenic Food Safety Authority, Greece
  Lunch and exhibition
13:00

Poster Session
 

Product / service presentations

  service presentation 1a service presentation 2a
13:30

 

service presentation 1b service presentation 2b
14:00

Chris Collins lecture

15:00 Coffee
 

Session 2 Emerging technologies and (bio)safety

15:30

Gene editing - Technical & safety aspects
Michele Garfinkel, EMBO, Germany

16:00 Gene editing - Ethical and regulatory aspects
Patrick Rüdelsheim, PlantEd
 
16:30

Containment of gene drive mosquitoes
Alissia Cagnetti, Polo d’Innovazione di Genomica Genetica e Biologia (PoloGGB), Italy

17:00 AGM - EBSA Annual General Assembly  
19:30 Conference dinner      

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Day 2 - 2 October 2020

08:30 Coffee
 

Session 3 Emerging resistance

09:00

Rational use of biocides and alternative methods in the hospital – Dr. Phillppe Carenco, CHR in Hyere (FR)

09:30

Measurement of aerosol generation
Allan Bennett, Public Health England (UK)

10:00

Field study: Chemical inactivation of liquid cell culture waste
Charlotte Ruhnau, Cantonal Laboratory Basel-City, Switzerland

10:30 Coffee
11:00 Break out 1 Break out 2 Break out 3 Break out 4 Break out 5 Break out 6
 

Gene drives – EFSA guidance consultation outcome (discussion)
Remote presentation by Yann Devos (EFSA) Local moderation by Patrick Rüdelsheim (Be)

Biological related legislation (ABP, Nagoya, dual use, waste, transport etc.) - Delphine Beeckman (Be) and Marcel van Bergen (NL) Recombinant vaccines / clinical evaluation - working group with authorities to develop
guidance document (discussion) - Katia Pauwels, Sciensano (Be) - Eric van den  Akker RIVM (NL)

Biosafety when scaling up a process, from research scale to industrial scale, what are the critical parameters to keep in mind ?

Henry-Michel CAUCHIE (Lu)

PPE - TBC

National Organisations - TBC

12:30 Lunch
 

Session 4 Kombucha  

13:30

Feedback from break-outs and EBSA focal points

 

Session 5 - WHO Manual discussion session
Moderator: Allan Bennett PHE (UK) and Kazunobo Kojima, WHO (UK)

15:00 Keynote: GAPIII Polio containment initiative and its role in global biorisk management
Eugene Saxentoff, WHO - DEC (Denmark)
15:30 Closure
Thomas Binz, EBSA President 2019-2021

15:45

Coffee

 

Registration closed today back online tomorrow!

Fees in EURO

  Conference Conference dinner Conference book
EBSA member Early bird until March 31st 2020 418 euro 50 euro 25 euro
> April 1st 2020 468 euro 50 euro 25 euro
non-member Early bird until March 31st 2020 538 euro 50 euro 25 euro
> April 1st 2020 588 euro 50 euro 25 euro

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