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Programme at a glance

 

Monday, 10 June

08:00

Registration opens

09:00-10:30

WS:  New challenges in education and training in LAS: using e-learning

WS: Planning an effective imaging unit

 

WS: Experimental design

SW: Mouse sperm cryopreservation

10:30-12:00

WSE

12:00-13:00

Welcome Reception at the exhibition area

13:00-14:00

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Lecture

14:00-15:30

S: What is new in FELASA? FELASA working groups

S: Aging: care and management of aged animals (rat, mouse, zebrafish, NHP)

S: New project development: efficiency, economics, and the environment

WS: How to present our work to Society

15:30-16:00

Coffee break at the exhibition area

16:00-17:30

S: Training and education in LAS: implementation of the new European Directive 2010/63

S: Neurological disorders: phenotyping for models of Alzheimer, Parkinson (NHP) and Down Syndrome

S: Economic limitations in the design and management of animal facilities

WSE

19:30

Welcome Party

Tuesday, 11 June

07:30

Registration opens

08:00-09:30

S: Cephalopods and Directive 2010/63: challenges and opportunities

S: Neurodegenerative diseases: design of shared units

S: Outsourcing or in-house services

WS: Design of databases according to the different management needs

09:30-10:00

Coffee break at the exhibition area

10:00-11:30

S: Europe-USA harmonisation on health monitoring for rodent shipments and harm-benefit analysis in ethical review

S: Data sharing

S: Implementation of occupational health and safety programmes

WS: Meet the Editor

11:30-12:30

Plenary Lecture 2

12:30-14:00

Poster viewing and lunch at the exhibition area

14:00-15:30

S: From national legislation to the new European Directive 2010/63 in eastern European countries

S:Quality assurance of education and training in LAS

S: Experimental models and the microbiota

S: Adapting to zebrafish: facilities and management

WS: Funding opportunities for the European Laboratory Animal Science Community

15:30-16:00 

Coffee break at the exhibition area

16:00-17:30

S: Pain in laboratory animals

S: Experimental models for the study of metabolic diseases

S: Human resources management

WSE

17:30-19:30

SECAL General Assembly

WS:Meeting of T&T Board with FELASA accredited course organisers (by invitation only)

 

 

Wednesday, 12 June

07:00-08:00

12th FELASA SECAL Walk / Run Race

08:30

Registration opens

09:00-10:30

S: ICLAS, an organisation serving in a global context

S: Severity assessment and endpoints in disease models

S: Biosafety and biocontainment in high-risk experimental models

WS:Aspects of genetic monitoring in rodents

10:30-11:00

Coffee break at the exhibition area

11:00-12:30

S:Pigs as research models

S: Discovery and toxicology: alternative methods (preliminary assays to reduce the use of lab animals)

S: Transportation of laboratory animals: legal, health, welfare and supply issues

WS: Practical pathology for research and phenotyping

12:30-14:00

Poster viewing and lunch at the exhibition area

14:00-15:30

S: Health and welfare in NHP: a review

S: Use of stem cells in disease animal models

S: Quality implementation and assessment in animal units

WS: Towards evidence-based translational research

15:30-16:00

Coffee break at the exhibition area

16:00-17:30

S: Health and poultry as research models

S: Cardiovascular models: refinement in experimental surgery in large animals

S: Approaches to ethical review after the implementation of the European Directive 2010/63/EU

WSE

18:30-20:30

Panoramic City Tour

20:30

Congress Dinner

Thursday, 13 June

08:00

Registration opens

08:30-10:00

 

S: Genetically altered models. Why research does not always translate?

S: Sperm cryopreservation in non- rodent species

WSE

10:00-10:30

Coffee break at the exhibition area

10:30-12:00

S: Farm animals and poultry as research models

S: Managing genetically altered colonies

S: Disaster planning

 

12:00-13:00

FELASA 2013 Award and Plenary Lecture

13:00-13:30

Closing Ceremony

 
S – Sessions
WS – Workshops
SW – Satellite Workshop
WSE - Workshops organised by exhibitors