About EBSA 2020 online webinar

EBSA 2020 online webinar

Day 1 - 6 October, 2020


Quick outline on technical aspects
René Custers (BE), EBSA Secretary

09:45 Nutshell background: Coronaviruses and SARS-CoV-2
Eric Snijder (NL)
10:30 covid19 as a disease of excessive inflammation
Bart Lambrecht (BE)
11:15 Break
11:30 Discussion group 1 - Dealing with infectious disease patients

Lead: John Mumford (FR) / Edwin Hagelen (NL)
Moderator: Patrick Rüdelsheim, EBSA CPWG (BE)

Discussion group 2 - Biosecurity / dual use in times of pandemic

Lead: Johannes Rath (AT)
Moderator: Delphine Beeckman (BE)

12:15 Rapid reconstruction of SARS-CoV-2 using a synthetic genomics platform: biosafety and biosecurity challenges

Volker Thiel (Ch)

13:00 Closure
Patrick Rüdelsheim, EBSA CPWG (BE)

Day 2 - 8 October, 2020

09:30 Welcome 
Quick outline on technical aspects
Patrick Rüdelsheim, EBSA CPWG (BE)
09:45 Selection and testing PPE for dutch health care
Per Staugaard (Nl)
10:30 Understanding transmission

Allan Bennet (UK)

11:15 Break

Discussion group 1 - Handling potential SARS-COV-2 containing samples (from patients to environment)
Lead: Katrin Summermatter (CH) / Henry-Michel Cauchie (LUX)
Moderator: Nathalie Feltes (LU)

Discussion group 2 - Animal experimentation with COVID-19
Lead: Franca Rizzo (FR) 
Modeator: René Custers (BE)
12:15 Contribution of Biosafety Professional to COVID-19 ​

Marcel Vanbergen (NL)

13:00 Closure
Allan Bennet, EBSA President Elect