2018Conference videos - Copenhagen


08:45 Opening
09:00 Welcome
Gabriel O'Riordain, EBSA President

Ulla Wewer, Dean Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark



Key-note: Importance of bio-mat in DK, historical perspective 
Erik Lund, Carlsberg, Senior Laboratory Manager, Denmark



Piers Millett, iGEM, United Kingdom


A framework for the risk assessment and management of gene drive technology in contained use
Cecile van der Vlugt, senior risk assessor GMO, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands


Introducing new disinfection techniques - what evidence do we need?
Allan Bennett, Scientific Lead, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Will the latest GMP trends trigger a Biosafety Culture 2.0?
Henriette Schubert, NNE

Validation of Continuous Flow Biowaste Inactivation Systems
Gary Schmidt, PRI Bio


We All Have a Bucket - Applying High Reliability Principles to Biosafety.
Tim Trevan, Chrome Biorisk Management, United States


How do we train in different cultural settings?
Vibeke Halkjaer-Knudsen, Sandia National Laboratories, United States


Strengthening Biosafety and Biosecurity across the United States
Michael Marsico, Specialist, Biosafety and Biosecurity, Association of Public Health Laboratories, United States


Strengthening the safety culture in UCPH through online interactive videos on Lab safety for new students
Mette Høgsbro, OHS-manager at Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Biosafety and Biosecurity Capacity Building in Uganda
Evelien Kampert, Biosafety Officer BSL 3/4, RIVM, The Netherlands


Capability assessment and needs-based training to enhance Bio-risk Management in South-East Asia: mid-term account and findings of EU CBRN CoE Project 46 Component 2
Giovanna Fotia, Research consultant and project manager, University Università degli Studi of Milan, Italy



Global Front Line Labs, Sustainably Designed for Local Success
William Arndt, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, United States


Lies Lammerant,  Indaver, Belgium
Timo Kehl,
 DKFZ - German Cancer Research Center, Germany


13:30 Weapon development, dual-use technology and bioethics
John-Erik Stig Hansen,

Director at Centre for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark


Biosecurity and durc awareness in a rapidly emerging scientific nation: Pakistan
Bilal Khan, PhD scholar, University of Karachi, Pakistan


Tools to identify biosecurity vulnerabilities, to raise awareness and improve biosecurity culture within organisations
Linda van den Berg, Scientific advisor, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands

15:00 Our micromanagers: How the gut microbiome shapes our health
Katja Maria Bangsgaard Bendtsen, National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Denmark