Past Events

  • International course Principles of Biosafety
    16/09/2019 (Jour entier) - 20/09/2019 (Jour entier)

    This international course provides a comprehensive review of all essential elements of risk assessment and risk management (Part 1) and highlights topics indispensable for biosafety practitioners to fulfil their tasks (Part 2).


  • EUROTOX 2019 - 55th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology
    08/09/2019 (Jour entier) - 11/09/2019 (Jour entier)

    EUROTOX is a Federation of more than 40 European societies of toxicology representing 7,500 European toxicologists. EUROTOX2019 will offer a change to tackle with the burning chemical safety challenges of the next decade. The theme of the Congress is “Toxicology – Science Providing Solutions”.
    The programme includes a session on "Advancing toxicological evaluations in resolving current policy controversies in GMO products".


  • VIB Conference ‘Emerging applications of microbes’
    03/06/2019 (Jour entier) - 04/06/2019 (Jour entier)

    Conference on the latest applications and technological developments in the field of microbiology, with session topics such as metabolic engineering, synthetic biology, industrial biotechnology as well as microbial communities.


  • 7th Plant Genomics and Gene Editing Congress: Europe
    21/05/2019 (Jour entier) - 22/05/2019 (Jour entier)

    50 presentations across five tracks. Application of novel gene-editing technologies, CRISPR and other ‘omics’ technologies to plant research. Plus, new streams dedicated to plant phenotyping & bioinformatics and plant & soil microbiomes


  • Workshop on the problem formulation for the environmental risk assessment of gene drive modified insects
    15/05/2019 (Jour entier)

    The aim of the workshop (organized by EFSA)  is to discuss plausible environmental risks of gene drive modified insects with stakeholders and EU Member States.


  • EBSA22 preconference and conference
    02/04/2019 (Jour entier) - 05/04/2019 (Jour entier)

    22nd Annual Conference of the European Biosafety Association


  • 15th ISBR Symposium
    01/04/2019 (Jour entier) - 04/04/2019 (Jour entier)

    15th ISBR Conference: New Horizons in Biotechnology: Risk Analysis for a Sustainable Future


  • Formation continue en biosécurité (FR)
    18/01/2019 (Jour entier) - 30/06/2019 (Jour entier)

    Le certificat en biosécurité offre un complément de formation aux responsables de la biosécurité dans les laboratoires et milieux confinés ainsi qu’aux conseillers en prévention des secteurs industriels chimiques et biotechnologiques.


  • 61st Annual Biological Safety Conference
    12/10/2018 (Jour entier) - 17/10/2018 (Jour entier)

    Annual Conference of ABSA International (American Biological Safety Association)


  • Principles & Practices of Biosafety
    15/07/2018 (Jour entier) - 20/07/2018 (Jour entier)

    A comprehensive, interactive 5-Day course introducing the essential elements of biosafety.


  • Debat: Ggo's anno 2018
    25/05/2018 - 16:00 - 18:00

    Duwt de huidige regelgeving omtrent ggo's de technologie in handen van multinationals? Biedt ggo-technologie het antwoord op de uitdaging de groeiende wereldbevolking duurzaam te voeden? Debatteer mee over het toekomstige ggo-beleid


  • EFSA scientific colloquium “Omics in risk assessment: state-of-the-art and next steps”
    24/04/2018 (Jour entier) - 25/04/2018 (Jour entier)

    EFSA’s 24th Scientific Colloquium on “OMICS in risk assessment: state-of-the-art and next steps” will explore the opportunities for integration of datasets produced via specific OMICS tools within the remit of EFSA’s risk assessment approaches.


  • EBSA21 preconference and conference
    17/04/2018 (Jour entier) - 20/04/2018 (Jour entier)

    Annual Conference of the European Biosafety Association


  • G-TwYST Final Conference
    16/04/2018 (Jour entier)

    The aim of this conference is to present general conclusions and recommendations from the feeding studies conducted in the frame of the G-TwYST research project, and discuss the challenges in performing and analysing toxicity and carcinogenicity studies, as well as possible ways forward.


  • 8th Annual International Symposium on Biosafety and Biosecurity: Future Trends and Solutions
    19/03/2018 (Jour entier) - 21/03/2018 (Jour entier)

    This symposium offers a unique opportunity for biosafety and biosecurity professionals to discuss issues in the field of biorisk management, biohazardous waste management and other laboratory biosafety and biosecurity issues in light of emerging and re-emerging diseases in the World.


  • 15th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety: Biosafety in the Era of One Health
    10/02/2018 (Jour entier) - 14/02/2018 (Jour entier)

    This Symposium is a partnership between ABSA, Eagleson Institute and CDC, and will examine the intersection of laboratory animal medicine, biosafety, and one health!


  • BBP workshop "The biocide legislation and its impact on contained laboratories, greenhouses and animal facilities"
    09/02/2018 - 13:00 - 17:00

    The workshop organized by the Belgian Biosafety Professionals (BBP) aims to include presentations and panel discussions on decontamination in the scope of contained use, the biocide legislation, as well as producers’ and users’ perspectives on the biocide legislation and disinfectants.


  • Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology
    25/01/2018 (Jour entier) - 26/01/2018 (Jour entier)

    This VIB Tools & Technologies conference will look at emerging tools and approaches in the field of Genome Editing.