NBN15: 2023 in Copenhagen

We are pleased to announce that the next Nordic Biosafety Network Meeting will take place 15-16 March 2023, lunch – lunch, at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.

Please use the following link for registration: Nordic Biosafety Meeting 2023 (eventsignup.ku.dk)

Last day for registration is March 10.

Site of the meeting

The University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Blegdamsvej 3b, Copenhagen.

Meeting programme

Theme: Risk Management in (High) Containment Facilities.

Table 1. Programme, 15 March 2023.
11.00 Registration and lunch
12:30 Opening of the meeting Bende Storgaard, University of Copenhagen
12.45 Working with Biosafety in a University Setting Bende Storgaard, University of Copenhagen
13:15 Lessons Learned About a GMO3 Facility at University of Copenhagen Andrea Wilcks, University of Copenhagen
13:45 Coffee break
14:15 New BSL3 Facility at Statens Serum Institut Ann Sofie Olesen, Statens Serum Institut
14:45 Sustainability Considerations in Labs at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen Nikoline Borgermann, University of Copenhagen
15:30 Interactive discussion
16:00 Practical information about dinner etc
19:00 Social Dinner: Food Club Nørrebro (at own expense)
Table 2. Programme, 16 March 2023
9.00 Good morning and welcome
9:05 Decommission of Lindholm, a BSL3 Facility Kirsten Tjørnhøj, Statens Serum Institut
9:40 New Activity in a BSL3 laboratory Ulrika Allard Bengtsson, National Veterinary Institute of Sweden
10:00 Rationale for Local Biological Risk Assessment-based Approach According to WHO LBM4 Kazunobu Kojima, WHO headquarter, Geneva
10:30 Coffee break
10:50 Biorisk management in Finland Hannimari Kallio-Kokko, Helsinki University Central Hospital / Hanna Valtonen, University of Helsinki
11:20 Understanding Human Behaviour When Investigating Accidents in Laboratories Vibeke Halkjær Knudsen, VIPSIT
11:50 Closing of the meeting; final remarks and next meeting Bende Storgaard and NBN Steering group

Welcome to join us in Copenhagen!