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Programme

The Netherlands has the honour this year to host the 28th EATCB Congress in Leiden in 2019!
The organizing committee will do its upmost best to create a very interesting programme, including oral and poster presentations. Please find below the preliminary programme.

Wednesday 16 Oct

Programme Wednesday 16 October

08:30

Registration

TRIP vigilance symposium

09:30

Opening

Arlinke Bokhorst, Director of TRIP Office

09:40

Ovarian tissue banking

Dr. Ina Beerendonk, Gynecologist Radboud University medical Center Nijmegen

10:20

Testicular tissue banking

Prof. Ans van Pelt, Professor Translational Reproductive Biology

11:00

Coffee/Tea break

Continuation TRIP vigilance symposium

11:30

Biovigilance in the Netherlands and the European Union

Marjan Happel, Biovigilance coordinator TRIP

11:50

Workshop: Serious adverse reactions and events (case studies)

12:50

Closing TRIP vigilance symposium

13:00

Lunch

The challenge of self sufficiency at European level. Needs and tools

Chairs: Jacinto Sanchez & Esteve Trias

14:00

Sufficiency in the way from traditional tissues to tissue engineered products

Esteve Trias

14:15

Evaluation of the Directives- related topics identified

Stefaan van der Spiegel – EC DG Santé

14:30

Guide of the EDQM a tool for standardization

Marta López Fraga - Council of Europe

14:45

What is necessary to exchange tissues, practical experience, difficulties and current practices from a larg

Achilla Chandrasekar – NHS-BT

15:00

Open discussion

15:30

Coffee/Tea break

16:00

Theme topic : “ Tissue banking and technology. What is the impact of new technologies in tissuebanking? "

Clemens van Blitterswijk

17:00

Opening congress

Dutch Minister for Medical Care: Bruno Bruins

17:30

Welcome reception

Mayor of Leiden will be present

Thursday 17 Oct

Programme Thursday 17 October

07:30

Registration

08:00

Differences of inspection by the competent authorities in Europe

representatives from the Netherlands, Denmark, Croatia and Austria

On behalf of the Austrian NCA (BASG/AGES MEA): Dr. Julia Testori  

Will tissue banks survive in the following 10 years?

chair: Antoon van den Bogaerdt

09:30

3d Printing Bone

Oscar Farinas Barbera

09:45

3D Heart valves

T.b.a.

10:00

Culture of cornea cells

Mor Dickman

10:15

Innovation in burn wound treatment – an approach aiming at development and implementation of tissue-engineered, autologous skin constructs

Judith Burm

10:30

Free papers

11:00

Coffee break

Microbiological testing and safety

Chair: Simone Hennerbichler

11:30

Risk assessment and epidemiology of transferable diseases

Dragoslav Domanovic

12:00

What is the implication of removing sepsis as a contraindication for donation of cornea tissue in the Netherlands

Rik van Leiden

12:30

Free papers

13:00

General Assembly of the EATCB Board

13:00

Lunch

Parallel program III: Cornea part I - tissue banking and surgery

14:00

Mor Dickman

Parallel program IV: Bone part I - Different processing methods

Chair: Oscar Farinas Barbera

14:00

Different processing methods

Sjors van Kats

15:30

Coffee break

Parallel program V: Cornea part II - Cornea and amnion in tissue banks and in the clinic

16:00

Amnion products in the tissue bank

Diletta Trojan

16:30

Free papers

16:00

Parallel program VI: Bone part II

17:30

Poster pitch session

Chairs: Jacinto Sánchez-Ibáñez

19:00

Congress dinner

Friday 18 Oct

Programme Friday 18 October

07:30

Registration

08:00

Donor selection workshop

Chairs: Rik van Leiden and Maaike Koomen

Parallel program VII: Cardiovascular part I

09:30

Decellularization of heart valves in Europe

Richard Lomas & Ramadan Jashari

Parallel program VIII: Skin

09:30

Parallel program VIII: Skin

Chair: Frank Beneker

11:00

Coffee break

11:30

Cardiovascular program part II

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Borders of tissue banking

15:30

Poster prize and closure