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International Symposium on Sustainability of Biobanks

Sunday 16 August 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rebecka Larsson
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International Symposium on Sustainability of Biobanks will take place on August 24th-26th, 2020 from 13:00 - 16:45 CET. 

Please see below the information on the programme and the speakers.

Days: August 24th – 26th, 2020
Time: 13:00 – 16:45 CET
Format: digital event Scientific program

Day 1: August 24th, 2020 13:00 – 14:45

Biobanks in Routine Healthcare empower Precision Medicine
Chairs: Prof. Jens Habermann & Prof. Elke Smits

13:00 Prof. Jens Habermann Opening Remarks

13:10 Prof. Christopher Baum Welcome Note Vice-President Medicine University of Lübeck (UzL) & Executive Board University Clinic Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH)

13:30 Prof. Elke Smits The role of biobanking in clinical research: investment in future science and health care?

13:50 Dr. Peter Riegman Hospital integrated biobanks should or shall increase reproducibility and ensure biobank sustainability

14:05 Dr. Marco Greco The role of biobanks in clinical care from patients’ perspective EU Patient Forum

14:20 Podiums Discussion Speakers plus short introduction & elevator pitch pro vs cons by Prof. Christian Chabannon, Dr. Dominik Graf von Stillfried, Dr. Stefanie Houwaart, Dr. Norbert Loskamp (Further panellists from politics and health care have been invited)

14:45 – 15:15 “Networking” Break

15:15 – 16:45 Ethics, GDPR, Patient Empowerment and their role for Sustainability
Chairs: Dr. Laurent Dollé & Prof. Christoph Brochhausen

15:15 Prof. Sofie Bekaert Lessons learned in increasing trust with all stakeholders: a crucial sustainability factor

15:30 Prof. Christoph Brochhausen How to disseminate biobank knowledge – public acceptance in times of GDPR and its role in sustainability

15:45 Dr. Rita Lawlor Sustainable Knowledge and the ethical application of GDPR

16:00 Dr. Ronny Baber Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainability 16:15 Podiums Discussion Speakers plus short introduction & elevator pitch by Prof. Roland JahnsMartin Zünkeler, Valentina Colcelli

16:45 Adjourn


Day 2: August 25th, 2020

13:00 – 14:45 Quality Measures and Certifications as basis for sustainability?
Chairs: Dr. Jeanne-Hélène di Donato & Dr. Ronny Baber

13:00 Prof. Jens Habermann Opening Remarks; Day 2

13:10 Dr. Loes Linsen Quality management systems as promotor of sustainability

13:25 Dr. Manuela Nagel Quality management in plant gene banks for sustainability

13:40 Prof. Karine Sargsyan The importance of biobanking education from schools in medicine and biology studies

13:55 Dr. Barbara Parodi Institutional recognition, governance and sustainability of biobanks

14:10 Podiums Discussion Speakers plus short introduction & elevator pitch pro vs contra by Lea Hofer, Simon Herren, Blazej Marciniak, Dr. Ayat Salman, Dr. Daniel P. Brucker, Dr. Veronique T‘Joen

14:45 – 15:15 “Networking” Break (Different chat channels preselected or one for all?)

15:15 – 16:45 Innovative Concepts and Novel Ideas for Sustainability
Chairs: Dr. Maimuna Mendy & Dr. Balwir Matharoo-Bal

15:15 Dr. Dominik Lermen Expansion of the application areas of biobanks as a strategy for sustainability - Linking biomedical research and exposure sciences.

15:30 Dr. Maimuna Mendy Network and Collaboration for Biobank sustainability

15:45 Dr. Ayat Salman Consensus-oriented Decision-making (CODM) Process to ensure Stakeholder Perspectives: a step to biobank sustainability

15:55 Dr. Elena Popova Genebanks of clonal crops for food security

16:05 Dr. Paul Bartels Cellular Agriculture BioBanks - Penetrating the meat industry while contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals

16:15 Podiums Discussion Speakers plus short introduction & elevator pitch by Prof. Michael Hummel, Roland Leiminger, Prof. Elke Smits

16:45 Adjourn


Day 3: August 26th, 2020

13:00 – 14:45 Financial and Business Models for Sustainability
Chairs: Rosita Kammler & Dr. Laurent Dollé

13:00 Prof. Jens Habermann Opening Remarks; Day 3

13:10 Dr. Laurent Dollé Business concept design: the iterative process

13:25 Dr. Mark Divers Financial Models for Sustainability – the academia perspective

13:40 Dr. Kirstin Goldring Financial Models for Sustainability – the industry perspective

13:55 Erik Steinfelder Biobanking in a Competitive Environment: Qualifiers & Winners

14:10 Podiums Discussion Speakers plus short introduction & elevator pitch pro vs contra by Dr. Daniel Simon-Dubach, Prof. Carlo Largiadèr, Dr. Manon Huizing, Dr. Sara Y. Nussbeck

14:45 – 15:15 Concluding Session and Closing Prof. Jens Habermann, Rosita Kammler, Dr. Loes Linsen, Prof. Elke SmitsDr. Laurent DolléDr. Friedemann Flügge