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2015 Canadian Biosafety Symposium Draft Program
TUESDAY, June 2, 2015
Pre-symposium Workshop
CL3 DESIGN and Commissioning Course
Paul Langevin, Gilles Tremblay, Merrick & Company
Joe Tanelli, Adrianne Bonhomme, PHAC
8:30am –12:00pm
Pre-symposium Workshop
Medical Surveillance
Ayoob Ghalami, University of Toronto
8:30am –12:00pm
Lunch Break
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Pre-symposium Workshop
Leadership and Change Management
Ilana Zinyk
1:00pm- 4:30pm
Pre-symposium Workshop
1:00pm – 4:30 pm
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Exhibitor Networking Reception
WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015
7:00am – 8:00am
8:00am – 8:15am
8:15am – 9:15am
9:15am - 9:45am
9:45am – 10:05am
Registration and Breakfast
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Tom Walus
Biosafety Manager, International Centre for Infectious Diseases
Keynote Address:
Suspicious Incident Reporting System
CM Noel Flatters
Criminal Intelligence Analyst, K-INSET | NCIT (Calgary)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Biocontainment Design in Tall Buildings
John Featherstone, Diamond Schmitt Architects
Peggy Theodore, Diamond Schmitt Architects
Evaluation of the National Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory System and Facilities in
Yevgeniya Lobyntseva
Regional Center of bacteriological expertise Karaganda, Kazakhstan
10:05am - 10:20am
We Want to Hear from You!
Centre for Biosecurity, PHAC
10:20am - 10:35am
Coffee Break
10:35am – 11:05am
Gap Analysis- Where do we go?
Mireille Cartier, KRMC
11:05am – 11:50am
Infection Control And Biosafety…2 Roads, Same Path
Tom Walus, Biosafety Manager, International Centre for Infectious Diseases
Wendy Runge, Infection Control Professional, Calgary Urban Community
Infection Prevention and Control, Calgary Zone
11:50am – 12:50pm
Lunch Break
12:50pm – 1:15pm
SAD in the Lab: Psychological Safety in the Workplace
Dr. Ted Jablonski
1:15pm – 1:45pm
Biosafety Permit Management – making (paper)work easier
Eoin O’Grady, University of Calgary
1:45pm - 2:45pm
2:45pm – 3:05pm
3:05pm – 3:25pm
What to Expect When You are Being Inspected – Real Life Experiences
Panel discussion
Moderator: Tom Walus, Biosafety Manager, International Centre for Infectious Diseases
Risk-based drainage and effluent treatment design solutions, system verification
and process validation in a high containment laboratory facility
Jason Tearle,The Pirbright Institute, UK
Gilles Tremblay, Merrick&Co
You never know what you will get – An Anthrax Exposure in a Necropsy/ Diagnostic
Laboratory at the University of Saskatchewan
Andrea Smida, M. Sc. , RBP, Safety Resources, University of Saskatchewan
3:25pm – 3:45pm
Coffee Break
3:45pm – 5:15pm
Canadian Association for Biological Safety (CABS)
Annual General Meeting
THURSDAY, June 4, 2015
7:00am – 8:00am
8:00am – 8:45am
Continental Breakfast
Keynote Address:
Biosafety During an Emergency Response - The 2013 Calgary Flood
Greg Solecki, Calgary Emergency Management Agency
8:45am – 9:30am
Building a Culture of Biosafety
Dr. Ruthanne Huising, McGill University
9:30 am – 10:00am
An Unconventional Biosafety Cabinet for the Lab of Tomorrow
Brian Garrett, Lab Con Co.
10:00am – 10:15am
International Centre for Infectious Diseases
Tom Walus
10:15 am – 10:30 am
Coffee Break
10:30am – 11:00am
Dac Hien Vuong, McGill
11:00am – 11:30am
11:30 am – 12:45pm
12:45pm – 1:30pm
1:30pm – 2:15pm
Sourcing and introduction of gaseous decontamination in a CL3-Ag facility
Cam Ewart, VIDO-InterVac
Tracey Thue, VIDO-InterVac
Biosafety in Ebola Affected Regions
Dr. Steven Theriault
Biological Safety
Dr. Hans-Joachim Widen, iGEM
2:15pm – 2:30pm
Coffee Break
2:30pm – 2:50pm
HPTA/HPTR Implementation - December 1, 2015: What this means for you
Centre for Biosecurity, PHAC
2:50pm – 4:00pm
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Regulatory Café: A series of stations to discuss the
elements of concern to your institution
Centre for Biosecurity, PHAC
Closing Remarks
Tom Walus
International Centre for Infectious Diseases