Norecopa's Annual Meetings
Norecopa's 13th Annual Meeting, June 2020
Due to the Corona pandemic, Norecopa's Annual Meeting in 2020, which according to the statutes is to be held by 15 June, was cancelled. It was replaced by electronic voting. Norecopa's members received all relevant papers on 13 May, with a voting card which was to be returned by 12 June and counted on 15 June:
Agenda (in Norwegian)
Annual Report for 2019
Norecopa's 12th Annual Meeting and scientific seminar was held on Tuesday 4 June 2019 at Adamstua, Oslo.
1000 - 1100: Annual Meeting (Agenda, in Norwegian) (Annual Report for 2018) (protocol, in Norwegian)
1100 - 1110: Tea/coffee in the lobby
1110 - 1120: Norecopa's 3R-prize award
1120 - 1200: Mouse handling made easy – Reducing anxiety in mice and their handlers. Professor Jane Hurst, University of Liverpool
1200 - 1240: Aviation and animal research - Can we learn from one another? Human factors, a pilot’s perspective. First Officer Jake Hannabuss, TUI
1240 - 1310: Buffet lunch in the lobby
1310 - 1400: Sleep and Circadian Rhythms: why should we care? Dr. Henna-Kaisa Wigren, University of Helsinki
Much of Norecopa's information about the annual meetings, including the minutes, is only available on the Norwegian version of this page.
Norecopa was founded on 10 October 2007 and has arranged annual meetings since June 2008, with many English-speaking guest speakers. Their presentations are available below as pdf files, together with presentations from Norecopa's 10th Anniversary celebrations:
Hvordan sikrer vi oss gode søknader om fiskeforsøk? (How do we ensure good applications for experiments on fish?) (More information in Norwegian).
(Gunvor Knudsen, Norwegian Food Safety Authority)
Animal-free testing and humans-on-a-chip: How far have we come? (Leopold Koenig, TissUse GMBH, Berlin)
Nordic 3R-Centres: What can we offer? (Tom Bengtsen, Denmark's 3R-Center)
Prize-winning 3R activity in Norway (Gøril Eide Flaten, University of Tromsø)
Have the 3Rs made any difference? (Elliot Lilley, RSPCA)
The PREPARE guidelines for planning animal research and testing by Adrian Smith, Norecopa
How to assess welfare in genetically altered animals? by Anne Zintzsch, Animal Welfare Officer, Max-Delbruck-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin
How to construct a proper literature search when planning an experiment by Information Specialist Alice Tillema, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Pain management after surgery: are we good enough? by Professor Eddie Clutton, Edinburgh University, UK
Fish and fish robots: how can they help to understand each other? by Professor Maarja Kruusmaa, Tallinn University of Technology
Technology and 3Rs in wildlife research: state of the art by Dr. John Linnell, Norwegian Institute of Nature Research (NINA)
Are our methods of killing animals humane? by Dr. Huw Golledge, University of Newcastle
Beastly Bliss: Animal Pleasure and its Significance by Dr. Jonathan Balcombe, Humane Society University, Washington D.C.
Opportunities for replacing animals in toxicity testing by Professor Thomas Hartung, CAAT (Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing)
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