BIOSECURITY Reinforced: Securing Business Continuity

Join our free biosecurity awareness program webinar series and learn in 9 installments of 30 minutes about the latest updates on biosecurity in life stock breeding.

The program is led by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University and sponsored by Sanphar and Vilofoss.


Webinar #1:       General Aspects of biosecurity, January 28, 2021

Webinar #2:       The five principles of biosecurity, February 25, 2021

Webinar #3:       External biosecurity part 1, March 25, 2021

Webinar #4:       External biosecurity part 2, April 29, 2021

Webinar #5:       External biosecurity part 3, May 27,2021

Webinar #6:       Internal biosecurity part 1, June 24, 2021

Webinar #7:       Internal biosecurity part 2, tba

Webinar #8:       Internal biosecurity part 3, tba

Webinar #9:       Biocheck.UGent, tba


Webinar #1: General Aspects of biosecurity

Thu, January 28, 2021

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM CET
05:00 PM – 05:45 PM SGT

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Your Speakers

Prof. Dr. Jeroen Dewulf

As head of the Department of Epidemiology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University (Belgium), he has been conducting research for more than 20 years on the prevention of epidemic and endemic diseases with a focus on the application of biosecurity measures. Prof. Dr. Dewulf is the author of the books “Biosecurity in animal production and veterinary medicine” and “8 myths on antimicrobial resistance disproved, practical guide for reducing antibiotic use in animal husbandry”.

Drs. Nele Caekebeke

Drs. Caekebeke, a PhD student, is working since 2017 at the Department of Epidemiology of Ghent University (Belgium) including projects like anti-microbial use (AMU) reduction through improved biosecurity and coaching in pig and poultry production. Since 2018, she has given biosecurity training to an international public. Currently, she is part of the Biocheck-team at Ghent University.

Drs. Andy Vervaet

Drs. Andy Vervaet, a PhD student, has been working in the Veterinary Epidemiology group of Ghent University since 2019. His focus is on improving the biosecurity in veterinary teaching hospitals. Additionally, as a member of the biocheck.ugent team he is working on the development of e-learning modules on biosecurity.

Dr. Plamen Nikolov DVM

Dr. Nikolov draws from more than 20 years of experience in animal health and feed additives. Since 2010, he is Stalosan Technical Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Quality System Manager at Vilofoss. His expertise includes biosecurity, animal health, and food safety as well as regulation and quality management. He has travelled globally to advise farms to improve their production from the viewpoint of biosecurity.