"New EU legislation concerning Animal Health, Animal Welfare and Food of Animal Origin and implementation of legislation in practice."

Min/Max. number of participants: 



Monday, March 7, 2022 to Tuesday, March 8, 2022


Univ. Utrecht (face2face)
3508 TD Utrecht


This workshop will be organised as a hybrid course, online and in person (if allowed relating to Covid regulations) on 2 days, from 7-8. March 2022



Monday, March 7, 2022            

09:00-09:15  Start of course, introduction by Len Lipman and Derk Oorburg (Diplomates ECVPH)

09:15-11:30   Animal health regulation: the basics and more, by mr. drs. R.G. Herbes (NVWA)

11.30 – 12.30  Discussion on current challenges.

12:30-13:30    Lunch for those present

13:30-14:30    Quality control porcine meat views from the industry by Derk Oorburg

15:00-16:00    Guided tour VION Boxtel for those who are present. Presentation about the production and the process with visuals for those who are not present.

16:00-16:30    Closure of first day, drinks for those present.

Evening program to be discussed


Tuesday, March 8, 2022

09:00-11:00     Animal health regulation: notifiable animal diseases and animal disease crisis management, by mr. drs. M.A.H. Spierenburg

11.00 – 12.30  Artificial intelligence to support Animal welfare control and which next steps can be made? Presentation and discussion by mr drs. Bart de Ruiter

12:30- 13:00    Closure of course by Len Lipman and Derk Oorburg


ECVPH Residents to please email Len Lipman l.j.a.lipman@uu.nl if you want to join this course. After registration (free of charge) you will receive a zoom meeting invitation. If you want to do the course in person you have to come to Boxtel, The Netherlands. The costs for travelling and housing etc have to be provided by yourself. Please contact the organization first before booking flights and hotel to discuss if COVID-19 regulations make it possible to follow the course in person.

We Hope to see you in person or online!!!

Len Lipman and Derk Oorburg



Len Lipman: l.j.a.lipman@uu.nl