Short Course Packaging and Shipping Dangerous Goods

Saturday 30 June 2018

Price: 40 EUR
Location: RAI Congress Center

Shipping of pathogenic materials is becoming difficult, subjected to many regulations. What are the conditions to get your clinical sample or strain to a reference lab for expert identification? Is it still possible to exchange materials for epidemiology and joint research? In this 3-hour intensive course, Mrs Francis Bergtel-Claus, will explain the shipping regulations of dangerous goods and requirements.

Program overview

  • What are Dangerous Goods?
  • Regulations
  • Classification
  • Packing and labeling
  • Documentation
  • Biosafety / Biosecurity Dual Use organisms
  • Shipment

The course will be given 09.00–12.00 AM on 30 June in the RAI Congress Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Course fee: € 40,–. Registration is compulsory via the website

Mrs Francis Bergtel-Claus is head of the Sales Department of the reference collection Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures (CBS) which is housed at the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute in Utrecht, The Netherlands.