CBC2022 – course plan

February 14-18, 2022 

SESSIONS STARTING AT 15:00 CET

Day 1

– Short Intro to the CBC Course

Graziano Fiorito (IT; CBC Course Organizer and CBC Program Director)

Trainees are asked to compile a Critical Reading Exercise, that will be discussed on Day 1 of the course

Day 2

– The Directive 2010/63 and a comparative overview of National Legislations related to Cephalopods

David Anderson (UK)

 Day 3

– Education & Training post implementation of Directive 2010/63/EU; requirements and needs for cephalopod ‘workers’

Patri Vergara (ES)

Day 4

– Ethics, the Three Rs and welfare considerations when using cephalopods

Jan-Bas Prins (UK & NL)

Day 5

– Cephalopods and Directive 2010/63/EU
– Introductory Survey of CBC2022 Trainees – comments and notes
– Q&A

CBC2022 Trainees

Graziano Fiorito (IT)

 (*) Seminar – (**) Group exercise/activity – (***) Additional Skills

 

February 21-25, 2022 

SESSIONS STARTING AT 15:00 CET, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED VIA E-LEARNING PLATFORMS’ INVITATIONS 

Day 6

– Animal Care & Culture of Care 

Arianna Aricò (IT)

 

– Cephalopod Biology: from form to function [intro]

Graziano Fiorito (IT)

 

Day 7

– Cephalopod Biology: Feeding and Nutrition

Graziano Fiorito (IT)

– Cephalopod Biology: from form to function (species-specific) – planning session

CBC2022 Trainees

Graziano Fiorito (IT)

 

 Day 8

– Keeping cephalopods for experimental purposes

Lars Juergens (DE)

– A quick jump in the world of experimental design (***)

Marisa Barjami (IT)

Day 9

[starting at 9:30 CET]

– Catching and Transporting cephalopods for scientific purposes

Viola Galligioni (IE & IT)

 – Experimental Design – Basics and Principles (***)

Marisa Barjami (IT)

 

 Day 10

– Care and welfare of cephalopod egg masses(*)

Roger Villanueva (ES)

– Severity and its assessment

Arianna Aricò (IT)

 

(*) Seminar – (**) Group exercise/activity – (***) Additional Skills

 
 

 

February 28 – March 4, 2022 

SESSIONS STARTING AT 15:00 CET, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED VIA E-LEARNING PLATFORMS’ INVITATIONS 

Day 11 [starting at 16:00 CET]

– Severity of regulated procedures in cephalopods  

Paul Andrews (UK)

Day 12

– Q&A: Severity of regulated procedures in cephalopods

– CBC2022 Trainees: Exercise – severity assessment (**)

Paul Andrews (UK)

 

 Day 13 – day off

Day 14

– Housing, Facility Management – general principles, as applied to cephalopods

Viola Galligioni (IE & IT)

 

 Day 15

– Cephalopod Biology and Care:

– Activity Cycles;

– How we care these animals – suggested mandate minima; 

Graziano Fiorito (IT)

– Cephalopod Biology: from form to function

Graziano Fiorito (IT, moderator)

– Animal Monitoring and Welfare assessment

 

 

(*) Seminar – (**) Group exercise/activity – (***) Additional Skills

 

March 7-11, 2022 

SESSIONS STARTING AT 15:00 CET, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED VIA E-LEARNING PLATFORMS’ INVITATIONS 

Day 16 [starting at 09:30 CET]

– Recognition of pain, suffering and distress: the cephalopod case

Graziano Fiorito (IT)

– Cephalopod Biology: from form to function (species-specific)

Graziano Fiorito (IT, moderator)

Day 17

– Introduction to General and Local Anaesthesia

– Anaesthesia in aquatic species including cephalopods 

Giovanna Ponte (IT)

 Day 18

– Surfing around cephalopod Biology (and Physiology): From Biology to Procedures 

– Minimally Invasive Procedures

Graziano Fiorito (IT)

– Administration of substances. Theoretical considerations of practical methods
– Humanely killing cephalopods and confirmation of death

Giovanna Ponte (IT)

 

Day 19 day off

 Day 20

– Health status and cephalopods diseases

G. Fiorito & A. Aricò (IT

– Critical Reading Exercise– discussion & comment session

CBC2022 Trainees

– Recovery & Wrap-up session

CBC2022 Trainees & G. Fiorito

End of the Course (Theory) – live sessions

 

(*) Seminar – (**) Group exercise/activity – (***) Additional Skills

Last update, 08 March 2022

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