4th BELSACT Scientific Meeting


Cell and Gene Therapies – Exploring Future and Unlocking Data

Leading scientists in these fields will discuss major innovative tools which support animal cell culture and processes understanding, control and improvement.

– Want to learn more about the BELSACT association and be part of this scientific adventure?
– Want to share your vision on how to create opportunities to promote collaboration between industries and universities and create a strong local network of people and institutions?
– Want to meet other ACT scientists?
– Want to share innovative science?

 Join us on 17 April 2024 at the VanderValk hotel in Gosselies!

If you just want to meet other ACT scientists.

If you want to share and see innovative science.

Join our MOTIVATED core team to attend full scientific day.

Meeting Chair: Jean-Christophe Drugmand   


Meeting Program

Useful Info

Where? VanderValk hotel in Gosselies (Belgium).
Chaussée de Courcelles 115, Gosselies , Wallonie 6041, B

When?  On 17 April 2024
Registration fees
– Students (including PhD students): free
– BELSACT Members: €50* (including membership renewal and event registration).

Note: If you are not a BELSACT member, you will automatically become one by registering to this event

Email: belsact@gmail.com

*Payment details will be sent after registration. As they are not automatically generated you might experience a delay of 1-2 days

Additional information for students

  • Abstract submission is not mandatory but highly encouraged.
  • A certificate of attendance will be delivered after the meeting.
  • A poster price (ESACT 2024 entrance and travel to Edinburg).

Abstract Submission

Although abstract submission is not mandatory to attend the meeting, we encourage you to submit an abstract on original work to be presented as poster panel. Note that having an accepted abstract will be a selection criterion in the case of registration limitations.

The Abstract Submission form is available below. Abstract acceptance will be notified in March 2024.
Registrations are opened (form below).

DEADLINE: 29th March 2024
Abstract preparation guidelines:
Abstracts must be submitted in English (.doc(x) files).
Maximum abstract length is 500 words.
Abstracts should include relevant and detailed information about the work to be presented, divided into the following sections:
i) background and novelty;
ii) experimental approach;
iii) results and discussion.

Use our file template to write your abstract and name the file with your name.

Poster Format:
If accepted to present accepted poster authors will be asked to produce a poster for display at the conference. Presenters are asked to take note of the following guidelines when producing their poster:
– Maximum poster size is A0 (0.84 x 1.19m) (portrait orientation)
– Keep text to a minimum
– Ensure any text is in large font
– Use graphs, charts, and/or tables
– Ensure contents have a logical flow
– Make it colourful

Abstracts will be selected by a Scientific Committee according to their quality and will be proposed for poster presentations. Abstracts containing limited detail will not be accepted.

    Contact Information
    Abstract submission is not mandatory for registering to the event, write NA on the abstract details if you don’t want to submit an abstract

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    Abstract Upload (.doc format / 500 words)

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