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2019 EUROTOX CONGRESS

Only one week to go. It's time to pack!

 
 
With only a few days until the opening of the 2019 EUROTOX Helsinki Congress September 8, it's time to start packing your bag. The EUROTOX 2019 congress is one of Europe's most renowned toxicology meeting featuring innovative science lectures and workshops, networking, exhibitors from around the world, and great hospitality in the beautiful city of Helsinki.

Helsinki Marketing will be on-site to answer any questions about this year's host city.  We also suggest to check the weather  to pack accordingly. Finally, don't forget to bring your running shoes if you plan to participate in the morning run on Monday and Tuesday. The runs, free of charge, start at 7h00 in the morning and will follow loops around the lake (approx. 2km). Interested delegates can sign up at the registration desk.  What a great way to keep fit while enjoying your stay in Helsinki!

CONGRESS HIGHLIGHTS

EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS 


Over 60 companies from the pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnological industry will support EUROTOX 2019 by taking part in the exhibition or contributing to the congress as sponsors.

To review the list of exhibitors & sponsors, please visit our homepage


Exhibition Hours
Sunday: from 16h00 to 21h00 
Monday & Tuesday: from 09h00 to 16h30 
Wednesday: from 09h00 to 12h00

EDUCATIONAL RECEPTION


AstraZeneca is longtime supporter of EUROTOX and fully endorse its mission to foster toxicology, both scientifically and educationally.

Once again this year, AstraZeneca will be presenting the Student Award for Innovation, and the AstraZeneca Early Career Award for Innovation. 

These two awards are given to celebrate all aspects of scientific innovation relevant to drug safety and metabolism. Candidates are shortlisted from submitted poster abstracts and a winner for each category selected by a team of judges after oral presentation of the posters at the AstraZeneca Educational Event taking place during the 2019 EUROTOX congress. Winners receive a certificate and small prize.

EUROTOX NEWS

EUROTOX JOINS THE SCIENTIFIC LIAISON COALITION 

 




 



EUROTOX is pleased to announce that it has joined the Scientific Liaison Coalition (SLC). The mission of SLC is to improve the ability of societies to partner with other domestic and international organisations with the goal of advancing science to improve human and environmental health. Benefits of membership include participation in identifying and fostering awareness of cutting-edge interdisciplinary scientific advances, networking opportunities across diverse scientific societies, and enhanced volunteer opportunities
 
"Over the last two years, EUROTOX has worked to fine tune its mission to "foster the science and education of toxicology, and influence regulatory and policy frameworks to promote the safety of humans, animals and the environment, and protect global health. We believe that joining the Scientific Liaison Coalition (SLC) is an excellent way to continue to strengthen our long term strategic vision to continue to increase the awareness of toxicology and the importance role it plays in ensuring the well being of human and animal welfare", said Prof. Heather Wallace, EUROTOX President.  

EUROTOX members will be able to participate in the upcoming SLC webinar, “Health Hazards of Electronic Cigarettes” featuring Dr. Neal Benowitz. The live webinar will take place Tuesday, September 17 at 11:00 am American Eastern standard time.

Since 2014, the SLC website has grown to include all the SLC webinar recordings. These recordings are freely accessible, demonstrating the SLC commitment to sharing knowledge to improve human and environmental health.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SLC

UPCOMING EVENT

The BSTP’s 34th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held jointly with the British Toxicology Society (BTS) NOVEMBER 19-20, 2019, and will cover the topic of emergent epigenetic therapies.

The BSTP and BTS are delighted to announce that the criteria for the five free places has been changed and is now available for stipendiary students studying a relevant pathology or toxicology project, or pathology and/or toxicology residents/trainees/early career pathologists/toxicologists to apply.  The date for applications has been extended to 30th September 2019.

This meeting has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and this event may be counted as 36 credits, additionally, approximately 11.5 hours of educational activity will be recorded on Attendance Certificates.

For more information, visit the congress website.

EU NEWS

Adverse Outcome Pathways – have your say and shape the future of Chemical Risk Assessment

 

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has launched an online survey to gather views on non-animal mechanistic approaches, the AOP framework, and the AOP Knowledgebase. 

The results of the survey will provide valuable input to a number of activities being pursued at the JRC including a comprehensive study of stakeholder views and needs concerning the AOP Framework and how it should evolve to serve regulatory priorities now and in the future. 

Click the link to complete the survey.  It only takes about 10 minutes of your time! The closing date before the end of September.






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