Programme overview


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Thursday 23 October

09:30

COFFEE / TEA     Registration / Poster setup

 

Welcome

10:30

Welcome by SETAC

Bart Bosveld (SETAC Europe, Belgium)

 

Opening by Scientific Steering Committee chair

Theo Traas (RIVM, The Netherlands)

 

Introduction

10:40

European Commission general introduction on REACH

Björn Hansen (European Commission DG Env, Belgium)

11:00

Perspective from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Jack de Bruijn (ECHA, Finland)

11:20

Current state of the art on guidance and information on Integrated Testing Strategies (ITS)

Mike Penman (Penman Consulting, Belgium)

11:50

An industry perspective on ITS for REACH

Richard D. Phillips (ExxonMobil, Belgium)

12:20

LUNCH     Posters & Exhibition

 

Reduction, Refinement (RR): a critical appraisal of the efforts on reducing animal testing

13:30

Developments in making in vitro tests available for REACH

Susanne Bremer (JRC ECVAM, Italy)

14:00

Optimized in vivo testing; uncertainties, reliability & use for regulatory testing - what lessons can we draw from experience in toxicology?

John Doe (Syngenta, UK)

14:30

In vitro and optimized in vivo testing to assess environmental risks

Tom Hutchinson (Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK)

15:00

COFFEE / TEA     Posters & Exhibition

 

Read across & QSAR

15:30

Biological read-across: Species-species and endpoint-endpoint extrapolation

Mark Cronin (LJMU, Liverpool, UK)

16:00

QSAR and chemical read-across within the context of non-testing strategies

Andrew Worth (ECB, Italy)

16:30

Structural alerts for screening and evaluating environmental and human endpoints

Gerrit Schüürmann (UFZ Leipzig & TU Freiberg, Germany)

17:00

COCKTAIL     Demo's, Posters & Exhibition

 

Demo's

 

Presentation of tools for REACH testing and services to support REACH registrations

ECETOC TRA toolbox, OECD QSAR toolbox, JRC tools, AMBIT demo and ChemProp software

19:30

CONGRESS DINNER


Friday 24 October

08:30

Poster setup

 

Introduction

09:00

Introduction by the symposium chair

Theo Traas (RIVM, The Netherlands)

 

Thresholds of Toxicological Concern (TTC)

09:10

Environmental toxicology

Watze de Wolf (DuPont, Belgium)

09:40

Human toxicology

Helmut Greim (TU Munich, Germany/
chair SCHER)
10:10 Exposure informed testing under REACH Theo Vermeire (RIVM, Netherlands)

10:40

COFFEE / TEA     Posters & Exhibition

 

Risk Assessment & Decision Making

11:15 Integrated Testing Strategies and Decision Making Frédéric Bois (INERIS, France)

11:40

Integration of non-testing tools - a weight of evidence approach Dinant Kroese (TNO, The Netherlands)

12:05

Risk characterisation

Jose V. Tarazona (INIA, Spain)

12:30 Risk perception & communication Ortwin Renn (Univ. Stuttgart, Germany)

12:55

LUNCH     Posters & Exhibition

 

Case studies

14:00

Break out session 1: PBT assessment and category approach

Volker Koch (Clariant, Germany)

14:00

Break out session 2: Reproductive toxicity assessment under REACH

Aldert Piersma (RIVM, Netherlands)

14:00

Break out session 3: Decision Analytic-ITS evaluation of carcinogenicity potential with in vitro genetox battery case study

Joanna Jaworska (Procter and Gamble, Belgium)

15:00

COFFEE / TEA     Posters & Exhibition

 

Conclusions & Closing

15:30

General Summary

Jack de Bruijn (EchA, Finland)

15:55

Closing

Bart Bosveld & Theo Traas

16:00

Farewell


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