21st European Congress on Alternatives to Animal Testing, September 23-26 2018, University of Linz, Austria

Topics / tentative sessions

International progress in 3Rs research: New funding initiatives & global cooperation

  coordinators/speakers:
Erin Hill, IIVS, US-Gaithersburg
Shujun Cheng, CCARE, CN-Guangzhou
Hajme Kojima, JaCVAM, JP-Tokyo

Refinement & Reduction: welfare, culture of care, best practice approaches, avoidance of severe suffering

  coordinators/speakers:
Christiane Hohensee; SATIS, DE-Erkrath
Annmarie Lang, Charite, DE-Berlin
Suzanne Martin, SAFRIreland, IRL-Dublin
Stefanie Schindler, Animalfree Research, CH-Bern
Julia Steitz, Univ. Aachen, DE-Aachen
Christa Thöne-Reinecke, FU Berlin, DE-Berlin 

Replacement – advanced technologies for implementation of 3Rs: bio-printing, -omics technologies, systems biology approaches, IT and big data

  coordinators/speakers:
Jens Kurreck, TU Berlin, DE-Berlin
Conchita Callant, Humane Science Foundation, NL-The Hague
Winfried Neuhaus, AIT, AT-Vienna
Jos Kleinjans, Univ. Maastricht, NL-Maastricht
Robert Landsiedel
, BASF, DE-Ludwigshafen
Dominik Ruenzler, FH Technikum Wien, AT-Vienna 

3D Models & multi-organ-chips (MOC), human-organ-chips (HOC)

  coordinators/speakers:
Samuel Constant, Epithelix, CH-Geneva
Reyk Horland, TissUse, DE-Berlin
Helena Kandarova, MatTek IVLSL, SK-Bratislava
Jochen Kuehnl, Beiersdorf AG, DE-Hamburg
Alexander Mosig, Univ. Jena, DE-Jena 

Stem cell models (hiPS, ES, mES, miPS)

  coordinators/speakers:
Regina Grillari, Evercyte, AT-Vienna 
Johannes Grillari, Univ. of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, AT-Vienna
Filomain Nguemo, Univ. Cologne, DE-Colognen

In Silico Models: toxicology & efficacy of drugs, chemicals & cosmetics

  coordinators/speakers:
Sepp Hochreiter, Johannes Kepler University, AT-Linz
Günter Klambauer, Johannes Kepler University, AT-Linz

Disease Models using HUMAN cells, tissues and organs

  coordinators/speakers:
Stefan Hippenstiel, 3RCC Charite, DE-Berlin
Claus-Michael Lehr, Univ. Saarbrücken, DE-Saarbrücken
Reyk Horland, TissUse, DE-Berlin
Monika Schaefer-Korting, BB3R, DE-Berlin

Update on Implementing EU Dir 63/2010

  coordinators/speakers:
Chantra Eskes, 3RCC CH-Bern
Herman B.W.M. Koëter, BE-Brussels & NL-The Hague
Susanna Louhimies, EU Commission, BE-Brussels

Ethical & legal issues

  coordinators/speakers:
Julia Baines
, PETA International Science Consortium Ltd., UK-London
Carolin Spicher,
Menschen für Tierrechte, DE-Munich
Kristina Wagner, Animal Welfare Academy, DE-Neubiberg

3Rs in education and academia

  coordinators/speakers:
Anna Maria Bassi, Centro 3R, IT-Genoa
Annemarie Lang, Charite, DE_Berlin
Suzanne Martin, SAFRIreland, IRL-Dublin
Candida Nastrucci, TheAlternatives.EU, IT-Rome
Julia Steitz, Univ. Aachen, DE-Aachen
Györgyi Szabó, Semmelweis Univ., HU-Budapest 

3R Centers in Europe - National and Local Centers

  Coordinators/speakers:
Arti Ahluwalia, Centro 3R, IT-Genoa
Chantra Eskes, 3RCC, CH-Bern
Tuula Heinonen, FICAM, FIN-Tampere
Monika Schaefer-Korting, FU Berlin, DE-Berlin

REACH – the most frequently used alternatives: "Read Across, WoE (Weight of Evidence) & QSAR" & meeting the 2018 deadline

  coordinators/speakers:
Robert Landsiedel, BASF, DE-Ludwigshafen
Klaus Rudolf Schroeder, NP Life Science, AT-Linz

Advanced safety testing of cosmetics and consumer products

  coordinators/speakers:
Dagmar Jirova, NIPH, CZ-Prague
Jochen Kuehnl, Beiersdorf AG, DE-Hamburg

Alternatives to animal testing in food safety, nutrition and efficacy

  coordinator:
Horst Spielmann, FU Berlin, DE-Berlin

Specific Endpoints of Toxicity: repeated-dose toxicity, inhalation, sensitization, repro- ductive & developmental toxicity (mEST & hEST), carcinogenesis, nanotoxicology

  coordinators/speakers:
Roger Curren, IIVS US-Gaithersburg
Hajme Kojima
, JaCVAM, JP-Tokyo
Robert Landsiedel, BASF, DE-Ludwigshafen
Klaus Rudolf Schroeder, NP Life Science, AT-Linz

Neurotoxicology & Developmental Neurotoxicology (DNT)

  coordinator/speaker:
Maxime Culot, Univ. Artois, FR-Rennes

Ecotoxicology

  coordinators/speakers:
Dominik Ruenzler, FH Technikum Wien, AT-Vienna 
Christopher Fassbender, PETA International Science Consortium Ltd., UK-London

Efficacy and safety testing of drugs, medical devices & biopharmaceutics (incl. blood components, allergenics, somatic cells, gene therapies, tissues, recombinant therapeutic protein and living cells used in cell therapy)

  coordinators/speakers:
Christoph Chesne, Biopredic, FR-Saint Grégoire
Roger Curren, IIVS US-Gaithersburg
Helena Kandarova, MatTek IVLSL, SK-Bratislava
Coenraad Hendriksen, Intravacc, NL-Utrecht
Reyk Horland, TissUse, DE-Berlin
Monika Schaefer-Korting, FU Berlin, DE-Berlin

Vaccines & the 3Rs: New methods and developments (e. g. batch release testing)

  coordinators/speakers:
Coenraad Hendriksen
, Intravacc, NL-Utrecht
Horst Spielmann, FU Berlin, DE-Berlin 

Intra- and interspecies differences – translational aspects

  coordinators/speakers:
Conchita Callant, Humane Science Foundation, NL-The Hague
Stefanie Schindler, Animalfree Research, CH-Bern
Christa Thoene-Reinecke, FU Berlin, DE-Berlin

Advanced GMO models – CRISPR/Cas in vivo & in vitro

  coordinator:
Winfried Neuhaus, AIT, AT-Vienna 

Biological barriers: lung, gut, kidney & skin, blood-brain & blood-saliva barriers

  coordinators/speakers:
Winfried Neuhaus, AIT, AT-Vienna
Maxime Culot, Univ. Artois, FR-Rennes
Stefan Hippenstiel, 3RCC Charite, DE-Berlin
Claus-Michael Lehr, Univ. Saarbrücken, DE-Saarbrücken
Monika Schaefer-Korting, BB3R, DE-Berlin
Maike Windbergs, Univ. Frankfurt, DE-Frankfurt

Initiative for Implementing Serum Free Culture Media

  coordinators/speakers:
Regina Grillari, Evercyte, AT-Vienna 
Johannes Grillari, Univ. of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, AT-Vienna

"Young Scientists" session

  Winfried Neuhaus, AIT, AT-Vienna
Dagmar Jirova, NIPH, CZ-Prague
Dominik Ruenzler, FH Technikum Wien, AT-Vienna 
Györgyi Szabó, Semmelweis Univ., HU-Budapest
Kristina Wagner, Animal Welfare Academy, DE-Neubiberg
Christian Zoschke, FU Berlin, DE-Berlin

Free communications

  Winfried Neuhaus, AIT, AT-Vienna
Dagmar Jirova, NIPH, CZ-Prague
Dominik Ruenzler, FH Technikum Wien, AT-Vienna 
Györgyi Szabó, Semmelweis Univ., HU-Budapest 
 
 

Deadlines for your submission of abstracts:

- Submission of oral presentations: due to requests extended to 18 June 2018 31 May 2018
- Submission of posters: due to requests extended to 18 June 2018 31 May 2018
- Delivery of powerpoint presentations: 14 September 2018

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