Scientific Program

Please find below the ESTIV2020 preliminary draft programme (subject to modifications).

Monday, June 8

09:00-13:00: JRC/ESTIV BEAMS pre-conference workshop (with coffee break)
13:00-14:00: Lunch break
14:00-14:15: Opening of ESTIV2020
14:15-15:15: Keynote lecture on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Chemical Risk Assessment
15:15-16:00: ESTIV Early Scientific Career Award ceremony and lecture
16:00-16:30: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
16:30-19:00: Session 1 – Bio-engineering, stem cells and disease models
19:00-20:30: Welcome reception & poster session

Tuesday, June 9

08:30-10:30: Session 2 – Models, biomarkers and assays for endocrine disruption and developmental toxicity
10:30-11:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
11:00-13:00: Session 3 – Models, biomarkers and assays for systemic and immune toxicity
13:00-14:00: (in parallel with next) Lunch session: Björn Ekwall Memorial Award lecture and prize ceremony
13:00-14:00: (in parallel with previous and next) Lunch session on offer (if requested and paid by sponsors)
13:00-14:00: (in parallel with previous) Lunch break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
14:00-16:00: Session 4 – Computational toxicology – in silico modelling, read-across, artificial intelligence and machine learning
16:00-16:30: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
16:30-17:30: Student/in3 session 1 – Four 15 min presentations selected from abstract submissions
17:30-18:30: Student/in3 session 2 – Flash presentations of selected posters (3-4 slides, 5 min) as teasers (~10 people)
18:30-20:00: (in parallel with next) Wine reception & poster session
19:00-20:00: (in parallel with previous) General Assemblies of affiliated societies (on request)

Wednesday, June 10

08:30-10:30: Session 5 – Toxicokinetics and in vitroin vivo extrapolation
10:30-11:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
11:00-13:00: Session 6 In vitro methods for safety testing of biopharmaceuticals/biotherapies
13:00-14:00: (in parallel with next) Lunch session: ILSI Europe session
13:00-14:00: (in parallel with previous and next) Lunch session on offer (if requested and paid by sponsors)
13:00-14:00: (in parallel with previous) Lunch break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
14:00-15:30: Sponsors session – Sponsored talks will have their own dedicated Sponsors session
15:30-16:30: Debate session (for and against): Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Chemical Risk Assessment
16:30-17:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
17:00-18:00: ESTIV General Assembly
18:00-19:30: Student session 3 – Career session
19:30- …      Congress gala dinner & social evening

Thursday, June 11

08:30-10:30 :Session 7 – Mixtures and biomonitoring
10:30-11:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
11:00-12:40: Session 8 In vitro methods for safety assessment of medical devices
12:40-13:10: Congress closing ceremony

14:30-19:00: Post-conference workshop with EpiSkin Academy (part 1: theoretical lectures)

Friday, June 12

08:30-16:00: Post-conference workshop with EpiSkin Academy (part 2: practical training)