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Scientific Programme

The scientific program committee has decided to schedule 2 paralell sessions to reflect the high demand for additional scientific, societal and regulatory topics to be discussed at the ESTIV congress.

Themes

Invited Speakers

  • Bio-engineering, stem cells and disease models
  • Models, biomarkers and assays for endocrine disruption and developmental toxicity
  • Models, biomarkers and assays for systemic and immune toxicity
  • Organ-on-chip models
  • Challenges in cosmetic regulation
  • Computational toxicology – in silico modelling, read-across, artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Local toxicity testing (safety and efficacy)
  • Toxicokinetics and in vitro – in vivo extrapolation
  • Animal product free NAMs
  • In vitro methods for safety testing of biopharmaceuticals/biotherapies/vaccines
  • NAMs in the Environmental toxicity / Green deal
  • Mixtures and biomonitoring
  • In vitro COVID-19 research/lung and cardiovascular models
  • In vitro methods for safety assessment of medical devices
  • GIVIMP, GCMP and GLP
  • Other

Scientific Programme – Session detials

Monday, November 21st, 2022

09:00-13:00: Pre-conference workshopBridging across methods in the biosciences (BeAMs): the opportunity of COVID-19 (organised with JRC)
Chairs: Dr Annamaria Carusi & Dr Sofia Batista Leite

13:00-14:00: Lunch break

14:00-14:20: Opening of ESTIV 2022 Congress
Chairs: Dr Helena Kandarova (CEM SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia – ESTIV President) & Dr João Barroso ( JRC, Ispra Italy -ESTIV Vice-president)

14:20-15:10: Keynote lecture by Dr Timothy Allen (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK / Ladder Therapeutics, Toronto, Canada)
Use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Chemical Risk Assessment
Chairs: Dr Helena Kandarova (CEM SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia – ESTIV President) & Dr João Barroso (JRC, Ispra Italy -ESTIV Vice-president)

15:10-15:15: ESTIV Early Scientific Career Award ceremony 2020/2022
Chairs: Dr Helena Kandarova (CEM SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia – ESTIV President) & Dr João Barroso (JRC, Ispra Italy -ESTIV Vice-president)

15:15-16:00: BEMF Award ceremony and BEMA Lecture
Chairs: Prof. Stina Oredssson (Björn Ekwall Memorial Foundation, Sweden)

16:00-16:30: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

16:30-18:30: Session 1 – Bio-engineering, stem cells and disease models
Chairs: Prof. Peter Loskill (University of Tübingen, Germany) & D. João Barroso (JRC, Ispra, Italy – ESTIV Vice-president)

19:00-20:30: Welcome reception & poster session

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

8:30-10:30: Session 2a – Models, biomarkers and assays for endocrine disruption and developmental toxicity
Chairs: Dr Thomas Knudsen (US EPA, Durman, USA) & Prof. Arno Gutleb (LIST, Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

10:30-11:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

11:00-13:00: Session 3a – Models, biomarkers and assys for systemic and immune toxicity
Chairs: Prof. Emanuela Corsini (Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy) & Dr Jochem Louisse (Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands)

13:00-14:00: Lunch break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

14:00-16:00: Session 4a – Computational toxicology – in silico modelling, read-across, artificial intelligence and machine learning
Chairs: Prof. Olivier Taboureau (University Paris Diderot, Paris, France) & Dr Tim Allen (Ladder Therapeutics, Toronto, Canada)

16:00-16:30: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

16:30-17:30: Early Stage Researcher Session 1
Chairs: Dr Erwin van Vliet (Innovitox, Houten, Utrecht, Netherlands) & Dr Pau Sancho-Bru (Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain)

17:30-18:30: Early Stage Researcher Session 2
Chairs: Dr Montserrat Mitjans (Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain) & Dr. Marketa Dvořáková (NIPH Prague, Prague, Czech republic)

8:30-10:30: Session 2b Challenges in cosmetic regulations

Chairs: Dr Nathalie Alépée (L’Oréal, Paris, France) & Dr Erwin Van Vliet (Innovitox, Houten, Utrecht, Netherlands)

10:30-11:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

11:00-13:00: Session 3b – Organ on a chip
Chairs: Dr Sofia Batista Leite (JRC, Ispra, Italy) & Dr Arno Gutleb (LIST, Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

13:00-14:00: ILSI/ESTIV- sponsored lunch session: Application of non-animal methods and concepts in food risk assessment
Chairs: Dr Isabelle Guelinckx (ILSI Europe, Belgium) & Dr Helena Kandarova (CEM SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia)

14:00-16:00: Session 4b – Local toxicity testing (safety and efficacy)
Chairs: Dr Montserrat Mitjans (Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain) & Dr Helena Kandarova (CEM SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia)

16:00-16:30: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

16:30-17:30: Sponsored session I
Chairs: Erin Hill (IIVS, Gaithersburg, MD, USA) & Dr Clive Roper (Roper Toxcilogy Consulting Limited, UK)

17:30-18:30: Sponsored session II
Chairs: Erin Hill (IIVS, Gaithersburg, MD, USA) & Dr Clive Roper (Roper Toxicology Consulting Limited, UK)

18:30-20:00: Wine reception & poster session.

Wednesday, November 23th, 2022

08:30-10:30: Session 5a – Toxicokinetics and in vitroin vivo extrapolation
Chairs: Dr Nicole Kleinstreuer (NICEATM, Durham, USA) & Dr Jochem Louisse (Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands)

10:30-11:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

11:00-13:00: Session 6a – In vitro methods for safety testing of biopharmaceuticals/biotherapies/vaccines
Chairs: Dr Michael Rothe (Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany) & Prof. Anne Marie Vinggaard (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)

13:00-14:00: Lunch break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

14:00-15:00: Debate session (for and against): Use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Chemical Risk Assessment
Chair: Dr Joao Barroso (JRC, Ispra, Italy)

Invited Debaters: Dr Timothy Allen (Ladder Therapeutics, Toronto, Canada) and Dr Nicole Kleinstreuer (NICEATM, Durham, USA)

15:00-16:00: Poster teaser session: Flash presentations of selected posters

16:00-16:30: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

16:30-18:30: Poster session / Early career session

08:30-10:30: Session 5bAnimal product free NAMs
Chairs: Prof. Arno Gutleb (LIST, Luxembourg, Luxembourg) & Dr Joao Barroso (JRC, Ispra, Italy)

10:30-11:00: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

11:00-13:00: Session 6b Knowledge sharing and education – how to implement the knowledge on NAMs and 3Rs into education systems
Chairs: Prof. Pilar Vinardell (Universitat Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain) & Erin Hill (IIVS, Gaithersburg, MD, USA)

13:00-14:00: JSAAE – sponsored session – Asian progress in 3Rs:
3rd Asian congress and KSAAE updates

Chairs: Dr Yasunari Kanda (National Institute of Health Sciences, Japan) & Dr Kwang-Mahn Kim (Yonsei University, South Korea)

15:00-16:30: Free communication session

16:00-16:30: Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

16:30-18:30: ESTIV General Assembly

19:30- … Congress gala dinner & social evening

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

08:30-10:30: Session 7a – Mixtures risk assessment in the past and the future
Chairs: Prof. Andreas Kortenkamp (Brunel University London, London, UK) & Prof. Anne Marie Vinggaard (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)


10:30-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:40: Session 8a – In vitro methods for safety assessment of medical devices
Chairs: Dr. Christian Pellevoisin (MatTek Life Sciences, France) & Dr. Helena Kandarova (CEM SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia)

08:30-10:30: Session 7b – Implementation of NAMs into regulatory frameworks – establishing scientific confidence, development of standards and good practices
Chairs: Dr. Marketa Dvořáková (NIPH Prague, Prague, Czech republic) &Dr. Jochem Louisse (Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands)

10:30-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:40: Session 8b In vitro COVID-19 research / Lung and cardiovascular models
Chairs: Prof. Arno Gutleb (LIST, Luxembourg, Luxembourg) & Dr. Yasunari Kanda (National Institute of Health Sciences, Japan)

12:40-13:30: Congress closing ceremony
Chairs: Dr. Helena Kandarova (CEM SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia) & Dr. João Barroso (JRC, Ispra Italy)

Friday, November 25th, 2022

Scientific Programme – tabular overview

TimeMonday
21.Nov 2022
Tuesday
22.Nov 2022
Wednesday
23.Nov 2022
Thursday
24.Nov 2022
Friday
25.Nov 2022
08:30-10:30Pre-conference workshopBridging across methods in the biosciences (BeAMs): the opportunity of COVID-19 (organised with JRC) Session 2a – Models, biomarkers and assays for endocrine disruption and developmental toxicity

Session 2b Challenges in cosmetic regulations
Session 5a – Toxicokinetics and in vitroin vivo extrapolation

Session 5b – Animal product free NAMs
Session 7a – Mixtures risk assessment in the past and the future

Session 7b – Implementation of NAMs into regulatory frameworks – establishing scientific confidence, development of standards and good practices

Post-conference workshop with EPISKIN Academy
***
ASPIS Cluster meeting
10:30-11:00Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing
11:00-13:00 Pre-conference workshopBridging across methods in the biosciences (BeAMs): the opportunity of COVID-19 (organised with JRC) Session 3a – Models, biomarkers and assys for systemic and immune toxicity

Session 3b – Organ-on-chip models

Session 6a In vitro methods for safety testing of biopharmaceuticals/biotherapies/vaccines

Session 6b – Knowledge sharing and education – how to implement the knowledge on NAMs and 3Rs into education systems
Session 8a – In vitro methods for safety assessment of medical devices

Session 8b – In vitro COVID-19 research / Lung and cardiovascular models
Post-conference workshop with EPISKIN Academy
***
ASPIS Cluster meeting
13:00-14:00Lunch break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing Lunch break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

ILSI/ESTIV- sponsored lunch session: Application of non-animal methods and concepts in food risk assessment
Lunch break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing

JSAAE – sponsored lunch session – Asian progress in 3Rs:
3rd Asian congress and KSAAE updates
Congress closing ceremony
14:00-16:00Opening of ESTIV2022

Keynote lecture

ESTIV Early Scientific Career Award ceremony 2020/2022

BEMF Award ceremony and BEMA Lecture
Session 4a – Computational toxicology – in silico modelling, read-across, artificial intelligence and machine learning

Session 4b – Local toxicity testing (safety and efficacy)
Debate session (for and against): Use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Chemical Risk Assessment (Debate session I) Post-conference workshop with EPISKIN Academy
***
ASPIS Cluster meeting
ASPIS Cluster meeting
16:00-16:30Coffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewingCoffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewingCoffee break, visiting exhibition area & poster viewing Coffee break
16:30-18:30Session 1 – Bio-engineering, stem cells and disease modelsEarly Stage Researcher Sessions I & II

Sponsored sessions I & II
Early Stage Researcher Poster session / Early career session

ESTIV General Assembly
Post-conference workshop with EPISKIN Academy
***
ASPIS Cluster meeting
19:30-….Welcome reception & poster sessionCongress gala dinner & social evening