Around the World of Toxicology: May 2023 Partner Activities Update

By James Luyendyk posted 28 days ago


Each month, SOT provides an update on activities and events of importance to the toxicology community through the release of this “Around the World of Toxicology” blog. To submit an event, opportunity, or information for consideration for inclusion in the monthly “Around the World of Toxicology” blog, complete the special submission form for “Around the World of Toxicology” items. Please note that only activities by societies and professional associations (i.e., nonprofits) will be considered. If you are an organization or company seeking to promote an event, please submit your activity to the SOT “Calendar of Events.”


Reminders of Previously Featured May Deadlines and Activities

  • The abstract submission deadline for the 2023 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, hosted by the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT), is May 8.
  • The early-bird registration deadline for EUROTOX 2023 is May 15.
  • The next IUTOXtalks webinar is May 24 at 8:00 am (US EDT, UTC -4) and will feature Mathieu Vinken, PhD, PharmD, ERT, speaking on “Adverse Outcome Pathways as the Basis for In Vitro Prediction of Chemical-Induced Liver Toxicity.”
  • The proposal deadline is May 31 for the 12th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (CTDCXII), taking place April 15–18, 2024, at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago, Chile.


Activity Announcements, Updates, and Opportunities

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)

ACMT and the Israeli Society of Toxicology are hosting the Fourth Joint American-Israeli Medical Toxicology Conference November 7–9 in Haifa, Israel. Proposals for keynotes, didactic sessions, and panel discussions for the conference can be submitted until July 1. In particular, the review committee is seeking proposals for sessions on cannabis, drugs of abuse, environmental exposures, climate change, and occupational toxicology.
Visit the conference website for more information >>



The next event in the EUROTOX Faculty Webinar Series is May 24. Professor Shirley Price, Surrey University, United Kingdom, will answer the question, “Why is developmental and reproductive toxicity testing important in risk assessment?” The webinar is taking place from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 pm (CET, UTC +1). Registration is limited to the first 100 people.
Visit the EUROTOX website for more information >>


International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX)

Want to engage with the IUTOX community and receive updates on the organization’s activities? Join the IUTOX online community. All SOT members are eligible for participation in the IUTOX online community and activities based on the Society’s IUTOX membership.
Join the IUTOX online community >>


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

The NIEHS Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM), part of the National Toxicology Program, is hosting a Public Forum in person at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and online May 18–19. The registration deadline to present oral comments is May 9. To attend in person, you must register by May 17, while online registration will remain open through the meeting.
Visit the “ICCVAM Public Forum” web page for more information >>


US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)

The US FDA Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee is holding a public meeting in person at its White Oak Campus in Silver Spring, Maryland, and online on May 18. On the agenda is the proposed Requirements for Tobacco Product Manufacturing Practice rule (proposed 21 CFR part 1120). The deadline has passed for requesting to submit oral comments, but written and electronic comments may be submitted until May 11.
Visit the meeting web page for more information >>

The US FDA and HESI are hosting a workshop via webcast titled “FDA/HESI Research Roadmap Planning on Hazard and Risk Assessment of Nitrosamine Impurities in Drugs” on May 31–June 1. Through the workshop, the hosts hope to engage stakeholders with expertise in the assessment of nitrosamines, including nitrosamine drug substance–related impurities to achieve multiple objectives, including identifying short- and long-term research needs.
Visit the workshop web page for more information >>

The 2023 FDA Science Forum will be held virtually June 13–14. This forum is an opportunity for the public and stakeholders to “learn about the critical contributions that FDA’s regulatory science makes to product quality and safety.”
Visit the forum’s web page for more information >>


New Events for Your Calendar

Practical Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Course, co-hosted by the American College of Toxicology (ACT) and the Society for Birth Defects Research & Prevention (BDRP)
May 22–26, 2023
Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Course Web Page >>


2023 Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS) Annual Meeting
September 18–21, 2023
SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium
Meeting Website >>


Joint American-Israeli Medical Toxicology Conference, co-hosted by ACMT
November 7–9, 2023
Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
Meeting Website >>


American College of Toxicology (ACT) 44th Annual Meeting
November 12–15, 2023
Rosen Shingle Creek® Hotel, Orlando, Florida
Meeting Website >>


Society of Toxicology of Canada (STC) 55th Annual Symposium
December 3–5, 2023
DoubleTree by Hilton Montréal, Québec, Canada
Meeting Website >>


Save the Dates for These Annual Events

JSOT 2023: The 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Toxicology
June 19–21, 2023
PACIFICO Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan
Meeting Website >>


EASL Congress 2023
June 21–24, 2023
Messe Wien Exhibition Congress Center, Vienna, Austria
Meeting Website >>


63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Birth Defects Research and Prevention (BDRP)
June 24–28, 2023
Charleston Marriott, Charleston, South Carolina
Meeting Website >>


Society of Toxicologic Pathology (STP) 42nd Annual Symposium
June 25–28, 2023
Red Rock Resort, Summerlin, Nevada
Meeting Website >>


10th International Congress of Asian Society of Toxicology (ASIATOX-X)
July 17–20, 2023
National Taiwan University Hospital International Convention Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Meeting Website >>


12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
August 27–31, 2023
Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, Canada
Meeting Website >>


EUROTOX 2023: 57th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology
September 10–13, 2023
GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Meeting Website >>


2023 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology (NACCT)
September 29–October 1, 2023
The Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Meeting Website >>


12th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (CTDCXII), co-hosted by Sociedad de Toxicología de Chile and IUTOX
April 15–18, 2024
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Meeting Website >>