Around the World of Toxicology: July 2023 Partner Activities Update

By James Luyendyk posted 07-06-2023 13:56


Each month, SOT provides an update on activities and events of importance to the toxicology community through the release of the “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 Upcoming, Previously Featured Deadlines and Activities

  • You can submit an abstract for the Australasian College of Toxicology & Risk Assessment (ACTRA) 15th Annual Scientific Meeting and Continuing Education Days until July 10. Taking place August 29–September 1 at the Parmelia Hilton in Perth, Western Australia, the meeting theme is “Chemicals and Cancer: What’s New in Toxicology and Risk Assessment?” Early-bird registration for the meeting ends on July 31.
  • Abstract submissions for oral, poster, and flash poster presentations for American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT) 12th Annual Meeting are due July 14. July 14 also is the travel award submission deadline. The theme for the meeting is “Spotlight on NAMs: Elevating New Approaches in Risk Assessment.”


Activity Announcements, Updates, and Opportunities

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

AAAS in collaboration with the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) is hosting a conference September 21–22 titled “Scientific Evidence and the Courts.” Individuals can attend in person at the AAAS Headquarters in Washington, DC, or virtually.
Visit the conference web page to learn more >>


ASPIS Cluster

Comprised of three EU Horizon 2020 Research projects—ONTOX, PrecisionTox, and RISK-HUNT3r—the ASPIS Cluster is hosting an Open Symposium September 14–15, 2023, immediately following EUROTOX 2023 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The symposium is open to members of the ASPIS Cluster, with portions open to other researchers.
Visit the ASPIS Open Symposium web page for more information >>


European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX)

The deadline to submit a late-breaking abstract for EUROTOX 2023 is August 7. The meeting theme for the 57th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology, taking place September 10–13 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is “Toxicology—Multidisciplinary Science Leading to Safer and Sustainable Life.”
Visit the EUROTOX 2023 website for more information >>


Gordon Research Conference and Seminar

Taking place August 12–13 at the Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire, the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity Gordon Research Seminar will address the theme “Exploring Frontiers in Translational Toxicology: Linking Mechanistic Research to Real-World Applications.” Registration for the seminar ends July 15.
Visit the conference website for more information >>

“Modernized Approaches to Mechanistic Toxicology Investigations” is the theme for the 2023 Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity Gordon Research Conference. Registration for the conference closes on July 16. This year’s event is taking place August 13–18 at the Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire.
Visit the conference 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 Association for Biomedical Research (NABR)

On June 15, NABR filed a petition challenging the 2022 International Union for Conversation of Nature (IUCN) designation of the long-tailed macaque (Cynomolgus macaque) as endangered. The petition cites a lack of scientific evidence that long-tail macaque populations are on the decline.
View the NABR press release for more information >>


National Postdoctoral Association (NPA)

The 14th Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week will be September 18–22. During this week, organizations and companies around the US will be hosting events and providing resources to postdocs in their community. Virtual activities also are part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week.
Visit the NPA website for more information >>


Save the Dates for These Annual Events

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 >>


Australasian College of Toxicology & Risk Assessment (ACTRA) 15th Annual Scientific Meeting and Continuing Education Days
August 29–September 1, 2023
Parmelia Hilton, Perth, Western Australia
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 >>


25th North American International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSN) Meeting
September 10–13, 2023
The Westin Boston Seaport District, Boston, Massachusetts
Meeting Website >>


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


American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT) 12th Annual Meeting
October 23–25, 2023
Hotel Silver Spring, Silver Spring, Maryland
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 >>


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 >>