Around the World of Toxicology: August 2023 Partner Activities Update

By James Luyendyk posted 08-03-2023 12:19


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

  • The deadline to submit a late-breaking abstract for EUROTOX 2023 is August 7. The 57th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology is taking place September 10–13, 2023, in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Registration closes on August 31 for the ASPIS 2023 Open Symposium. This event will be held September 14–15, 2023, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, immediately following EUROTOX 2023.


Activity Announcements, Updates, and Opportunities

European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX)

The Bulgarian Toxicology Society is hosting a training course titled “Risk Assessment in Regulatory Toxicology—Contemporary Methodology Course.” This course, which is being financially supported by EUROTOX and IUTOX, will take place October 16–20 at the Vitosha Park Hotel and the Technical University Sofia in Sofia, Bulgaria. Registration for this course closes on August 30.
Visit the course web page for more information >>


International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX)

Individuals can now submit abstracts for the 12th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries, taking place April 15–18, 2024, in Santiago, Chile. Abstracts are due October 30. Also register by November 30 to receive the early-bird discount.
Visit the Congress website for more information >>


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The NIH is hosting a virtual workshop on August 21 that will explore approaches, challenges, and opportunities relating to the development of novel alternative methods. There also is an open Request for Information about “Catalyzing the Development and Use of Novel Alternative Methods to Advance Biomedical Research,” with comments due on August 16.
Visit the workshop web page for more information >>


US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)

On August 22, the US FDA Center for Tobacco Products is holding a virtual listening session to allow individuals to provide public comments on the center’s draft strategic plan. Requests to speak during the listening session must be received by August 14.
Visit the meeting web page for more information >>

The US FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research will host a virtual town hall on August 30 to address questions regarding nonclinical assessment of cell and gene therapy products.
View the meeting web page for more information >>

The Second Annual FDA [American Society of Clinical Oncology] ASCO Workshop on Getting the Dosage Right will be held virtually September 6–7. The workshop will consist of four sessions, with a full agenda still to come.
View the meeting web page for more information >>


Save the Dates for These Events

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 >>


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 >>


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


ASPIS 2023 Open Symposium
September 14–15, 2023
GR – Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Symposium Website >>


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


14th Annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week
September 18–22, 2023
Throughout the US and virtually
Appreciation Week Website >>


Scientific Evidence and the Courts, hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in collaboration with the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM)
September 21–22, 2023
AAAS Headquarters, Washington, DC, and livestream
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 >>