Around the World of Toxicology: September 2023 Partner Activities Update

By James Luyendyk posted 08-31-2023 01:50 PM


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


Activity Announcements, Updates, and Opportunities

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)

On December 14 and 15, ACMT and the Center for Forensic Science Research and Education are hosting a virtual Seminar in Forensic Toxicology. “Cannabis and the Expanding World of Cannabinoids” is the focus on December 14, while “Living in a Poly Drug World—Lab and Medical Complexities” will be explored on December 15. Continuing Education Medical credits are available for live attendance.
Visit the seminar web page for more information >>

European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX)

The EUROTOX Faculty Webinar Series returns on October 11, with a presentation by Anna Steneholm, Toxicology Knowledge Team, titled “Applied Industrial Toxicology.” Another webinar will be held on November 28 with Shirley Price, Surrey University, answering the question “Why Is Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity Testing Important in Risk Assessment?” Registration links for these events are not yet available.
Visit the EUROTOX website >>

International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX)

Once again, IUTOX, the SOT Endowment Fund, and SOT are sponsoring travel awards for junior or senior scientists from a country where toxicology is underrepresented to attend the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, March 10–14, 2024. The application deadline is October 9.
Visit the award web page for more information >>

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

The NIEHS National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council is meeting September 12–13, 2023. The agenda for the meeting, which will be webcast, has not been released.
Visit the council web page for more information >>

The NIEHS National Toxicology Program (NTP) Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods is meeting virtually and in-person September 21–22, 2023. On the agenda for day one is discussion of the acute toxicology six-pack and the evolution of validation as the committee evaluates the progress made in the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) Strategic Plan. Day two will focus on the role of new approach methodologies in environmental health protection.
Visit the committee web page for more information >>

Leading up to a two-day workshop October 11–12, 2023, the NTP is hosting a three-webinar series titled “Trust Your Gut: Establishing Confidence in Gastrointestinal Models.” The first webinar is taking place September 18 and will focus on absorption and pharmacokinetics. Microbiome effects on toxicity will be the topic for the second webinar on September 20, while the last webinar will cover the evaluation of potential allergenicity on October 6.
Visit the workshop/webinar series web page for more information >>

US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)

“Optimizing the Use of Postapproval Pregnancy Safety Studies” is the focus of a virtual and in-person workshop being held September 18–19 by the US FDA and Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. Individuals can submit comments on this workshop through November 30. Registration for the event is open.
Visit the workshop web page for more information >>


New Events for Your Calendar

The 51st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Toxicology (JSOT)
July 3–5, 2024
Fukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka, Japan
Meeting Website >>


Save the Dates for These Events

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 >>