Around the World of Toxicology: January 2024 Partner Activities Update

By James Luyendyk posted 01-04-2024 12:51


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)

Alongside the European Association of Poison Control Centers as part of a new “Transatlantic Toxicology Talks Series,” ACMT is hosting a webinar titled “Utilizing Fomepizole in Acetaminophen Poisoning” on February 5. The is a free, 90-minute event.
Visit the event web page for more information >>

Environmental & Occupational Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Research” are the four topical tracks for the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting being held April 12–14 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be preceded by two day-long symposiums: “Antidote Shortages: Impact & Response” on April 10 and “Substance Use Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults: Unique Challenges.” Early-Bird registration ends February 20.
View the meeting website for more information >>

American College of Toxicology (ACT)

“Toxicology for Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Scientists” is the title of an in-person educational course being hosted April 8–12 by ACT. The course is being held at the Hyatt Regency Dulles in Herndon, Virginia. The early-bird registration deadline is January 11.
View the event web page for more information >>

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

The 2024 Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals (OEESC) conference, hosted by AIHA, will be held September 23–25 in Herndon, Virginia. The call for proposals for the meeting is currently open.
View the event web page for more information >>

British Society of Toxicological Pathology (BSTP)

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during the last two weeks of February, BSTP is hosting a virtual Continuing Education Symposium titled “Digestive System.” The course has been approved by the Royal Society of Biology for 63 credits, while attendance certificates will denote 21 hours of educational activity. The early-bird registration deadline is January 26.
View the event web page for more information >>

British Toxicology Society (BTS)

The 2024 BTS Annual Congress will be held April 15–17 at the Spaces at the Spine, Liverpool, L7 3FA, United Kingdom. The Continuing Education Programme, which precedes the main Congress, will discuss endocrine disruption while the Congress programme includes nine symposia, oral and poster communications, a Study Directors’ workshop, Specialty Section roundtable discussions, and award lectures. The symposia include reprotoxicology, regulatory issues, and developments; risk assessment case studies; risk assessment of psychedelic drugs; advances in persistence and bioaccumulation assessment; medicines safety and preclinical models; and new modalities, a mechanistic focus. The abstract submission deadline is January 24, with an early-bird registration deadline of March 15.
View the event website for more information >>

Federation of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology (EUROTOX)

EUROTOX is forming an Early Career Forum and is looking for volunteers to serve as the core leadership team (Chair, Co-Chair/Chair-Elect, Secretary, and five Officers) for this new group. The application deadline is January 15.
View the Early Career Forum Kick-Off slide deck >>

The next webinar in the EUROTOX Faculty Series is January 17 and will feature SOT member Marc Pallardy giving a presentation titled “Understanding Immunotoxicology.” Registration is free but limited to the first 100 people that sign up.
View the registration form to learn more >>

Registration and abstract submissions for EUROTOX 2024 are now open. The 58th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology is taking place September 8–11 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The theme is “Toxicology—A Quest for Safer Chemicals and Medicines).” The abstract submission deadline is March 28.
Visit the EUROTOX 2024 website for more information >>

Looking one more year ahead, EUROTOX 2025 is scheduled for September 14–17, 2025, in Athens, Greece. The Scientific Program Committee is soliciting proposals for scientific sessions and continuing education courses. The submission deadline is March 1.
View the call for proposals for more information >>

International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX)

IUTOX is seeking nominations for the IUTOX Lifetime Achievement Award. This award honors a scientist who has made lasting contributions to toxicology in countries where toxicology is underrepresented. The nomination deadline is January 26, and the award recipient will be honored during the 12th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries, taking place April 15–18, 2024, in Santiago, Chile
View the award flyer for more information >>

A call for proposals has been issued for the IUTOX 17th International Congress of Toxicology (ICTXVII), which is being co-hosted by the Chines Society of Toxicology and will take place October 15–18, 2025, in Beijing, China. The meeting theme is “Toxicology for Safe Environment & Health Life.” Session proposals submissions are due March 1, 2024.
View the call for proposals for more information >>

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

The NIEHS Partnerships for Environmental Health network is hosting a meeting February 20–22 focused on “Climate Change and Environmental Justice: Engaging Diverse Teams.” Taking place in Durham, North Carolina, the event will feature workshops and poster sessions. Registration to attend is free.
View the event web page for more information >>

Save the Dates for These Events

2024 AAAS Annual Meeting
February 15–17, 2024
Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colorado
Meeting Website >>

SOT 63rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo
March 10–14, 2024
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
Meeting Website >>

2024 National Postdoc Association (NPA) Annual Conference
March 15–16, 2024
Hyatt Regency Seattle, Seattle, Washington
Meeting Website >>

ACT Education Course “Toxicology for Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Scientists”
April 8–12, 2024
Hyatt Regency Dulles, Herndon, Virginia
Course Website >>

2024 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting
April 12–14, 2024
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
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 >>

2024 BTS Annual Congress
April 15–17, 2024
Spaces at the Spine, Liverpool, L7 3FA, United Kingdom
Congress Website >>

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

EUROTOX 58th Annual Congress
September 8–11, 2024
Copenhagen, Denmark
Meeting Website >>

AIHA Occupational and Environmental Exposure of the Skin to Chemicals Conference
September 23–25, 2024
Hyatt Regency Dulles, Herndon, Virginia
Conference Website >>

17th International Congress of Toxicology, co-hosted by the Chinese Society of Toxicology and IUTOX
October 15–18, 2025
Beijing, China
Congress Website >>