11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

3Rs in transition: from development to application

23-27 August 2020 | MECC Maastricht – The Netherlands



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About WC11

WC11 stands for “11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences 2020”. The WC11 congress will be held at the MECC Maastricht in the Netherlands from 23-27 August 2020.

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Submit a session

Session submission is now closed

Proposals will now be evaluated by the WC11 International Scientific Committee.
Proposers will be informed about the outcome of the evaluation process at the latest by 1 September 2019.


12/11/2019 10:00

Program at a Glance

It is now possible to have a quick glimpse at the schedule and events that will occur during WC11. As information becomes available and activities are finalized, they will be added to this page. Please click here for more information.

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06/11/2019 10:00

Confirmed plenary keynote speakers

Please find below an overview of the confirmed plenary keynote speakers. We have also added biographies of some of the keynote speakers.

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15/10/2019 10:00

Newsletter October 2019

The newsletter, Edition 5 from October 2019 can be found here.

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How to get to Maastricht

Maastricht is situated in the heart of Europe, surrounded by Belgium and Germany. Maastricht, the most southern city in The Nederlands, is very easy to reach by car, train or airplane. The connection with major European cities is very good.

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Dates & Deadlines

23/08/2020 - 27/08/2020

Congress dates


Call for abstracts


Online registration opens

Online registration for the congress opens in December 2019.


Call for Sessions

We cordially invite you to send your specific suggestions for symposia, workshops, round tables or […]




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