Thursday 27 August 2020

This page is meant to provide a look at the schedule and events that will occur during WC11 on Thursday 27 August 2020.

* the program is subject to change


  • Disease (D)
  • Ethics, Welfare and regulation (E)
  • Innovative technologies (IT)
  • Safety (S)

07h30-14h00 Registration and poster display

08h30-09h30 Keynote Lecture
Stem Cells and Genomics for Precision Medicine – Prof. Joseph Wu, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

09h30-11h00 Platform sessions

  • (D) S122: Biomed 2.0 -Non-animal Models for Biomedical Research – L. Gribaldo, EURL-ECVAM,F3 Unit,JRC,EC
  • (E) S136: How to avoid polarization in dealing with uncertainties in public, scientific and regulatory debate – J. Bajramovic, TRAIN
  • (IT) S162: Novel cell-based technologies for predicting drug-induced liver injury – C. Verfaillie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  • (S) S104: AOPs, MOAs, and KCs – Mutually Informative, Not Mutually Exclusive – P. Browne, OECD
  • (D) S154: NASH, the liver disease of the 21st century? Alternative technology in the spotlights – V. Rogiers, Innovation Centre-3Rs (IC-3Rs)
  • (IT) S59: Innovative technologies integrating standardised regulatory test methods: challenges and perspectives – A. Gourmelon, OECD
  • (E) S138: The Animal Welfare Body – how are we doing? – P. Hawkins, RSPCA Research Animals Department

11h00-11h30 Coffee break at the exhibition and poster area

11h30-13h00 Platform sessions

  • (E) S26: “Proof in animals”: Has journal editorial policy fallen behind advances in human-based approaches? – M. Triunfol, Humane Society International
  • (S) S128: Lessons Learned and Practical Considerations for the Use of In Vitro Exposure Systems to Assess Respiratory Toxicity – A. Clippinger, PETA International Science Consortium Ltd.5
  • (E) S216: Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change – K. Herrmann, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • (S) S185: Harnessing the power of data to improve systemic toxicity prediction: multisectorial perspectives – S. Dhalluin, L’Oreal
  • (D) Cancer-TBD
  • (E) Reducing surplus animals-TBD

13h00 Closing ceremony