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

3Rs in transition: from development to application | New dates: 22-26 August 2021 | MECC Maastricht – The Netherlands

WC11 POSTPONED

Due to the global COVID-19 developments, the Dutch authorities have decided to ban all major events taking place until 1 September 2020. After lengthy and thoughtful considerations, the WC11 organization decided to postpone the 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Science, scheduled to take place August 23-27, 2020 in the Netherlands. The new dates for the 11th congress will be August 22-26, 2021. The venue of the congress will remain the MECC Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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We extend our best wishes to all of you in this complex and challenging time. We regret not having the opportunity to see each of you in person this year, but look forward to gathering again in 2021 and in the meantime continuing with our important work together.


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About WC11

WC11 stands for “11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences 2021”. The WC11 congress will be held at the MECC Maastricht in the Netherlands from 22-26 August 2021.

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News

30/04/2020 10:00

Newsletter April 2020 – Postponement of WC11

Due to the global COVID-19 developments, the WC11 organization decided to postpone the 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Science to August 22-26, 2021. The newsletter, Edition 8 from April 2020 can be found here.

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01/04/2020 10:00

Abstract submission is now closed

We are delighted to inform you that we have received over 910 abstracts, which will be reviewed by the WC11 International Scientific Committee in the following weeks. Abstract submitters will be informed about the evaluation process at the latest by 1 May 2020.

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25/03/2020 10:00

Extra extended abstract submission deadline!

Due to the current worldwide situation regarding the spread of COVID-19 and the impact on and cancellations of multiple congresses in our field of work, WC11 has decided to extend their abstract submission deadline until March 31, 2020. This gives the opportunity for speakers from congresses that are cancelled (e.g. ESTIV2020) to submit their abstract at WC11. Notification of acceptance or rejection is still scheduled to be sent on May 1, 2020 but might be postponed. Submit your abstract before March 31, 2020 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

22/08/2021 - 26/08/2021

Congress dates

04/12/2019

Call for abstracts

04/12/2019

Online registration opens

Online registration for the congress opens in December 2019.

01/03/2019

Call for Sessions

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

Sponsors

BLMHC
epaa
MCB
Phenion
Unilever

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