Due to the decision to hold EUROTOX 2021 as a virtual congress, the programme is currently being revised and will be published here shortly.

Sunday, 26 September 2021
08h00–21h00Congress registration16h00–21h00 Exhibition
09h30–16h00Excursion and workshop by Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs
10h30–16h00Continuing Education Courses (CEC), including welcome coffee & lunch and afternoon coffee break
Thyroid hormones, brain development and toxicity testing
Advances in conducting systematic reviews for chemical assessment: automation, uncertainty assessment and synthesis
Lessons learned and future directions for toxicology in water safety and security
Inflammation as a mediator of toxic responses
Toxicity assessment in drug development
16h00Opening of the Exhibition
17h00–19h00Opening Ceremony including Keynote Lecture 01 and EUROTOX Merit Award
K 01:

Toxicology as a science of the known with visions of the unknown
Philippe Grandjean, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, US
19h00–21h00Welcome Reception in the Exhibition Area
Monday, 27 September 2021
07h30–18h30Congress registration07h30–08h00 Morning run09h00–16h30 Exhibition
08h30–09h30Bo Holmstedt Memorial Fund Lecture
Shana Sturla, ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
09h30–10h00Coffee Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing 1
10h00–12h00Session 01
The effect of chemicals on the gut microbiota: is it the cause of all problems?
Session 02
In vitro organotypic models for predicting the toxicity of chemicals or drugs
Session 03
Artificial intelligence and machine learning in chemical risk assessment
Session 04
Personalized nano-immunotoxicology for the workplace
Session 05
The use of minipigs in juvenile studies in an evolving regulatory landscape
Short Oral Communications I
12h00–13h00Lunch Break & Exhibition
12h00–13h00Lunch Industry SymposiumLunch Industry SymposiumLunch Industry Symposium
13h00–14h00Poster Viewing 1
14h00–15h00EUROTOX-SOT Debate
Alan Boobis (EUROTOX debater) and Syril Pettit (SOT debater)
15h00–15h30Coffee Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing 1
15h30–17h30Session 06
Human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-based test systems for future mechanism-based chemical safety testing
Session 07
Setting the European Environment and Health Research Agenda, 2020-2030: the HERA project
Session 08
Back-translation from clinical outcomes, how did investigative toxicology, modelling and simulation actually perform?
Session 09
Increasing confidence in non-animal approaches for regulatory decision-making
Session 10
Computational modeling of AOP networks to assist risk assessment of chemicals
Short Oral Communications II
17h30–18h30COVID-19 presentation (TBA)
18h30–19h30Specialty Section Meetings
18h30–19h30Young Scientists Meeting
Social Reception (TBA)
Tuesday, 28 September 2021
07h30–18h30Congress registration07h30–08h00 Morning run09h00–16h30 Exhibition
08h30–09h30SOT Merit Award Lecture
09h30–10h00Coffee Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing 2
10h00–12h00Session 11
Emerging tools for the investigation and prediction of liver toxiciy
Session 12
Application of high throughput transcriptomics in mechanism-based chemical safety assessment
Session 13
Modes of action in non-genotoxic carcinogenesis
Session 14
New approaches using in vitro assays and 3D models can improve prediction of immune reactions to xenobiotics
Session 15
Impact of climate change on food safety
Industry Symposium
12h00–13h00Lunch Break & Exhibition
12h00–13h00Lunch Industry SymposiumLunch Industry SymposiumLunch Industry SymposiumIndustry Symposium
13h00–14h00Poster Viewing 2
14h00–15h00HESI Lecture
15h00–15h30Coffee Break, Exhibition & Poster Viewing 2
15h30–17h30Session 16
Human microengineered organs-on-chips: advancing regulatory science through innovation
Session 17
Designing toxicology studies to support development of cell-based therapies
Session 18
Mechanistic toxicology as the basis for modelling and prediction of organ-specific toxicity
Session 19
Can we panelize seizure?
Session 20
Modernizing cancer risk assessment: beyond the bioassay
Industry Symposium
19h30–0h00Congress Dinner at Langelinie Pavillonen
Wednesday, 29 September 2021
08h00–13h00Congress Registration09h00–12h00 Exhibition
08h30–09h30Keynote Lecture 02
“Genetics load the gun, but environment pulls the trigger” – the human early-life exposome
Martine Vrijheid, ISGlobal, Barcelona, Spain
09h30–11h30Session 21
Drug – exposome interactions
Session 22
Computational models to reliably predict chemical mixture toxicity
Session 23
The value of micro-physiological systems for drug safety assessment – a series of case studies
Session 24
Building confidence in the use of New Approach Methodologies for safety decision-making
Session 25
Safeguarding female reproductive health across disciplines
11h30–12h00Coffee Break & Exhibition
12h00–14h00Session 26
Computational toxicology – new advances and acceptance in academia, industry and regulation
Session 27
Predictive systems to identify etiological factors and pathogenic mechanisms of neurodegeneration
Session 28
Preclinical immune-safety evaluation of immuno-oncology therapies
Session 29
The Human Health risk to PFAS exposure
Session 30
Revisiting paracetamol-induced multisystem toxicity: Novel mechanistic insights
14h00–14h30Closing Ceremony and Awards Presentation
Important Dates

17 November 2020
Registration and abstract submission open

30 April 31 March 2021
Abstract submission deadline

17 May 2021
Early registration deadline

26 September – 1 October 2021
EUROTOX 2021 (virtual congress)

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
18 – 22 September 2022

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01099 Dresden, Germany