29 Nov - 30 Nov 2017, Park Inn by Radisson Köln City West, Cologne/Germany
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Get-Together on Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Will you arrive on Tuesday?
Come to the hotel bar at 8 p.m. and meet other participants and experts in a relaxed atmosphere.
8.30 Registration and coffee
Lennart Weltje, BASF, Germany
Laura Fabrizi, European Commission, DG SANTE, Belgium
Cécile Michel, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES), France
10.10 Panel discussion
10.40 Coffee break
Alex Charlton, Syngenta/ECETOC ED Task Force, United Kingdom
Michael Warhurst, Chem Trust, United Kingdom
Jürgen Arning, Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany
12.40 Panel discussion
Carlie A. LaLone, Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Camila Queiroz Moreira, National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA), Brazil
Peter Korytar, European Commission DG ENV, Belgium
Jenny Odum, Regulatory Science Associates Ltd. (RSC), United Kingdom
Patience Browne, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), France
17.10 Panel discussion
17.50 End of first day
19.00 Departure time for the evening event
At the end of the first conference day, Akademie Fresenius invites you to a leisurely evening in Cologne. After a short visit to the local Christmas market, we will have dinner at a traditional brewpub with local beer. Don‘t miss out on this opportunity!
Henrik Holbech, Syddansk Universitet Odense/ECHA ED Expert Group, Denmark
Sharon Munn, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Italy
Gregory Lemkine, Laboratoire WatchFrog, France
Bernhard Allner, Gobio-Institute for Ecology of Waters & Applied Biology, Germany
10.40 Panel discussion
11.10 Coffee break
James Wheeler, Dow AgroSciences, United Kingdom
Christophe Rousselle, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES), France
David Zaruk, Odisee University College, Belgium
13.10 Final Remarks and discussion
13.40 Lunch and end of the conference
Gobio Institute for the Ecology of Waters and Applied Biology, Germany
Bernhard Allner has been the Technical Director of the Institute for the Ecology of Waters and Applied Biology since 2002. He is responsible for biological test method based monitoring in the field of municipal and industrial water management. He is member of the ISO standardisation panels for ED and genotoxicity testing methods.mehrweniger
Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany
Jürgen Arning holds a PhD in Biochemistry and works as a Regulatory Scientist at the German Federal Environment Agency. His main tasks comprise the identification and evaluation of endocrine disruptors in the environment under the REACH framework. Additionally, he is involved in initiating risk management measures for environmental ED and in accompanying scientific research projects. Since 2015 he has been a member of the ECHA Endocrine Disruptors Expert Group.mehrweniger
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, France
Patience Browne is currently an Administrator in the OECD’s Test Guidelines Programme. Previously she was a Senior Scientist in the US EPA’s Endocrine Disruptor Screening Programme. Patience began her career as a field biologist studying marine mammals in Alaska and has worked in both human health and wildlife science.mehrweniger
Syngenta/ ECETOC ED Task Force, United Kingdom
European Commission (DG SANTE), Belgium
Laura Fabrizi works as a Policy Officer at the European Commission, DG for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE), Unit Pesticides and Biocides. She has been working for 15 years as a researcher in toxicology and food chemistry. Laura has been involved in the work for developing criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in DG SANCO/DG SANTE since 2010.mehrweniger
Syddansk Universitet Odense/ ECHA ED Expert Group, Denmark
Henrik Holbech holds a PhD in Ecotoxicology and currently works as Associate Professor at Department of Biology, University of Southern Denmark. He has been involved in the development of OECD Test Guidelines for Endocrine Disrupters in aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates for more than 15 years. Henrik was selected by the Danish EPA to represent Denmark in the OECD VMG-Eco and ECHA ED expert group.mehrweniger
European Commission (DG ENV), Belgium
Peter Korytar holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the Free University of Amsterdam. Before joining the European Commission in 2008, he worked at Wageningen IMARES as a Researcher. At DG Environment, Unit Sustainable Chemicals, he is a Leader of the team in charge of policy development areas such as EDs, chemical mixtures, non-toxic environment strategy and pharmaceuticals in the environment.mehrweniger
Carlie Ann LaLone
Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), USA
Carlie A. LaLone is a Bioinformaticist at the Mid-Continental Ecology Division, in the Office of Research and Development with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. From 2010-2015 she was a postdoctoral Biologist for the US EPA and the University of Minnesota. She serves as a task lead for research aimed at defining the taxonomic relevance of adverse outcome pathway (AOP) knowledge to support regulatory toxicology.mehrweniger
Gregory Lemkine is the Founder and Chief Executive officer of Laboratoire WatchFrog. He has a thorough understanding of the technical, scientific side and the marketing of biotechnologies and completed a training/action cycle of HEC school of management. He also holds a PhD in Physiology with a specific interest on the role of hormones to determine neural stem cells.mehrweniger
French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES), France
Cécile Michel is a Regulatory Toxicologist at ANSES. After working for the pharmaceutical industry, Cécile has been working at ANSES for 9 years. She is a member of the ED expert group of ECHA.mehrweniger
European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Italy
Sharon Munn is a Project Manager at the European Commission, in the DG Joint Research Centre. Her background is in human toxicology and risk assessment. She is working in support of the Community Strategy for Endocrine Disruptors focusing on improved approaches for the detection of endocrine disrupting substances.mehrweniger
Regulatory Science Associates Ltd. (RSC), United Kingdom
Jenny Odum is an Independent Consultant Toxicologist with a broad range of experience. She is an expert in the ED field and a member of OECD groups on testing for endocrine disruption and the development of test guidelines.mehrweniger
Camila Queiroz Moreira
National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA), Brazil
French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES), France
Christophe Rousselle is a Toxicologist and currently the Manager of the Chemical Risk Assessment Unit at the French Agency for Food, Occupational and Environmental Health.mehrweniger
CHEM Trust, United Kingdom
Michael Warhurst has been the Executive Director of CHEM Trust since 2014. At CHEM Trust, a UK registered charity, he works at EU, UK and international levels to prevent man-made chemicals from causing long term damage to wildlife or humans, by ensuring that chemicals which cause such harm are substituted with safer alternatives.mehrweniger
Lennart Weltje holds a PhD in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry and currently works as a Senior Ecotoxicologist at BASF conducting risk assessments for PPPs and biocides. His former stations include the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).mehrweniger
Dow AgroSciences, United Kingdom
James Wheeler works as an Ecotoxicologist for Dow AgroSciences based in the UK. His work focuses on environmental risk assessment and ecotoxicology testing with a particular interest in fish endocrine test methods.mehrweniger
Odisee University College, Belgium
David Zaruk is an Environmental-health Risk Governance Analyst and a Professor at Odisee University College and Université Saint-Louis in Brussels. He sits on various research ethics panels and frequently serves as a chair, expert, rapporteur, ethics adviser or evaluator for European-funded research projects. David worked 12 years in chemicals issue management for Solvay, Cefic and Burson-Marstelle.mehrweniger
We have reserved a limited number of rooms for our participants at reduced rates at the hotel. These rooms can be booked up to 6 weeks prior to the start of the event. Please book early and directly through the hotel quoting „Akademie Fresenius“ as reference.
Representative of an authority or a public university are therefore eligible for a reduced fee of € 795.00 plus VAT per person (please provide evidence). The reduced fee cannot be combined with other rebates.
For joint bookings received from one company we grant a 15 % discount from the third participant onwards (it doesn’t apply for representatives of an authority or a public university).
Although we cannot substitute an intensive exchange with your fellow colleagues, we can provide you with a complete set of event documentation. The event documentation package includes all the presentations on the event agenda (subject to the approval of our speakers). It will be sent out around two weeks after the event once we have received your payment (free of shipping costs). We will also provide you with details on how to access the restricted download section on our website. This section contains all the latest versions of the presentations in colour and in digital form.
Price: € 295.00 plus VAT
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