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Banner 19th European Congress on Alternatives to Animal Testing Linz 2015 and EUSAAT 2015

Topics /
tentative sessions & co-chairs

New technologies: systems biology, -omics technologies, stem cells, 3D models & human-on-a-chip
(coordinators/co-chairs: Ellen Fritsche, Jürgen Hescheler, Uwe Marx)
International progress in 3Rs' research
 Global cooperation on implementing the 3Rs
(coordinators/co-chairs: Dave Allen, Hajime Kojima, Troy Seidle)
Replacement – new approaches
(coordinators/co-chairs: Mardas Daneshian, Candida Nastrucci, Stefanie Schindler)
Predictive toxicology & risk assessment bases on the
AOP concept

(coordinators/co-chairs: Joao Barroso, ECHA representative, Tzutzuy Ramirez)
Specific toxicological endpoints: oral & repeated-dose toxicity, inhalation toxicity, sensitization, reprotox
 (coordinators/co-chairs: Joao Barroso, Rodger Curren, Eleonore Haltner, Claus-Michael Lehr, Helena Kandarova, Klausrudolf Schroeder)
Efficacy and safety testing of drugs, biological and vaccines
(coordinators/co-chairs: Tuula Heinonen, Conraad Hendricksen, Gerhard Püschel)
Disease models
(coordinators/co-chairs: Ralf Claus, Andreas Hocke, Peter Reinhardt)
Ethical and legal issues & EU Dir 63/2010 update
(coordinators/co-chairs: Herwig Grimm, Roman Kolar, Susanna Louhimies)
Refinement & welfare, culture of care, best practice approaches, avoidance of severe suffering
(coordinators/co-chairs: Robert Landiesel, Susanna Louhimies, Katy Taylor)
3Rs in education and academia
(coordinators/co-chairs: Ellen Fritsche, Monika Schaefer-Korting. Marcel Leist)
"Young scientists" session
  Free communications
 (coordinators/co-chairs: Lucia Li, Manfred Liebsch, Joachim Wiest)
foto of the museum Lentos in Linz
foto of Linz and the Danube
foto of the main square of Linz with the plague column
foto of the Unicenter at the University of Linz the congress venue

Oral presentations and posters can be submitted for all topics / tentative sessions

To submit your abstract for oral presentation or poster please use the ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM!

Deadlines for the submission:

submission of oral presentations: 15th May 2015
submission of posters: 31st May 2015

Scientific Committee


Horst Spielmann, FU-Berlin, D-Berlin (Head of the Scientific Committee)
Ellen Fritsche, IUF, D-Düsseldorf
Manfred Liebsch, ecopa, D-Königs-Wusterhausen


Eleonore Haltner-Ukomadu, EUSAAT, Across Barriers GmbH, D-Saarbrücken
Candida Nastrucci, EUSAAT, University of Tor Vergata Rome, I-Roma
Stefanie Schindler, EUSAAT, Animalfree Research, CH-Bern


David Allen, ASCCT, ILS & NICEATM, USA-Research Triangle Park
Joao Barroso, European Commission Joint Research Centre and EURL ECVAM, I-Italy
Rodger Curren, IIVS, USA-Gaithersburg
Mardas Daneshian, CAAT Europe, D-Konstanz
ECHA representative, SF-Helsinki
Herwig Grimm, Messerli Research Institute, A-Vienna
Tuula Heinonen, SSCT, SF-Tampere
Coenraad Hendriksen, ACT, RIVM, NL-Bilthoven
Helena Kandarova, SETOX, MatTek IVLSL, SK-Bratislava
Hajime Kojima, JSAAE, JPN-Tokio
Roman Kolar, Animal Welfare Academy, D-Neubiberg
Robert Landsiedel, BASF, D-Ludwigshafen
Claus-Michael Lehr, HIPS, D- Saarbrücken
Susanna Louhimies, DG Environment, European Commission, B-Brussels
Klausrudolf Schröder, BioMed zet Life Science GmbH, A-Linz
Troy Seidle, Humane Society International, CA-Montréal
Katy Taylor, BUAV, UK-London
Joachim Wiest, cellasys GmbH, D-Munich

Exhibition EUSAAT 2015 / Linz 2015

We invite you to present your company or institution at the EUSAAT 2015 / Linz 2015 congress.

For further information and registration for the exhibition, please visit the congress website.

Registration & hotel accomodation

Our partner KUONI Congress Vienna will provide rooms in different categories (****, ***, *** ) of hotels for the participants of the congress EUSAAT 2015 / Linz 2015.

Please register HERE for the congress and book your hotel!

Congress fees

before 21st August 2015 - early bird fees

members of EUSAAT: EUR 175.-
general registration fee: EUR 270.-
students: EUR 95.-

after 21st August 2015

members of EUSAAT: EUR 217.-
general registration fee: EUR 334.-
students: EUR 106.-

Congress office and further information

appl communications & consulting e. U.
Helmut Appl

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Laimbauerweg 15

mob/fax: +43 (0)676 4104712
mob: +41 (0)79 5542839

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