Congress Committees

Congress Co-Chairs

Dagmar Jírová
National Institute of Public Health
Prague, Czech Republic
Horst Spielmann
EUSAAT, Freie Universität Berlin &
State Animal Welfare Officer Berlin, Germany

 

ACT Members

Herman Koëter
President & Secretary, Italy

Thomas Hartung
Treasurer, United States of America

Michael Balls
United Kingdom

Coenraad Hendriksen
The Netherlands

Andrew Rowan
United States of America

Horst Spielmann
Germany

 

Scientific Program Committee

Nathalie Alépée
L’Oréal, France

Kevin Crofton
US EPA, USA

Miroslav Červinka
Charles University, Czech Republic

Mardas Daneshian
CAAT Europe, Germany

Chantra Eskes
ESTIV, Switzerland

Tuula Heinonen
SSCT & ECOPA, Finland

Helena Kanďárová
SETOX & MatTek, Slovak Republic

Hajime Kojima
JaCVAM, Japan

Roman Kolar
Animal Welfare Academy, Germany

Robert Landsiedel
BASF, Germany

Clive Roper
Charles River Laboratories, UK

Harald Schlatter
P&G, Germany

Gilbert Schönfelder
ZEBET, Germany

Carl Westmoreland
Unilever, UK

Maurice Whelan
EURL ECVAM, JRC, Italy

 

Program Management Team

Horst Spielmann – Chair
FU Berlin, Germany

Manfred Liebsch – Vice-chair
Foundation SET, Germany

Dagmar Jírová
National Institute of Public Health, Czech Republic

Helena Kanďárová
SETOX & MatTek, Slovak Republic

Lucia Li
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

Local Organizing Committee

comprises Central European representatives of stakeholders, scientific associations and organizations from academia, animal welfare, government and industry. The main task is to provide background assistance in the Czech Republic as the congress hosting country, to suggest local topics of interest and to promote the 9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences.

Dagmar Jírová
National Institute of Public Health, CZ

Miroslav Červinka
Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, CZ

Barbora Bartušková Večlová
Freedom for Animals, CZ

Lukáš Jebavý
Society for Science on Laboratory Animals, CZ

Rostislav Čihák
Center of Ecology, Toxicology and Analytics, VUOS, CZ

Helena Kanďárová
MatTek In Vitro Life Science Laboratories, SK

Kristina Kejlová
National Institute of Public Health, CZ