Theme IX – Global Cooperation, Regulatory Acceptance and Standardization

Coordinators

Chantra Eskes, SeCAM, Agno, Switzerland
Hajime Kojima, JaCVAM, Tokyo, Japan
Maurice Whelan, EURL ECVAM, JRC, Ispra, Italy

IX-1   Activity updates from international scientific societies
Chantra Eskes, ESTIV, Switzerland
Hajime Kojima, JaCVAM, Japan

IX-2   Animal welfare implementation across the world
Susanna Louhimies, DG ENV, EU Commission, Belgium
Troy Seidle, Humane Society International, Canada

IX-3   Activity updates from international validation centres
Warren Casey, NICEATM/ICCVAM, USA
Valérie Zuang, EURL ECVAM, JRC, Italy

IX-4   Novel approaches to validation
Sonja Beken, FAMHP, Belgium
Maurice Whelan, EURL ECVAM, JRC, Italy

IX-5   Regulatory acceptance of alternatives
Anne Gourmelon, OECD, France
Derek J. Knight, ECHA, Finland

IX-6   Breaking down barriers and promoting international cooperation on 3Rs
Rodger Curren, IIVS, USA
Nick Jukes, InterNICHE, UK

IX-7   Harmonising ways to capture pathway-knowledge in toxicology
Hristo Aladjov, OECD, France
Clemens Wittwehr, EURL ECVAM, JRC, Italy

IX-8   Towards harmonisation in the application of alternative approaches within chemical regulation and management
Bruno Hubesch, Cefic, Belgium
Nicole Kleinstreuer, NICEATM, USA

IX-9   Establishing criteria for an independent 3R-index: “Access to 3R’s”
Herman Koëter, Orange House Partnership, Belgium