EU Science Hub

12th Annual Conference of the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA)

Dec 05 2016

On 5 December the European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) holds its 12th Annual Conference focusing on the theme "Science-based regulation". The event will showcase EPAA's most recent achievements and discuss the state of the art in alternative methods available for regulatory purposes and the gaps toward full replacement.

MEP Françoise Grossetête (EP Vice-President) will give a talk on her vision for science-based regulation and a panel session, co-chaired by Maurice Whelan, head of EURL ECVAM, and Magda Chlebus, EFPIA, will discuss the scientific gaps towards full replacement of testing on animals. In addition, the winner of the EPAA 3Rs Science Prize will be announced and given the opportunity to present on her/his successful project.

Date & time:     Monday, 5 December 2016, 13:00-18:00
Venue:              Centre de Conférences Albert Borschette, Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels
Participation:    free of charge
Registration:     access via the Conference Website, open until 14 November 2016.

The event will be web-streamed live and a recording will be available on the Conference webpage afterwards.

Relevant links: Announcement on EPAA website - Programme

The Joint Research Centre is a partner in EPAA. For more information about the event and EPAA please visit the Conference Website and the EPAA website, respectively.