OpenTox Euro 2017 Program

Collaboration and integration: Toxicology and risk assessment in the time of dynamic data

TUESDAY, 21 November 2017 (Stucki, Merkur & Mars)

OpenRiskNet Training & Hackathon:

Possible training units offered in the morning or afternoon session depending on interest:

11:00-13:00 Semantic/ontologies: Egon Willighagen (UM)
11:00-12:00 NanoQSAR modelling: Philip Doganis (NTUA)
12:00-13:00 QSAR and conformal predictions (CPSign, ModelingWeb): Ola Spjuth (UU)
14:00-16:00 Biokinetics modelling: Frederic Bois (INERIS) and Harry Sarimveis (NTUA)
14:00-16:00 Workflow management systems (nextflow, squonk): Tim Dudgeon (IM), Cedric Notredame (CRG), Daan Geerke (VU) and Marc van Dijk (VU)
16:30-17:30 Data Hackathon: Introduction to Case Studies, API Hackathon: Introduction to API concept and current state of implentation in selected software 
17.30-18:30 Socializing

See the detailed Schedule < here >

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 (Stucki, Saturn 1 & 2) 

08.30
 
Continuation Data and API Hackathons 
11.00
 
Begin OpenTox Euro Conference - Welcome Remarks 
11.15
 

Keynote Talk: If we all jump together, could we make the earth move? Chris Evelo (Maastricht University)

12.00
 S1:
Session 1: Defined approaches towards regulatory acceptance (Co-organized by in3), Chair: Martin Wilks, SCAHT
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  2. Rex FitzGerald: Test guidelines, AOPs and IATA - current and future
13.00  
Lunch (not provided)
14.00
S2:
Session 2: Simulations of exposure and transport (Co-organized by SmartNanoTox), Chair: Vladimir Lobaskin, UCD
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Vladimir Lobaskin: The SmartNanoTox project
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15.30
 
Coffee Break 
16.00
S3:
Session 3: Characterization of experimental conditions, part 1: nanomaterials (Co-organized by ACEnano),Chair: Iseult Lynch, University of Birmingham
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Barry Hardy: The ACEnano project and NanoCommons, Approaches to the standardization of nanomaterial characterization methodologies – the ACEnano toolbox
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3.
Iseult Lynch: Characterisation of intrinsic and extrinsic nanomaterial characteristics: the need for relevant exposure media supplemented with appropriate biomolecules (virtual)
17.00 
 
OT Development and Activities 
18.00
 
Poster Session / Social Event 

Thursday, 23 November 2017 (Stucki, Saturn 1 & 2)

08.30
S4: 
Session 4: Integration and interoperability: software (Co-organized by OpenRiskNet), Chair: Chris Evelo (Maastricht University)
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10.00   
Coffee Break
10.30 S5: Session 5: Integration and interoperability: data, Chair: Clemens Wittwehr, JRC
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Prof. Yaakov Nahmias: Beyond the Chip: Development of a Micro-physiological Flux Analyzer
13.00   Lunch (not provided)
14.00 S6:
Session 6: High-content imaging (Co-organized by EU ToxRisk), Chair: Bob van der Water, Leiden University
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Bob van der Water: The EU-ToxRisk project
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15.30  
Coffee Break 
16.00
S7:
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Podium discussion on phenotypic and functional characterization of in vitro models
17.30  
Final Remarks 
18.00   
Meeting Adjourned