Tentative Programme

Status: February 2021

Sunday, 13 June 2021

08:00 – 09:00

Opening Remarks

09:00 – 13:30


Evolving International Methodologies and Tools for Chemical Risk Assessment
Chairs: Richard Brown, Switzerland; Mary Gulumian, South Africa

Introduction to the Course
Mary Gulumian, NIOH, South Africa

Overview of WHO/IPCS Methodologies and their Inter-relationships
Bette Meek, Uni. of Ottawa, Canada

Update on Latest WHO/IPCS Activities on Chemical Risk Assessment Methodologies, Including the Human Health Risk Assessment Toolkit
Richard Brown, WHO, Switzerland

Computational Toxicology in Hazard Characterization and Risk Assessment: Overview
Bette Meek, Uni. of Ottawa, Canada

Information Resources & Application: Databases for Hazard & Predictive Application of “Omics” Data
Elaine Faustman, Uni. of Washington, USA


Vaccine Development in the 21st Century
Chair: TBC

Introduction and History of Vaccines
Deborah Novicki, DL Novicki Toxicology Consulting LLC

Regulatory Requirements for Vaccine Development
David Pepperl, Biologics Consulting

Case Studies on Regulatory Toxicology Assessments for Prophylactic Vaccines Used in the Developing and Developed World-Approaches to Development and Challenges
Alex Rodriguez, GSK, Belgium

Vaccines (COVID-19) and Pregnancy (Special Groups)
Alan Hoberman, CRL, USA

13:30 – 14:00

Lunch Break & Digital Exhibition

14:00 – 17:00

CEC 1: Interactive Exercise