Carcinogens @ Home
November 14, 2014
Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium

 

Timing Topic Speaker
(contact person)

8:00-9:00
 

REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00-9:15

 

Welcome & Introduction

 

Lode Godderis
(BEMS President)
 
9:15-10:00

 

A comprehensive cancer control
plan in Belgium: now and
tomorrow
 
Marc Van den Bulcke
WIV-ISP (B)
 
PART I: Cosmetic products and ingredients
Chair: Marlies De Boeck – Janssen R&D
 
10:00-10:30

 

EU Regulatory Perspective on
Genotoxicity of Cosmetics
 
Jan van Benthem
RIVM (NL)
 
10:30-11:00

 

Genotoxicity testing of cosmetic
ingredients: current status and
possible alternatives
 
Tatyana Doktorova
WIV-ISP (B)
 
11:00-11:30
 
COFFEE BREAK

 
11:30-12:00

 

What are hair dyes? Is genotoxicity a
potential issue?
 
Vera Rogiers
VUB (B)
 
12:00-12:30

 

Exposure of hairdressers to
aromatic diamines: influence of
correct use of gloves on the
systemic exposure
 
Tom Geens
KULeuven (B)

 

12:30-13:00

 

Industrial perspective on
genotoxicity of cosmetics
 
Rolf Fautz
Kao Corporation (D)
 
13:00-14:00
 
NETWORKING LUNCH

PART II: Traffic
Chair: Jacky Van Gompel – Janssen R&D
 
14:00-14:30

 

Fine particles in air and cancer risk

 

Tim Nawrot
UHasselt
KULeuven (B)
 
14:30-15:00

 

Traffic related particulate matter
distribution in Antwerp: results
from the 'AIRbezen' project
 
Roeland Samson
UAntwerpen (B)
 
PART III: Food Related Materials
Chair: Birgit Mertens – WIV
 
15:00-15:30

 

Evaluation of the genotoxic
potential of substances migrating
from food contact materials
 
Melissa Van Bossuyt
WIV-ISP (B)
 
15:30-16:00

 

Mechanisms supporting a link
between (processed) red meat consumption and colorectal cancer
 
Birgit Mertens
WIV-ISP (B)

 

16:00-17:00
 
CLOSING REMARKS & RECEPTION