Introduction to Toxicology and Ecotoxicology as the Scientific Basis for Management of Chemical Risk

17 November 2014: 8:30 – 18:0 hours

Elewijt Center
Tervuursesteenweg 564, 1982 Elewijt, Belgium

 

Program

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8:30-9:00 
 
Reception
9:00-9:10

 

Introduction to the seminar
Marie-Noëlle Blaude (WIV-ISP Scientific Institute of Public Health)
 
9:10-9:25 Part 1: Analysis of cases involving toxic substances
Dominique Lison (UCL Catholic University of Louvain)
 
9:25-10:15

 

Part 2: Introduction to toxicology
Dominique Lison (UCL Catholic University of Louvain)
 
10:15-10:35 
 
Coffee Break
 
10:35-11:15

 

Part 3: Introduction to epidemiology
Hans Scheers (KULeuven)
 
11:15-12:15

 

Part 4: Environmental risk assessment
Francesca Tencalla (Toxminds)
 
12:15-13:30
 
Lunch with lecturers
 
13:30-15:30

Part 5: Health risk assessment
         5.1: Hazard assessment
        
Mark Martens (President of BelTox)
         5.2: Exposure assessment

        
Peter Hoet (KULeuven)
         5.3: Risk assessment
        
Mark Martens (President of BelTox)

15:30-15:45
 
Coffee Break
 
15:45-16:20

 

Part 6: Hazard (and risk) communication
Marie-Noëlle Blaude (WIV-ISP Scientific Institute of Public Health)
and Jacques de Gerlache (TBC)
 
16:20-17:00

 

Questions and answers session
All
 

Organizing committee:
    – Chair: Marie-Noëlle Blaude
    – Members: Mark Martens, Jacques de Gerlache, Francesca Tencalla

Itinerary

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