BelTox and INVITROM Joint Symposium: "The Safety of Nanomaterials: opportunities and challanges"

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University of Antwerp, Klooster van de Grauwzusters, Stadscampus - Building S, Lange Sint-Annastraat 7, B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium

BelTox and INVITROM Joint Symposium

“The Safety of Nanomaterials: Opportunities & Challenges”
November 26, 2015, Antwerp, Belgium

09:30h Registration
09:50 - 10:00h Welcome by the chairman
10:00 - 10:50h Fate and effects of nanomaterials in the environment Ronny Blust
(University of Antwerp / Belgium)
10:50 - 11:30h Nanomaterial risk assessment - an industry perspective Karin Wiench
(BASF, Germany)
11:30 - 12:00h Coffee break
12:00 - 12:40h The safety of nanomaterials: recent regulatory developments in the EU Qasim Chaudhry
(The Food and Environment Agency, UK)
12:40 - 13:00h General assembly BelTox
13:00 - 14:00h Lunch and poster session
14:00 - 15:00 Young scientist competition - selected oral presentations of abstracts
15:00 - 15:40h Gut-on-a-chip models for risk assessment of nanomaterials Hans Bouwmeester
(RIKILT, Wageningen University, The Netherlands)
15:40 - 16:10h Coffee break
16:10 - 16:50h Opportunities and safety of nanomaterials in medicine Raymond Schiffelers
(University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
16:50 - 17:30h Workplace exposure to inhaled nanoparticles Evelien Frijns
(Flemish Institute for Technology, Belgium)
17:30 - 17:45h Young scientist awards and closing by the chairman

Venue:University of Antwerp
Klooster van de Grauwzusters
Stadscampus – Building S
Lange Sint-Annastraat 7
B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium