IIVS at the World Congress Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences

July 19, 2017

We are looking forward to attending the upcoming Tenth World Congress: Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, August 20-24, 2017 in Seattle, WA.  We have several presentations and posters at the meeting, listed below.  If you will be attending, please stop by our booth – #202 – and talk with our officers and staff.  We look forward to seeing you!


Tuesday, August 22, 2017
10:00 am – Noon

Session IX-4: Global Regulatory Updates

Collaborative industry and regulatory efforts to implement alternative methods in China (Abstract #131)
10:45 – 11:00 am
Erin Hill

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
3:15 – 5:00 pm

Session IX-7: Examining the Gap Between Regulatory Acceptance and Industry Use of Alternative Methods

Why Regulatory Acceptance Doesn’t Necessarily Result in Industry Use of Alternatives (Abstract #202)
Erin Hill
Presentation Time: 3:15 – 3:30 pm

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10 am – Noon

Session IV-1: Predictive Safety Approaches Role in the Design of Inherently Safer Chemicals

The Practical Application of In Vitro Pulmonary Models to Assess Acute and Chronic Effects of Toxic Exposure
(Abstract #206)
Rodger Curren
Presentation time: 10:45 – 11:00 am

Thursday, August 24, 2017
10:00 am – Noon

Session IX-5: Global Regulatory Harmonization

Industry and Regulatory Collaboration to Help Modernize the US EPA 6 Pack: Revised Prediction Model of the Skin Irritation Test (SIT, OECD TG 439) to Predict EPA Hazard Categories (Abstract #110)
Presentation time: 11:15 – 11:30 am

Session IX-6: 3Rs Communication and Advocacy

Sharing Technology and Expertise: A US Society Promotes the Use of Alternatives Through its Membership Activities
(Abstract #498)
Erin Hill
Presentation Time: 11:25 – 11:40 am


Session II: Lessons Learned – Regulatory Acceptance

Non-animal Testing Approach to Address Biocompatibility Testing of Medical Devices Required by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) (Abstract #129)
Erin Hill
Quality Considerations: Redefining Test Systems from Animals to Tissues and Beyond (Abstract #335)
Amanda Ulrey

Session VI: Communicating and Utilizing the 3Rs in Academia, Education & Research – Education 

Introducing the 3R Concepts into Pre-college Classrooms (Abstract #581)
Nicole Green, Gertrude-Emilia Costin, Adele Miller, Sue Leary, Katherine Lewis