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Thursday 26 October 2017

Session 1:
Welcome and Opening– Dr Rob Taalman, Cosmetics Europe Science and Research Director
9.30 - 10.10

Introduction to different Alternatives Animal Testing Research Programmes, Panel discussion:

Prof Dr Maurice Whelan, European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Prof Dr Bob Van de Water, Leiden University, EuToxRisk

Dr Boris Müller, Symrise, EPAA

Dr Horst Wenck, Beiersdorf, Cosmetics Europe Long Range Science Strategy (LRSS)

Coffee Break & Poster Session with Soap Box presentation of the LRSS programme

Session 2:
Linking consumer exposure scenarios to internal exposure, Moderator Prof Dr Bette Meek, University of Ottawa
10:40 - 12:00

Dermal Exposure Tiered Approach – Dr Sarah Tozer, Procter & Gamble

Exposure of consumers to cosmetic ingredients from the environment – Prof Alistair Boxall, University of York

Bridging the gap from External to Internal Exposure with in Silico and In Vitro tools – Dr Helga Rothe, Coty

12.00 - 13.00

Lunch & Poster Session with Soap Box presentation of the LRSS programme

Session 3:
Novel approaches in modern safety assessment, Moderator Prof Dr Vera Rogiers, Vice–Chair of the SCCS and Professor of Toxicology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
13.00 - 14.45

Improving safety assessment with novel methodologies – Dr George Daston, Procter & Gamble

Cheminformatics platform as cornerstone for data integration – Prof Dr Mark Cronin, John Moores Liverpool University

Cross-sectorial safety assessment practices based on non-animal approaches – Dr Robert Landsiedl, BASF

Regulatory confidence in novel approaches to safety assessment - Dr Martin Paparella, Environment Agency Austria

Q&A/ Session Wrap-up and Introduction to break out sessions

Coffee Break

Session 4:
Breakout sessions and Debrief
15.15 - 17.30

Breakout A: Why NOT being risky is hazardous? The example of endocrine disruptors

Moderator: Dr Bertrand Desprez, Cosmetics Europe Speakers: Dr Ellen Mihaich, LLC -CEO of Environmental and Regulatory Resources, Prof Dr Aldert H. Piersma, RIVM

Breakout B: Safety assessment into practice- case studies

Moderator: Dr Sylvain Bougoin, Cosmetics Europe Speakers: Dr Bart van der Burg, BDS, EuToxRisk, Dr Gladys Ouédraogo, L’Oreal Dr Dirk Petersohn, Henkel

Breakout C: Inhalation : from Exposure to Safety Assessment

Moderator: Karolina Brzuska, Cosmetics Europe Speakers: Dr Winfried Steiling, Henkel, Dr Tanja Hansen Fraunhofer I.T.E.M.

18.00 -19.30

Networking Cocktail - speech from Cosmetics Europe President Loïc Armand

Friday 27 October 2017

Session 5:
Future Technologies, Moderator: Dr Robert Taalman, Cosmetics Europe Director of Science and Research
9.00 - 10.30

Skin microbiome – Dr Veronika Oudova, S-Biomedic

Artificial Intelligence: structuring complexity in Life Sciences – Arti Nokhai and Dr Joost Vos, IBM Watson

Artificial Intelligence for Advanced Skincare Research - Anastasia Georgievskaya beauty.AI, Rynkl, skinhack

Multi-organ-on-a-Chip technologies: Potential impact on predictive substance testing – Dr Reyk Horland, TissUse

Coffee break

Session 6:
Concluding Session, Moderator: Dr Horst Wenck, Beiersdorf, Cosmetics Europe Long Range Science Strategy
11.00 - 12.30

WC10 Headlines – Prof Dr Maurice Whelan, European Commission Joint Research Centre

Award Ceremony for best posters, including 5 minutes presentation of top 3 posters – Dr Elisabet Berggren, European Commission Joint Research Centre

Wrap up Ceremony and presentation of Scientific Advisory Board – Inauguration of the Scientific Advisory Board – John Chave, Cosmetics Europe, Director General