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2nd International Fresenius Conference

Endocrine Disruptors

For professionals working in the ecotoxicology,
environmental fate and regulatory affairs field

07.06.2011 to 08.06.2011 in Frankfurt/Germany


Mechanisms of Endocrine Disruption
  • This session explores the evidence and tools for assessing influences of chemicals on the endocrine system in vitro and in vivo in various animal groups with a focus on mechanistic evidence and population relevance

Assessment Approaches
  • In this session different assessment schemes are presented that order and weigh the evidence in a scientific and/or regulatory context

Endocrine Disruption in Chemical Legislation
  • This session presents how the different pieces of legislation deal with endocrine active compounds, data requirements, hazard vs. risk, restrictions, etc.

Regulatory Views, Roles and Activities
  • In this session, the views and roles of various stakeholders are presented on how to deal with endocrine active compounds

Team of experts

Christopher Borgert Applied Pharmacology and Toxicology | Markus Ebeling Bayer CropScience | Dave French Syngenta | Tobias Frische German Federal Environment Agency | Taisen Iguchi Japanese National Institute for Basic Biology | Miriam Jacobs European Food Safety Authority | Wendelyn Jones CropLife America | Reinhard Länge Bayer Schering Pharma | Annegaaike Leopold Wildlife International | Peter Matthiessen Independent Consultant | Tinka Murk Wageningen University | Patrick Murphy European Commission | Jörg Oehlmann University Frankfurt | Daniel B. Pickford Brunel University | Elizabeth Salter Green CHEM Trust | Gabriele Schöning European Chemicals Agency | Rachel Sharp Chemicals Regulation Directorate | Matthias Teigeler Fraunhofer IME | Theo Traas National Institute for Public Health and the Environment | Lennart Weltje BASF | James Wheeler Syngenta

Contact details

Monika Stratmann
Head of Conference Organisation
Phone  +49 231 75896-48
Fax  +49 231 75896-53

Venue/Conference Hotel

Holiday Inn Frankfurt Airport-North
Isenburger Schneise 40
60528 Frankfurt (Main)
Phone  +49 69 6784-0
Fax  +49 69 6784-190

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