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2007 TOXICOLOGY AND RISK ASSESSMENT CONFERENCE

Citation:

2007 TOXICOLOGY AND RISK ASSESSMENT CONFERENCE. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.

Impact/Purpose:

This is a co-sponsored event.

Description:

EPA has announced

The 2007 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference
Cincinnati Marriott North, West Chester (Cincinnati), OH
April 23- 26, 2007 - Click to register!

The Annual Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference is a unique meeting where several Government Agencies come together to discuss toxicology and risk assessment issues that are not only of concern to the government, but also to a broader audience including academia and industry. The theme of this year's conference is Emerging Issues and Challenges in Risk Assessment and the preliminary agenda includes:

    Plenary Sessions and prominent speakers (tentative) include:
    • Issues of Emerging Chemical Contaminants
    • Uncertainty and Variability in Risk Assessment
    • Use of Mechanistic data in IARC evaluations

    Parallel Sessions:
    • Uncertainty and Variability in Dose-Response Assessment
    • Recent Advances in Toxicity and Risk Assessment of RDX
    • The Use of Epidemiologic Data for Risk Assessment Applications
    • Cumulative Health Risk Assessment: Advances in Approaches
    • Predictive vs Protective Risk Analysis
    • Biomarkers of Exposure and Effects
    • Health Hazards of Particulate Matter/Nanomaterials
    • Overview of Contemporary Issues and Approaches in Children's
    • Assessment of Microbial Risks from Drinking Water
    • A discussion session on IRIS: Recent improvements and changes

    Workshops: Exciting educational workshops are planned on the following topics:
    • NIOSH Direct Reading Instrument/Direct Reading Methods Initiative
    • The Power of Aggregated Toxicity Data
    • Chemical Mixtures
    • Uncertainty Factors
    • A Risk Communication Primer
    • Benchmark Dose/Categorical Regression
    • Epidemiologic Fundamentals for Risk Assessment Applications

A Panel Discussion Session on Federal Agency Toxicology Training Needs: New Faces and New Tools for the 21st Century is featured. In addition, an evening poster session is planned with specific topics that will be discussed in the platform sessions.

URLs/Downloads:

2007 Toxicology and Risk Assessment Conference Agenda - Draft   (PDF,19 pp, 56 KB,  about PDF)

POSTER SESSION GUIDANCE AND STUDENT COMPETITION   (PDF,2 pp, 14 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (COMMUNICATION PRODUCT/GENERAL PUBLIC)
Product Published Date: 01/11/2007
Record Last Revised: 05/17/2016
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 162606

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

CINCINNATI OH