Time/DaySundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:30-9:30 Alternative methods and OECD testing guidelines – Helena Kandárová, Slovak Academy of Sciences, SlovakiaIn vitro methods for eye hazard testing – Helena Kandárová, Slovak Academy of Sciences, SlovakiaLiver-based in vitro models for toxicology purposes – Mathieu Vinken, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BelgiumIn vitro methods for testing genetic toxicity and carcinogenicity – Philippe Vanparys, GENTOXICON, BelgiumThe use of adverse outcome pathways in in vitro toxicology – Mathieu Vinken, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
9:30-10:30 Current practices for the validation of in vitro methods – Sandra Coecke, JRC, Italy In vitro methods for testing immunotoxicity and skin sensitisation – Sandra Coecke, JRC, Italy Lung-based in vitro models for toxicology purposes – Arno Gutleb, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, LuxembourgGroup exercisePlenary discussion
10:30-11:00 Coffee breakCoffee breakCoffee breakCoffee breakCoffee break
11:00-12:00 Good in vitro method practice – Sandra Coecke, JRC, Italy In vitro kinetics and in vitro-in vivo extrapolation – Bas Blaauboer, Utrecht University, The NetherlandsGastro-intestinal in vitro models for toxicology purposes – Jochem Louisse, Wageningen Food Safety Research, The NetherlandsGroup exerciseexam
12:00-13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 
13:00-14:00 General in vitro cytotoxicity and cell death assays – Mathieu Vinken, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BelgiumIn vitro methods for testing developmental toxicity – Jochem Louisse, Wageningen Food Safety Research, The NetherlandsThe use of ‘omics’ in in vitro toxicology – Theo de Kok, Maastricht University, The NetherlandsGroup exerciseAdjourn
14:00-15:00 In vitro methods for skin irritation and corrosion testing – Helena Kandárová, Slovak Academy of Sciences, SlovakiaThe use of stem cells in in vitro toxicology – Jochem Louisse, Wageningen Food Safety Research, The NetherlandsIn vitro toxicology testing of nanomaterials – Arno Gutleb, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg  
15:00-15:30 Coffee breakCoffee breakCoffee break  
15:30-16:30 Laboratory practical in vitro skin irritation testingLaboratory practical in vitro eye irritation testingSocial eventLaboratory practical in vitro gastro-intestinal toxicity testing 
16:30-17:30      
17:30-18:30Course introduction     
18:30-19:30      
19:30-20:30Dinner  Dinner  
20:30-21:30