10th World Congress on Alternatives 20-24 August 2017


Scientists from Unilever will be presenting many aspects of our research into 21st Century Safety Science at the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences in Seattle, Washington, USA (20th-24th August, 2017). This will include several oral presentations during the scientific sessions, as well as chairing some of these sessions and presenting some of our research as posters.

For full details of the Congress please visit the event’s webpage.

Unilever Oral Presentations

Monday 21st August

15:15 – 17:15, Room 609 Session IX-3: International 3Rs Cooperation: The Role of International Science.

IX-3-204: Cellular Stress, tipping points and application in risk assessment: An international research programme. Presentation by Carl Westmoreland.

Wednesday 23rd August

10:00 – 12:00, Rooms 615-616 Session IV-1: Predictive Safety Approaches Role in the Design of Inherently Safer Chemicals.

IV-1-576: Predictive Safety Approaches following Ten Years of TT21C: from Inspiration to Application. Presented by Paul Carmichael.

15:15 – 17:00, Room 609 Session V-3: Best Practices for Modeling Data.

V-3-710: Developing systems models for safety decision making. Challenges for improving confidence. Presented by Andrew White.

Thursday 24th August

10:00 – 12:00 in Rooms 619-620 Session IX-6: 3Rs Communication and Advocacy.

IX-6-499: Report on the Unilever and EPA Collaboration on Developing In Vitro and In Silico Methods for Toxicological Risk Assessment. Presented by Paul Carmichael. 

Unilever Poster Presentations

Wednesday 23rd August – Poster Viewing 12:00 – 13:15

LW-7: Evaluation of Skin Allergy Risk Assessment (SARA) Integrated Approach to Testing and Assessment (IATA) using six ingredients and two product types. C. Westmoreland, N. Aptula, M. Baltazar, J. Butcher, R. Cubberley, N. Gilmour, C. MacKay, G. Maxwell, R. Pendlington, J. Reynolds, E. Vandenbossche. Presented by Carl Westmoreland.