Formaldehyde Science Conference final program 10 09 07 by Gk1bz6

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									                                     Formaldehyde International Science Conference                                               Friday, 21 SEPTEMBER 2007
                                                                                                                  Session II: TOXICOLOGY OF FORMALDEHYDE
                                              20-21 September 2007, Barcelona                                     Chair:        Professor Hermann M. Bolt
                                                                                                                                (Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and
                                                               - Programme -                                                    Human Factors, Dortmund)

                                                                                                                  09:00-09:10 Professor Hermann M. Bolt: Opening of session

                                                     Thursday, 20 SEPTEMBER 2007                                  09:10-09:40 Professor Heinz-Peter Gelbke (FormaCare):
           CONFERENCE                     As of 12:00: Welcome reception at the hotel                                         Toxicology of formaldehyde: basic data and FormaCare
                                                                                                                              research
During the last months and years
new scientific data on formaldehyde       13:00-13:30 Welcome & introduction: FormaCare                           09:40-10:10 Dr Judith Shaham (University of Tel Aviv):
has been generated from a variety of                                                                                          DPC formation and genotoxicity in occupationally
studies. In order to gather and           Session I: EPIDEMIOLOGY OF FORMALDEHYDE                                             exposed humans to formaldehyde
discuss all newly available scientific    Chair:       Professor Elke Anklam
                                                       (Institute for Health and Consumer Protection             10:10-10:50 Professor Günter Speit (University of Ulm):
research and study results on                                                                                                Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and mutagenicity of formaldehyde
                                                       (Director IHCP), DG Joint Research Centre (JRC), European
formaldehyde from the various fields                   Commission)                                                                    ---10:50-11:20 Coffee Break---
of    research,    FormaCare        has
organized this Scientific Conference      13:30-13:40 Professor Elke Anklam: Opening of session                   11:20-12:00 Professor Roland Grafström (Karolinska Institute,
as a forum for scientific dialogue.                                                                                           Stockholm): Formaldehyde toxicity in cultured normal and
                                          13:40-14:00 DrJuan Riego Sintes                                                     transformed human oral keratinocytes
The Conference aims to present and                    (Head of the European Chemicals Bureau (ECB)
discuss two key aspects of research                   Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission): Risk     12:00-12:30 Questions & Answers
into formaldehyde, which are of equal                 Assessment from existing to new chemicals policy REACH
                                                                                                                                        ---12:30-14:00 Lunch Break---
scientific relevance. The programme       14:00-14:15 Professor David Coggon (University of Southampton):         14:00-14:30    Professor James A. Swenberg (University of North
is therefore divided into one section                 Formaldehyde and cancer summary of epidemiology                            Carolina at Chapel Hill): Quantitative biomarkers of
that focuses on the epidemiology                                                                                                formaldehyde genotoxicity
and one that explores the toxicology      14:15-14:45 Professor Hans-Olov Adami (Karolinska Institute
                                                      Stockholm; Chair Department of Epidemiology
of formaldehyde. Each session starts                  Harvard University): The enigmatic epidemiology of NPC
                                                                                                                  14:30-15:10    Dr Ruud Woutersen/ Dr Frieke Kuper (TNO,
with several expert lectures and                                                                                                 Quality of Life): Indications for Leukemia and Lymphoma in
presentations, to be followed by an       14:45-15:15 Dr Michael Hauptmann (Netherlands Cancer Institute) -                     former animal studies / Formaldehyde and NALT
expert panel discussion to summa-                     Updates of two NCI studies: the formaldehyde cohort & a
                                                      case-control study of embalmers –- description and          15:10-16:00   Panel Discussion
rize and complete the session. The                                                                                Chair:        Professor Hermann M. Bolt
lectures will be given by scientists                  comparison
                                                                                                                                (Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment
who have recently concluded or who                              ---15:15-15:45 Coffee Break---                                  and Human Factors, Dortmund) and all speakers
are currently working on new
research into formaldehyde on both        15:45-16:15 Dr Peter Morfeld (University of Cologne):                                         ---16:00-16:30 Coffee Break---
sides of the Atlantic. Furthermore,                   Mis-specified and non-robust mortality risk models for
                                                      nasopharyngeal cancers                                      Session III: OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
there will be a brief session on                                                                                  Chair:        Professor Hermann M. Bolt
Occupational Exposure Limits.             16:15-16:45 Professor Gary Marsh (University of Pittsburgh):
                                                      Work in the metal industry and nasopharyngeal cancer        16:30-16:40   Professor Hermann M. Bolt: Opening of session
                                                      mortality among formaldehyde-exposed workers
                                                                                                                  16:40-17:10    Professor Gerhard Triebig (University of Heidelberg):
                                                       16:45-18:00 Panel Discussion                                             Sensory irritations of formaldehyde in humans at
                                          Chair:       Professor David Coggon (University of Southampton)                       occupational exposure limits
                                                       and all speakers                                           17:10-17:30 Questions & Answers
                                                                          ---Break---                             17:30-17:45 Conclusion of the Conference
                                          19:30        Reception with apéritif                                                  Informal Dinner in Barcelona City Centre
                                          20:00        Dinner at Hotel

								
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