The 50th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology will be held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh from the 7th to the 10th September 2014.
Cead Mile Failte or one hundred thousand welcomes is the traditional gaelic welcome and I extend this to all of you.
On behalf of the British Toxicology Society and the Local Organising Committee I invite you to join usin the beautiful Scottish capital city of Edinburgh to take part in EUROTOX 2014. The meeting will beheld in the purpose built Edinburgh International Conference Centre from 7th – 10th September 2014.
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and is famous for its castle, dating from 12th century, the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyrood and, of course, Scotch whisky and tartan. The grandeur of the city centre has been well preserved and the main sites are all within easy walking distance of the city centre. The Conference venue, EICC, is situated in the heart of historic Edinburgh and offers first class conference facilities and a selection of restaurants, bars, museums, galleries, shops and many other attractions are a short walk from the venue.
The Conference aim is to “Advance Science for Human and Environmental Health” and we have an exciting programme highlighting new and innovative science and current regulatory topics. There will be a mix of plenary and keynote lectures, symposia, workshops and a full continuing education programme. In addition, there will be interactive poster sessions and a dynamic trade exhibition. EUROTOX 2014 will be THE meeting place for toxicologists from around the world to come together to meet and discuss the key issues facing the discipline today.
There will be an attractive social programme, including traditional music and a ceilidh. Edinburgh is an ideal base to explore the impressive beauty of the rest of Scotland. Please do come and join us in Edinburgh in 2014 and make this a dynamic and memorable conference.
Professor Heather M Wallace
President, EUROTOX 2014