Instructions for presenters

Venue address

Biopolis Matrix
30 Biopolis Street
Singapore, 138671

Programme in a nutshell

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Keynote speakers (PDF)

Monday, 26 September 2016

08:30-09:15 Registration
09:15-11:15 Opening session: The big picture – setting the stage Cal-Icon
11:45-13:45 Control and characterisation of exposure, routes of entry, and translocation in the body  Cal-Icon
13:45-14:45 Lunch break
14:45-16:30 Particles for diagnosis and therapy  Cal-Icon Technical challenges in particle toxicology  Cal-Icon
16:45-18:00 Special A*STAR session: Particle toxicity testing in the 21st century  Cal-Icon


Tuesday, 27 September 2016

08:30-11:00 Particle sources and properties linked to toxicology  Cal-Icon
11:30-13:30 Immunity and systemic responses  Cal-Icon Non-specific effects of particles  Cal-Icon
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-16:30 Particles and the developing body  Cal-Icon Raising to the challenge of complex nanomaterials in EHS  Cal-Icon
16:30-18:00 Poster session  Cal-Icon

With coffee, juice and appetizers

18:30-22:00 Dinner banquet  Cal-Icon

Wednesday 28 September 2016

08:30-10:30 Bioavailability, biopersistence, bioprocessing, biomodification, and bioclearance  Cal-Icon Lessons from fibrous and mineral particles for nanoparticle risk management and governance  Cal-Icon
11:00-13:00 Forest and coal fire particles  Cal-Icon
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-17:00 Special Symposium:
Airborne ultra-fine particles and environmental public health implications in Singapore – toxicology, exposure, mitigation  Cal-Icon
Individual networking and sightseeing
Thursday 29 September 2016
08:30-10:30 New concepts and methodologies in particle toxicology  Cal-Icon Particles in the environment and the link to human toxicology  Cal-Icon
11:00-12:30 Future directions in particle and fibre research  Cal-Icon
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
14:15-15:30 Award session  Cal-Icon

Friday 30 September 2016 – Training sessions

09:30-17:00 Nanomaterials in the environment and food chain  Cal-Icon Successful in-vitro testing of particle effects  Cal-Icon

Instructions for presenters

Poster Guidelines: Poster boards measuring 0.95 m x 2.4 m (portrait format) will be available. We recommend poster size A0 for optimal viewing experience. Download here the full poster guideline.

Oral Presentation Guidelines: We provide Windows computers running Windows 7 equipped with MS PowerPoint 2016, Adobe Acrobat Reader and VLC. Use of own computer is not allowed to save time between presenters. Presenters must bring their presentation on a USB-disc or thumbdrive to the conference. remember to allow for a few minutes Q&A at the end of the talk.