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Environmental Health in Horizon 2020
building on the Cross-ETP on Industrial Safety

November 27, 2013
Brussels
, Belgium

 

09:30 – 10:00

 

Coffee and Registration

 

10:00 – 10:30

WELCOME ADDRESSES

 

Background of the workshop - Rationale

Olivier Salvi, ETPIS Secretary General

 

Objectives of the workshop

Emmanuel Lemazurier, INERIS

 

 

10:30 – 12:00

NEW INITIATIVES ON ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

 

PPP “REVAL” (Reducing Environmental Inequalities by
Increasing Value of Contaminated Soils) (20 min)

Florence Carré, INERIS

 

IFRES: the French Research Initiative in Environmental
Health (20 min)

Robert Barouki, INSERM

 

Development of a national Public-Private Platform on Endocrine
Disruptors Compounds (20 min)

Philippe Hubert, INERIS and Patrick Levy, UIC

 

Example of the US initiative Tox 21st Century (20 min)

François Busquet and Thomas Hartung, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT), a Joint Venture between University of Konstanz and Johns Hopkins University

 

Discussion (Q/A)

 

 

12:00 – 13:00

 

Lunch Break

 

 

13:00 – 14:00

RECENT RESEARCH RESULTS

 

Specific speech on “Exposome approach” (20 min)

Denis Sarigiannis, University of Thessaloniki

 

EXPOFACT and the decision-aid tool on exposure aggregation
(20 min)

Alexandre Zenie, Joint Research Center of the European Commission

 

Human biomonitoring: Status, prospects, and what keeps me
awake at night (20 min)

Roel Smolders, VITO

 

Discussion (Q/A)

 

14:00 – 15:00

SHORT PRESENTATIONS OF IDEAS, TOPICS FOR NEW PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES (5-10 min per participants)

 

Dr Toby Athersuch, Imperial College London (UK)

Leveraging large-scale exposome studies to inform systems biology and personalised healthcare

 

Dr. Pim Leonards, Institute for Environmental Studies,
VU University (NL)

Indoor air and dust as exposure pathway of contaminants to humans
Relationship of Environmental Pollution en human health at low doses

 

Dr. Eusebio Gainza, Praxis Pharma, (SP)

GREEN-SAFETY: more than Safety

 

15:00 – 15:30

 

Coffee Break

 

 

15:30 – 16:30

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM VARIOUS STAKEHOLDERS

The panel discussion will address the following questions:

-       How to bundle research activities in the field of environmental health in Horizon 2020, in order to characterize pollutions and reduce the risk impacts?

-       Is ETPIS, as cross-ETPIS initiative on industrial safety, the right umbrella to welcome environmental health topics?

-       Is it relevant to promote an integrated approach for risk management combining all issues related to the uses of hazardous substances?

 

Moderator: Olivier Salvi, ETPIS Secretary General

 

Sébastien Mortier, DG Research and Innovation (main contact for ETPIS)

 

Ronald Albers, TNO and representative of ENERO (European Network of Environmental Research Organisations, www.enero.eu)

 

Thomas Strassburger, European Commission DG Environment

 

Katinka Van Der Jagt, European Commission DG Environment

 

Representative from CEFIC (apologies)

 

 

16:30 – 17:00

 

Wrap-up and closure of the meeting