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Call for papers


1. 21st century non-animal tools for basic and biomedical research
(e. g. humane disease pathways, specific disease models, transgenic animals, xenotransplantation, teratoma assays to prove pluripotency of stem cells)

2. Implementing of the Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animal used for scientific purposes
(incl. position of the EU Commission, of EU member states and of animal welfare organisations, examples for the implementation)

3. Progress in 3Rs research: EU FP6 & FP7 projects on alternatives and member state research funding
(e. g. status national and EU: Research topic overview and future funding policy)

4. 7th amendment of EU Cosmetics Directive: Cosmetics and animal testing - an end in sight
(e. g. skin regulatory acceptance, eye regualtory accaptance, sensitisation, skin models and open source)

5. Chemicals: REACH and animal welfare
(e. g. report on use of alternatives, views of companies, animal welfare, methods, search engines)

6. 3Rs progress in other sectors
(e. g. vaccine testing, replacing mouse bioassays)

7. Inhalation toxicology & toxicology of nanomaterials

8. 3R goes 3D! Implementation of 3D methods in toxicity testing

9. GCCP - Good cell culture practice

10. Ethical and & legal issues

11. Free communications

EUSAAT 2012 Linz main square
EUSAAT 2012 near the Danube with museum Lentos
EUSAAT 2012 near the Danube view to the Linz castle
EUSAAT University of Linz congress venue

Lectures and posters can be submitted for all topics.

To submit your lecture or your poster please use the ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM!

Deadlines for the submission:

submission of lectures: 30th April 2012
submission of posters: 31st May 2012


Preliminary Programme

Wednesday 5th September 2012

Joint Satellite Meeting with ETS - European Teratology Society

Wednesday 5th September 2012 and 8th Saturday 2012

Satellite Meetings

Thursday 6th September 2012 - Saturday 8th September 2012

17th European Congress an Alternatives to Animal Testing &
14th Annual Meeting of EUSAAT

incl. 2 poster sessions on Thursday 6th September and Friday 7th September 2012
welcome reception on Wednesday 5th September
social evening on Friday 7th September 2012

Exhibition EUSAAT 2012

This year again we offer you the possibility to present your company and your products at the above mentioned congress.

For further information about the exhibition, please visit the congress website.


Registration & hotel accomodation

Please register HERE for the congress and book your hotel!

Hotel - accommodation

Our partner KUONI Congress Vienna holds allotments of rooms at special rates in different categories (****, ***, *** ) of hotels for the participants of the congress EUSAAT 2012 / Linz 2012

More details about the offered hotels can be found here. If you want to see where the hotels are located, please visit this map.

To book your hotel please use the online registration form for this congress.



before 31st July 2012

members of EUSAAT: EUR 165,-
general registration fee: EUR 255,-
students: EUR 90,-

after 31st July 2012

members of EUSAAT: EUR 205,-
general registration fee: EUR 315,-
students: EUR 100,-


Congress office

appl communications & consulting e.U.
Helmut Appl

A-4225 Luftenberg/Donau
Laimbauerweg 15

mob: +43 (0)676 4104712 or +41 (0)79 5542839
fax: +43 (0)676 410471

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