SEP
13
2012
Rome, Italy
Workshop: Metodi (Q)SAR, REACH e il Gruppo di Lavoro Italiano
Presentations given by E. Benfenati and R. Benigni.
 
SEP
13
2011
Copenhagen, Denmark
Meeting at European Environment Agency (EEA)
Participation: E. Benfenati & G. Gini
 
OCT
27
2010
Parma, Italy
Meeting with EFSA, and presentation of the project ANTARES
Participation: E. Benfenati, A. Roncaglioni & G. Gini
 
SEP
23
2010
Helsinki, Finland
Meeting at ECHA, discussion about possible collaboration for joint activities on read-across
Participation: E. Benfenati
 
JUN
29
2010
Helsinki, Finland
Discussion at ECHA about ANTARES, with plenary talk
Participation: E. Benfenati (with A. Roncaglioni, R. Knauf, G. Gini & F. Lemke) with the talk "Towards a safer and more transparent use of QSAR models for toxicity prediction"
 
JUN
28
2010
Helsinki, Finland
Meeting with ECHA
Participation: E. Benfenati, A. Roncaglioni, R. Knauf, G. Gini & F. Lemke
 

JUN
18-22
2012
Tallinn, Estonia
15th International Workshop on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Environmental and Health Sciences (QSAR2012)
Presentation by G. Gini: Automatic knowledge extraction from chemical structures: the case of mutagenicity prediction.
Presentation by E. Benfenati: An integrated model for ready biodegradability for regulatory use
Posters:
  • Lombardo A., Gonella Diaza R., Gissi A., Benfenati E. and Lemke F. Comparison of the results of QSAR models for Bioconcentration Factor
  • Milan C., Esposito A., Cassano A., Gonella Diaza R. and Benfenati E. Comparison of the results of QSAR models for LD50
  • Milan C., Golbamaki Bakhtyari N., Roncaglioni A., Cassano A., Raitano G. and Benfenati E. Comparison of the results of QSAR models for Mutagenicity
 
MAY
20-25
2012
Berlin, Germany
SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting - 6th SETAC World Congress
Presentation by E. Benfenati: VEGA, a new platform combining QSAR and read across for the prediction of chemical properties.
Poster: Milan C., Benfenati E., Roncaglioni A., Gonella Diaza R., Cassano A., Lombardo A. and Golbamaki Bakhtyari A. Collection and Screening of QSAR Models for REACH
 
OCT
26-27
2011
Berlin, Germany
6th Meeting of the OECD QSAR Toolbox Management Group
Participation: E. Benfenati, with a presentation of the VEGA platform
 
OCT
17-18
2011
Leipzig, Germany
Expert Meeting of EUROECOTOX on the use of alternative methods
Participation to the working groups: E. Benfenati
 
SEP
3-7
2011
Maribor, Slovenia
CMTPI 2011 - 6th International Symposium on Computational Methods in Toxicology and Pharmacology Integrating Internet Resources
Participation: A. Roncaglioni (together with A. Manganaro, R. Gonella Diaza, A. Lombardo, M. I. Petoumenou, G. Gini & E. Benfenati) with the platform presentation "The development of new tools towards a better exploitation of the applicability domain of QSAR models"
 
AUG
28-31
2011
Paris, France
EUROTOX 2011 - 47th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk "In silico risk assessment"
 
MAY
15-19
2011
Milan, Italy
SETAC Europe 21st Annual Meeting
E. Benfenati (with A. Roncaglioni, A. Manganaro, R. Gonella Diaza, A. Lombardo, M. I. Petoumenou), with the platform presentation "The development of new tools towards a better exploitation of non testing methods for regulatory purposes".
Posters:
  • Knauf R., Roncaglioni R., Milan C., Attias L., Alivernini S., Gini G., Lemke F. and Benfenati E. ANTARES - Alternative Non-Testing methods Assessed for REACH Substances
  • Milan C., Roncaglioni A., Attias L., Alivernini S., Knauf R., Gini G., Lemke F. and Benfenati E. The ANTARES project: An evaluation of non-testing methods for REACH
 
APR
11-15
2011
Paris, France
IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence
Participation: G.Gini, with the submitted paper "Mining Toxicity Structural Alerts from SMILES: A New Way to Derive Structure Activity Relationships"
 
APR
6
2011
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
ORCHESTRA Workshop on QSAR & REACH
Poster: Benfenati E., Roncaglioni A., Milan C., Attias L., Alivernini S., Knauf R., Gini G. and Lemke F.ANTARES - Alternative Non-Testing methods Assessed for REACH Substances
 
NOV
26
2010
Milan, Italy
Workshop on "Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century and Alternative Methods"
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk "How reliable are in silico methods for toxicity prediction?"
 
MAY
30
2010
Potsdam, Germany
OpenTox Workshop "Integrating Predictive Toxicology Resources and Applications"
E. Benfenati, with the talk "Perspective on infrastructure requirements for chemistry research in predictive toxicology"
 
MAY
24-28
2010
Montreal, Canada
14th International Workshop on QSARs in Environmental and Health Sciences (QSAR2010)
Poster: Roncaglioni A., Milan C., Schifanella O. and Benfenati E. Comparison and use of QSAR software to estimate Carcinogenicity
 
MAY
23-27
2010
Seville, Spain
SETAC Europe 20th Annual Meeting
Poster: Benfenati E., Roncaglioni A., Schifanella O., Milan C. and Manganaro A. Use of in-silico models to estimate carcinogenicity for pesticides
 

NOV
26
2012
Degree course in "Scienze biotecnologiche veterinarie", Milan, Italy
Lesson about in silico models in toxicology: "Metodi Alternativi alla Sperimentazione Animale in tossicologia".
E. Benfenati as teacher
 
SEP
21
2012
Padua, Italy
Master di II livello in REACH (Venice and Padua Universities)
E. Benfenati as teacher
 
AUG
22-29
2012
Sao Paulo, Brasil
Course on QSAR
E. Benfenati and G. Gini as teachers.
 
MAY
20
2012
SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting - 6th SETAC World Congress, Berlin, Germany
Use of QSAR models for risk assessment: practical use of the VEGA models
E. Benfenati, G. Gini and E. Boriani as teachers.
 
MAY
18
2012
Doctorate program of "Politecnico di Milano", Milan, Italy
Lesson about Computational methods in toxicology
G. Gini as teacher
 
MAR
24
2012
Master II livello in: "Regolamenti REACH (EC 1907/2006) e CLP (EC 1272/2008): valore alla sostenibilità dei processi produttivi e alla tutela della salute", Bari, Italy
QSAR-REACH: strumenti operativi e scenari
A. Lombardo as teacher
 
MAR
6
2012
Milan, Italy
Course: "Il metodo QSAR e le sue applicazioni pratiche nel Regolamento REACH"
E. Benfenati as teacher
 
DEC
2
2011
Naples, Italy
Master di II livello in: REACH, Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals (CE n. 1907/2006)
E. Benfenati and G. Gini as teachers
 
NOV
26
2011
SETAC LCA Case Study Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark
Use of QSAR in risk assessment: practical use of the VEGA models and relationship with LCA
E. Boriani as teacher
 
NOV
7
2011
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Corso sui Metodi Alternativi alla Sperimentazione Animale in Tossicologia
E. Benfenati as teacher
 
SEP
9
2011
Master "Strategic Environmental Management", Padua, Italy
Use of QSAR in environmental risk assessment
E. Boriani
 
AUG
23
2011
RECETO PhD course, Copenhagen, Denmark
Use of QSAR models - practical use of the CAESAR models for legislative purposes (e.g. REACH legislation)
E. Boriani as teacher
 
MAY
15
2011
SETAC Europe 21st Annual Meeting, Milan, Italy
Use of QSAR models for REACH: practical use of the CAESAR and US EPA T.E.S.T. models
E. Benfenati, E. Boriani, A. Roncaglioni, A. Lombardo and G. Gini as teachers
 
JUL
4-8
2011
2° Scuola Nazionale di Chimica dell’Ambiente e dei Beni Culturali. Il presente e il futuro, Feltre (Belluno), Italy
Lecture on alternative methods
E. Benfenati as teacher
 
DEC
15
2010
Course: “Metodi Alternativi alla Sperimentazione Animale in Tossicologia”, Milan, Italy
Lesson on QSAR
E. Benfenati as teacher
 
JUN
15
2010
TRISK course: “Identification and assessment of genotoxic and non-genotoxic carcinogens”, Milan, Italy
Lecture on in silico methods
E. Benfenati as teacher
 
MAY
23
2010
SETAC Europe 20th Annual Meeting, Seville, Spain
Course: Use of QSAR models for REACH
E. Benfenati, E. Boriani and G. Gini as teachers
 
JAN
14
2010
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Lesson on QSAR models, within the Master Course in Risk Assessment and Risk Analysis
E. Benfenati as teacher
 

JUL
17
2012
F.I.S. (Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici), Montecchio Maggiore, Italy
Seminar on the use of QSAR models for toxicity evaluation.
Participation: E. Benfenati"
 
APR
20
2012
S.I.S.T.E., Milan, Italy
Seminar on alternative methods for cosmetics (Regolamento 1223/09: Nuove metodologie e piattaforme informatiche)
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the presentation "Valutazione della sicurezza degli ingredienti cosmetici: utilizzo di sistemi non-testing, in silico e read across"
 
MAR
8
2012
Milan, Italy
8ª Conferenza Sicurezza Prodotti - A che punto siamo con il REACH
Participation: E. Benfenati with the presentation "Non-testing methods dei chemicals - la piattaforma VEGA e le connessioni con i progetti ANTARES e ORCHESTRA"
 
FEB
16
2012
Gent, Belgium
QSAR Workshop at ARCHE Consulting
Participation: E. Benfenati with "Presentation on QSAR definitions and 5 OECD criteria for scientific validity + Demontration of VEGA platform"
 
DEC
15
2011
Milan, Italy
2nd National Conference: Rethinking the equation REACH = Regulation
Lecture: La nuova piattaforma VEGA per i non-testing methods dei chemicals (E. Benfenati)
 
OCT
5-7
2011
Milan, Italy
Chem-Med 2011 - The International chemical event
Participation: R. Knauf, with the presentation "How to manage test to transform regulation obligations into a business opportunity: the projects ORCHESTRA and ANTARES"
 
JUN
20
2011
Lisbon, Portugal
Training Workshop on QSAR as a Tool in Chemical Risk Assessment
Participation: E. Benfenati, A. Roncaglioni & G. Gini
 
MAR-APR
30-1
2011
Barcelona, Spain
OSIRIS Fourth Annual Meeting
Participation: A. Roncaglioni
 
MAR
22
2011
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Centro Reach - Course on "Il metodo QSAR e sue applicazioni pratiche nel Regolamento REACH"
Participation: E. Benfenati
 
MAR
8-9
2011
Leipzig, Germany
OSIRIS ITS Stakeholder Workshop
Participation: A. Roncaglioni
 
FEB
3
2011
Milan, Italy
6° Conferenza Sicurezza Prodotti: REACH
Participation: E. Benfenati & R.Knauf with the talk "I primi risultati dei progetti europei ORCHESTRA e ANTARES sui metodi alternativi"
 
DEC
15
2010
Milan, Italy
Workshop Centro Reach "Prepararsi al 2011: come realizzare attività dif R&S e servizi professionali, insieme al Centro Reach"
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk: "Il progetto europeo ANTARES"
 
NOV
17-18
2010
Brussels, Belgium
Cefic-LRI 12th Annual Workshop on "Reduction of uncertainty Enabling Decision Making"
Participation: R.Knauf & E. Benfenati with the presentation of "Predictive models and their appropriate use within the applicability domain"
 
JUN
16-17
2010
Stresa, Italy
Workshop of ICCA/CEFIC/JRC "Integrating New Advances in Exposure Science and Toxicity Testing: Next Steps"
Participation: E. Benfenati & R. Knauf, with talks with international regulators and industry
 
MAY
11
2010
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Centro Reach - Course on QSAR methods
Participation: A. Roncaglioni
 
FEB
24
2010
Milan, Italy
Workshop of Federchimica "The LRI Long Range Research Initiative"
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk "New development in predictive computational models for toxicity of chemicals"
 
FEB
9
2010
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Centro Reach - Course on QSAR methods
Participation: E. Benfenati
 

NOV
21-22
2012
Milan, Italy
ANTARES final Workshop: "Facts about QSAR Models and the Non-Testing Methods - The Results of the ANTARES LIFE+ project about QSAR abd Read Across for REACH.
Presentations by ANTARES beneficiaries and Italian Ministry of Environment.
 
JUN
5
2012
Milan, Italy
Workshop: 20 Anni del Programma LIFE+
Presentation of the ANTARES project by E. Benfenati
 
MAY
30
2012
Milan, Italy
Seminars for students and researchers of "Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milano
Lecture: Una piattaforma pubblica per predire la tossicità dei composti chimici (E. Benfenati)
 
MAY
25
2012
Brescia, Italy
Workshop: Ambiente, Energia, Sostenibilità nei progetti LIFE italiani
Presentation of the ANTARES project by E. Benfenati
 
MAY
4
2012
Pomezia, Italy
Conference: Il regolamento sui prodotti cosmetici
Presentation: Integrazione del metodo read across con strumenti computazionali (N. Golbamaki Bakhtyari)
 
FEB
3
2012
Rome, Italy
Workshop sull'uso del modelli QSAR con alcuni casi studio
E. Benfenati as presenter
 
OCT
24
2011
Bolzano, Italy
Workshop "Incenerimento e qualità dell‘aria"
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk "Modelli per la valutazione della tossicità ambientale"
 
MAY
7
2011
Pavia, Italy
Conferenza InterMaster. Caratterizzazione tossicologica delle sostanze chimiche: prepararsi al futuro con l’esperienza maturata nel 2010 per il REACH
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk "I modelli in silico: (Q)SAR"
 
FEB
21-25
2011
Milan, Italy
Risk assessment. Metodi di valutazione per l'ambiente e per l'uomo. Settimana Ambiente 2011
Participation: A. Roncaglioni, with a demonstration of the CAESAR software
 
NOV
26
2010
Milan, Italy
Workshop: Toxicity testing in the 21th Century and Alternative Methods.
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk "how reliable are in silico methods for toxicity prediction?"
 
NOV
2
2010
Copenhagen, Denmark
Symposium: Drug Discovery and the roles of Informatics.
Participation: E. Boriani as lecturer"
 
OCT
1
2010
Lana (Bolzano), Italy
Workshop "La salubrità ambientale: nuovi scenari scientifici e nuovi adempimenti alla luce della regolamentazione REACH"
Participation: E. Benfenati, with the talk "La regolamentazione REACH e l’uso dei modelli predittivi per la tossicità"
 

JUL
19
2012
Rome, Italy
Meeting with representatives of the Italian Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico, Ministero della Salute, Ministero dell'Ambiente, within the Italian Gruppo di lavoro sui metodi QSAR per il REACH.
 
 
MAY
18
2012
Berlin, Germany
Meeting at Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung (BfR) on the ANTARES project.
Participants: E. Benfenati, G. Gini, F. Lemke
 
FEB
24
2012
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Meeting of the Italian "Gruppo di lavoro sui metodi QSAR per il REACH"
Participation: E. Benfenati
 
FEB
3
2012
Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale (ISPRA), Rome, Italy
Workshop on the use of QSAR models
Participation: E. Benfenati as teacher
 
NOV
22
2011
Umweltbundesamt (UBA), Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
Workshop "REACH & QSAR Models for Environment: Discussion based on Case Studies to improve Documentation and Acceptance"
Participation: E. Benfenati & R. Gonella Diaza, with a series of examples from the VEGA platform
 
SEP
19
2011
Ministry of Health, Rome, Italy
First meeting of the Italian "Gruppo di lavoro sui metodi QSAR per il REACH"
Participation: E. Benfenati & L. Attias (ANTARES is taken as a good source for the identification of the QSAR models)
 
DEC
13
2010
Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale (ISPRA), Rome, Italy
Workshop on "Le attività di ricerca ISPRA nell’ambito del regolamento REACH"
Participation: A. Roncaglioni, with the talk "I metodi di non testing per la stima delle proprietà (eco)tossicologiche"
 
JUL
23
2010
Rome, Italy
Comitato Tecnico di Coordinamento (CTT) per il REACH
Participation: E. Benfenati, with a presentation of the results of ANTARES for the Action 1
 

MAY
17
2012
Berlin, Germany
Fourth periodic meeting.
 
OCT
11
2011
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Third monitoring visit with LIFE Technical and Financial Desk Officers and External Monitor
 
OCT
10
2011
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Third periodic meeting
 
DEC
17
2010
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Second monitoring visit with External Monitor
 
OCT
15
2010
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
Second periodic meeting
 
MAY
18
2010
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
First monitoring visit with External Monitor
 
FEB
2
2010
Istituto Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
Kick-off meeting
 
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