North America

This page hosts a list of events in North America relevant to the interests of those involved (directly or indirectly) in the 3Rs principles of reduction, refinement and replacement of animal testing.

Please use the hyperlinks to the right for quick navigation or scroll down. The sections are organised by year and then by date.

For other geographical regions, use the drop-down menu above or see the Other Geographical regions links at the bottom of the page.

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18th & 19th May: ICCVAM Annual Public Forum. Click here for more information. Slides and videos from the two days are also available: 18th May; 19th May

29th & 30th June: NIEHS and NCI virtual workshop on the use of ‘omics signatures and links to environmental exposures to cancer. See Molecular Signatures of Exposure in Cancer – A Joint NIEHS and NCI Workshop Thursday & Friday, June 29 – 30, 2023 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT Virtual (

27th Aug: 3rd Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods in Niagra Falls, Canada (12:30 – 15:00 EDT). For more information and how to register, follow this link.

27th to 31st Aug: 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences (WC12) in Niagra Falls, Canada. See our Events post for more details.

12th Sep: Michigan State University are holding a half-day SCIENCE DAY from 1pm to 5pm. The topic is New Approach Methodologies in Support of Weight of Evidence Assessments for Regulatory Decisions. Registration is required for this in-person event. Follow this link to see the program and how to register.

20th Sep: NA3RsC & IQ-MPS virtual event: Gastrointestinal MPS Workshop (10:00 to 12:00 EST). Keep an eye on The 3Rs Collaborative website for more information.

17th Oct: NA3RsC & IQ-MPS are hosting a virtual event: Lung MPS Workshop (10:00 to 12:00 EST). Keep an eye on The 3Rs Collaborative website for more information.

17th & 18th Oct: HESI/DART committee workshop focusing on the application of DART principles in the light of antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) and small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) as well as other oligonucleotide therapeutics. See their event page for details.

22nd to 25th Oct: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) PharmSci 360, Orlando, Florida

23rd to 25th Oct: American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT) Annual Meeting. Silver Spring, Maryland. Abstract submission deadline is 14th July. Advance registration deadline is 15th September. See link for all details.

2nd Nov: Mid-Atlantic Chapter of SOT Fall Meeting on Artifical Intelligence and Machine Learning in Toxicology

12th to 15th Nov: The American College of Toxicology (ACT) 44th Annual meeting will take place in Orlando, Florida. For more information, see ACT AM2023 (

3rd to 5th Dec: The Society of Toxicology of Canada will host their 55th Annual Symposium in Montreal, Canada. For more information, to register and/or view the program, see Symposium 2023 – 55th annual symposium – The Society of Toxicology of Canada (


10th to 14th March: 63rd Society Of Toxicology (SOT) @ Salt Lake City

10th to 14th June: 3rd Microphysiological Systems (MPS) World Summit will take place in Seattle. Further information will be added as it becomes available here.


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