Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (CTDC)
CTDC Meetings: Held every three years, Congresses on Toxicology in Developing Countries (CTDC) are sponsored by IUTOX. The meetings provide a forum for discussing toxicological problems facing developing countries in the future and exchanging views with toxicologists from all over the world, especially from developing countries and regions. The 6th CTDC Meeting was held in conjunction with EUROTOX 2006 September 20–24, 2006, in Cavtat/Dubrovnik, Croatia. The 7th CTDC Meeting was held in Sun City, South Africa in 2009. The 8th CTDC Meeting was held in Bangkok, Thailand in 2012, and the 9th CTDC Meeting will be held in Natal, Brazil in 2015.
Information on the 9 CTDC Meeting
Travel Fellowships: IUTOX will provide financial support to individuals to participate in the 9th Congress of Toxicology in Developing Countries (9CTDC) in Natal, Brazil in 2015. Two types of fellowships will be awarded. Junior Toxicologist Fellowships are aimed at providing an opportunity for young researchers from developing countries who are interested in toxicology or related sciences and Senior Toxicologist Fellowships are aimed at those involved in organizational activities in their own national society.Both types of fellowships require an active participation in 9CTDC by submitting an abstract of a scientific presentation. More information will be made available on abstract submission and award application procedure early in 2015.
CTDC Planning Timeline (doc)
CTDC proposals from IUTOX Member Societies to host a CTDC must be sent in the form of a proposal to the Secretary-General of IUTOX who will report the proposal to the Executive Committee for evaluation.
Proposals should be received by the Secretary-General at least six months prior to the meeting at which they are to be considered. The following issues should be considering when preparing a proposal.
The proposal shall be presented in a written form to the Secretary-General of IUTOX.
The material must include the proposed dates and venue of the CTDC. The society should indicate how it plans to organize the meeting, and include names of key individuals within the organizing committee, e.g. the president, treasurer, chairperson of the program committee, and chairperson of the local organizing committee.
A detailed budgetary plan for the expenses and income of the Congress, including proposed registration fees is required.
The proposal should then be sent to IUTOX Headquarters.IUTOX Secretary-General
1821 Michael Faraday Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190