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Opening ceremony welcome Speech by

51st Congress of the European
Societies of Toxicology
Bridging Sciences for Safety

13th September 2015 Archive Hall,  Alfândega International Congress Center Porto.

Distinguished Speakers,  Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear all.

    A very good afternoon to everyone, and thank you, for joining us, at the 2015  Congress of EUROTOX.

I would like to present my compliments to all academic colleagues and administrative authorities participating in this opening ceremony and express to you my deep satisfaction for sharing this important moment for the development of the science of toxicology.  

To our eminent speakers and all participants who have come from all over the world and Europe, I am greatly honored and pleased to welcome you to Porto, on behalf of EUROTOX.  We are indeed honoured to have you here with us.

We have about 1600 participants from 60 countries gathered here today, making once again our congress a truly European initiative. Your presence is indeed an opportunity to establish new scientific and professional bridges with all geographical realities. Read more...

Created: Monday, 28 September 2015 21:54

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EUROTOX2015 Gala Dinner wellcome speech

Ladies and Gentlemen,    Dear Friends,   Colleagues and guests,
On behalf of the Executive Committee, I am delighted to welcome you to the EUROTOX 2015 Annual Gala Dinner here in the magnificent city of Porto. It is a great pleasure to welcome not just many good   and long-standing   (I would never use the word “old” as I don’t see old people here) friends and colleagues, but also many new people who are joining us now.  

Even though these are very difficult economic times, both for our member societies and, for that matter, EUROTOX, we are still growing. Read more...

Created: Monday, 28 September 2015 21:47


Professor Tsatsakis is Director at the Toxicology Science and Research Centre in the Department of Forensic Sciences of the Medical School in the University of Crete and The University Hospital.