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ICCVAM Public Forum: May 2017

Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM): advancing alternatives to animal testing

May 23, 2017
William H. Natcher Conference Center
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland, USA


View webcast of public forum on NIH VideoCasting and Podcasting website (approx. 4 hrs. 50 min.)

Read a summary of the 2017 Public Forum in the NIEHS Environmental Factor newsletter (June 2017)

ICCVAM’s goals include promotion of national and international partnerships between governmental and nongovernmental groups, including academia, industry, advocacy groups, and other key stakeholders. To foster these partnerships, ICCVAM holds annual public forums to share information and facilitate direct communication of ideas and suggestions from stakeholders. The 2017 public forum focused on an effort, coordinated by ICCVAM, to explore new approaches for evaluating the safety of chemicals and medical products in the United States. Read more about this activity and submit comments

Public Comments Submitted Before Meeting

Comments on the Strategic Roadmap

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (May 12)

Center for Responsible Science (May 17)

Global In Vitro Validation In Silico Human (May 17)


Welcome from ICCVAM Co-Chairs: Abigail Jacobs, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Anna Lowit, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Developing a Strategic Roadmap to Establish New Approaches for Evaluating the Safety of Chemicals and Medical Products in the United States: Warren Casey, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

ICCVAM and ICCVAM Agency Updates

Public Statements Presented During Meeting
Other Meeting Information

ICCVAM Committee Roster [View roster with contact information]

Federal Register notice announcing the public forum (April 25, 2017) View as a webpage