Published: 28 November 2018
Category: Annual ETS Meetings
Annual ETS Meetings

Tuesday 17th to Friday 20th September 2019 in Cologne, Germany

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It is a pleasure to invite you all to the 47th Annual Meeting of the European Teratology Society, which will be a joint meeting with the European Society of Toxicologic Pathology. This event will be held from Tuesday 17th to Friday 20th September 2019 in Cologne, a cosmopolitan and modern metropolis on the Rhine.

This joint conference will take place in the conveniently located Hotel Maternushaus in Cologne.

The Maternushaus hotel is located in the Altstadt-North district of Cologne and is very close to galleries, a basilica and the famous gothic Cologne Cathedral. The Old Town with Alter Markt and Heumarkt is the centre of Cologne’s old neighbourhood of handicrafts and trade, and these are major attractions for Cologne residents and visitors. Surrounded by many small restaurants and cafés and located at the borders of the river Rhine, this area is an inviting place to relax and enjoy life, especially in the month September.

Accommodation options will be available to meet all budgets.

Cologne offers extensive travel networks with Europe and beyond. The hotel is only 150 meters from the metro station Appelhofplatz, 500 meters from Cologne Central Station and 25 min by car/taxi from Cologne Bonn (Köln Bonn) airport.

Topics planned include:

  • Educational course: Fetal Pathology
  • Symposia: Joint ETS-ESTP symposium: Digital Pathology and Developmental Toxicology Assisted Reproductive Technologies and pregnancy outcome Latest Regulatory Guideline Updates for DART Testing (OECD and ICH)
  • Presidents’ Award lecture
  • ETS/TS Exchange Lecture
  • Elsevier Award Lecture
  • Free presentations, Posters, Young Scientists Round Table

You can actively participate in and strengthen this scientific programme by submitting your abstract for an oral presentation or poster by 1 April 2019 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Best submitted works will be acknowledged by several awards.

Also consider submitting a manuscript (original research, review or position paper) for the Special Issue of the 47th ETS meeting in Reproductive Toxicology. Submission is done via and selecting SI: ETS2019 by 1 February 2019.

Come and join us for this exciting programme of activities with plenty of opportunity for networking with international colleagues at the 47th ETS Meeting 2019 in Cologne!

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I am looking forward to welcoming you all.

Warm regards,
Steven Van Cruchten

Last Updated: 28 November 2018