Published: 12 December 2019
Category: Annual ETS Meetings
Annual ETS Meetings

Monday 14th September 2020 to Thursday 17th September 2020 in Madrid, Spain

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
With great pleasure, I would like to invite you all to the 48th Annual Meeting of the European Teratology Society (ETS). The conference will be held from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th of September 2020 in
Madrid, the third-largest city in the European Union which monocentric metropolitan area is the third largest in the EU too.
This year’s conference will take place in the Rafael Hoteles Atocha in Madrid, located in the Atocha neighborhood, a prime location due to its proximity to the station which has connections to main
Spanish cities, but also because of how close it is to the most significant cultural area of the city: 
  • the “Golden Triangle of Art”, which includes the Reina Sofia National Museum Art Centre, the Prado
  • Museum and the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum. The hotel’s great location in the neuralgic centre of
  • Madrid will allow you not only visiting the famous art museums of the city, but also walking around
  • one of the biggest green lungs of Madrid, Parque del Retiro, and enjoying Spain’s legendary nightlife
  • and Madrid’s tapas culture, that will make your mouth water during your walking through the city with
  • the tempting food and drink offered in the Spanish capital.
Accommodation options will be available to meet all budgets, even the Rafael Hoteles Atocha will hold the Conference, including the reception in its relaxing garden. Madrid offers extensive travel
networks with Europe and beyond. The hotel is only 10 minutes walking from the AVE Madrid Puerta de Atocha station, 10 minutes walking from South bus station, 8 minutes walking from Palos de la
Frontera metro station and 20 min by car/taxi from Madrid Airport Adolfo Suarez.
Topics planned include:
  • Educational course: Reproductive system
  • Symposia:

Symposium 1: Growth retardation: Clinical outcomes

Symposium 2: Neurobehavioral effects on Development

Symposium 3: Nanoparticles and development

Symposium 4: Regulatory challenges in DART data interpretation

  • Round table: Endocrine disruption (sexual and thyroid, policy/ approach to population influences)
  • Presidents’ Award lecture
  • ETS/TS Exchange Lecture
  • Elsevier Award Lecture
  • Free presentations, Posters, Young Scientists Round Table
We encourage you to actively participate in and strengthen this scientific programme by submitting your abstract for an oral presentation or poster by the 1st of April 2020 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 48th ETS meeting in Reproductive Toxicology. Submission should be done via and selecting SI: ETS2020 by the 1st of
February 2020.
Come and join us for this exciting programme of activities with plenty of opportunity for networking with international colleagues at the 48th ETS Meeting 2020 in Madrid! For further updates and registration, please check
I am looking forward to welcoming you all to Madrid.
With warmest regards,
Arantza Muriana
Last Updated: 06 January 2020