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Panel Discussion: Animal Experiments

The RepRefRed Society, in cooperation with the VGT (Verein gegen Tierfabriken) and moderated by Gerlinde Pösler (Falter), invites you to a panel discussion on animal experimentation on Thursday, October 21.

The intention is to objectively highlight critical arguments about animal experiments, as well as those in favor of them, to enumerate problems and discuss the current implementation of the 3Rs in austrian biomedical research.

Language: German


Which animal experiments are currently still being carried out?

Which alternative methods are available? Where can these currently only be implemented with difficulty - or in some cases not at all?

How well are animal experiments controlled?

How strict is the Animal Experiments Act and under what conditions are animal experiments approved? Is there room for improval?

Event details:

Language: German

Date: Thursday 21 October 2021

Time: 6 p.m. admission, 6:30 p.m. start (duration approx. 90 minutes)

Location: SkyDome Seminar and Conference Center

Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Vienna (The venue is barrier-free accessible.)

  • Prof. Dr. Bruno Podesser, Med Uni Vienna
  • Dr. Birgit Reininger-Gutmann, Med Uni Graz, RepRefRed Society 
  • Mag. DDr. Martin Balluch, VGT 
  • Moderation: Mag.a Gerlinde Pölsler, Falter

We cordially invite you to critically examine the issues raised as well as progress in the implementation of the 3Rs in biomedical research with us and to discuss future developments in this joint event of the RepRefRed Society and the VGT (Verein gegen Tierfabriken).

Registration: Registration takes place via our online form.

Free admission!

Covid-19 Safety Notice:

We are committed to holding this event safely and according to official regulations.
Therefore, we would like to make everyone aware of the security measures and that these measures may change at short notice.
Please bring an ID card, a vaccination certificate with a full valid Covid-19 immunization record, and an FFP2 mask to register on-site! Seating will be assigned and you may not change seats on your own. To ensure safe spacing between seats, we are limited to 40 assigned seats. FFP2 mouth and nose protection must be worn for the entire duration of the event, including at your assigned seat. In order for you to register, it is necessary for us to store your contact information. The data will only be passed on if requested by the authority and, according to the GDPR, will be kept for a maximum of 28 days after the event, after which it will be deleted. We kindly ask you to stay at home if you experience Covid 19 symptoms.

Photographs and/or videos will be taken at the event site. These may be published in print and online media, on various social media platforms and on the organizers website for purposes of documentation and post-event coverage.

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Gesellschaft zur Förderung von Alternativen
Biomodellen (The 3R Society)
Postfach 0014
A-8036 Graz