3rd Exchange Workshop

9th to 10th September 2019,
Whiteknights Campus,
University of Reading,


Confirmed Invited Speakers
Vincent Lemaire (GenenTech)
Ben Macarthur (University of Southampton)
Marco Siccardi (University of Liverpool)
Ben Sidders (Astrazeneca)
Joseph Standing and Ferran Hernandez (University College London)
Jane White (University of Bath)

A meeting exploring the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and mechanistic QSP modelling approaches in pharmacological research and the synergy between them in tackling problems and questions in the field. The meeting will combine talks from invited speakers, submitted talk and poster abstract presentations with discussion sessions focused on discussing AI and mechanistic modelling approaches and how the two areas may be brought together to inform specific areas of pharmacological research.


Call for talk and poster abstracts - NOW OPEN!

We welcome talk and poster abstracts which demonstrate the individual or combined use of AI and mechanistic modelling QSP based approaches in drug discovery and development, as well as biological and biomedical modelling using these approaches. Abstracts should be half an A4 page in length and consist of a title, contributors, contributor affiliations, background to the work undertaken, methodology, results and what has been achieved by undertaking the work.

TALK abstract submission close FRIDAY 7TH JUNE 2019. Please send your abstract to m x tindall at reading x ac x uk (x=dot). Speakers will be informed by 21st June as to whether their abstract has been accepted. All speakers are required to have registered and paid their registration fees by Friday 5th July or their talk slot may be given to others.

POSTER abstracts close FRIDAY 5TH JULY 2019. m x tindall at reading x ac x uk (x=dot). Presenters will be informed by 19th July as to whether their abstract has been accepted.

Venue and accommodation

All meeting activities will take place on the University of Reading Whiteknights Campus. For those delegates requesting accommodation, a number of ensuite rooms have been reserved in student halls on campus. A map of the Whiteknights Campus can be downloaded by clicking here.

Registration fees - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Full delegate (Includes all morning and afternoon teas and lunches on both days, workshop dinner on the Monday evening, Monday overnight on campus accommodation in an ensuite room with breakfast).
PhD students & Postdocs - £200.
Academic - £250.
Industrial - £300.

Day delegate (Includes all morning and afternoon teas and lunches on both days. Delegates who wish to attend the Monday evening dinner may purchase this separately).
PhD students & Postdocs - £50.
Academic - £80.
Industrial - £100.
Dinner - £40



A draft copy of the Workshop Programme can be found here.