IST Asia Pacific Section
The Asia Pacific Section of the IST was founded in 1987. It encompasses loosely the many countries in the Asia Pacific region, from western Asia to Japan to Australia. Since the first meeting of this section in 1987 in Singapore, there have been regular Section meetings showcasing the breadth and diversity of toxinology research in the region, reflecting the diversity and abundance of venomous and poisonous fauna in the region.
Past Section Meetings:
Next Planned IST Asia Pacific Section Meeting
The next sectional meeting of the Asia-Pacific Section of IST has yet to be decided but will be in 2020.
However, the next IST World Congress of the IST will be hosted by the Asia-Pacific Section in 2017, in Hainan, China. Dates and details are yet to be finalised.
Most Recent IST Asia Pacific Section Meeting
The most recent meeting of the Asia-Pacific Section of the IST was in Changsha, China in June 2014. There were several hundred registrants from a number of countries, especially China, with a busy scientific program and interesting social functions, all coordinated by generous and welcoming Chinese hosts. A memorable and enjoyable meeting for those lucky enough to attend. Well done!