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usm w Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology (APAMT) 2024   | 11-14 November 2024 | Penang, Malaysia

  • The 22nd Scientific Congress of The Asia Pacific Association of
    Medical Toxicology

    "Transforming Toxicology Landscape for Safer and Sustainable Tomorrow."

    Countdown to Early Bird Registration Deadline


Conference Date

11th — 14th November 2024

Call For Papers

Abstract Submission Closed

Conference Date

11th — 14th November 2024

Call For Papers

Abstract Submission Closed

APAMT Malaysia 2024 is themed "Transforming the Toxicology Landscape for a Safer and Sustainable Tomorrow,". The conference, through scientific discussions and presentations will deliberate and scrutinise new toxicological approaches to prioritise safety and sustainability. The conference will also focus on prevention of toxic exposures to foster a safer environment. Lectures and presentations on natural toxins, pesticide poisonings, medical management of poisoning, analytical toxicology, risk assessment, mental health and poisoning, drugs (dose to poison), environmental and occupational hazards and risk assessment will be incorporated in the scientific programme. The conference will kick-off with at least two (2) Pre-Congress Workshops on November 11.

The conference website will be updated progressively when new details are available. These would include the scientific programme, invited speakers, registration details, travel scholarships, abstract submission, fees, conference venue, hotel accommodation, and other relevant information.

APAMT and the local organisers are committed to making APAMT Malaysia 2024 in Penang a successful and memorable event. My fellow organisers and I are excited to welcome you to the conference this November. Do mark the conference dates in your calendar.

See You in Penang in November!

Dr Nur Azzalia Kamaruzaman
Conference Organising Chairperson

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts

1 April 2024

Submission for Travel Scholarships

1 June 2024

Deadline for Submission of Abstract


Notification of Abstract Acceptance

August 2024

Deadline for Early-bird Registration

15 September 2024

All Registration Close

18 October 2024

Enjoy Early Bird Rates until 15th September 2024!

Early Bird Discount: Secure your seats early and enjoy discounted ticket prices. Offer ends by 15th September 2023.

Explore the agenda

Immerse yourself in 3 days of scientific presentations, workshops and discussions.

The agenda features the congress theme, `Transforming the Toxicology Landscape for a Safer and Sustainable Tomorrow`, focusing on eight topics:

Advances in poisoning care and management of poisoning incidents.

Emerging contaminants and novel exposures.

Al and advanced tools in toxicology.

Cross disciplinary approaches to toxicology.

Implication of counterfeit and unregulated products.

Chemical emergency preparedness and response.

Toxicological assessment and diagnosis.

Natural toxin poisoning and mitigation strategies.

Ready to join?

Invited Speakers


Dzulkifli Abdul Razak
Academician Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’, FASc

Dzulkifli Abdul Razak (or for short, Dzul) is currently the Rector of the International Islamic University Malaysia. He was the ‎Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) from 2000-2011. He is the 14th president of the International Association of Universities (IAU), a UNESCO-affiliated organisation, based in Paris. He was the Convenor of the Regional Centre for Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development based in USM, one of seven pioneering centres worldwide, beginning 2005. Dzul was awarded the prestigious 2017 Gilbert Medal by Universitas 21 in recognition of “his long-term commitment to a sustainable approach to international higher education." He is a Senior Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (FASc), Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (FWAAS) and the World Academy of Islamic Management (FWAIM). Dzul was an Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham from 2014 until August 2020. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Right Livelihood College Steering Committee based at University of Bonn and an Advisory Board Member, Institute of Sustainable Development and Learning at Leuphana University of Luneburg‎. He was an invited speaker at the 2015 Nobel Dialogue in Sweden. In October 2020, he was appointed as a member of Qatar Foundation Higher Education Strategy Advisory Panel. Besides, Dzul is also a member of the UN Academic Network for Development Dialogue (ANDD), and National Digital Economy & Fourth Industrial Revolution Council. In February 2021, he was invited to serve as an Expert for the Futures of Higher Education Project at UNESCO’s International Institute for Higher Education (IESALC) based in Caracas. Dzul was awarded the 2017 Tokoh Akademik Negara (National Academic Laureate) and recipient of a number of Honorary Doctorates from various international universities. Locally, in October 2018, he was conferred Professor Emeritus by USM, whilst in November 2019, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) conferred him an Honorary Doctorate of Dakwah and Islamic Management in recognition of his efforts in widening the dimensions of dakwah through various research and leadership while serving at the University. In addition, the Government of Japan, in recognition of his contribution to the academic collaboration and exchanges between the two nations has conferred him “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon” in September 2019. In mid-December 2021 he was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Leadership in Education by the University of Cyberjaya. In May 2023, Dzul was a recipient of the Tobacco Control Icon Award. Recently, he was invited as a panelist for 3 sessions at the Nobel Prize Dialogue 2023 that was held in Seoul, Korea. Since 1995 Dzul writes weekly Op-Ed columns for Malaysia’s dailies especially, The New Straits Times.

Why should you attend?

Cutting-Edge Research and Scientific Discussions

Networking Opportunities

Stay Informed

Access to Expertise

Professional Development

Contribute to the Field


All accepted abstracts will be published in Clinical Toxicology, which is an indexed journal under Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). This provides greater credibility and visibility for the research among researchers and stakeholders.

Pre-Congress Workshops

This workshop aims to highlight the scientific basis of toxicity in certain traditional and herbal products, discuss the challenges in regulating these substances, and explore the clinical implications of their misuse or overuse.
This workshop aims to bridge the gap between academic research and clinical application, highlighting the latest advancements in antivenom development, diagnostic techniques, and therapeutic interventions.

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Transforming Toxicology Landscape for Safer and Sustainable Tomorrow.

APAMT MALAYSIA 2024 actively contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Aligning with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) underscores a commitment to global sustainability and societal well-being. The potential ways in which the APAMT Malaysia 2024 actively contributes to the SDGs:

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development


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