The Indian Society of Toxicology Forensic Medicine Department & Poison Control Center at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi is organizing a two day conference TOXOCON - 10 from December 28-29, 2017.

The Indian Society of Toxicology had its genesis in the Poison Control Centre, AIMS Cochin on June 16, 2004 with the objective of bringing all professionals and students engaged in various branches of toxicology together under a common platform and to get them to work in unison to uplift this vast, but neglected specialty. Today, we are 400 member strong, with representatives from forensic science, Forensic toxicology, forensic medicine, clinical medicine, emergency medicine., paediatrics, pharmacology, pharmacy, veterinary toxicology and laboratory toxicology.

A two day conference is the first of its kind held in india on the issue of Criminal Poisoning –Medical,Legal and Social Issues.There will be an oration (IST Oration 2016),followed by structured lectures,paper presentations and discussions by immenent national and international experts on modern concepts of criminal poisoning encompassing clinical,forensic,analytical ,investigative and legal aspects. 20 papers will be accepted for presentation with one Best Paper Award each for student and faculty categories which carries a trophy and a citation.There will be an E-Poster Session with a maximum of 10 entries.A Best Poster Award is also instituted.Last date for submission of paper abstract and E-poster is November 15, 2016.

An Expert Panel comprising experts from clinical, forensic and analytical toxicology will answer questions on various aspects of criminal poisoning. Questions can be sent in advance to the Conference Secretariat on or before November 30,2016.

For the first time, eminent experts who have contributed to various aspects of toxicology will be felicitated. The June-December 2016 issue of the Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology(JIST) will be distributed free to all delegates.

The organizing committee has initiated the process to obtain adequate credit hours for the conference.


  • The abstract should not exceed 250 words.The name, designation and institutional affiliations of the author should be mentioned.
  • The poster should be designed in the landscape mode.The size of the poster should not exceed 4*3 feet (90* 60cms) for preparation in the MS Power Point format.
  • Send your abstract for paper in MS Word format and e-poster in both MS PowerPoint (one slide) /PDF/JPEG formats as an attachment by email to before November 15, 2016.
  • Final decision regarding the acceptance of the abstract rests on the scientific community.
  • The time limit for the oral presentation will be 7 minutes followed by the discussion for 2 minutes.
  • E-Poster will be projected on screen for evaluation by judges for a maximum of 5 minutes.The author should be present at this time on stage.

Organizing Chairman

 Dr. V. V. Pillay, Chief,Poison Control Centre, Professor and Head, Forensic Medicine, AIMS, Kochi
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Organizing Secretary

 Dr. Ajay B., Unit Head,Forensic Pathology, Professor, Forensic Medicine, AIMS, Kochi
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Joint Organizing Secretaries

 Dr. Anu Sasidharan, , Unit Head, Clinical Forensic Medicine, Assistant Professor, Forensic Medicine, AIMS, Kochi
Registration and Accommodation Committee
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 Dr. Ramakrishnan U. K., Unit Head,Clinical Forensic Medicine, Assistant Professor, Forensic Medicine, AIMS, Kochi
Scientific Committee
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 Arathy S. L., Head,Analytical Toxicology Laboratory, Poison Control Center, AIMS, Kochi
Venue Arrangements

Organizing Committee Members 

 Dr. Arvind Ajid
 Dr. Remya S.
 Jayakanth S.
 Sukrishna T. K.
 Aswathy A

Secretarial & Technical Staff

 Bineesha V. R.
 Sobha A. C.
 Padma Mohan
 Jaitha Jayan


Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (AIMS)
Kochi, Kerala, India- 682041
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 0484 2858053
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Event Details
2016-12-28 09:00 to 2016-12-29 17:00
Forensic Medicine
School of Medicine