News: Thank you for coming!


It is our great pleasure to invite you to the

18th Medical Chemical Defense Conference
June 28th to 29th, 2023

at the Bundeswehr Medical Academy in Munich, Germany.

This two-day meeting will bring together world-leading scientists and experts in medical research counteracting chemical warfare agent poisoning. Latest findings and research results will be presented and critically discussed during the conference, which will have the topic:

Recent advances - ongoing challenges

The main sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Historical Background & Current Political Situation
  • Overview about chemical countermeasures during the last years
  • Organophosphate and nerve agent poisoning
  • Sulfur Mustard Poisoning
  • Opioid Poisoning


Registered participants have the opportunity to present a scientific poster (Extended Deadline was: 10th May 2023) with abstracts published in the Wehrmedizinische Monatsschrift and in the abstract booklet.

Moreover, we encourage all participants with a contribution to the conference to submit a manuscript related to the conference for publication in a Special Issue in Toxicology Letters. Original research articles as well as review articles are welcome.

To register as a participant, please choose "Register as attendee". To submit an abstract, please choose "Submit a paper". Either during the submission or registration process you have to create an account. With this account you can login later, using the login box on the left side, to edit your abstract, to check your documents (invoice & ticket) or to change your personal data.

Further information, e.g., regarding accomodation and transportation, are given in the corresponding section under "MCDC 2023".

If you have any questions, please contact the conference secretariat.

Kind regards,
Colonel (MC) Prof. Dr. Franz Worek
Colonel (MC) Prof. Dr. Dirk Steinritz
Major Dr. Simone Rothmiller
Sergeant Major Stefan Sterr