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On-Site Services


Child-Care Services

Child-care services are not provided during the Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. Arrangements may be made by contacting the concierge desk at your hotel. Children are not permitted in session rooms or the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall.

Coat/Luggage Check

For your convenience, a coat/luggage check will be available in the Main Lobby of the convention center. There will be a fee of $3 per item checked. Laptops, cameras, and other electronics will not be accepted.

Hours of Operation

Sunday 7:00 AM–8:00 PM
Monday 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM–12:00 Noon

First Aid and Emergency Services

If an emergency should occur while at the Henry B. González Convention Center, courtesy phones are located around the facility to contact the Public Safety Office or call 210.207.7773 on your personal device. You will be connected directly to the 24-hour manned public safety dispatcher at the convention center.

A first aid room will be located near the Main Lobby.

Please note that in accordance with regulations, the first aid administrator is not permitted to dispense any medication.

Hours of Operation

Saturday 12:00 Noon–7:00 PM
Sunday 6:00 AM–9:00 PM
Monday 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM–6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM–12:00 Noon

Food Services




Guest/Spouse Hospitality Room

The SOT Guest/Spouse Hospitality Room will be located in the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. The Hospitality Room provides guest registrants (nonscientists) with a place to meet and socialize with other guests. The room will be open Sunday through Thursday, and information on local attractions will be available. Guests and spouses must be registered for the Annual Meeting to access the Hospitality Room. Guests must register for the Annual Meeting with the person they are accompanying.

Internet Access at the Convention Center

SOT knows the importance of staying connected to your daily activities while attending the Annual Meeting and ToxExpo and provides several ways for you to access the Internet while in the Henry B. González Convention Center.

Free Wireless Internet Access

SOT will be providing free wireless Internet access throughout the convention center in all locations where SOT events are being held.

To connect to the free wireless Internet, browse the available wireless networks and select the 2018SOT wireless network. Once connected, launch your web browser and click the "proceed" button on the start page. You will then be connected to the SOT welcome splash page and the free wireless network.

@SOT Center

@SOT Center—Internet Access

SOT will provide computers you can use to access the Internet. These computers are available to attendees in the @SOT Center, located near Registration.


Lost and Found

Lost and found articles should be taken to the SOT Headquarters Office in the convention center. Any items left in the office after 12:00 noon, Thursday, March 15, will be returned to SOT Headquarters. For information on retrieving a poster if you did not remove it at the end of your session, see the FAQs on the Poster/Platform Presentation Instructions page.

If you have any questions regarding these policies, please contact the SOT Headquarters Office.

SOT Headquarters Office

The SOT Headquarters Office is located in the Henry B. González Convention Center. SOT leadership and staff utilize this office to conduct SOT business while on-site. Attendees are encouraged to visit the office to receive assistance with the SOT Mobile Event App or for general inquiries and assistance.

Hours of Operation

Saturday 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM–5:30 PM
Monday 7:00 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM–4:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM–4:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM–12:00 Noon

SOT Pavilion

Stop by the SOT Pavilion anytime during ToxExpo hours to get answers to questions about SOT and catch up with friends and colleagues. At the Pavilion, you also can:


  • Chat with Toxicological Sciences Editor-in-Chief Gary Miller and Managing Editor Virginia Hawkins.
  • Share your Annual Meeting, SOT, and toxicology experiences as part of the GSLC #YouTox campaign.
  • Learn about SOT activities, programs, and membership.