On-Site Services

The SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center.

For resources specific to presenters, such as poster printing services and the Speaker Ready Room, visit the Presenters section of the website.

  • Address:
    Baltimore Convention Center
    1 West Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

Business Center

The ABC Imaging Business Center offers services such as shipping via FedEx, DHL, or UPS; common office supplies; and high-quality full color and black and white copying, printing, and uploading of documents from a memory stick or CD.

  • Hours of Operation:
Saturday & Sunday     Closed
Monday & Tuesday     8:30 AM–4:30 PM
Wednesday     8:30 AM–7:00 PM
Thursday & Friday     8:30 AM–4:30 PM

Childcare Services

Childcare 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

A coat/luggage check will be available in the Pratt Street lobby and Charles Street lobby. There will be a fee of $3 per item checked. Laptops, cameras, and other electronics will not be accepted.

  • Hours of Operation:
Saturday 10:00 AM–12:00 Noon
Sunday 6:30 AM–8:30 PM
Monday 6:30 AM–6:30 PM
Tuesday 6:30 AM–6:30 PM
Wednesday 6:30 AM–6:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM–12:00 Noon

Coat/luggage Check hours are subject to change.

First-Aid and Emergency Services

If an emergency should occur while at the Baltimore Convention Center, use any beige-colored house phone located around the facility to contact the Public Safety Office or call 410.649.7055. You will be connected directly to the 24-hour manned public safety dispatcher at the convention center.

A first-aid room will be located in the Pratt Street East Show Office.

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–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

Food Services

Coffee Breaks

The exhibiting companies are pleased to sponsor complimentary coffee in the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall, Monday–Wednesday, 9:15 am–10:15 am. See Exhibit Hall signage for locations.


A full restaurant listing will be available via the City Guide feature in the Mobile Event App and is available on the SOT Visit Baltimore website.

Concession Stands

Concession stands and retail carts will be operating in the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall Monday–Wednesday. Breakfast and lunch items will be available for purchase, as well as coffee, soda, bottled water, and snacks. Seating is available near the concession areas and throughout the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall.

Guest/Spouse Hospitality Room

The SOT Guest/Spouse Hospitality Room will be located in the Hilton Baltimore. The hospitality room provides guest registrants (nonscientists) with a place to meet and socialize with other guests. The room will be open Sunday through Wednesday, 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 Baltimore 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 2019SOT 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—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, Room 328, in the convention center. Any items left in the office after 11:30 am on Thursday, March 14, will be returned to SOT Headquarters. Information on retrieving posters not claimed by the end of Poster Sessions will be available in the Poster Sessions page of the Presenters section.

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 convention center, Room 328. SOT leadership and staff utilize this office to conduct SOT business while on-site. Visit the office to report or reclaim lost and found items at the convention center.

  • Hours of Operation:
Saturday 4:00 PM–6:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM–5:30 PM
Monday 7:00 AM–5:30 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM–5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM–5:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM–11:30 AM

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 W. Miller and Managing Editor Virginia Hawkins;
  • Reserve a spot or hold a last-minute meeting with colleagues;
  • Share your Annual Meeting, SOT, and toxicology experiences as part of the GSLC #YouTox campaign; and
  • Learn about SOT activities, programs, and membership.
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