General Information

Invitation to Attend

You are invited to attend the SOT 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Anaheim, California, March 15–19, 2020.

The meeting is expected to include:

  • 6,000+ attendees
  • 2,000+ abstracts
  • 300+ exhibitors
  • 60+ Scientific Sessions
  • 14 Continuing Education courses
  • Hundreds of ancillary events

Details on these activities and more are available in the 2020 Preliminary Program PDF pdf icon. Join scientists and toxicologists from more than 45 countries for the largest toxicology conference and expo in the world.

Register for the Annual Meeting

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Register online for the SOT Annual Meeting or return the Registration Form pdf icon to the SOT Registration Department via mail or fax.

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Planning to Attend

Tips on accessibility, attire, badges and event tickets, safety and security, and obtaining visas.

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Details and discounts on traveling by air and train, ride sharing, and getting around Anaheim.

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On-Site Services

Amenities available during the meeting, such as the business centers, coat check, internet access, and more.

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NEW IN 2019: Updated Child Policy and Childcare Services

SOT Annual Meeting registrants (excluding registered guests) are allowed to bring children under full parental/guardian control into Scientific Sessions and theToxExpo Exhibit Hall. For more on the SOT child policy, visit the “Annual Meeting Policies” web page.

Also, SOT has contracted with KiddieCorp to offer childcare for children aged six months through 12 years during the 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. The cost to participate in the childcare program is $12.00 per hour per child, and each child must be enrolled for a minimum of two consecutive hours on each day the child will participate in the program. The advance enrollment deadline is January 10, 2020. Visit the “On-Site Services” web page for enrollment information and more details.

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Book Your 2020 Housing

The official SOT housing partner, Connections Housing, can help you book your preferred room at an exclusive SOT rate. Connections Housing is the only authorized housing provider associated with SOT; making reservations through other housing companies may place you at risk of fraudulent transactions.

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Visit Anaheim

There are many cultural and dining experiences within walking distance of the convention center and SOT hotels. In addition, meeting attendees can buy discounted tickets to the Disneyland® Theme Parks through a special arrangement for SOT meeting attendees only.

The SOT Visit Anaheim website offers restaurant and attraction tips, including where discounts are available.

SOT TV with WebsEdge

In 2020, SOT is partnering with international film and broadcasting company WebsEdge to introduce SOT TV. SOT TV will allow toxicologists to feature their research, programs, and initiatives that may be of interest to Annual Meeting attendees.

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Blood Drive

SOT encourages attendees to participate in the SOT Blood Drive, which is taking place on Tuesday, March 17, and Wednesday, March 18, in the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall. You may book an appointment in advance beginning January 13, 2020, or drop by anytime between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday. More information about this activity will be shared as it becomes available.

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Provides information on awards presented during and supporting travel to the Annual Meeting.

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Program Details

Use the Online Planner to review the full schedule and plan your meeting.

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Request Meeting Space

Reserve exclusive meeting space for ancillary events, hospitality suites, or other activities.

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Media Support Services

SOT welcomes accredited representatives of media organizations to the Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. Attending media representatives receive complimentary registration for the meeting, and interviews can be arranged with SOT Council members, meeting speakers and presenters, and SOT general members. For more information, please email the SOT Communications Director or call 703.438.3115.