President’s Message

I would like to invite all toxicologists and scientists from related disciplines to attend the SOT 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Anaheim, California. Registration and housing are open, and I encourage you to take advantage of the early-bird registration rates and the exclusive hotel fees that SOT has arranged.

The 2020 scientific program has been designed to maximize exposure to groundbreaking research and opportunities for networking and professional development. To facilitate Annual Meeting attendance for parents and guardians, SOT has updated the Annual Meeting policies to allow children to attend Scientific Sessions and ToxExpo and has contracted with KiddieCorp to offer childcare for children aged six months through 12 years during the 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. The advance enrollment deadline is January 10, 2020. Visit the “On-Site Services” web page for more details on the program and how to enroll your child(ren).

Also new this year, the Plenary Session will begin at 1:00 pm on Monday, with other Scientific Sessions and the opening of ToxExpo taking place that morning. The recently introduced 90-minute Symposium and Workshop Sessions will continue in 2020, as will all-day poster displays. Use the recently launched “Program Details” web page to discover the planned Scientific Sessions and other activities and to build a customized schedule. Events and details are added to the Online Planner as they are finalized.

I encourage you to bookmark this website and visit it frequently—we will continually provide the most up-to-date information as we prepare for another prodigious and informative SOT Annual Meeting.

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Ronald N. Hines, PhD, ATS
2019–2020 SOT President

Meeting Publications

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Preliminary Program
SOT Awards Program

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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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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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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The three-day ToxExpo features 300+ organizations that support the toxicology community.

Exhibitors include research labs, government agencies, drug developers, consulting firms, and more.

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