A headshot of the SOT President, which shows a gentleman wearing an open-collar shirt from the shoulders up. His body is turned slightly away from camera to the right, but his head is turned toward the camera and he is looking at the camera and smiling.

President’s Update

December 10, 2020

The 2021 Online Planner and 2021 Preliminary Program PDF have arrived! Through these resources, you can begin exploring the schedule of the 65+ Featured and Scientific Sessions and 14 Continuing Education courses, as well as emerging details on the poster presentations, social events, and other activities, that will be part of the Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo.

What’s Inside

  • Dates, times, presentation titles, presenter names, and abstracts for all the Featured and Scientific Session currently confirmed for the 2021 meeting. A few additional Featured Sessions, such as the Award Lectures, and the Platform Sessions will be announced in January 2021.
  • A sneak preview of events and activities still in the planning phases, such as Regional Chapter, Special Interest Group, and Specialty Section receptions and social gatherings and student- and postdoc-focused opportunities.
  • Information on the 2021 ToxExpo and 2021 Annual Meeting Supporters.

Online Planner

This digital tool is your up-to-date resource for viewing 2021 meeting details and information. Optimized for use on a desktop or laptop computer, the Online Planner allows you to access abstracts, presenter information, and more related to all the Virtual Meeting sessions and activities. Plus, you can use the Online Planner to start building the schedule of events that you would like to attend from March 12 to March 26, 2021.

Preliminary Program

Preliminary Program PDF

This publication presents all the current information on the Virtual 2021 Annual Meeting in an easy-to-read and printable format. The details contained within are a snapshot of the meeting schedule and activities as known in early December 2020.

As more events are added and new initiatives emerge, this blog, the Online Planner, and the Annual Meeting website will be your best sources of information regarding the latest meeting news and plans.

The coming month will bring much more meeting news and exciting previews of the unique opportunities that will be available as part of the Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo.


George P. Daston, PhD
2020–2021 SOT President