Schedule and Publications

This page contains a list of the tentatively accepted Scientific Sessions for the 2023 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. The Scientific Program schedule and confirmed sessions will be announced in October.

Symposium Sessions

  • AI Buzz or Bliss: Case Studies for Successful Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Predictive Toxicology
  • Achieving Successful Reproducibility for Next-Generation Toxicological Methods
  • Breaking Down Barriers: Blood-Brain Barrier Model Development and Applications in Drug Safety
  • Challenges in the Development of Generic PBK Models for Next-Generation Risk Assessment
  • Epitranscriptomic Mechanism of Metal Toxicity and Carcinogenesis
  • Expanding Our Knowledge of Neurological Disease Etiologies: Current Research on the Neural Exposome
  • High-Content Imaging: Cell Painting Basics and Emerging Applications to Toxicological Research
  • House on Fire: Chemistry and Toxicology of Structural Fire Smoke at the Wildland Urban Interface (Innovations in Applied Toxicology session)
  • Human Cells as Nonanimal Alternative Approaches for Immunotoxicity Testing
  • Humanized Mouse Models for Preclinical Evaluation of CART Cells
  • It’s Getting Hot: Extreme Heat Events, Disparate Health Impacts, Perceptions, and Vulnerability
  • Mechanistic Assessment of Unconventional Oil and Gas Operation–Associated Contaminants and Their Mixtures and Potential Impacts on Human Health
  • Mechanistic Insights on Gene x Environment (GxE) Interactions in Autism
  • Metals Matter: New Insights for Health Impacts of Metal-Mediated Cell Death
  • Microplastics: Factors to Consider When Assessing Potential Environmental and Human Health Risks
  • New Approach Methodologies to Evaluate Botanical Safety
  • Opening Our Eyes: Ocular Gene Therapies from Theory to Practice
  • Placenta as a Target of Environmental Exposures: From Bench to Society
  • Playing with Fire: Human Exposure, Health Risks, and Safer Design of Flame Retardants
  • Refining Inhalation Risk Assessments by Integrating New Approach Methodologies
  • Tackling the Challenge of Assessing Human-Relevant Thyroid Disruption
  • The Future of Fire Safety: Exploring the Intersection of Wildfires and Human Health
  • Using a Toxic Aging Coin to Investigate the Intersection of Toxicology and Aging: Heads for Age Differences, Tails for Gerontogens
  • What’s All the Buzz about Tungsten?

Workshop Sessions

  • A Current Perspective on Environmental Chemicals and Their Role in Initiating and Exacerbating Cardiovascular Disease
  • A Roadmap to Modernized Agrochemical Carcinogenicity Assessment
  • Biocompatibility Assessment of Bioabsorbable/Biodegradable Materials Employed in Medical Devices: Challenges, Pitfalls, and Emerging Testing Methods
  • Cancers, Chemicals, and the Microbiome
  • Cannabis Contaminants: Current Status of Regulations and Implications to Public Health (Innovations in Applied Toxicology session)
  • Challenges and Future Directions in NAM Applications to Mixtures Risk Assessment
  • Continuing Toward Best Practices in Organizing, Assessing, and Applying Mechanistic Data in Hazard Characterization and Risk Assessment
  • Crucial Role of Physiologically Based (Pharmaco-)Kinetic (PBK) Modeling in Human Health Risk Assessment in Different Sectors
  • Computational Visualization Tools for Communicating Large, Complex Data
  • Down the Rabbit Hole: Exploring the Rabbit as a Nonrodent Species in the Wake of Primate and Dog Shortages
  • Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI): Challenges and Opportunities to Predict and Measure the Hepatotoxic Potential of Therapeutic Agents in Early and Late Phases of Drug Development and after Marketing
  • Establishing Confidence in New Approach Methods for Human Health Risk Assessment: Recent Examples of Context of Use
  • Establishing Scientific Confidence in New Approach Methods: A Modern Framework
  • Grappling with the Grim Reaper: Epigenetics of Aging
  • How to Be an Active Ally and Upstander for Promoting an Inclusive Environment in Toxicology
  • Measuring Key Events in Pulmonary Adverse Outcomes Using Human-Relevant New Approach Methodologies
  • Moving Stem Cell–Derived New Approach Methods toward Regulatory Acceptance
  • New Approach Methodologies in the Pharmaceutical Sciences: Novel Strategies Challenging the Traditional Testing Paradigm to Increase Regulatory Confidence
  • Peer Reviewing for Scholarly Journals: Best Practices, Tips, and Case Studies
  • Placental Biology, Toxicology, and In Vitro Modeling for Predictive Developmental Toxicology
  • Safety Assessment Approaches for Stem Cell Therapy
  • Scanning the Environmental Horizon: Developing Strategies to Proactively Identify and Address Tomorrow’s Emerging Issues
  • Shedding Light on Population Variability and Susceptibility: New Approach Methods (NAMs) to Inform Risk Assessment
  • Targeted Protein Degradation Therapeutics: Opportunities and Challenges (Innovations in Applied Toxicology session)
  • Toxicity Testing for the 21st Century 2.0: Implementation
  • Understanding the Concept of Similarity and Its Applications to Toxicological Research and Risk Assessment

Roundtable Sessions

  • A Transformative Vision for an ’Omics-Based Regulatory Chemical Testing Paradigm
  • Agrochemical Evaluation for the 21st Century: Achieving the Vision
  • Evaluating and Rethinking the Use of Dogs in Agrochemical Evaluation and Registration
  • OK, Google, “How Do I Science?” Roles and Responsibilities of Developers and Users in Computational Toxicology

Informational Sessions

  • Evidence-Based Methods in Toxicology: Progress in the Past Decade and Collaborative Projections for the Future
  • Toxicologic Liabilities and Translational Considerations of Anti-sense Oligonucleotides and Other RNA-Centric Modalities

Education-Career Development Sessions

  • A Day in the Life of an Industry Toxicologist
  • Leader’s Digest: The Art of Scientific Leadership