On-Site Services


The SOT 63rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo will be held March 10–14, 2024, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This website contains information on services that will be available at the Salt Palace Convention Center or nearby.

Address

Salt Palace Convention Center
90 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Business Centers

There is no business center located within the Salt Palace Convention Center. The nearest business center is a UPS Store that is located within 0.2 miles of the convention center (approximately a three-minute walk). There also is a FedEx Office Print & Ship Center near the Salt Palace Convention Center. It is between 0.3 and 0.4 miles away (approximately a six-minute walk).

The UPS Store

Address:
32 West 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Email: store5683@theupsstore.com

Hours of Operation*:
Monday–Friday, 8:30 AM–7:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Sunday, Closed
*Hours are subject to change.

Telephone: 801.363.7100

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center

Address:
10 E Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Email: USA2401@fedex.com

Hours of Operation*:
Monday–Friday, 8:00 AM–7:00 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
Sunday, 12:00 Noon–6:00 PM
*Hours are subject to change.

Telephone: 801.533.9444

Childcare Services—CANCELED

Based on a lack of enrollment as of the advance enrollment deadline of January 21, 2024, SOT has canceled the childcare services that were planned for the 2024 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. A childcare service will be offered again for the 2025 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo.

Remember that during the SOT 63rd Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, registrants are allowed to bring children under full parental/guardian control into the Scientific Sessions and the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall. For more on the SOT child policy, view the SOT Annual Meeting Policies

First-Aid and Emergency Services

If an emergency should occur while at the Salt Palace Convention Center, use any white house phone located throughout the center. Those phones automatically dial Salt Palace Convention Center’s Guest Services that is staffed 24 hours a day. From an outside line or mobile phone, call 385.468.2220 to contact the Guest Services Office.

A first-aid room is located between room 150 A and the North Ballroom Foyer (across from the women’s restroom) and will be open each day of the meeting.

Food Services

The Salt Palace Convention Center is cashless venue so attendees should come prepared with credit cards to purchase food and beverages on-site. SOT services, such as Registration and coat/luggage check, will accept cash payments.

Coffee Breaks

The exhibiting companies are pleased to sponsor complimentary coffee in the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall, Monday–Wednesday, 9:30 am–10:00 am. See on-site Exhibit Hall signage for locations.

Concessions Stands

Concession services will be available in the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall, Monday–Wednesday, 10:00 am–2:00 pm. There will be open seating throughout the hall.

Refreshment Breaks

The exhibitors invite you to visit them in the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall Hall and partake in a beverage and light snack, Monday–Wednesday, 2:30 pm–3:30 pm.

Restaurants

Dining spots and recommendations are available on the Visit Salt Lake website.

Salt Palace Convention Center Dining

A coffee bar is located in the Lower Concourse, across from Hall C. The Salt Shaker Grab&Go, an autonomous retail store, is located on the second level across from Room 252. Hours of operations vary daily for both outlets. A Market Coffee & Fresh Goods shop is open daily, 6:00 am–10:00 pm in the Hyatt Regency Lobby, which is attached to the convention center.

Inclusivity & Accessibility

SOT and the Salt Palace Convention Center are committed to providing inclusive, accessible, and enjoyable experience while attending the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. If you need any services not listed on this web page, such as TDD devices, to support your full participation in the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, please indicate your needs while registering and contact Maureen Bayley at SOT Headquarters by email or phone (703.438.3115).

Accessibility

  • Mobility

    Automated doors are located at all entrances to the Salt Palace Convention Center. Motor scooter and wheelchair rental is available at the facility. Quantities are limited, so it is recommended that you make a reservation in advance of your arrival.

  • Language

    If you need translation services while attending the meeting, SOT recommends:

  • Vision and Hearing

    There is a telephone equipped with Telecommunications Device for the Deaf technology across from Room 151.

    If you need additional services to support your full participation in the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, please indicate your needs while registering and contact Maureen Bayley at SOT Headquarters by email or phone (703.438.3115).

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Nursing Mothers and Families

SOT is supporting a childcare service during the 2024 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, and children are allowed in Scientific Sessions and the ToxExpo Exhibit Hall.

Nursing Mother’s Lounges

The Salt Palace Convention Center has three Nursing Mother’s Lounges. Two are located on the first level: one between the built-in coffee stand near Room 150 A and the escalators across from the Grand Ballroom and the other next to the Guest Services Office at the north end of the Main Concourse across from Room 151. The third lounge is on the second level across from Room 254.

Restrooms

All public restrooms in the Salt Palace Convention Center are accessible per federal ADA requirements. There also are three family/gender-neutral restrooms: one outside of Room 255, one just inside the entrance to the Hyatt Regency, and one in Hall 5.

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Quiet Room

As you navigate the whirlwind of sessions, networking, and the constant stream of information, the quiet room beckons, offering you a tranquil haven to gather your thoughts, find solace, and savor a moment of personal reflection. To maintain a serene environment, we kindly request that attendees respect the hushed atmosphere by silencing phones, minimizing conversations, and avoiding disruptive activities within this space.

  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday–Wednesday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM

Internet Access at the Convention Center

Free Wireless Internet Access

SOT will provide free wireless internet access in the Salt Palace Convention Center where SOT events are being held. To connect to the free wireless internet, browse the available wireless networks, select the 2024SOT wireless network, and use the password SOTguest.

@SOT Center

Utilize a large touchscreen monitor to access the SOT Event App and find your way around the Salt Palace Convention Center. Plus, use this station to print boarding passes and check email.

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Managing Possessions

Coat/Luggage Check

For your convenience, a coat/luggage check will be available in the Registration area free of charge courtesy of Battelle. Please note that laptops, cameras, and other electronics will not be accepted.

  • Hours of Operation*:
    Sunday 7:00 AM–8:00 PM
    Monday 7:00 AM–6:15 PM
    Tuesday 7:30 AM–6:15 PM
    Wednesday 7:30 AM–5:00 PM
    Thursday 8:00 AM–12:00 Noon

*Coat/luggage check hours are subject to change.

Lost and Found

Items should be taken to the SOT Office in the convention center. Any items left in the office after 11:30 am on Thursday, March 14, will be returned to SOT Headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Information on retrieving posters not claimed by the end of Poster Sessions will be available on the “Poster Sessions” web page by October 2023.

If you have any questions regarding these policies, please SOT Headquarters.

SOT Office

The SOT Office is located in the convention center. SOT leadership and staff use 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–7:00 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
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SOT Pavilion

Stop by the SOT Pavilion anytime during ToxExpo hours to ask SOT-related questions and catch up with friends and colleagues. At the Pavilion, you can:

  • Chat with Toxicological Sciences Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey M. Peters and Managing Editor Virginia Hawkins
  • Reserve a spot or hold an impromptu meeting with colleagues
  • Learn about SOT activities, programs, and membership
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