55th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology
March 13-17, 2016
New Orleans USA
Abstract submission deadline is October 7th, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana—Join Your SOT Colleagues in This Beautiful and Extraordinary City.
The SOT Annual Meeting is the largest meeting of its kind. This annual event features a broad range of scientific sessions and a thematic program that provides participants with a unique opportunity to deepen their knowledge in topical areas and interact with leaders in their respective disciplines. The scientific program includes Plenary Lectures and other featured sessions, Symposia, Workshops, Roundtable discussions, Informational Sessions, and a Regional Interest Session, as well as Platform and Poster Sessions. The Society anticipates that more than 6,500 toxicologists from more than 50 countries will attend. The SOT Annual Meeting also includes the ToxExpo, which is the largest exhibition dedicated to toxicology and the biomedical sciences. ToxExpo features 350 exhibitors who lead the industry in developing cutting-edge products, services, and technology to benefit the toxicology community. Exhibitors also have the opportunity to demonstrate their products and educate attendees about their services via Exhibitor-Hosted Sessions throughout the week.
You Will Want to Attend Because…
The SOT Annual Meeting provides the most complete and in-depth coverage of toxicology. The Scientific Program Committee (SPC) mission is to devise a scientific program that covers the diverse areas of science that toxicology encompasses. The meeting is the venue for toxicologists to learn about the scientific advances that have taken place over the past 12 months. The Scientific Program Committee reviews more than 2,500 abstracts to deliver the most comprehensive and up-to-date program imaginable.
The Scientific Program Committee has devised a thematic program that encompasses six themes of topical interest. This year, these themes are:
- Advances in Neurotoxicology
- Developmental Toxicity: Mechanisms and Evaluation
- Health and Environmental Impacts of Man-Made and Naturally Released Toxicants
- Molecular Toxicology: Mechanistic Insights and Hazard Assessment
- Recent Advances in Safety Assessment
- Toxicity of Metals
Countless Networking Opportunities
With more than 6,500 toxicologists from more than 50 countries in attendance, this five-day event allows everyone the opportunity to network with colleagues and leading scientists from around the world.
A Global Audience
More than 20 percent of the attendees come from as far away as Australia, Egypt, China, Latin America, and Russia. Toxicologists can explore lessons learned, and share scientific findings and novel approaches with other toxicologists at this annual event, which is designed to showcase the year’s latest in research.
The SOT Annual Meeting is one of the most cost-effective meetings you can attend. SOT has arranged air carrier discounts and has reserved attendee discount-rated rooms at various hotels in the New Orleans area through the SOT housing service. The scientific presentations, exhibits, and networking opportunities are the primary value and justification for attending the SOT Annual Meeting Explore the SOT Annual Meeting website to find more information about the importance of this five-day event and why it should be the one meeting you attend.