On behalf of the Scientific Program Committee, the SOT Council, and the rest of the organizing committees for the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, I am pleased to announce the scientific program for the 2019 event. Information on all Scientific Sessions—as well as the hundreds of additional activities associated with the Annual Meeting, such as the Undergraduate Education Program; Regional Chapter, Special Interest Group, and Specialty Section receptions; Exhibitor-Hosted Sessions; and more—is now available on the Program Details page of the SOT Annual Meeting website. As additional events are added or additional details are confirmed, this page will be updated with the new information.
Highlights from the 2019 scientific program include:
- 80+ Scientific Sessions, including six sessions designated as Innovations in Applied Toxicology (IAT) or Innovations in Toxicological Sciences (ITS);
- 14 Continuing Education courses;
- 90-minute Symposium and Workshop Sessions on Tuesday afternoon, as part of a pilot initiative;
- All-day Poster Sessions, featuring 2,100+ presentations;
- Opening Plenary Lecture on the robust assembly of human tissues for disease modeling and discovery by William L. Murphy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison;
- Plenary Keynote Medical Research Council (MRC) Lecture on ageing and multimorbidity by Janet M. Lord of the University of Birmingham Institute of Inflammation and Ageing;
- The second year of a Hot Topic Featured Session (proposal submissions to begin in December) and a Toxicological Sciences Featured Session; and
- Recurring Featured Sessions, such as the SOT/EUROTOX Debate, SOT and Japanese Society of Toxicology Symposium, and Award Lectures.