ACT Special Events

ACT is creating a safe environment at our events by instituting COVID-19 Safety Protocols which may include, but not limited to, mandatory mask wearing and social distancing. These special events and protocols are subject to change.

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  • Welcome Reception and Dinner

    ToxHunt—Scavenger Hunt in the Exhibit Hall

    • Monday, November 15, and Tuesday, November 16
    • (Open to all attendees.)
    • During Exhibit Hall Hours

    Join the hunt for “Dr. Fox” for a chance to win fabulous prizes! Hunt for the image of Dr. Fox in participating exhibitors’ booths. Retrieve a password from 15 exhibitors to be entered in drawings for fantastic prizes. Winners to be announced in the Exhibit Hall during the Tuesday afternoon refreshment break.

  • Poster Session with Wine and Cheese

    Poster Viewing

    • Supported by SAGE Publishing, Inc.
    • Monday, November 15
    • 4:30 PM–6:30 PM
    • (Open to all attendees. Limited capacity within Exhibit Hall; entry is first-come, first-served)

    The Poster Viewing will feature posters on a variety of topics, including general toxicology, regulatory toxicology, safety evaluation nonpharmaceuticals, toxicology methods, and safety evaluation pharmaceuticals. The viewing showcases some of the latest and most innovative work in the field. The ACT award winners’ posters will feature a ribbon—be sure to look for these merited posters in the Exhibit Hall. To maintain social distancing requirements, a virtual option will be available for poster presenters to network and answer questions with attendees.

  • Awards Ceremony and Luncheon

    Awards Ceremony

    • Tuesday, November 16
    • 7:30 AM–8:30 AM
    • (Open to all attendees.)

    Listen to a keynote presentation by the Distinguished Scientist Award in Toxicology recipient, which is included as part of your Annual Meeting registration. Awards will be presented to the recipients of the Mildred Christian Women’s Leadership in Toxicology Award, Service Award, Carol C. Lemire Unsung Hero Award, Early Career Professional Award, and Award for Best Paper Published in International Journal of Toxicology. The Furst Award for Best Student Poster presentation will be announced, as will the North American Travel Grant, North American Graduate Fellowship, and International Grant recipients.

    Learn more about ACT awards.

  • Members' Meeting

    ACT Members’ Meeting

    • Tuesday, November 16
    • 5:30 PM–6:30 PM
    • (Open to ACT members only.)

    Are you interested in getting the most out of your ACT membership? Do you find yourself asking, “How can I get more involved?” Here is your chance! Come to the ACT Members’ Meeting to hear about the latest ACT business and provide your feedback for the future.

  • Member Mixer

    ACT Member Mixer

    • Tuesday, November 16
    • 6:30 PM–7:30 PM
    • (Open to registered ACT members only.)

    Network with fellow ACT members and further share your thoughts on the College and the ACT Annual Meeting. This event is offered as a benefit of ACT membership.

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    Closing Reception

    • Wednesday, November 17
    • 4:30 PM–5:30 PM
    • (Open to all registered attendees.)

    This event is your final opportunity to network and socialize with fellow Annual Meeting participants and to meet with the incoming ACT President, Alan Hoberman. Stop by and say, “See you next time!” to old friends and new. ACT looks forward to seeing you next year for the 43rd ACT Annual Meeting, November 13–16, 2022, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Denver, Colorado!



    Accessibility needs, dietary needs, and allergies must be indicated during registration to arrange for accurate service and preparation. The College will try to accommodate these requests. There is no guarantee that requests can be honored. We strive to work with our partners and vendors to provide safe and delicious meals for all attendees. Despite taking every precaution, we cannot guarantee that menu items are free of trace amounts of allergens or other ingredients.