Meeting Agenda

SOFT 2017 Meeting Agenda

Note: This agenda was published on May 4, 2017, and is subject to change.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

  • NSC-ADID Meeting (8 am-12 pm)
  • TIAFT Board Meeting (9 am-12 pm)
  • Registration Opens (12-6 pm)
  • NLCP Inspector Training (2-6 pm)
  • Immunalysis Icebreaker Reception (6-9 pm)

Sunday, September 10, 2017

  • Continental Breakfast (7-8:30 am)
  • Registration Opens (7 am-7 pm)
  • ABFT Exam Committee (8 am-5 pm)
  • Workshops (8 am-5:30 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (10-10:30 am)
  • Lunch and Learns (12-1:30 pm)
  • ABFT Executive Committee (12:15pm-5:15pm)
  • TIAFT Regional Rep Meeting (12-1:30)
  • Refreshment Break (3:30-4 pm)
  • ConEd Credits Committee (5:30-7 pm)
  • YFT/YS Symposium (6:30-10:30 pm)
  • ThermoFisher SOFToberfest (7-10 pm)

Monday, September 11, 2017

  • Continental Breakfast (7-8:30 am)
  • Registration (7 am-7 pm)
  • SOFT Board Meeting (7 am-12 pm)
  • ABFT Exam (8 am-12 pm)
  • Student Enrichment Program (8 am-5 pm)
  • Workshops (8 am-5:30 pm)
  • ABFT Accreditation Committee (9 am-12 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (10-10:30 am)
  • Lunch On Your Own (12-1:30 pm)
  • Lunch and Learns (12-1:30 pm)
  • ABFT Board Meeting (12-5:00 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (3:30-4 pm)
  • Opening Ceremony (5:45-6:30 pm)
  • Welcome Reception (6:30-10:00 pm)
  • Sunshine/Rieders Silent Auction (6:30-8 pm)
  • Professional Development Fair (6:30-8 pm)
  • Elmer Gordon Forum (8-9:30 pm)
  • MilliporeSigma Nite Owl (10 pm-12 am)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • Continental Breakfast (7-8:30 am)
  • Registration (7 am-6 pm)
  • Scientific Session #1 (8-10 am)
  • Exhibit Hall/Auction Open (9:30 am-4 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (10-10:30 am)
  • Scientific Session #2 (10 am-12 pm)
  • Lunch with Exhibitors (12-1:30 pm)
  • Poster Session #1(12-1:30 pm)
  • Scientific Session #3 (1:30-3:30 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (3:30-4 pm)
  • Scientific Session #4 (4-5 pm)
  • Beach Party Dinner (7 pm-10 pm)


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

  • Continental Breakfast (7-8:30 am)
  • JAT/OUP Breakfast Meeting (7-8 am)
  • Registration (7 am-5 pm)
  • Scientific Session #5 (8-10 am)
  • Exhibit Hall/Auction Open (9:30 am-4 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (10-10:30 am)
  • Scientific Session #6 (10:30 am-12 pm)
  • Lunch with Exhibitors (12-1:30 pm)
  • Poster Session #2 (12-1:30 pm)
  • SOFT-AAFS Drugs & Driving (12-1:30 pm)
  • Scientific Session #7 (1:30-3:00 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (3-3:30 pm)
  • Scientific Session #8 (3:30-5 pm)
  • Dinner Cruise (6:30-9:30 pm)

Thursday, September 14, 2017

  • Karla Moore Fun Run/Walk (6:30-8 am)
  • Continental Breakfast (7-8:30 am)
  • AAFS Steering Committee (7-9 am)
  • Registration (7 am-1 pm)
  • Scientific Session #9 (8-10 am)
  • Exhibitor Feedback Meeting (8:30-9:30 am)
  • Exhibit Hall/Auction Open (9:30 am-4 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (10-10:30 am)
  • Scientific Session #10 (10:30 am-12 pm)
  • Lunch with Exhibitors (12:00-1:30 pm)
  • Poster Session #3 (12-1:30 pm)
  • DFC Committee (12:30-1:30 pm)
  • SOFT Business Meeting (1:30-3:30 pm)
  • Refreshment Break (3:30-4 pm)
  • TIAFT Business Meeting (4-6 pm)
  • Happy Hour (6:30-7:30 pm)
  • President’s Banquet and Closing Ceremony (7:30-9 pm)
  • Reception, Band and Dancing (9-11 pm)

Exhibit Hall Hours

Monday: 6:30-10 pm Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 9:30 am-4 pm