Meeting Agenda

SOFT 2017 Meeting Agenda

Note: This agenda was published on February 27, 2017, and is subject to change.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

  • NSC-ADID Meeting (8:00am-12:00pm)
  • TIAFT Board Meeting (9:00am-12:00pm)
  • Registration Opens (2:00pm-6:00pm)
  • NLCP Inspector Training (2:00pm-6:00pm)
  • Immunalysis Icebreaker Reception (6:00pm-9:00pm)

Sunday, September 10, 2017

  • Continental Breakfast (7:00am-8:30am)
  • Registration Opens (7:00am-6:00pm)
  • ABFT Exam Committee (8:00am-5:00pm)
  • NSC-ADID Meeting (8:00am-11:45pm)
  • Workshops (8:00am-5:30pm)
  • Refreshment Break (10:00am-10:30am)
  • Lunch On Your Own (12:00pm-1:30pm)
  • Lunch and Learns (12:00pm-1:30 pm)
  • ABFT Exec. Committee (12:15pm-5:15pm)
  • TIAFT Regional Rep. Meeting (12-1:30)
  • Refreshment Break (3:30pm-4:00pm)
  • ConEd Credits Committee (5:30pm-7:00pm)
  • TIAFT & SOFT YFT Sympos. (6:30pm-10:30pm)
  • Dinner On Your Own
  • ThermoFisher SOFToberfest (7:00pm-10:00pm)

Monday, September 11, 2017

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

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • Continental Breakfast (7:00am-8:30am)
  • Registration (7:00am-5:00pm)
  • Exhibit Hall/Auction Open (9:30am-4:00pm)
  • Plenary Guest Speaker (8:00am-8:20am)
  • Scientific Session #1 (8:20am-10:00am)
  • Refreshment Break (10:00am-10:30am)
  • Scientific Session #2 (10:30am-12:00pm)
  • Lunch with Exhibitors (12:00pm-1:30pm)
  • Poster Session #1(12:00pm-1:30pm)
  • Scientific Session #3 (1:30pm-3:30pm)
  • Refreshment Break (3:30pm-4:00pm)
  • Scientific Session #4 (4:00pm-5:00pm)
  • Beach Party Dinner (7pm-10pm)


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

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

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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

Exhibit Hall Hours

Monday: 6:30pm-10:00pm Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 9:30am-4:00pm