2017 SOFT-TIAFT Joint Meeting: Due to Hurricane Irma, the meeting planned for September 9-14, 2017, has been rescheduled for January 7-11, 2018 at the Boca Raton Resort.
The 5th Joint Meeting of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) and The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) will be held January 7-11, 2018, in Boca Raton, Florida, US. Boca Raton is a beautiful coastal city located about 30 miles south of Palm Beach, 20 miles north of Fort Lauderdale and about 50 miles north of Miami. Florida is considered “the sunshine state” and the state’s gorgeous climate makes it a spectacularly warm and sunny place to visit all year round.
The meeting venue will be held at the very exclusive, Waldorf Astoria Boca Raton Resort & Club (http://www.bocaresort.com). This luxurious resort is situated on 356 acres with amenities that include an ultimate spa experience, golf, tennis, surfing, boating, and private beach access. The room rates have been guaranteed at $199 (plus tax) that includes the resort fee and complimentary in-room WiFi. Many of the charming and sophisticated guest rooms come with a view of the Atlantic Ocean, Intercoastal Waterway, or the marina.
The planning committee of the SOFT-TIAFT 2017 meeting are hosts Dr. Ruth Winecker and Dan Anderson, meeting Treasurer Dr. Marc LeBeau, Vendor Liaison Dr. Jarrad Wagner, SOFT’s Executive Director Beth Olson, and Administrative Assistant CC Watson. The scientific program will be chaired by Dr. Robert Kronstrand and Dr. Robert Johnson and the workshops chaired by Dr. Frank Peters and Dr. Diane Boland. Social events include a welcoming reception with our exhibitors on Monday, a Beach Party on the Beach Club’s pool deck on Tuesday, a yacht dinner cruise on the Intercoastal Waterway on Wednesday, and the Thursday night President’s Banquet and Closing Ceremony.