Toxicology Call for Abstracts, Workshops, and Meeting Volunteers!

Source: Amanda L.A. Mohr, MSFS, Section Chair

Preparations are underway for the 76th AAFS Annual Scientific Conference in Denver, CO, taking place February 19-24, 2024. The deadline for scientific submissions (abstracts and workshop proposals) is quickly approaching on August 1! AAFS President C. Ken Williams has chosen the theme of "Justice for All" for the upcoming meeting.

We look forward to a wide array of quality workshops, scientific sessions, breakfast sessions, and luncheons as well as our traditional special sessions on Drugs & Driving, Postmortem, Pediatric Toxicology, and the joint session with the Pathology/Biology section. We highly encourage you to consider submitting relevant scientific content and/or workshop proposals to the Toxicology section by August 1. Please feel free to contact Toxicology section Program Chair Dayong Lee ( or Co-Chair Erin Karschner ( with questions about workshops or scientific session submissions. More information regarding abstract submission can be found at   

If you are considering a workshop proposal, please note the following requirements for submission in addition to an abstract:

  • CV for all speakers (unless on file with AAFS Directory as an AAFS member)
  • Contact information for all speakers
  • Anticipated costs for speaker travel for non-members (flights, per diem, mileage, etc.)
  • Full- or half-day designation
  • Workshop schedule with time designations per speaker
  • Speaker disclosures
  • Expected audience size
  • Estimated number of pages for handouts

If you are interested in volunteering to review abstracts or serving as a session moderator, please reach out to Dayong ( Not only do reviewers, moderators, and volunteers play a pivotal role in the success of the annual meeting, but these activities count as service to the Academy for the October 1 deadline for membership and promotion submissions.

Please don't forget that the Toxicology Section's Awards & Scholarships offer a great way to recognize the achievements and contributions of our distinguished colleagues and promising students. Nominations and all accompanying supporting information are due on August 1, 2023. Please contact our Awards and Scholarship Committee Chair, Jennifer Colby (, with any questions or to submit your nomination. 

Looking forward to seeing you all in Denver!


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