Symposium and Professional Development Fair (PDF)
Sunday, October 29, 5:00 - 9:00 PM 

The symposium is an opportunity for younger toxicologists to come together for a night of professional networking. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres are provided to attendees. Attendees must be 41 years of age or under to participate in the Symposium. Attendees will sign in at the door. 

Symposium Panel Speakers:

  • Rachel Lieberman - Industry

Submit Questions for the Panel Speakers HERE!

Professional Development Fair (PDF) 
Representatives from various accreditation/certifying agencies, graduate programs and laboratories will be available to discuss continuing education, professional training, board certification, academic and career opportunities including scientific writing. If you would like to patriciate in the PDF as a Representative, please complete the Reservation form HERE (form pending)
Student Enrichment Program (SEP)
Monday, October 30, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

A day-long program focused on introducing high school students to the world of Forensic Toxicology. Lunch is be provided to participating students. Local high school students are eligible to participate with an accepted application. Please check back for the application!

Leo Dal Cortivo Award

The winners of the SOFT 2023 Leo Dal Cortivo Best Poster Award and Best Platform Presentation Award will be presented at the President's Banquet on Thursday, November 2, 2023.

SOFT's Symposium, Professional Development Fair and Student Enrichment Program are hosted by the Young Forensic Toxicologist Committee.

Current Members

  • Executive Board:
    • Marissa Finkelstein, Chair
    • Erin Strickland, Vice Chair
    • Elisa Shoff, Secretary
    • Amanda Rausch, Past Chair
  • Symposium Coordinators:
    • Whitney Brown
    • Alex Krotulski
  • Student Enrichment Program Coordinators:
    • Sara Dempsey
    • Kristin Kahl
    • Aracelis Velez 
    • Amanda Brooking 
  • Professional Development Fair Coordinators:
    • Kayla Neuman
    • Edward Zumaeta 
  • Leo Dal Cortivo Awards Coordinators:
    • Erika Phung
    • Lauren Wolfe
  •  ToxTalk Contributor: 
    • Lindsay Glicksberg