Sunday Funday Events

Restaurant le Castillon is open early to get breakfast to jump-start your day. Beverages will be provided during the session breaks throughout the week. You are on your own for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining options at the Hôtel Bonaventure Montréal are available on the website. The concierge can also provide assistance in recommending area restaurants for your dining pleasure.

A special Student and Postdoctoral Lunch Workshop is offered Sunday at noon. This workshop is free of charge for trainees. It is an opportunity to gain insight on Building a Successful Career in Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology. If you have not signed up for this workshop, please stop by the registration desk first thing in the morning to see if space is still available.

Attendees will have a chance to unwind and get reacquainted during the Welcome Reception and Silent Auction beginning at 6:00 pm. This light reception is held jointly with the Neurobehavioral Teratology Society (NBTS) and the International Neurotoxicology Association (INA). Time will be spent networking with colleagues, exhibitors, and friends as the exciting week of scientific interactions begins. The time-honored Silent Auction will return, so come ready to outbid your colleagues! Bidding will start at 6:30 pm and will conclude at promptly at 8:00 pm. A list of the highest bidders will be posted in the registration area on Monday at 12:00 noon. All items must be claimed by Wednesday at 12:00 noon. The Society is unable to ship auction items to the highest bidder; unclaimed items will become property of the Society.

The Teratology Society is pleased to offer a venue for companies who are active in the field of teratology to meet with the Annual Meeting attendees. Exhibitors will be on hand to discuss their products and how they can help you achieve your research and professional goals. Plan to visit the exhibitors and learn more about their products and services during the Welcome Reception and the poster sessions on Monday and Tuesday. Remember to stop by the Teratology booth to learn more about the Society and put your knowledge of teratology to the test with games and prizes!

Traveling with a guest or spouse? Invite them to participate in the Spouse/Guest Meet-and-Greet in the Pointe-aux-Tremble room at 10:00 am. This event is a great opportunity to meeting fellow travelers, touch base with friends, and coordinate your plans for exploring everything that Montréal has to offer! The hotel’s concierge and Montréal tour guides (Provided by the Montréal Convention and Visitors Bureau) will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the city and its history. This is a free event and is open to guests of all registered attendees.

For more details about the Annual Meeting, visit the meeting website. Information about daily activities can be viewed via the Annual Meeting Blog.

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