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Schedule-at-a-Glance

Please note this schedule is preliminary and will be updated as the program is finalized.

Details including individual presentation titles, times and abstracts; exhibitor events; special events and all other conference activities will be confirmed by fall 2018.

Saturday, February 3, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Short Courses
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Assay Guidance Workshop for High Throughput Screening and Lead Discovery
Sunday, February 4, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Short Courses
Monday, February 5, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 am Opening Remarks and Keynote Presentation:
Benjamin F. Cravatt is a Professor and Co-Chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute. His research group is interested in understanding the roles that enzymes play in physiological and pathological processes, especially as pertains to the nervous system and cancer.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Exhibition Open & Poster Viewing
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Scientific Podium Sessions
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. New Product Showcase Presentation Theatre in Exhibition
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibition
12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m. Exhibitor Tutorials
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Academic Research Presentation Theatre in Exhibition
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Poster Presentations in the Exhibition (Session 1)
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Exhibitor Tutorials
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Scientific Podium Sessions
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. New Product Showcase Presentation Theatre in Exhibition
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Poster Presentations in the Exhibition (Session 2)
5:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m.

Reception in the Exhibition Celebrating the 2018 SLAS Journal Achievement Award Honorees

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
6:30 a.m. Start 2018 SLAS FUNd Run
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Special Interest Group Meetings
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Exhibitor Tutorials
9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Exhibition Open / Poster Viewing
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Scientific Podium Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. New Product Showcase Presentation Theatre in Exhibition
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibition
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Exhibitor Tutorials
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Academic Research Presentation Theatre in Exhibition
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Poster Presentations in the Exhibition (Session 3)
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Exhibitor Tutorials
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Scientific Podium Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. New Product Showcase Presentation Theatre in Exhibition
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Poster Presentations in the Exhibition (Session 4)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Reception in the Exhibition
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. SLAS2018 Tuesday Evening Celebration
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Special Interest Group Meetings
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration Open
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Exhibition Open
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Scientific Podium Sessions
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. New Product Showcase Presentation Theatre in Exhibition
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Poster Presentations in the Exhibition (Session 5)
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch in the Exhibition Hall
Noon – 12:45 p.m. Exhibitor Tutorials
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Special Interest Group Meetings
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Scientific Podium Sessions
3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks, Keynote Presentation and 2018 SLAS Innovation Award Announcement:
Marc Abrahams writes about research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK. Marc founded Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony in 1991, and serves as its Master of Ceremonies. He co-founded and edits the magazine Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), hosts the Improbable Research weekly podcast (distributed by CBS), and wrote This is Improbable, The Ig Nobel Prizes, and other books. He edits and writes much of the web site and blog www.improbable.com, and the monthly newsletter mini-AIR.