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What You Can Expect

The ASPET Annual Meeting is the place to discover and to present the highest quality, innovative science in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics.

The ASPET Annual Meeting is a stand-alone meeting that has been re-designed by ASPET members for the pharmacology and experimental therapeutics community. It is designed to deliver a valuable experience, so everyone feels the warm welcome of ASPET, your home for pharmacology.

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions

  • Program details to be announced in November
  • More interactive, hands-on, and innovative formats for the delivery of ASPET scientific content
  • Sessions that take a broad approach to pharmacology
  • A diversity of voices representing scientific excellence and professional development
  • ASPET’s divisions that host well-loved award showcase/ platform sessions
  • A mix of shorter, faster-paced sessions as well as deep-dive sessions

Keynote / General Sessions

  • Inspirational new insights from leading experts
  • Opportunities to interact with keynotes and award winners
Keynote/General Sessions
Poster Presentations

Poster Presentations

  • To present your work to a robust and engaged crowd and receive valuable feedback
  • To discover young talent doing fascinating work in your field and adjacent to your field
  • Mixers during the poster sessions with opportunities to discuss the latest science with others from your division about the posters in your research area
  • Award-winning presentations from young scientists competing in the popular student/postdoc poster competition throughout the meeting

ASPET Annual Meeting Will...

  • Be inclusive to all participants and enhance the diversity of our membership. Diversity means including BIPOC, all ages, gender, and biographic backgrounds to be part of the experience.
  • Connect people and topics across the field of pharmacology throughout the year.
  • Present content that represents excellence in science, promotes cross-disciplinary and translational research and is of value to our divisions.
  • Ensure that ASPET is the home of pharmacology and a place of innovation.
  • Deliver valuable experiences that sustain the growth and success of ASPET.
Community Building
St Louis Union Station Hotel

St. Louis Union Station Hotel

  • An engaging, exciting, inspiring and welcoming space
  • A hotel room rate 30% less expensive than EB 2022
  • An awe-inspiring, historic lobby with a modern, award-winning light show every evening on the hour where you can get a drink and socialize with other attendees
  • A unique, AAA Four- Diamond rated, historic property
  • A Ferris wheel, carousel, mini golf, rope course, mirror maze, and a fire & light show that are all a part of St. Louis Union Station Hotel
  • A carefully restored historic train shed

Preliminary Program

Early Online Programming Prior to the Meeting

The new ASPET Award Lecture Series will be held exclusively for meeting registrants online from April 19 to May 10 in advance of meeting in St. Louis. Recordings will be made available within a week for registrants in case they missed the live webinar. In St. Louis, registrants can meet the award lecturers and join in the celebration of their accomplishments.

ASPET Divisions will host interactive Town Halls and scientific sessions online in March/April in advance of meeting in St. Louis. Get to know division colleagues and receive a sneak peek at some of the latest science that will be presented in St. Louis.

For those who cannot travel to St. Louis, a virtual-only registration package will be available that also includes select recordings from sessions held in St. Louis. The full virtual program schedule will be provided prior to registration.

May 18-21, 2023 in St. Louis

THURSDAY, MAY 18
  • 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Opening General Session
  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Networking Break
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Poster Presentations and Mixer
  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Welcome Social Event
SATURDAY, MAY 20
  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am | Keynote / General Session
  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am | Concurrent sessions
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am | Networking break
  • 11:00 pm - 12:30 pm | Concurrent sessions
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Lunch break
  • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Concurrent sessions
  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Networking break
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Concurrent sessions
  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Networking break
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Poster Presentations and Mixer
FRIDAY, MAY 19
  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am | Breakfast Business Meeting
  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am | Keynote / General Session
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm | Concurrent sessions
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Lunch break
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Concurrent sessions
  • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Networking break
  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Concurrent sessions
  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Networking break
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Poster Presentations and Mixer
SUNDAY, MAY 21
  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am | Keynote / General Session
  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am | Concurrent sessions
  • 10:30 pm - 11:00 am | Networking break
  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm | Concurrent sessions
  • 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Closing Awards Presentation Luncheon

Get Ready to Share Your Research

All abstracts are reviewed and scored by our division-based abstract review teams and then moved to the Program Committee for final acceptance decisions and scheduling.

Submit your abstract by Thursday, December 8 to:

  • Be considered for speaking opportunities in sessions or poster presentations
  • Apply for student/postdoc travel awards*
  • Apply to take part in the student/postdoc poster award competition*
  • Receive early notice (Feb. 3) if accepted for an oral or poster presentation

Submit your abstract by Thursday, February 23rd to:

  • Be considered for a poster presentation
  • Receive notification by March 24 if accepted

* Must be an ASPET member in good standing for 2022 and 2023. Be sure to renew your ASPET membership for 2023 or join now! Members save 40% on abstract submission fees (must be first/ presenting author).

ASPET is Seeking Abstracts in the Following Research Areas:

  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Central Nervous System Pharmacology
  • Behavioral Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Drug Metabolism and Disposition
  • Pharmacogenomics and Translational Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology Education
  • Toxicology
  • Other (including COVID-19, global health, health disparities, and other specialties)

Partner with ASPET

ASPET welcomes support from corporations and universities who are seeking to connect with our 800 scientists at all career levels who will convene in St. Louis to discover and present the highest quality, innovative science in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. To explore opportunities, please reach out to us at meetings@aspet.org or 301-634-7060.

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Last Updated: September 2, 2022

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