On May 23, 2017 the Society of Toxicology (SOT) together with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are holding a colloquium on “Safety assessment of food packaging and other food contact substances” in Maryland, U.S.. The event is part of the series “SOT FDA colloquia on emerging toxicological science: Challenges in food and ingredient safety.” The upcoming event will focus on the different types of food packaging materials, manufacturing processes, and the assessment of safety and exposure. The event program features speakers from FDA, industry, and academia and will conclude with a roundtable discussion. Registration for on-site participation is free of charge and open until May 15, 2017. There will also be a live webcast of the event (registration required).