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be found either through an alphabetical listing of companies with descriptions starti
on page 319 or a listing by products and services where companies may be locat
by keyword beginning on page 347. Your barcoded badge will allow you to ent
contests and request additional information from companies in the Exhibit Hall.
Children under the age of 18 may be admitted into the Exhibit Hall only if th
are accompanied by a scientific paid registrant.
Global Village – Booth 825, Exhibit Hall, Level 2
An exciting new feature on the exhibit floor is the Global Village, whi
features Society members from the International Federation of Hum
Genetics Societies and other people and groups interested in promoting internatio
aspects of human genetics. This location is the place to congregate while you’re
the Exhibit Hall! You’ll have opportunities to discuss membership, journal questio
society outreach and much more with the following participating societies:
• American Society of Human Genetics,
American Journal of Human Genetics
• European Society of Human Genetics
• American College of Medical Genetics
• Genetics Society of America/
G3 Genes, Genomes, Genetics Journal
• Human Genetics Society of Australasia
• Human Variome Project
• Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors
In addition, Rick Guidotti, director of Positive Exposure and former high-fashi
photographer-turned-advocate for children with genetic disorders, will present slid
of his artwork celebrating the beauty of human diversity. Rick will be available fr
12:30-4:00 pm on Wednesday to discuss his work, organization, and the ma
international locations he has visited to document the richness of genetic diversit
Finally, a large screen will be placed in the area playing a variety of educational a
genetic/science related videos. Plan to stop by during exhibit hours so you can spe
a few minutes relaxing and enjoying these fun and thought-provoking videos.
The Global Village, located next to the food concessions in back of the Exhibit H
will also feature comfortable lounge seating, Internet access, and literature regardi
genetics conferences and other genetic societies worldwide. You will find memb
of the ICHG 2011 Scientific Program Committee, as well as leaders from ea
participating society at various peak exhibit hours, such as lunch time and post
presentation hours. We expect to hear often “meet me at the Global Village!” Plea
see page 317 for further details and a complete description of participating societi
Family Room/Nursing Area – Room 341/342, Level 3
The Family Room is set with a changing area and lounge seating to provide a qu
area where babies may be nursed. The room is open during registration hours. T
purpose of the room is to give parents and children a place to relax during t
convention. Attendees are not permitted to utilize this room for babysitting servic