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GENERAL INFORMATION
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GENERAL INFORMATION
REGISTRATION, BADGE AND PROGRAM PICK UP
Scientific meeting registration, badge, program, and bag pickup is located in the
North
Upper Lobby
of the Convention Center and is open during the following hours:
Tuesday, November 6
10:00
am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 7
7:00
am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 8
7:00
am – 5:00 pm
Friday, November 9
7:30
am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 10
7:30
am – 10:30 am
Exhibitor registration is located in the South Lobby. See page 48 for exhibitor registration
hours.
Registration Fees
The registration fee includes entry to all invited scientific sessions, platform sessions,
award presentations, poster sessions, exhibits, and to the opening mixer. The fee
does not include admission to separate ticketed events and does not include meals
or hotel costs. Registration may be paid by cash, check, money order or credit card
(
American Express, MasterCard or VISA).
Registration fees are shown in U.S. dollars
After September 4
Starting November 6
ASHG Member
$500
$600
Nonmember
$750
$850
Trainee ASHG Member
1
$275
$300
Trainee Non-member
1
$475
$525
Developing Country
2
$350
$400
Guest Registration
3
N/A
$125
One-day registration is not available.
1
Trainees
may register at the
trainee rates
for the meeting. Postdoctoral fellows and students working
toward a degree in human genetics or an allied field qualify. Trainees will be asked to provide certain
information to determine eligibility. Trainees who register at the meeting should bring a student ID card or a
letter signed by their department or laboratory head to certify trainee/student/fellow status.
2
Developing Country Delegates
may register at this rate if they are from a country that is classified by the
World Bank as lower income or lower-middle income. Identification such as a passport is required.
3
Guest registration will be available on-site only for family members or special guests of registered
delegates.
Guest registration fee is $125 per guest and includes admission to the Opening Mixer and the
Exhibit Hall. The guest registration does not include access to scientific sessions. In order to register as
a guest, you must be accompanied by a paying scientific registrant. Please go to the Registration Help
Counter located in the Registration Area. Guests will be issued different colored badges from scientific
registrants.