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Assistance for Attendees
Registrants with questions regarding special needs for auxiliary requirements
such as hearing assistance/sign language interpretation), housing,
and transportation should contact the ASHG office in advance by e-mailing
with your specific request.
It may not be possible to
accommodate last-minute and on-site requests.
For information on accessibility within San Francisco, visit
If you have difficulty in walking long distances, you may want to consider renting
a mobile scooter from Scoot Around. For details or reservations, call 888-441-7575
or visit
For a list of taxi companies that offer ramp access,
see page 54.
Attire/Dress Code
Attire for the meeting is business casual. Remember to dress in layers and wear
comfortable walking shoes. You may want to carry a small umbrella as San Francisco
can often have rain showers in November.
Business Center – Lower Level South
The Convention Center has a full-service business center for your convenience. It will
be open from Tuesday through Friday. Hours will be posted outside the entrance. The
business center will provide an array of services including copying, printing, faxing,
Internet access, shipping, and office supplies. Please refer to page 51 for information
on Internet and Wi-Fi access.
Career/Employment Opportunities – Exhibit Hall, Lower Level South
The ASHG/FASEB Career Center will operate Wednesday through Friday inside the
Exhibit Hall during exhibit hours. Job seekers and employers should submit their
résumés/job descriptions on 8½” x 11” paper to the ASHG/FASEB Career Center
staff for posting on the employment poster boards inside the Exhibit Hall. Employers
may also e-mail job descriptions to
Visit the FASEB/Career
Resources Web site at
for details.
Cell Phone/Camera/Recording Policy
Attendees are strictly prohibited from using cameras and all other recording
devices in all meeting session rooms, on the Exhibit Hall floor, and in all poster/
oral presentations. This means that attendees are not permitted to take pictures or
videos of speaker slides, posters or exhibit booths. Attendees not adhering to this
policy may be asked to leave the room and will be asked to delete all pictures or
videos already taken, and further action may be taken with repeated or egregious
offenders. When registering, you agreed to adhere to this policy. Please remember to
turn off or place on silent cell phones or other devices before entering meeting rooms.
CMEs and CEUs
Please refer to page 325 for information. Tracking forms are located at the ASHG
Information Counter in the North Lobby, at ASHG Central inside the Exhibit Hall and
at the Society Office, Room 111.