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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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ASHG Board of Directors................................................................................. 4
Welcome from the President.................................................................................... 5
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ASHG Program Committee Members............................................................. 6
Welcome from the Program Chair. .......................................................................... 7
What does the ASHG Program Committee do?. .................................................... 9
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ASHG Abstract Reviewers. ............................................................................ 10
ASHG Administrative Offices/Staff........................................................................ 11
Annual Meeting Support. ........................................................................................ 12
Advertisers................................................................................................................ 13
Schedule of Scientific Sessions and Ancillary Events. ....................................... 17
Trainees Track: Meeting within the Meeting Schedule........................................... 32
Education Track...................................................................................................... 34
Clinical Track........................................................................................................... 36
Social Issues Track................................................................................................. 38
Floor Plans and Maps.............................................................................................. 41
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC).................................................... 42
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel (Headquarter Hotel)............................................ 43
Hotel Locator Map.................................................................................................. 45
Shuttle Bus Routes................................................................................................. 47
MBTA Transit System (The T Subway System) Map.............................................. 49
General Information
About the Meeting................................................................................................ 51
Abstracts/Abstract Search.................................................................................. 51
Invited Sessions. ................................................................................................. 51
Plenary Session Presentations (abstract-driven)................................................ 51
Platform/Poster Sessions (abstract-driven)........................................................ 52
Mobile App/Mobile Website................................................................................ 52
Social Media........................................................................................................ 52
Registration/Badge and Program Pickup......................................................... 53
Registration Hours/Fees..................................................................................... 53
Registration Receipt............................................................................................ 54
Replacement/Lost/Forgotten Badge.................................................................. 54
Meeting Information, Services and Offices
ASHG Office and Meeting Logistics................................................................... 54
ASHG Central/Membership Services................................................................. 54
Assistance for Attendees.................................................................................... 55
Attire/Dress Code................................................................................................ 55
Business Center.................................................................................................. 55
Career/Employment Opportunities/Professional Development Theater............ 55
Cell Phone/Camera/Recording Policy................................................................ 55
CME/CEUs.......................................................................................................... 56
Exhibits/Exhibit Registration and Management. ................................................ 56
Family/Nursing Mothers Room........................................................................... 56
First Aid. .............................................................................................................. 56
Food Service....................................................................................................... 56
Housing/Hotels.................................................................................................... 57
Information. ......................................................................................................... 57