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Platform Sessions (abstract-driven)
The Program Committee has assembled 45 abstract-driven platform sessions totaling
oral presentations.
Each presenting author will give a 10-minute talk followed by
five minutes of discussion.
There are five sets of nine concurrent platform sessions as
follows: (1) Wednesday, from 2:00 pm until 4:15 pm (see page 81); (2) Thursday, from
am until 10:15 am (see page 88); (3) Thursday, from 2:00 pm until 4:15 pm (see
page 96); (4) Friday, from 8:00 am until 10:15 am (see page 106); and (5) Friday, from
pm until 4:15 pm (see page 113).
Poster Sessions (abstract-driven)
To encourage scientific discussions and to facilitate the exchange of information,
posters are grouped by related topics, keyword (selected by the first author at the time
of abstract submission), and alphabetical order by the last name of the first ­author.
Poster listings include title of abstracts and author names preceded by abstract/­poster
board numbers in bold print. The first author listed is the presenting author. Each
number is followed by a
Wednesday), or
Thursday), or
Friday) to indicate the
day on which authors must be present at their poster board. Each author is expected
to be present for one of the two hours during that day. The posters are expected to
remain on the boards for all three poster sessions. See page 129 for poster mounting/
removal schedule and presentation times. Poster listings begin on page 131.
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at your fingertips. The Mobile Website is an alternative option for those attendees
who do not have a smartphone. An internet connection is required when viewing the
Mobile Website.
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scientific or clinical advances they have heard about during
the meeting, and on challenges that the field and the ­Society
will face in the coming years. Use
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Please refer to the ASHG 2013 Annual Meeting website under general information
for the do’s and don’ts of social media. Remember, everything is tweetable unless a
speaker requests otherwise.