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GENERAL INFORMATION
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GENERAL INFORMATION
REGISTRATION, BADGE, AND PROGRAM PICKUP
Scientific meeting registration, badge, program, and bag pickup is located in the
North
Lobby
of the Convention Center and is open during the following hours:
Tuesday
10:00
am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00
am – 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30
am – 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30
am – 5:00 pm
Saturday
7:30
am – 10:30 am
Exhibitor registration is also located in the North Lobby. See page 56 for exhibitor
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registration hours.
Registration Fees
The registration fee includes entry to all invited scientific sessions, platform sessions,
award presentations, poster sessions, exhibits, and to the welcome reception. 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 August 30
Starting October 22
ASHG Member
$500
$600
Nonmember
$750
$850
Trainee ASHG Member
1
$275
$300
Trainee Non-member
1
$475
$525
Trainee One-Day
1
$95
$95
Developing Country
2
$350
$400
Guest Registration
3
N/A
$125
1
Trainees
may register at the
trainee rates
for the meeting. Undergraduate students and individuals
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completing postbaccalaureate training 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.
NEW for 2013:
Students/Trainees (Members and Non-members) may register in this new category
at the rate of $95 for a one-day registration pass. You can register in this category for Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday or Saturday only. Multiple one-day registrations are not permitted.
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.
Guests may register for a fee of $125, which includes admission to the following: Welcome
Reception and the Exhibit Hall. The guest registration does not include access to scientific sessions. To
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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.
NOTE:
Childr
en under the age of 18 may be admitted into the Exhibit Hall only if they
ar
e accompanied by
a paid scientific r
egistrant.