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GENERAL INFORMATION
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Assistance for Attendees
Registrants with questions about special needs for auxiliary requirements (such
as hearing assistance/sign language interpretation), housing, and ­transportation
should contact the ASHG office in advance by emailing
with the specific request. NOTE: It may not be possible to accommodate last-minute
and ­on-site requests.
If you have difficulty walking long distances, you may want to consider renting a
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mobile scooter from Scoot Around. For details or reservations, call 888-441-7575 or
visit
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Attire/Dress Code
Attire for the meeting is business casual. Remember to dress in layers and wear
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comfortable walking shoes.
Business Center – Level 1
The Convention Center has a full-service FedEx business center, which will be open
Monday through Friday. Hours will be posted outside the entrance. The business
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center will provide an array of services including copying, printing, faxing, internet
access, shipping, and office supplies. You can also print your boarding pass at the
business center. For questions, dial 617-954-2203.
Career/Employment Opportunities/Professional Development Theater – Exhibit Hall
The ASHG/FASEB Career Center will operate Wednesday through Friday inside the
Exhibit Hall during exhibit hours. Job seekers and employers should submit their
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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
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Professional ­Development sessions on the following topics have been
added to the schedule for 2013. ­Admittance is on a first-come, first-served
basis. Please see pages 63, 66 and 68 for further details.
Beyond the Bench. . .Preparing for Your Career Transition in the Life ­Sciences
Academic Job Search: CVs, Letters, Statements, and Start-Ups
Postdocs: What You Should be Looking for and How to Find It
The Professional Development Theater is located inside the Exhibit Hall, next to the
Career Resources Booth 200.
Cell Phone/Camera/Recording Policy
Attendees are strictly prohibited from using cameras and all other ­recording
devices to capture data from slides or posters in 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.
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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; additional action may be taken with
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repeated or egregious ­offenders. When registering, you agreed to adhere to this policy.
Please remember to turn off, or place on silent, cell phones and other devices before
entering meeting rooms.
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