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GENERAL INFORMATION
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GENERAL INFORMATION
All speakers are required to upload their presentation in advance of the
­
session.
Speakers are not permitted to take their laptop to the lectern for use during
their ­presentation. On the day of presentation, speakers should arrive at the session
room and check in with the audio-visual technicians and moderator about one-half
hour before the scheduled start of the session. For speaker questions, email ASHG at
.
A speaker/first author index is located in the back of the Program. Names of co-authors,
and consortia are available on the ASHG 2013 website.
SpeakerConflict of Interest:
Analphabetical list of invitedsessionspeakers andauthors
of abstracts who have disclosed significant financial interest or other relationships with
companies or organizations that may be perceived to bias the presentation is located
in the back of the Program. This information allows the listener/attendee to be fully
knowledgeable in evaluating the presentation, and is required to meet CME and CEU
requirements. All speakers will have a conflict-of-interest slide automatically inserted
into their presentation. For speakers who indicated a conflict, the disclosure information
completed during abstract submission or completion of the online conflict-of-interest
form will be used automatically.
Telephone Numbers for ASHG On-Site Offices
All offices are located at the Convention Center. Telephone numbers will be
operational staring T
uesday
,
October 22 through Saturday, October 26.
ASHG Office and Meeting Management, Room 254, Level 2:
617-954-3955
Exhibitor Registration/Management, North Lobby, Level 1:
617-954-3950
Convention Center Main Number:
617-954-2000
First Aid, North Lobby, Level 1:
617-954-2222
Housing, North Lobby, Level 1:
617-954-3954
Information, North Lobby, Level 1:
617-954-3951
Press Office, Room 252, Level 2:
617-954-3959
Registration Help, North Lobby, Level 1:
617-954-3952
Restaurant Reservations/City Information, North Lobby, Level 1:
617-954-2566.
Security:
dial
‘2222’
from any black house phone
Emergency/Police/Fire:
dial
2222
from any black house phone
Travel and Visitor Information
Boston is at its most beautiful in the fall and is one of America’s oldest cities. Boston
is renowned for its cultural facilities and world-class educational institutions. Boston’s
history includes the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, USS Constitution,
Bunker Hill Monument, the site of the Boston Tea Party, and more. Boston is home to
two of the world’s most famous musical institutions, the Boston Symphony Orchestra
and the Boston Pops, as well as great museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Harvard and MIT Museums in Cambridge, the
Institute of Contemporary Art, and more. The weather in Boston in October is mild,
with an average high of 61°F and an average low of 47°F. Visit the City Information/
Restaurant Reservations Counter located in the North Lobby, Level 1 or call 617-954-
2566
during registration hours.