ASHG 2017 Mobile App
This year’s app has several exciting features:
- Create an account to plan your schedule online and access it across all of your desktop
and mobile devices
- Network with other attendees by using within-app messaging and connecting to social networks
- Build your schedule within the app – even when you’re offline
- Export your schedule to your colleagues or your own personal calendar
- Use the map to navigate the convention center and explore nearby sessions of interest
Prefer to work on a desktop computer? Not a problem! Use the online planner to create your schedule and sync it with your mobile app. You must create and log in to the same account to sync your schedule between the online planner and mobile app.
2017 App Feature Tour
Instantly Access What You Need
Icons in each detail view allow you to interact with attendees and speakers and organize your schedule. The list below provides details on what the icons do (not all may be available in each view).
|Add event to your schedule|
|Star the item Adds the item to the Notes and Stars tabs|
|Take notes All notes are included in the Notes and Stars tabs|
|Flag sessions to track continuing education|
|Show the item on a map|
|Find sessions near the one you are currently viewing Does not use GPS or device tracking|
|Share the item via social media or email|
|Browse to a provided web link|
|Email the speaker or exhibitor|
|Message other attendees If enabled (requires log in)|
|Block someone from messaging you If enabled (requires log in)|
|Filter sessions by keywords|
|Toggle between your schedule and the master schedule|
|Add personal meetings or export schedule to your calendar Available in the Schedule View|
|View more app features and options|
Plan Each Day
Use the visual timeblocks in the Schedule View to select sessions for each time period and plan your day .
Tap the Settings menu in the Schedule view to add personal meetings or export your itinerary via Email Schedule.
The exported file can then be imported into any calendar program or app that supports the .ics calendar format (including MS Outlook).
Limit Results with Filters
Session, Speaker, and Exhibitor lists offer a variety of Filter options. Combine multiple keywords and multiple filter selections to get just the results you are interested in.
Start with the All Sessions at a Glance option and combine it with filters to see lists of sessions sorted chronologically by start time and separated by day.