Dear Meeting Registrant,

We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore for ASHG 2015! Before you travel to the meeting, please note the following:


Plan your schedule in advance by viewing the schedule of events and Program-at-a-Glance. You can also use the online planner to build your itinerary or download PDF versions of the platform and poster listings.


Download the ASHG 2015 Annual Meeting Mobile App to your smartphone. Once the app has been downloaded, you won’t need an internet connection to view information. If you are on your smartphone or tablet, click to download from the Apple App Store or for Android on Google Play.


If you need some tips on navigating the busy meeting schedule, watch a short video to learn how the program is scheduled. This year’s meeting features several new initiatives –be sure to check them out.


The photo and slide sharing policy has changed this year:

  • Attendees may not take photos, record audio, or record video in session rooms.
  • Attendees may take photos of posters unless the author opts out by printing the ASHG-supplied ‘no photo’ image on the poster.
  • When uploading their slides for presentation, oral presenters may opt in to sharing their slides with fellow meeting attendees via a secure website.

Make sure you bring everything!

  • Your badge sheet, if you received it in advance. Any tickets you may have purchased to special events/workshops are included in your badge sheet.
  • Your hotel acknowledgement. If you are unable to find your hotel confirmation, contact the official ASHG housing bureau, OnPeak, at (800) 219-8916 within the U.S. or (312) 527-7300 outside the U.S., or contact the travel agency or hotel that handled your reservation. For any changes, contact your hotel. See the Hotel page for a list of hotels in the ASHG block or further details.
  • Your passport and visa, if traveling internationally. Bring these in your carry-on luggage.
  • Comfortable clothing. The official attire is business casual. Remember to dress in layers and wear comfortable walking shoes.

We Look forward to Seeing you - JAX at ASHG 2015


If you are presenting at an invited, plenary, or platform session, upload your slides to the Speaker Presentation Upload site before you arrive, or upload them on site in the Speaker Presentation Upload room at least 3 hours before the start of your session.


Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available at the Baltimore Convention Center. Use the wireless network ASHG15 (no password required). The Wi-Fi is set for basic browsing capabilities only and should not be used for data-heavy purposes such as streaming videos.


Review the Minutes from the 2014 Business Meeting and plan to attend the newly formatted, more interactive Policy Forum & Business Meeting after the second platform session on Friday evening.


On-site registration and Program pick-up: To avoid long lines on Tuesday and Wednesday, we suggest you go to the Baltimore Convention Center at least two hours before the start of the first session on Tuesday and at least 45 minutes before the first session on Wednesday morning to pick up your badge and other materials.

Registration Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am-5:00 pm


7:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am-5:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am-2:00 pm


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