ASHG is committed to providing access for attendees and speakers. If you require accommodations to participate, please contact us in advance of the meeting by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your specific request, using the phrase “ADA Accommodations for ASHG 2023” in the subject line. Advance notice must be provided by September 22 to allow time to explore accommodations, especially for attendees who may require sign language services.
- Accessibility Information for the Convention Center.
- Detailed maps and floor plans of ASHG’s usage of the convention center will be available in September.
- Accessibility Information in Washington, DC.
- Guide to Accessibility at Smithsonian Museums in Washington, DC.
Breast feeding/lactation rooms, Childcare, Scooter rentals, Gender-neutral restrooms
ASHG will offer breast feeding/lactation rooms, childcare, scooter rentals, and gender-neutral restrooms. More details to come.
Real-time captioning services will be provided for concurrent scientific sessions. Dedicated seating areas will be set aside near the front of the room. Look for the reserved signs. For attendees that require American Sign Language, CART transcription services, or have a disability that may affect your participation in the annual meeting, contact email@example.com.
Speakers and Moderators
The standard head table set-up for plenary, invited and platform speakers is a raised stage (2-3 steps) with a podium, microphone, head table/chairs for moderators. If you need a chair lift, ramp, or high stool at the podium, please let us know by September 22 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions? Please do not hesitate to contact meetings staff at email@example.com.