Speaker Resources

Important Dates and Deadlines 

July 7: All speaker bios, titles, credentials, headshots, and completed paperwork due
July 28: 
Completed Speaker Housing and Flight Information form due
August 1: 
Honorarium splits AND session moderator names due to NSGC from session coordinator
August 23: Moderator Packets distributed from Executive Office to session moderators
August 31
: Presentation Materials (slides and handouts) and quiz questions are due to speakers@nsgc.org 
September 13-16: NSGC 36th Annual Conference

Travel Reimbursement

Non-genetic counselor speakers are eligible for reimbursement/coverage of travel costs. Typically, this is for individuals such as physicians, surgeons, patient advocacy representatives or patient panels. Below you will find the items that are covered for non-genetic counselor speakers. To verify whether or not you or your speaker is eligible for reimbursement/coverage of travel costs, please email speakers@nsgc.org

  • Flight (up to $500)
  • Per Diem (up to $70 a day)
  • Ground Transportation or transportation to/from the airport (up to $150)
  • Hotel (1 night’s stay)

New in 2017! - If you are a non-genetic counselor speaker AND not a member of NSGC, kindly complete this form and send to speakers@nsgc.org AND kschulze@nsgc.org to complete your travel and hotel reservations. Also, don't forget to complete your Expense Reimbursement Form by October 13, 2017. Have questions about what can be reimbursed? Click here to view NSGC's Speaker Reimbursement Guidelines.


Honoraria is provided to session speakers. The honorarium per session is listed below (this value is divided among all presenters in the session, with the division is at the discretion of the session organizer). Both genetic counselors and non-genetic counselors are eligible for this honorarium.

  • Pre-Conference: $1,500
  • General Plenary Session: $500 per hour of presentation 
    • 30-minute plenary = $250
    • 60-minute plenary = $500
  • Educational Breakout Session: $300 per hour of presentation
    • 60-minute breakout: $300
    • 90-minute breakout: $450
  • Workshop: $600


New in 2017! All speakers (members and non-members) will receive complimentary, full-conference registration. The CEU fee for full members and non-members is included in this complimentary registration, however, it does not include add-ons such as a Pre-Conference Symposia or the Conference Recordings. Add-ons will be an additional fee for all attendees and speakers.

Please contact Erika Bruning at speakers@nsgc.org with any questions or concerns. 

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