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Conference Schedule

The planned schedule of events* for the 36th Annual Conference is listed below:

Wednesday, September 13

8:00 am - 2:00 pm Pre-conference Symposia
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Welcome to the Annual Conference: First-Time Attendees
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Opening Remarks
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Plenary Session
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Natalie Weissberger Paul National Achievement Award
4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Plenary Session
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception in Exhibitor Suite
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm Posters with Authors, Group A Authors

Thursday, September 14

7:00 am - 7:45 am Sponsored Breakfast Sessions (Integrated Genetics & Invitae)**
7:00 am - 7:45 am NSGC 2018 Board and Committee Leadership Program
7:00 am - 7:45 am NSGC 2018 SIG Leader Orientation
8:00 am - 8:35 am Janus Lecture
8:35 am - 9:20 am NSGC State of the Society Address
9:20 am - 9:50 am Incoming Presidential Address
9:50 am - 10:15 am Networking Break
10:15 am - 12:15 pm Workshops and Lecture
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Sponsored Lunch Sessions (Baylor Miraca & Counsyl)**
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Break and Exhibitor Hours
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm ABGC Business Meeting
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm ACGC Presentation
1:30 pm - 3:00pm Education Breakout Sessions
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Exhibitor Hours and Networking Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm Dr. Beverly Rollnick Memorial Lecture
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship Lecture
5:30 pm - 7:45 pm Exhibitor Hours
5:45 pm - 7:00 pm Posters with Authors, Group B Authors
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm Sponsored Evening Sessions (Ambry Genetics & Natera)**

Friday, September 15

7:00 am - 7:45 am                Sponsored Breakfast Sessions (Illumina & Boulder Abortion Clinic)**
7:00 am - 7:45 am NSGC Past Board Member Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:35 am Plenary Session
8:35 am - 8:50 am Best Abstract Awards
8:50 am - 9:50 am Professional Issues Panel
9:50 am - 10:30 am Break and Exhibitor Hours
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Educational Breakout Sessions
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Exhibitor Hours
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Sponsored Lunch Sessions (GeneDx & Myriad)**
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Posters with Authors, Group C Authors
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Platform Presentations
4:30 pm - 5:35 pm Research Plenary Session, Sponsored by the Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship 
5:35 pm - 5:50 pm Best Student Abstract Award
5:50 pm - 6:20 pm Audrey Heimler Special Project Award Presentation
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Genome Magazine Code Talker Award Ceremony and Celebration

 
Saturday, September 16

7:00 am - 7:45 am               Sponsored Breakfast Sessions (Biomarin & NTD Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics)**
8:00 am - 8:50 am Plenary Session
8:50 am - 9:50 am Late-Breaking Plenary Session
10:10 am - 11:15 am Educational Breakout Sessions
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Platform Presentations

*Schedule subject to change.

**Sponsored meal sessions are available for registration.  Please note: food and beverage are only guaranteed to the first 225 registrants. Space is limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.

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