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Schedule at a Glance

Below is the schedule for the NSGC 43rd Annual Conference, taking place September 17-21, 2024 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. You can also view the schedule and additional education details here.

Please note that this schedule is listed in Central Time and is subject to change. 

7:00 AM. - 6:00 PM

Registration Open

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM

Sponsored Breakfast Symposia*

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Plenary: Goodbye 96040, Hello 9X100: A Genetic Counseling CPT Code Update for All Genetic Counselors

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM 

Refreshment Break

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Concurrent Educational Breakout Session (EBS) : Just Because We Can, Should We? Examining PGT Through the Lens of Ableism, Access, and Clinical Actionability

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Workshops (Pre-Registration required)

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM 

Exhibit Hall Open (Lunch will be available for purchase)

12:30 PM- 1:45 PM 

Sponsored Lunch Symposia*

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Educational Breakout Sessions (EBS)

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

3:45 PM  - 4:45 PM

Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF) Presentation

4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Plenary Session: Work Perk or Pitfall? ELSI and Practice Considerations of Workplace Genetic Testing

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Reception

6:00 PM - 6:20 PM

Learning Theatre

6:30 PM - 6:50 PM

Learning Theatre

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Genetic Counselors Award Ceremony*

*Requires pre-registration

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM

Sponsored Breakfast Symposia*

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

2024 Janus Lecture - The Sacred Disease: Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of Epilepsies

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

NSGC Professional Issues Panel

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Educational Breakout Sessions (EBS)

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open (Lunch will able available for purchase starting at 11:45 AM)

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM 

Sponsored Lunch Symposia*

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM 

Janus Lecture Encore Chat

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NSGC State of the Society and Annual Business Meeting

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Incoming Presidential Address

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Reception

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Learning Theatre

*Requires pre-registration

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM

Sponsored Breakfast Symposia*

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

2024 Rollnick Lecture: Ordering “The Cure” with a Side of Trepidation: The Challenges of Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

10:15 AM - 2:15 PM

Exhibit Hall Open 

10:15 AM - 10:45 PM

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall 

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Platform Presentations

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Beverly Rollnick Memorial Lecture Encore Chat

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM 

Sponsored Lunch Symposia*

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM 

Passport to Prizes in Exhibit Hall 

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Natalie Weissberger Paul National Achievement Award Presentation

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Audrey Heimler Special Projects Award (AHSPA)

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Refreshment Break 

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Leading Beyond the Horizon Abstracts

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Plenary Session: A Genetic Counselor’s Guide to Long-Read Sequencing: Preparing for the Future of Genomic Medicine

*Requires pre-registration

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