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NSGC 42nd Annual Conference Schedule at a Glance

Below is the schedule for the NSGC 42nd Annual Conference, which took place October 17-21, 2023 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. 

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

Learn more about the NSGC 42nd Annual Conference High Demand On-Demand Sessions here

7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Registration Open

7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored Breakfast Symposia*

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Opening Plenary: The Era of the Final Rule: Ethical, Legal and Social Implications for Genetic Counseling Practice

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Educational Breakout Session (EBS) : Differences in Sex Development: Care in Multifaceted Conditions Over the Lifespan

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Workshops (Pre-Registration required)

12:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Exhibit Hall Open (lunch options available for purchase)

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 

Sponsored Lunch Symposia*

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Educational Breakout Sessions (EBS)

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Inspiring Chromosome 18 Story: Self-Advocate, Parent and Sibling Perspectives of Obstacles and Opportunities for those with Disabilities

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Natalie Weissberger Paul National Achievement Award Presentation

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall and Poster Reception

5:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Learning Lounge

6:20 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.

Learning Lounge

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Heart of Genetic Counseling Award Ceremony Sponsored by Invitae*

*Requires pre-registration

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored Breakfast Symposia*

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Janus Lecture - Family History: Exploring the Roots and Branches

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

NSGC Professional Issues Panel: How to “Widen the Frame” and Bring Intersectionality to Your Genetic Counseling Practice

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

Exhibit Hall Open (lunch options available for purchase from 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Educational Breakout Sessions (EBS)

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Sponsored Lunch Symposia*

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Janus Lecture Encore Chat with Robin Bennett, MS, CGC, ScD Hon

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NSGC State of the Society and Annual Business Meeting

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Incoming Presidential Address

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall and Poster Reception

4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Platform Presentations

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Learning Lounge

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Invitae Social Networking Function in Chicago

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Ambry Genetics presents “A Night Among the Stars” networking event*

*Requires pre-registration

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Open

7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored Breakfast Symposia*

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Sponsored Breakfast Symposia*

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open (lunch options available for purchase starting at 12:00 p.m.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Platform Presentations

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Sponsored Lunch Symposia*

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Passport to Prizes

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Audrey Heimler Special Projects Award (AHSPA)

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF) Presentation

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break Sponsored by JEMF

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Focus Abstracts

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Plenary Session: Say My Name, Say My Name: It's Time to Discuss the Problem with the Name "Genetic Counselor"

*Requires pre-registration

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