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Schedule at a Glance

Please note that all times are listed in Central Standard Time (CST) and that the schedule is subject to change.

Wednesday, November 16

12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pre-Conference Symposia*

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Annual Conference Welcome Event for First Time Attendees

Thursday, November 17

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored Morning Sessions

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Plenary — We're Not in Kansas anymore, Toto! International Genetic Counselors' Experiences in the U.S.

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
ENCORE Conversation

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Educational Breakout Sessions (EBS)

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Preview

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Sponsored Afternoon Sessions

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshops and EBS Lecture

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Plenary Session — From Vosoritide to Limb-Lengthening: Updates & Perspectives on Treatment Advances in Achondroplasia and Related Disorders

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Natalie Weissberger Paul (NWP) Award Presentation

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Friday, November 18

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored Morning Sessions

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Janus Lecture presented by Michelle Takemoto, MS, CGC

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
ENCORE Conversation

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 
Exhibit Hall Hours

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Educational Breakout Sessions (EBS)

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Hours

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Sponsored Afternoon Session 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
NSGC State of the Society Address

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Incoming Presidential Address

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Hours

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Professional Issues Panel

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
ENCORE Conversation

Saturday, November 19

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 
Sponsored Morning Sessions

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Beverly Rollnick Memorial Lecture 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Exhibit Hall Hours

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Audrey Heimler Special Projects Award (AHSPA)

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF) Presentation

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Hours

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored Afternoon Sessions 

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
BUILDING Abstracts — Platform Presentations

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Plenary Session —​ Biological Mechanisms of Disparities in Cancer Risk and Clinical Outcomes of Cancer Diagnoses

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Hours 

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Heart of Genetic Counseling Award Presentation

Sunday, November 20

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored Morning Sessions

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Educational Breakout Sessions (EBS)

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Late-Breaking Plenary Session

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Poster Awards

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks

*Requires pre-registration and an additional fee

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