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Virtual Experience Schedule

41st Annual Conference Streaming Sessions 

Download our virtual attendee guide for the 41st NSGC Annual Conference.

Thursday, November 17

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 
Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Opening Plenary: We’re Not in Kansas Anymore, Toto! International Genetic Counselors’ Experiences in the U.S. 
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Educational Breakout Session: First Steps Towards Systemic Change: Building Frameworks for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) on Local Levels in the Genetic Counseling Profession
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Educational Breakout Session Lecture: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD): Emerging Therapies and Genetic Counseling Considerations
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Plenary: 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 Award Presentation
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Heart of Genetic Counseling Award Presentation

Friday, November 18

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 
Janus Lecture: Paved with Good Intentions: Genetic Counseling at the Crossroads - Michelle Takemoto, MS, CGC
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Educational Breakout Session: Implementation Science for Genetic Counselors: Tools to Improve Equity and Engagement in Your Practice
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
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 
Professionals Issues Panel 

Saturday, November 19

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 
Beverly Rollnick Memorial Lecture: Building an Anti-Ableist, Anti-Racist, and Equitable Future: Research, Practice, and Advocacy
Kara Ayers & Angel Love Miles
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Audrey Heimler Special Projects Award
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship Presentation
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. 
BUILDING Abstracts 
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Plenary Session: Biological Mechanisms of Disparities in Cancer Risk and Clinical Outcomes of Cancer Diagnoses

Sunday, November 20

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
Educational Breakout Session: Interacting with and Accommodating Individuals with Vision and/or Hearing Loss 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Late Breaking Plenary Session: After the Fall of Roe: Repercussions on Genetic Counseling Practice
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Abstract Awards 
12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. 
Closing Remarks