Click HERE to access the ACMG Online Abstract Library which contains the 2011 Abstracts of Platform Presentations (Abstracts 1-64) and Poster Presentations (Abstracts 65-514 and 535).
Abstracts may also be viewed via the 2011 ACMG Program Schedule Overview by clicking here. View Friday and Saturday schedules - and click the "+" sign to open each session to view the list of Abstracts being presented in either Platform Session or Poster Sessions.
Platform Presentations Friday, March 18 - 8:00 am – 10:00 am Saturday, March 19 - 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm.
Poster PresentationsPosters will be on display in the Exhibit/Poster Hall during all Exhibit Hours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Poster presenters for odd numbered posters will be present on Friday, March 18 -10:30 am – 11:30 amPoster presenters for even numbered posters will be present Saturday, March 19 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am.
The number on each poster board corresponds to the abstract number in the Abstract section of this book.
The presentation of cutting-edge research is an essential feature of the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, and genetics professionals (ACMG members and non-members) are encouraged to submit abstracts for presentation. Submitted abstracts may be selected for poster displays or platform presentations. Abstracts will be published online and distributed in electronic format to the ACMG Annual Meeting attendees.
Electronic Abstract Submission is now CLOSED. Submission deadline was December 10, 2010.
Abstract Selection Procedure
NOTE: Acceptance as an oral or poster presenter for the 2011 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics meeting does not cover the cost of travel to the meeting, registration for the conference, or printing of poster materials. Please note that by submitting an abstract, the submitter agrees to attend the meeting and present the poster or take part in the oral presentations.
Confirmation of submission, acceptance and/or rejection will be communicated via email. To assure receipt of all communication regarding abstract submission – please have your IT Department set your institutions’ server (or set your email filter, spam blocker or server directly) to accept, and not block emails from: email@example.com.
Abstract topics include:Biochemical GeneticsPerinatal GeneticsClinical GeneticsGenetic CounselingCytogeneticsEducation/Public Health/Legal & Ethical IssuesMolecular Genetics
Detailed submission guidelines are outlined below. Submitted abstracts may be selected for poster displays or platform presentations. Abstracts will be published online and distributed on site via electronic media.
Poster session will highlight original scientific research and will be accessible during all hours that exhibits are open, with presenters at their boards for one hour on Friday, March 18, 2011 and Saturday March 19, 2011. The poster display area will be 3’8” x 3’8”.
Platform presentations highlight original scientific research and will be presented as 10-minute talk, 5-minute Q&A in concurrent sessions on Friday, March 18, 2011 and Saturday March 19, 2011.
Signature Genomics will once again sponsor a travel award for the first author of a selected platform presentation to attend the 2011 annual meeting. Some restrictions apply. Interested individuals can apply for the award during the abstract submission process.
Abstracts must be submitted in English only. The material for presentation should be unpublished and original. Encore presentations are allowed, only if material was previously presented at a non-genetics meeting.
Abstracts are limited to 3,200 characters, including title, authors, affiliations, spaces, abstract and footnotes.
There is no limit on the number of abstracts an individual may submit; however an individual may be first author on only one abstract. Abstracts should be submitted with the intention that they will be presented if selected. Do not submit an abstract if you will not attend the meeting. Authors who do not present as scheduled and do not notify ACMG, in advance, of a need to cancel, may not be invited to present at future meetings.
Disclosure: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the policy of the American College of Medical Genetics, before their presentations, all abstract submitters must disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or other relationship(s) they might have with the manufacturer(s) or provider(s) of any commercial product(s) or service(s) to be discussed during their presentation. The full text of the disclosure will appear on the website as part of the submission process. All submitters must complete this disclosure statement. Disclosures will be included in the on-site Program Guide.
ACMG supports medical information privacy. While the ACMG is not a “covered entity” under HIPAA 1996 and therefore is not required to meet these standards, ACMG wishes to take reasonable steps to ensure that the presentation of individually identifiable health information at ACMG-sponsored events has been properly authorized. Every presenter must agree to one of the statements on the “Verification of HIPAA Authorization” to be found on the web submission site. Abstracts cannot be submitted without this verification of compliance.
Abstract presenters must register for full to attend the meeting - Registration opens in October 2010.
This document contains guidelines for moderators, invited speakers, and oral platform presenters regarding Presentation Preparation, AV information, instructions for on-site and Disclosure Statement instructions. To ensure as smooth a technical program as possible in Vancouver every presenter’s involvement in this effort will be appreciated.
Download Speaker/Moderator and Oral Abstract Presenter Guidelines
This document contains guidelines for poster presenters regarding preparation, poster size, instructions for on-site and Disclosure Statement instructions. To ensure as smooth a program as possible in Vancouver every poster presenter’s involvement in this effort will be appreciated.
Poster Presenter Guidelines
Go to http://submissions.miracd.com/acmg2011/login.asp to submit your abstract or to update or check on the status of submitted abstracts. Changes may be made up until midnight CST December 10, 2010.
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