Q. How do I register for the meeting?
A. There are 2 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER (Payment MUST be included with registration. Payment will be collected during the online registration process, checks should accompany mailed registration forms).
ONLINE: Go the Registration page of the ACMG Annual Meeting Website opening in October 2017.
MAIL: Download the PDF Registration form on the Registration page of the ACMG Annual Meeting website and mail to:
2018 ACMG Annual Meeting
Attn: Meeting Registration
7101 Wisconsin Avenue, Ste 1101
Bethesda, MD 20814
Q. What is the registration deadline?
A. Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, January 5, 2018 11:59 pm (EST); Advance Registration Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2018 11:59 pm (EST); Late Registration fees apply March 3, 2018 through on-site.
Q. How much does it cost to register and what does registration include?
A. Registration fees and what's included can be reviewed by clicking here
Q. I registered, but have not received a confirmation. How do I have another one sent to me?
A. Please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
for a duplicate confirmation. Please note – to ensure receipt of all important Annual Meeting related communications—please have your IT Department set your institution's server (or set your email filter, spam blocker or server directly) to accept and not block emails from the following email addresses: email@example.com
, and firstname.lastname@example.org
. If you are not receiving email confirmations from ACMG at your institution due to firewalls and spam filters, you may want to change your email to a personal email address such as @yahoo, @gmail, etc.
Q. I registered, but I need to make a change to my contact information. How can I do that?
A. Log back into your registration here
and edit your contact information as needed.
Q. I registered, but I'd like to add additional sessions and events to my registration. How can I do that?
A. Log back into your registration here
and add or remove sessions and events.
Q. How do I qualify for the student rate?
A. Those qualifying for this registration fee must be enrolled in medical school or an undergraduate or graduate program. Students are asked to provide information requested during the registration process to qualify for the discounted fee. Those who register onsite should bring a student ID card or a letter signed by a representative from their institution to certify current status.
Q. How do I qualify for the Resident / Fellow / Trainee / Post-Doc rate?
A. Those qualifying for this registration fee must be enrolled in a postdoctoral training, resident or fellowship program in genetics or a related discipline. Trainees, residents, fellows and Post-Docs are asked to provide information requested during the registration process to qualify for the discounted fee. Those who register onsite should bring an ID card or a letter signed by their department head or supervisor to certify current status.
Q. Can I bring a spouse or guest to the program?
A. Spouses, accompanying persons and/or other social guests (age 12+ only) of full meeting registrants are welcome. Professional attendees may not register as guests. The guest registration fee is required for all persons 12 or older who wish to attend the ACMG Opening Reception and access the Exhibit Hall.
Guest registration DOES NOT allow access to sessions. Because of liability issues, children under 12 years of age are not permitted in the Exhibit Hall and cannot be registered as guests (with the exception of the children being awarded bikes during the Day of Caring Ceremony). Children are not permitted in educational sessions. Guest Registration fees are $100 by the Early Bird Deadline (January 5, 2018); $125 by the Advance Deadline (between January 6 and March 2, 2018); and $150 after March 2, 2018.
Q. I need an invitation letter in order to obtain a Visa, who do I contact?
A. The process for requesting a Letter of Invitation can be found by clicking here
Q. Does the ACMG conference registration include admittance to Short Courses?
A. No, there is an additional fee for the Short Courses. For more information on the Short Courses, click here
Q. Can a registrant receive the Program Guide in advance of the meeting?
A. ACMG does not mail the Program Guides in advance because they are not printed until just prior to the conference and are then shipped to the conference site directly by the printer. Registrants can view the information on the ACMG Meeting Website, the mobile app, or wait to receive the guide in their tote bag onsite.