Virtual Meeting

March 31, 2020


March 30 – April 1, 2020, at the University of Pennsylvania

Meeting Agenda | Meeting Space Map

The Annual Meeting is a venue for trainees supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in Genomic Sciences, Genomic Medicine and Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) fields to present their research and form collaborations with other trainees and established researchers from training programs across the United States.


Important Dates and Meeting Information

  • Meeting Registration fee is $350.00 per person, which includes appetizers and  beverages during Monday Evening’s Opening Reception plus meals (breakfast and lunch) and beverages during the 2-day scientific meeting. You can complete your registration fee payment here. | Refund and Cancellation Policy
  • Please make hotel reservations early as rooms start at $209/night plus any applicable taxes. Also, please book early if you plan to arrive on Monday, March 30, the day before the Annual Meeting begins.
  • To make an individual or group hotel reservation please visit:
    The Study at University City ( available for booking on March 30, 31 and April 1)
    The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel (available for booking on March 30 and March 31)
  •  Alternatively, you may call the hotel directly.  To ensure the best rate, please be sure to tell them that you are part of the National Human Genome Research Institute Room Block.  The hotel will ask for the names of your attendees, number of rooms needed, check in/out dates per attendee, and your method of payment.

Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel
Address: 3600 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 222-0200

The Study at University City
Address: 20 S 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone:(215) 387-1400

Date Event
November 15, 2019 Meeting Registration opens
November 15, 2019 Abstract Submission site is open
January 17, 2020 Meeting Registration deadline | Refund and Cancellation Policy
January 31, 2020 Abstract Submission deadline (extended)
February 25, 2020 Notification of poster, lightning, or oral platform presentation
March 2, 2020
The Study at University City ( available for booking on March 30, March 31 and April 1)
The Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel (available for booking on March 30 and March 31)
March 25, 2020 Meeting Materials distributed
March 30 – April 1, 2019 Attend Annual Meeting

Conference Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • Conference registration fees for cancellations after February 18, 2020 are refundable but subject to a handling fee (2.75% of the original fee).
  • Registrants canceling after March 1, 2020 will not receive a refund.
  • The refund and cancellation policy will not be waived.  However, registration fees may be transferred to another individual.

For additional information or questions, please contact the Data Analysis and Coordinating Center (