Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society

48th Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina

September 9-13, 2017 - Raleigh Convention Center

Environmental Health Sciences Bridging the Gap between
Exposure, Mechanism and Public Health



The EMGS welcomes members and attendees from across the US and around the world. Our diversity is essential to our success, and as your national professional society, we are committed to providing a safe and supportive forum for the communication of world-class science. The EMGS Diversity and Inclusion committee sends a special welcome to members of the LGBT community.  Please reach out to any member of the EMGS Diversity and Inclusion Committee with your comments or concerns.

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Hotel Information



Raleigh Marriott City Center
500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 USA

You are encouraged to make plans early to attend the meeting at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The EMGS conference standard room rates at the Raleigh Marriott City Center are as follows.

Standard Room

Let views of the city and Crown Center Square lift your spirits, or sink into our world-renowned Westin Heavenly® Bed for an amazingly restful night of sleep. All guest rooms feature a work desk, in-room safe and complimentary guestroom Internet for attendees in the EMGS room block.


Online Reservation for Attendee Rate

$169 USD
Single/Double Occupancy
By phone at 919.833.1120
(You must reserve your room prior to August 17, 2017 to secure this rate and credit card is required to guarantee the reservation)


Online Reservation for Government Rate

$111 USD
Single/Double Occupancy 
By phone at 919.833.1120
(Limited rooms available, rate based on the government per diem rate and subject to change. Government ID will be required at check-in and a credit card is required to guarantee the reservation)


Online Reservation for Student Rate

$149 USD
Single/Double Occupancy 
By phone at 919.833.1120 
(Limited rooms available, student ID will be required at check-in and a credit card is required to guarantee the reservation)

All rates are subject to applicable taxes. Each individual guest must make his or her own reservation by using the links above. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card, If a guest does not cancel a reservation within 24 hours prior to arrival of the guest's check-in date, then Hotel may charge the credit card one night's room fee plus any applicable taxes. Please note that complimentary wireless internet is included for guests booking a room within the EMGS block.

Persons with special needs should inform the hotel of their needs when making reservations. Wheelchair accessible rooms are available upon request.

Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 pm.

Hotel Reservation Deadline: August 17, 2017

Conference Site

The Raleigh Convention Center is a bustling hub for the culture, commerce and technologies that make the Triangle one of the most admired and sought after regions in the United States. The convention center is home to the iconic Cree Shimmer Wall, closely associated with the Downtown Amphitheater and Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, and just steps from the city's restaurants and hot spots. 

North Carolina’s Capital city and surrounding areas are overflowing with things to do. World-class museums, best of Broadway shows, live concerts, historic sites, professional and amateur sports and a shopping Mecca of nine major retail spots. Not to mention a downtown pulsing with nightclubs, hipster hangouts and incredible eateries.

Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
United States

Internet Access at the Annual Meeting

The Raleigh Marriott City Center is offering complimentary guest room Internet access for EMGS attendees.

Room Sharing Program

In an effort to reduce the cost of the 2017 EMGS meeting, EMGS provides a room sharing program. If you are interested in sharing room costs, please complete the Room Sharing Form. Please note that this is only a matching service. Matched roommates are responsible for making their own hotel reservations! The deadline to sign up for this service is August 1.

Participation in this program does not guarantee the EMGS hotel room rate. Students must make their hotel reservations early to secure the discounted rate. EMGS will not be responsible for securing housing for participants in the Room Sharing Program.

EMGS will handle communication between people wishing to participate in the room sharing program. Please note that it is the responsibility of each participant in the program to make their room reservation and communicate with the person who will share the room. The role of EMGS is strictly limited to the maintenance of the list of registrants who have an interest in the program. The Society will maintain the list but does not (a) screen participants, (b) make any determination as to the appropriateness of any resulting room share, or (c) guarantee a resulting room share.