Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society

50th Annual Meeting, Washington DC

September 19-23, 2019 - Capital Hilton Washington DC

Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics: The Next Fifty Years

 Important Dates

Registration

2/20/19-Registration Opens
7/22/19-Early Bird Registration Deadline
8/19/19-Advanced Registration Ends

Abstracts

2/20/19-Abstracts Open
5/1/19-Abstracts Deadline
8/29/19-Late Abstracts Deadline

Travel Awards

2/20/19-Travel Award Form Available
5/1/19-Travel Award Deadline

Hotel Information

2/20/19-Reservations Open
8/21/19 - Reservation Deadline


Diversity Breeds Success

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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EMGS Annual Meeting FAQS

Basic information and frequently asked questions about the EMGS Annual Meeting. Have a question? The Annual Meeting FAQs may have an answer for you, if you don’t find the answer you are looking for please email emgshq@emgs-us.org for more information.

EMGS Annual Meeting

When and where is the EMGS 2019 Annual Meeting?
Who attends the Annual Meeting?
Can I present my research at the Annual Meeting?

Registration

How do I register for the Annual Meeting?
Do I have to be a member of EMGS to attend the Annual Meeting?
What does Annual Meeting registration include?
Will I receive written confirmation of my registration?
When/where will I get my Annual Meeting materials?
Where/when do I pick up my Annual Meeting Badge?
Can I register at the meeting?
What is your cancellation policy?
What is your substitution policy?
Can I get a certificate of attendance?

Hotel and Housing

How do I make my hotel reservation?

Transportation

Where is the closest airport?
How do I get from the airport to the EMGS Hotel?
Will there be parking at the hotel?

When and where is the EMGS 2019 Annual Meeting?

The EMGS will host its 50th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, September 19–23, 2019. The majority of the meeting will be held at the Capital Hilton Washington, DC, at 1001 16th Street NW, Washington DC, 20036. There are three workshops scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 19. Please note that these workshops do require separate registration. The Annual Meeting will open with the President’s Welcome Reception at 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 19.

Who attends the Annual Meeting?

Academic, industrial, and governmental scientists interested in how environmental factors lead to genotoxicity and persistent adverse health effects.

Can I present my research at the Annual Meeting?

Yes. EMGS encourages attendee participation through the form of various presentations. Submitted abstracts can be chosen for Symposia, Platform, or Poster Presentations.  Details for abstract submissions can be found here. Please remember that the abstract submission deadline is May 1, 2019.

How do I register for the Annual Meeting?

Register for the meeting through the EMGS Meeting's Website.  Please note that registration for 2019's Annual Meeting in Washington DC will not begin until February 20, 2019.

Do I have to be a member of EMGS to attend the Annual Meeting?

Membership is certainly not a requirement to attend any annual meeting.  With that said, the association does suggest anyone interested in attending the meeting to become a member in order to take advantage of the lower registration rates, sponsor abstracts, and enjoy the many benefits of being an EMGS member, including opportunities to collaborate with fellow members and engage in leadership activities within the association, and last but not least the ability to keep current with society activities through EMGS Connect .

What does Annual Meeting registration include?

The registration fee for the EMGS 2019 Annual Meeting includes:

  • Admission to all scientific sessions
  • Annual Meeting program
  • Free electronic access to all abstracts
  • Thursday President’s Welcome Reception
  • Annual Banquet
  • Refreshment breaks

Separate registration is required for the Thursday Workshops.

Will I receive written confirmation of my registration?

Yes. Online registrations will receive email confirmation shortly after being submitted. Faxed and mailed registrations will receive confirmation via email as soon as they are processed.

When/where will I get my Annual Meeting materials?

All registration materials will be available online before the meeting. Annual Meeting registrants will receive an email alerting them that the materials are available. Only those registered for the meeting will have access to the Annual Meeting materials.

Where/when do I pick up my Annual Meeting Badge?

Attendees are required to wear a badge for all Annual Meeting sessions and events. Badges can be picked up at the registration desk during the posted registration hours.

Can I register at the meeting?

Yes, onsite registration is available. You can register online before you stop by the registration desk, print out a registration form and bring it with you, or complete a registration form available at the registration desk.

What is your cancellation policy?

Refunds for cancellations must be submitted in writing and emailed to the EMGS Headquarters. There is a $40 fee for cancellation of the meeting registration before August 15, 2019. No refunds will be issued after August 15, 2019. Registrants who do not cancel prior to August 15, 2019 and do not attend will be responsible for the full registration fee.

What is your substitution policy?

Registrants unable to attend the conference may send an alternate. Email the EMGS headquarters office at emgshq@emgs-us.org. A service fee of $40 will be charged for each substitution. Substitutions must be received by August 15, 2018. Participants will be responsible for the fee.

Can I get a certificate of attendance?

Attendees who need a certificate of attendance should send a formal request to the emgshq@emgs-us.org no later than October 2, 2019. Please make sure to include any specific required text, such as abstract presentation information. Attendees will be able to pick up their certificate of attendance at the registration desk when they pick up their badge.

How do I make my hotel reservation?

To get EMGS Annual Meeting rates, please use the web links provided on the Hotel Information Page. Please use the attendee link unless you are a government employee or student. Those making government or student reservations will be required to show the appropriate identification upon check- in. Note that EMGS hotel reservation requests will be open on February 20, 2019 and will be accepted until August 21, 2019.

Where is the closest airport?

The closet airport is the Ronald Reagan International Airport and it is approximately 20 minutes away from the Capital Hilton Washington DC.

How do I get from the airport to the Capital Hilton ?

Ground transportation provided at the Ronald Reagan International Airport includes taxi service and Super Shuttle. Cab fare is approximately $20.

Will there be parking at the hotel?

The Capital Hilton provides valet parking directly across from the hotel at $60 per day.  Self-parking is not available; however, there are numerous lots which are both covered and secured within walking distance of the Capital Hilton.  Please refer to this Interactive Map for further details and pricing.