Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society
Virtual Annual Meeting
September 12-16, 2020

Environmental Genomics:
Mechanisms & Approaches
For Genomic Integrity

Message to Members

EMGS Annual Meeting FAQS

Have a question? The Annual Meeting FAQs may have an answer for you. If you don't find the answer you're looking for, however, please email emgshq@emgs-us.org, and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

EMGS Annual Meeting

When and where is the EMGS 2020 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?
Can I register at the meeting?
What is your cancellation policy?
What is your substitution policy?
Can I get a certificate of attendance?

When and where is the EMGS 2020 Annual Meeting?

Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the EMGS will host its 2020 online. The meeting is being planned for September 2020 and specific dates should be available in early May.

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 15, 2020.

How do I register for the Annual Meeting?

Register for the meeting through the EMGS Meeting's Website.  

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.  However, we do suggest that anyone interested in attending the meeting should become a member. Members enjoy lower registration rates, are able to sponsor abstracts, and receive many other benefits including opportunities to collaborate with fellow members, engage in leadership activities within the association and keep current with society activities through EMGS Connect.

What does Annual Meeting registration include?

The registration fee for the EMGS 2020 Annual Meeting includes:

  • Admission to all scientific sessions
  • Annual Meeting program
  • Free electronic access to all abstracts
  • More information will be announced regarding what's included with the virtual meeting

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.

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, 2020. No refunds will be issued after August 15, 2020. Registrants who do not cancel prior to August 15, 2020 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, 2020. 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 or stop by the registration desk to add your name to the list. Please make sure to include any specific required text, such as abstract presentation information. Certificates will be emailed to you within 2 weeks after the annual meeting.