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GET Conference 2013 in Boston, April 25-26
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Friday, April 26, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
The GET Conference 2013 will highlight the revolutionary ideas and thinkers that are shaping how we understand human biology. For more details about the conference, please visit our website: www.getconference.org
WHEN AND WHERE
April 25-26, 2013
Back Bay Events Center in downtown Boston, MA.
SPEAKERS AND AGENDA
Each year we bring together around 30+ world-class speakers and conversation leaders to discuss the important ways in which new genomic technologies will affect all of our lives in the coming years and to debate their technical, commercial, and societal impacts. For a complete list of speakers, including bios, and to view the agenda for the GET Conference 2013 please visit www.GETconference.org
Each year, the GET Conference attracts thought leaders, innovators, investors, researchers and pathbreakers from industry, start-ups, academia, policy, healthcare, education and research. Another big contingent includes research investigators, participants and activists: the people that are advancing our understanding of how genomes and the environment combine to form human traits by putting their own skin (or saliva, lymphoblasts, urine, etc) in the game.
Hundreds of Personal Genome Project (PGP) participants have attended the GET Conference and we expect a record turn out this year. These individuals include some of the most well-characterized humans on earth. An increasing number of research groups are organizing phenotyping sessions, specimen collection, recruitment booths and other research activities at the GET Conference to take advantage of this special opportunity.
TOPICS AND THEMES
The number of seats are extremely limited. We sell out every year. Purchased tickets are transferable, but all ticket sales are final and no refunds will be given due to limited seating. Regular admission is $1000.
We offer a limited # of discounted registrations. Only one discount can be applied per registration.
Physicians: 50% off. Fax proof to 617.701.7643 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Use code DOCTOR
Small Start-up: 50% off. For full-time employees of a start-up with 8 or fewer employees. Fax business card to: 617.701.7643 or email to email@example.com Use code STARTUP
Nonprofit: 50% off. For full-time employees of valid 501(c)(3) nonprofits. Fax proof to 617.701.7643 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Use code NONPROFIT
Government: 20% off. For full-time government employees. Fax proof to: 617.701.7643 or email to email@example.com Use code GOVT
Early Bird: 25% off if purchased before Feb 15, 2013. Use code EARLY
Press: You may be eligible for complimentary tickets. Please apply here.
Students: 90% off for full-time students. Proof needed includes a copy of student ID and class schedule. Fax proof to 617.701.7643 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Use code STUDENT
PersonalGenomes.org is qualified as a charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to PersonalGenomes.org are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Your ticket to the 2013 GET Conference may constitute a contribution that is deductible for federal income tax purposes. The amount of any deduction would be limited to the excess over the fair market value of the goods or services provided to you by PersonalGenomes.org in connection with the 2013 GET Conference, which is currently estimated at $45. Attendees who purchase tickets to the 2013 GET Conference will receive an acknowledgment and receipt following the 2013 GET Conference indicating the final fair market value of 2013 GET Conference tickets as calculated by PersonalGenomes.org. Please consult with your tax professional.
Learn more about our sponsors. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Please contact Jason Bobe at email@example.com
We have negotiated a special discounted rate on a block of rooms at the historic Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in downtown Boston. This beautiful hotel is one block from the venue.
- Rate: Discounted rate is $199/night + tax for Wednesday and/or Thursday nights (April 24 - April 25)
- Deadline: Rooms must be book before April 5, 2013 or while supplies last
- Extended Stay: If you plan on staying in Boston longer and want more nights at the hotel, they agreed to extend the discount to 3 days pre- and post-event (while supplies last).
There are two ways to make your reservation:
(1) Call Park Plaza and Make a Reservation by Phone. The Reservations Department can be reached at (800) 225-2008 and ask for the "GET Conference" room block.
(2) Make your Reservation Online. Please follow these steps:
1. Go to the hotel webpage at http://www.bostonparkplaza.com/
2. On the top right click on BOOK NOW
3. Under Special Rate, please select Group Code on the scroll down option
4. Under Code, please type in “PEG”
5. Then put in your check-in date, check-out date, and number of nights
6. Press the search button, and let the system check the availability
7. Select the room type that you want and fill out the appropriate information to book your reservation!
Guests can also use the code above directly in the following link:
GET Conference page at Lanyrd
Twitter Hashtag: #get2013
For more information visit our website: www.getconference.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
PersonalGenomes.org is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to make a wide spectrum of human biological information accessible and actionable to increase biological literacy and improve human health. We support the Personal Genome Project and produce the GET Conference.