AGBT CONFERENCE OVERVIEW 

Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) is considered the preeminent genome science and technology conference where top global researchers, leaders and innovators meet to announce new discoveries, cutting edge breakthroughs and to collaborate. As a recognized cornerstone for the genomics research community, AGBT provides an outstanding forum for exchanging information about the latest advances in DNA sequencing technologies, experimental and analytical approaches for genomic studies, and their myriad of applications. The meeting format includes daytime plenary sessions that feature invited speakers and abstract-selected talks that highlight cutting-edge research across the broad landscape of genomics. The evening concurrent session includes experimental and computational approaches for effectively utilizing the latest DNA sequencing technologies.

Dates: February 12-15, 2018
Where: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
                  14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane
                  Orlando, Florida 32821
 
NEW FOR 2018!  Application to attend the General Meeting will be from this site.  Abstract submission will be completed on another site, see below.  You only need to Apply on this site OR submit an Abstract on the other site to have applied successfully.  
 
Both application and abstract submissions must be completed online between Friday, September 15, 2017 and Monday, October 2, 2017 at 12:00pm CST.  Email confirmations will be sent out within 12 hours of submitting either the application or the abstract.  *Note: the application confirmation is NOT an acceptance to the meeting.  You will be notified of the acceptance or declination of your application or abstract via separate email in mid-December.  

Application

To apply to attend without intending to submit an abstract, click the "apply" button at the bottom of the page.

Applications may be submitted online between Friday, September 15, 2017 and 12:00pm CST on Monday, October 2, 2017.

Persons wishing to apply after October 2, 2017 will be placed on a wait list.

Once your application has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation of your application via email.  If you do not receive an email confirmation within 12 hours of submitting either the application or abstract, please email registrar@nixassoc.com  

 

 

Submitting an Abstract?

The abstract submission is considered your application to attend. You can log in later to submit the abstract, provided that the abstract is submitted by October 2, 2017.
 

Abstracts may be submitted online between Friday, September 15, 2017 and Monday,  October2, 2017 at 12:00pm CST.

Persons wishing to submit an abstract after October 2, 2017 will be placed on a wait list.

Once your abstract has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email confirmation within 12 hours of submitting either the application or abstract, please email registrar@nixassoc.com  

The total length of the abstract should not exceed 300 words.

Only one presenting author may be specified per abstract.

Only one abstract may be submitted per person.

With appropriate approval, abstracts discussing late-breaking scientific discoveries will be accepted (for oral presentation only) as late as Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 12:00 pm CST.
 
Link below will open in a new window to submit an abstract.