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Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place Seattle , Washington 98101
Tel: (206) 694-5000
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35th NSGC Annual Education Conference (AEC) - National Society Of Genetic Counselors

Overview

Event Overview:

The Annual Education Conference (AEC) is the premier educational event for genetic counselors - the only conference devoted to the needs of genetic counselors.

The AEC annually offers a notable slate of presentations on a diverse range of topics, as well as educational breakout sessions that allow for a smaller group dynamic on specific areas of interest.

Attendee Information:

The Annual Education Conference (AEC) focuses specifically on the educational needs of genetic counselors. The AEC addresses a wide variety of genetic counseling practice areas and provides the latest information for the genetic counseling profession. Attendees will gain important information to support and enhance their current practice.

Who Should Attend the AEC?

    Genetic counselors
    Genetic counseling students
    Physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals interested in genetics

What Will You Gain from the AEC?

After attending this conference, participants will be able to:

Describe recent developments in the fields of genetic counseling and medical genetics, including diagnosis, disease management and therapeutic options.
Incorporate new technologies, genetic testing and research results into the practice of genetic counseling.
Apply counseling theories and techniques in varied genetic counseling settings.
Identify emerging areas of ethical, legal and social concern.
Examine the changing role of the genetic counselor.

Exhibitor Information:

No other event brings together as many as 1,900 genetic counselors and genetic healthcare professionals from different backgrounds and experience levels in one place like the AEC. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to share your resources and solutions with these dedicated genetic counselors. 

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has been an integral part of the development and progression of the genetic counseling profession since its incorporation in 1979. The profession has grown steadily for the past thirty years and today, NSGC is a leader for the industry with over 3,000 members.

With a mission to advance the role of genetic counselors in healthcare by fostering education, research and public policy to ensure the availability of quality genetic services, NSGC is looking to the future.

About NSGC:

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) promotes the professional interests of genetic counselors and provides a network for professional communication. Local and national continuing education opportunities and the discussion of all issues relevant to human genetics and the genetic counseling profession are an integral part of membership in NSGC.

Notes:
Past Membership Categories --Full members 75% Full members have one or all of the following: -A Master's or PhD degree in human genetics or genetic counseling -Certified in genetic counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and/or the American Board of Medical Genetics --New Genetic Counselor members 11% -New Genetic Counselor members are Full members that have started practicing within the past two years --Student members 11% -Student members are students enrolled in an accredited graduate degree program in genetic counseling --Other 3% -Emeritus members are retired Full members -Associate members include healthcare professionals whose interests focus on genetic counseling
Sponsorship Details:
Take advantage of the numerous sponsorship opportunities NSGC’s AEC has to offer. Each sponsorship option is designed to increase your company’s exposure and grow your sales. NSGC offers various options to fit any budget and will also customize sponsorship packages specifically for you! For more information on sponsorship opportunities and custom sponsorship packages, please contact Rebecca A. Baker at rbaker@nsgc.org or 312.673.5827.

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