Heartland Genetics and Newborn Screening Collaborative 7th Annual Conference

2010 annual conference

Embassy Suites on the River in Des Moines, IA, September 22-24, 2010

The Heartland Genetics and Newborn Screening Collaborative annual conference was held at the Embassy Suites on the River, September 22-24, 2010, in Des Moines, IA. Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s meeting!

Conference Information

Speaker Slides

Thursday, September 23

Friday, September 24

Conference Sponsors

  • PerkinElmer
  • Exhibitor: Combimatrix Molecular Diagnostics

Travel and Reimbursement

The Heartland Regional Coordinating Center will pay travel costs for Advisory Board members, core work group members and advocates. See Travel Funding List. For those whose travel will be covered, Heartland will pay for travel to the meeting, lodging and meals. Please see the Heartland Travel Guidelines and Travel Reimbursement Information document below for complete instructions, including necessary forms.

About Des Moines

  • See Des Moines
    “Greater Des Moines has become a top destination for meetings, conventions, reunions, social affairs, sporting events and motorcoach tours. Des Moines’ central location is the definition of accessibility. Our downtown four-mile skywalk system is the largest, per capita, in the world. Located at the junction of Interstate 35 and Interstate 80, Des Moines is an easy drive from anywhere, in the heart of the Midwest.”
  • Embassy Suites, Des Moines–On the River
    “The Embassy Suites on the River is located right in the heart of downtown Des Moines and near the trendy East Village’s unique shopping and dining. The city’s distinct Court Avenue Entertainment District, with fantastic food and great nightlife is just a few blocks away. The Simon Estes Amphitheater, Principal Park, Wells Fargo Area, Hyvee Hall and the Iowa State Capitol are all within walking distance. The hotel offers the best stay of all Des Moines hotels, whether you’re traveling on business or looking for a discount family vacation.”

Last updated: 9/30/10 SRW

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