Heartland Genetics and Newborn Screening Collaborative 8th Annual Conference

2011 annual conference

Bismarck, ND
August 24-26, 2011

The Heartland Genetics and Newborn Screening Collaborative annual conference was held at the Best Western Doublewood Inn, August 24-26, 2011 in Bismarck, ND. A big THANK YOU for wonderful hospitality shown from our North Dakota hosts and thanks to everyone who attended this year’s meeting!

Conference Information

Barb Schweitzer has graciously offered to host a “Burgers, Brats and Beverages” cookout at her home (just outside of Bismarck) for all Heartland attendees who will be remaining in Bismarck the evening of Friday, August 26th. Transportation to Barb’s home from the Doublewood Inn will be provided, but we request that you RSVP, so appropriate plans can be made.

Speaker Slides

Thursday, August 25

Friday, August 26

Conference Sponsors


  • PerkinElmer
  • BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc
  • Combimatrix Molecular Diagnostics

Travel and Reimbursement

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

About Bismarck, North Dakota

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