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6th Southeastern Mycobacteria Meeting

Fri, February 03, 2017 - Sun, February 05, 2017
Athens, GA

Meeting Program

Click here for the meeting program book!

Other Information

Meeting location

All meeting events will take place in various locations within the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602. The phone number for the hotel is (706) 548-1311.

Registration

Registration badges and meeting materials should be picked up from the Conference Registration Desk within the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel. Badges and materials can be picked up prior to and during the Welcome Reception (6:30 – 9:30 p.m.) on Friday evening (February 3rd) or on Saturday morning (February 4th). The UGA Center requires badges/nametags to be worn for access to meeting events.

Parking

The parking deck behind the UGA Center for Continuing Education and Hotel charges 24 hours/day. Those staying in this hotel receive 1 free single-use parking pass per room per day. Free parking should also be available after 5 p.m. on Friday and on the weekend in the UGA surface parking lot S10 located at the corner of Carlton St. and Sanford Drive. There is a gymnastics meet at Stegeman Coliseum at 7 p.m. on Friday, so this lot may fill up quickly. Parking in S10 on Saturday and Sunday should not be a problem.

Oral presentations

All Powerpoint presentations should be uploaded onto the computer in Mahler Hall on Saturday, February 4th, between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes including 5 minutes for questions.

Poster sessions

Each poster has been assigned a number (see poster section of the abstract book). Posters 1-20 will be presented during Poster session I (12:30 – 1: 45 p.m.). Posters assigned numbers 21 and higher will be presented during Poster session II (4:45 – 6:15 p.m.).

Posters should be set up on February 4th between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. or between 11:50 a.m. and

12:30 p.m. in Mahler Hall. Poster boards are 5’ x 5’. Push pins will be provided.

Prizes will be awarded for the top oral and poster presentations by students or post-doctoral fellows.

Event Fees

On or before Dec 1

$50 students (any level), post-docs
$100 faculty, researchers

After Dec 1

$100 students (any level), post-docs
$150 faculty, researchers

Event Sponsors

Event Speakers

Names of speakers and titles of their talks can be found in the program directory.

Contact Information

Contact: LaDonna Allen
Email: samshon@uga.edu
Phone: 706.542.3473

Additional Information

Meeting location

All meeting events will take place in various locations within the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602. The phone number for the hotel is (706) 548-1311. 

Registration 

Registration badges and meeting materials should be picked up from the Conference Registration Desk within the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel. Badges and materials can be picked up prior to and during the Welcome Reception (6:30 – 9:30 p.m.) on Friday evening (February 3rd) or on Saturday morning (February 4th).  The UGA Center requires badges/nametags to be worn for access to meeting events.

Parking

The parking deck behind the UGA Center for Continuing Education and Hotel charges 24 hours/day. Those staying in this hotel receive 1 free single-use parking pass per room per day. Free parking should also be available after 5 p.m. on Friday and on the weekend in the UGA surface parking lot S10 located at the corner of Carlton St. and Sanford Drive. There is a gymnastics meet at Stegeman Coliseum at 7 p.m. on Friday, so this lot may fill up quickly. Parking in S10 on Saturday and Sunday should not be a problem.

Oral presentations

All Powerpoint presentations should be uploaded onto the computer in Mahler Hall on Saturday, February 4th, between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m.  Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes including 5 minutes for questions.

Poster sessions

Each poster has been assigned a number (see poster section of the abstract book). Posters 1-20 will be presented during Poster session I (12:30 – 1: 45 p.m.). Posters assigned numbers 21 and higher will be presented during Poster session II (4:45 – 6:15 p.m.).

Posters should be set up on February 4th between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. or between 11:50 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in Mahler Hall. Poster boards are 5’ x 5’. Push pins will be provided.

Prizes will be awarded for the top oral and poster presentations by students or post-doctoral fellows.

Driving Directions

From Atlanta drive north on I-85. Take exit 106 onto GA-316. Follow GA-316 to Athens. Then enter the GA-10 Loop S ramp. Follow the GA-10 Loop to exit 6, S. Milledge Ave. Turn left onto S. Milledge Ave. Turn right onto S. Lumpkin St. The hotel will be on your right.

Event Hotels

The Georgia Center's UGA Hotel and Conference Center
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602

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