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Child Care/Family Room

ASHG encourages families to travel to Washington, DC and enjoy the many family-oriented activities the city has to offer. In partnership with KiddieCorp, ASHG will provide formal childcare at the convention center, for which advance registration is required.

For the safety and security of your child(ren), ASHG has the right to refuse care to any child based on space availability as well as to any child unable to adapt to group situations, or to any child whose presence or behavior may disrupt the program or endanger the health or safety of other children. Note: Meals are not included, beyond snacks and water. Parents can order lunch in advance; an order form will be sent to all parents. Additionally, staff will not administer medication (including sunscreen), and any child who is ill will not be admitted to the center.

A Family Room will be in the convention center in room 155 to give parents and children a place to relax during the meeting. The room will be equipped with comfortable furniture. Attendees may not use this room for babysitting purposes.

Lactation Room & Nursing Pods

A Lactation Room equipped with chairs, accessible electrical outlets, and a refrigerator will be in room 160.

Two (2) Mamava nursing pods are available in the Convention Center. To access them, download the Mamava app. See more info here. 

Coat/Luggage Check 

Coat check and luggage will be available at the convention center for a small fee. Please check back for details in September. 

Internet Access

Complimentary wi-fi will be available to all meeting registrants in all public lobbies and meeting spaces of the convention center except inside the Exhibit & Poster Hall. Further details will be available in September.

Lost and Found

Please visit the Meetings & Logistics Office in room 102B to look for lost items or turn in found items. 


ASHG does not provide full meals as part of the registration fee. However, there are food concessions within the convention center, as well as many restaurants nearby. See express nearby lunch options and other nearby restaurant options. 

Prayer/Meditation Room

A prayer/meditation room will be available in the convention center in room 157AB. 

Social Media Badges

Start networking before the meeting begins! Let your colleagues and friends know you’re attending ASHG 2023 by posting these badges to your social media page. Posting about the meeting on Twitter or Instagram? Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ASHG23! 


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