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Important Dates
Abstract Submission Opens Sept 27, 2016
Conference Registration Opens Oct 3, 2016
Workshop Application Deadline Nov 7, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline Nov 10, 2016
Larry Sandler Award Submission Deadline Dec 22, 2016
Late Abstract Submission Deadline Jan 23, 2017
Early(Discounted) Conference
Registration Deadline
Feb 3, 2017
Hotel Reservations Deadline March 3, 2017


2017 Meeting Organizers
Leanne Jones, Chair
Doris Bachtrog
Claude Desplan
Amy Kiger


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Drosophila 2017 Poster


Fees and Benefits


Commercial/private exhibit  
Not-for-profit exhibit 

Full payment is required at time of application and must be in the form of a money order or check payable to "GSA" or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover). To make payment by credit card, include the type of card, name of credit card holder (exactly as printed on card), account number, expiration date, security code, and the amount to be charged. Please be certain that the card holder signs the application in the designated space.

Included in Space Rental Fee


  • Company name, address, fax/telephone, email and URL, and exhibit description included in the Program Guide, distributed onsite to all attendees; also available online
  • Exhibitor registration for booth staff for up to four (4) company representatives for each 8' x 10' space rented;
  • One copy of the meeting Program Guide for each 8' x 10' space rented;
  • Complimentary badges for guests of exhibitors to view their exhibit (2 hours), available in limited quantities on site;
  • 8’ high back drape and 36” side rails in show colors for each 8x10 space;
  • 7” x 44” company identification sign;
  • Aisle carpeting in show colors;
  • Exhibit Hall perimeter security 24 hours a day beginning the first day of installation and ending when exhibitor freight is off the floor;
  • Complimentary booth cleaning prior to Exhibit Hall opening (additional porter service is responsibility of exhibitor).
  • Access to discounted online advertising opportunities.
  • 200 pounds of complimentary material handling when using GES