PAG XXVII has ended.

PAG XXVIII will be January 11-15, 2020  - San Diego, CA, USA 
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PAG 071 SMThe Plant and Animal Genome Conference is designed to provide a forum on recent developments and future plans for plant & animal genome projects. Consisting of technical presentations, poster sessions, exhibits and workshops, the conference is an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas, and applications on this internationally important project.


PAG XXVII Categories and Fees

Please see the tables below for our current fees, which include Weekend-Only rates.

Full Conference Registration Includes

  • Access to Plenary Lectures, Workshops, Industry Workshops, and Computer Demos
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall and Poster Sessions
  • Access to the Computer Room (for computer demos, "electronic" poster presentations, & internet access)
  • 1 Copy of the Final Program & Abstract Book
  • 5 Days Continental Breakfast
  • 5 Days Lunch 
  • 5 Days Morning Coffee Breaks, Afternoon Coffee and Soda
  • Opening Welcome Reception (Sunday)
  • Closing Banquet Dinner (Wednesday)
  • Eligible to submit a poster abstract


Full Conference

Industry $1000
Through Nov. 2
Nov. 3 - Jan. 10
At the Conference

Through Nov. 2
Nov. 3 - Jan. 10
At the Conference

Through Nov. 2
Nov. 3 - Jan. 10
At the Conference


Weekend Only

Attendees registering as Weekend Only are not eligible to submit an abstract.

Industry $665
Through Nov. 2
Nov. 3 - Jan. 10
At the Conference
Non-Profit $525
Through Nov. 2
Nov. 3 - Jan. 10
At the Conference


We currently have 3 registration categories: Industry, Non-Profit and Student:

  • Industry - includes those at companies and commercial organizations.
  • Non-profit - includes those at universities, and government organizations.
  • Students - must be Pre-Ph.D and upload a letter of certification from their Department Chairperson
    at the time of registration.

There are 3 tiers of registration, based on date:

  • Early Registration - accepted up through and including November 2, 2018.
  • Standard Registration - November 3, 2018 through January 10, 2019.
  • Onsite Registration -  after January 10, 2018.


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Exhibits-Only Badges

A number of complimentary Exhibits-Only badges will be available onsite for Monday, January 14 and Tuesday January 15. There is no charge for these badges and they allow the bearer access to only the Exhibit Hall to view Exhibits and Poster areas (including the lower level poster area). Exhibit Hall hours are listed below.

Exhibits-Only badges are also available for Sunday January 13, for a fee of $50, as this includes the Welcome Reception, which starts at 7pm. 

All Exhibits-Only badges are issued onsite only, and do not provide access to any of the scientific sessions, workshops, plenary talks, or events.

   Exhibit Hours  
Sunday January 13 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday January 14 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday January 15 9:30 am - 3:00 pm



WARNING: If you are contacted by a company called “National Travel Association” or any other travel company claiming to sell rooms at the Town & Country Hotel - DO NOT - book your reservation with them. They are not affiliated with the PAG meeting and you are advised to book directly with the Town & Country Hotel using the reservation portal on our Hotel Information page.

How to Register

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You must complete the online registration form to register for PAG XXVII - please see the link at the top right.  You may register in advance of the show and receive discounted pricing, or onsite at the conference.Payment options are credit card, check, or wire transfer.

Upon arrival, all attendees must pick up their badge and registration materials onsite at the registration kiosks, located in the Atlas Foyer. (Badges are no longer mailed. )

All payments must be in US currency, drawn on a U.S. bank. We do not accept payment in Euros or any other currency.

All check and wire transfers must be paid in full by December 31, 2018 or the registration will be cancelled.


Onsite Registration /  Onsite Badge Pickup

At the conference, the registration booths will be located in the Atlas Foyer of the Town & Country Hotel & Conference Center. If you have not registered in advance, you can do so via the self-serve kiosks, and representatives will be available to assist you.

If you have already registered online, please go to a kiosk and enter your information, to recieve your PAG badge, then procceed to the Bag Pickup area, to collect your show materials, which include a registration bag, badge holder, & lanyard.

Registration Hours

Friday January 11 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday January 12 7:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday January 13 7:00am - 8:00pm
Monday January 14 7:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday January 15 7:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday January 16 7:00am - 12:00pm

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Photo: Some members of our Confex team at the kiosks in the Atlas Foyer, and ready to assist with onsite registration.


Cancellations and Substitutions

All cancellations must be received in writing by Scherago International by December 3, 2018 in order to receive a refund. A $50 processing charge will be applied to all refunds. After December 3, 2018 no refunds will be issued.

If you are unable to attend PAG XXVII, you can send a substitute in your place. In order to have the registration and the badge switched to your replacement's name, the person replacing you must present the original badge (if mailed) and a confirmation letter at the registration desk on-site.


Registration for PAG XXVII is now closed, and the conference has ended.

We hope you will consider joining us next year for PAG XXVIII!

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PAG Future Dates

2019 - PAG-XXVII - January 12-16
2020 - PAG-XXVIII - January 11-15
2021 - PAG-XXIX - January 9-13

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