Summary This new conference will bring together biomedical research scientists, healthcare IT experts, bioinformaticians, clinicians and geneticists to discuss the implications of advances in genomics to healthcare, and in particular to look for concrete ways to integrate the informatics infrastructures between these diverse fields.
Scientific Programme Committee: Janet Thornton European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
Alvis Brazma European Bioinformatics Institute, UK
David Ingram University College London, UK
Johan Van der Lei Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Invited talks (Keynote):
On the way to personalized medicine - tasks, obstacles and solutions from a clinical perspective Norbert Graf, University of Saarland, Germany
Searching for the "True Names" of disease in the genomics era Isaac Kohane, Harvard MIT, USA
A global clinical perspective on genetics and the burden of disease Bernadette Modell, University College London, UK
Title TBA Gertjan van Ommen, Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands Invited talks (Plenary) to include:
Metadata and metamodelling tools for translational clinical studies James Brenton, CRUK (Cambridge), UK
Linking phenotypes extracted from electronic patient records onto systems biology frameworks Søren Brunak, University of Denmark
Translational genomics and clinical databases Carlos Caldas Cancer Research UK
Men in Black: What lawyers think when they hear about translational research OR Preserving privacy in translational research - a legal perspective Nikolaus Forgo University of Hannover, Germany
Electronic health records, clinical knowledge management, privacy, confidentiality and security Dipak Kalra University College London, UK
Virus genetics for tracking outbreaks and managing disease Paul Kellam Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
The science interface to NHS computing - a tale of two cities Ken Lunn NHS, UK
Title TBA Mark Musen Stanford University, USA
End to end integration of bioinformatics tools with clinical trials software tools in a Web resource for analysing clinical genomics trials Thierry Sengstag RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Yokohama (Japan)
Lessons learned from ACGT (Advanced Clinico-Genomic Trials in Cancer)
Paul Spellman Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Title TBA Miriam Sturkenboom Erasmus Medical Center, Netherlands
Title TBA Andre Uitterlinden Erasmus Medical Centre, Netherlands
Collaboration between biobanking and e-health Jaak Vilo University of Tartu, Estonia
Round Table: The Way Forward Peter Coveney University College London, UK Michael Dunn Wellcome Trust, UK Tim Hubbard Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK Ilias Iakovides ICT for Health Unit, European Commission David Ingram University College London, UK Janet Thornton European Bioinformatics Institute, UK Johan Van der Lei Erasmus University Medical Center, Netherlands
Additional talks will be chosen from submitted abstracts.
A Provisional Programme will be available shortly, start and finish times are as follows:
Wednesday 27 October: 09.30-11.00 Registration
11.00 Opening Session
Friday 29 October: 14.00 Close of Conference
Registration and Accommodation
Accommodation packages include registration, meals and housing for the nights of Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 October 2010. If you require additional nights this will be at an additional cost, please contact the conference centre reception at firstname.lastname@example.org directly for availability.
The no accommodation packages include registration and meals only.
Please note: On-site accommodation is limited and allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Early registration is recommended.
When we have reached capacity on campus, delegates will be advised to make their own accommodation arrangements. Conference centre reception email@example.com will be able to advise on local hotel information
Please note: The first 50 students to register and submit an abstract are being offered the reduced registration fee of £100 (no accommodation), £190 (twin accommodation), £242 (single accommodation) - so early registration is recommended.
The standard registration rate for students is:Student no accommodation £300, Student with twin accommodation £390, Student with single accommodation £442
£100 (first 50 only - standard £300)
£190 (first 50 only - standard £390)
£242 (first 50 only - standard £442)
Registration deadline: Closed
Abstracts and Posters
Please ensure that you follow the abstract guidelines and upload your abstract during registration.
After the abstract deadline the scientific committee will assess your abstract and you will be notified whether you have been selected for a short talk or poster presentation.