Genomics Summit Dublin 2020
Event Jan 23 - Jan 23, 2020
A summit focused exclusively on genomics will be held in Ireland for the first time on Thursday 23rd January at the Aviva Stadium Dublin. Genomics Summit 2020, co-hosted by Genomics Medicine Ireland and University College Dublin Research & Innovation, will be an engaging day of talks and panel discussions related to the genomics revolution sweeping Ireland and the globe. The event will bring together Irish and international thought leaders and renowned experts to speak on topics that will address the challenges and opportunities in realising the potential of genomics in healthcare. Keynote addresses will be given by Dr. Robert C. Green, a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director at the genomes2people Research Program, and Dr. Howard J. Jacob, Vice President and Head of Genomic Research at AbbVie. Other notable speakers will be Prof. Sir Mark Caulfield, Chief Scientist at Genomics England, and Ireland’s own Prof. Owen P. Smith CBE, Professor of Paediatric & Adolescent Medicine at University College Dublin. Further talks by a number of respected figures will be given on the day, in addition to panel discussions exploring the practical and actionable aspects required to make genomics a reality in day-to-day healthcare. The event also provides a rare networking and information-sharing opportunities with a unique gathering of multinational academics and experts in the field of science and medicine. Genomics Summit 2020 is approved for 5 CPD credits by the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine (ACSLM) and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), with registration opening at 8.00am on the morning of Thursday 23rd January. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at the event, which is scheduled to end at 3.30pm. For more information and to book tickets, visit GenomicsSummitDublin.com.