Genomic Medicine 2019 Nordic
November 12 - November 14
Genomic Medicine 2019 NordicWorkshop: 12 November / Conference: 13 - 14 November
We are excited to announce that the sixth annual Genomic Medicine 2019 Nordic Conference will take place at the Kennedy Centre at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen on 13th & 14th November.
The conference is organised in partnership with the Kennedy Centre at Rigshospitalet, Odense University Hospital and the Department of Clinical Genetics at Aarhus University Hospital.
There will also be a clinical NGS Data Analysis Workshop on 12th November led by our hospital partners that include the bioinformatics team at Odense University Hospital. The workshop is aimed at the analysis of the data as well as the clinical interpretation of variants.
The conference itself will follow our tried & tested scientific theme and focus on the use of Genomics & Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies and tools to look at human disease both in research as well as in a clinical setting.
As our contingent of loyal and returning delegates will be aware, the scientific theme will cover advances in the following areas: Genomics, Next Generation Sequencing Applications and Workflows, Personalized Genomics, the Metagenomics link to health/disease, Non-invasive Prenatal testing (NIPT), Cancer and Rare Disease genetics as well as Data Analysis and Storage and many more emerging research applications as well as their translation into their clinic.
NETWORKING: in addition to the rich scientific program, Genomic Medicine 2019 Nordic will allow delegates to interact with each other during specific networking events. In addition to the excellent science showcased at our events the networking events will act as a signature to our events because delegates will get the opportunity to meet other scientists and attendees to the conference. We hope delegates will get the chance to leave the meeting with new contacts and friendships.
These networking opportunities include:
- Introductory networking session on Day 1
- Panel debate
- Networking dinner at BOB Bistro in the city centre on the evening of 13th November
ACADEMIC POSTER SUBMISSIONS: We welcome academic poster presentation at our events. If you have some material to present, please send us an abstract by 4th October. This will be reviewed by our scientific committee and if approved you will receive a 15% discount off the conference registration fee.
If you would like to submit a poster, please send us an abstract using our CONTACT US FORM
Please submit your poster before registering for the conference as retrospective discount will not be possible.
Who should attend this event:
- NGS users, group leaders, opinion leaders, researchers and students
- NHS & Private Labs, University labs, Biotech Companies, CRO’s, Service Providers etc
…and others interested in the latest developments of:
- Next Generation Sequencing
- Computational Biology
- Data Analysis
- Data interpretation
- DNA Sequencing
- Infectious and Inherited Diseases
- NGS Data Storage
- Molecular and Cell Biology
- Molecular Diagnostics
DRAFT AGENDA 2019
|09.00 – 10.30:||Registration, Coffee & Networking|
|10.30 – 11.00:||Ed Quazi – Networking and Collaborations Workshop|
|SESSION CHAIR: TBA|
|11.00 – 11.30:||Prof Zeynep Tumer, Kennedy Centre at Rigshospitalet
Opening and Scientific Talk:
|11.30 – 12.00:||Dr Valtteri Wirta, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
Rare Disease: 5000 Diagnostic WGS sample milestone
|12.00 – 12.30:||TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION by Dr Pedro Echaves, PerkinElmer
|12.30 – 13.30:||Lunch, Exhibition, Networking|
|SESSION CHAIR: Chair Person TBA|
|13.30 – 14.00:||Prof Eske Willerslev, Centre for Geogenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark
Current state and future of ancient human genomics
|14.00 – 14.30:||Prof Jens Michael Hertz, Odense University Hospital
Exome sequencing in inherited renal diseases
|14.30 – 15.00:||TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION by Limbus Medical Technologies
|15.00 – 15.30:||Coffee, Exhibition & Networking|
|15.30 – 16.00:||Prof Richard Rosenquist Brandell, Clinical Genetics, Karolinska Institute
Genomic Medicine Sweden
|16.00 – 16.30:||Dr Rikke Olsen, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital
An integrated multi-omic approach for the identification of new disease genes in Multiple Acyl-CoA dehydrogenation deficiency
|16.30 – 17.30:||PANEL DEBATE: Would you sequence your genome and publish the data? And other topical Issues from the morning
Host: Ed Quazi (Biotexcel)
|17.30 – 18.30:||DRINKS RECEPTION sponsored by Oxford Nanopore Technologies|
|19.15:||NETWORKING DINNER at BOB Bistro|
|SESSION CHAIR: Chair Person TBA|
|09.00 – 09.30:||Dr Simon Rasmussen, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research at KU-SUND
Integration of Genomics & Clinical data with Deep Learning
|09.30 – 10.00:||Speaker TBA|
|10.00 – 10.30:||TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION by Sophia Genetics
|10.30 – 11.00:||Coffee, Exhibition & Networking|
|11.00 – 11.30:||Dr Lars Feuk, Uppsala University
Insights from long-read sequencing of patient samples
|11.30 – 12.00:||Dr Per Sikora, Clinical Genomics Gothenburg at SciLifeLab
Genomics Medicine Sweden; creating an infrastructure for precision medicine in healthcare
|12.00 – 12.30:||TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION by Dr Bjorn Textor, New England Biolabs|
|12.30 – 13.30:||Lunch, Exhibition & Networking|
|SESSION CHAIR: Chair Person TBA|
|13.30 – 14.00:||Prof Qihua Tan, University of Southern Denmark
An integrative multi-omics model for complex diseases and phenotypes.
|14.00 – 14.30:||Dr Markus Heidenblad, Clinical Genomics Lund
|14.30 – 15.00:||TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION by Commercial Sponsor|
|15.00 – 15.30:||Coffee, Exhibition & Networking|
|15.30 – 16.00:||Dr Cathrine Jespersgaard, Danish National Genome Center
National Infrastructure for Precision Medicine
|16.00 – 16.30:||Dr Ditte Andersen, Odense University Hospital
Single cell RNA transcriptomics to delineate mechanism underlying cardiomyocyte binucleation during heart development
|16.30 – 17.00:|| Dr Christina Westmose Yde, Rigshospitalet
Whole Genomic Sequencing in diagnostics
CLINICAL NGS DATA ANALYSIS WORKSHOP on 12th November
Led by the Bioinformatics team of Odense University Hospital (OUH)
This workshop will be hands-on, so all delegates will need to bring their own laptop. Full laptop requirements are as follows:
– Java 7 or 8
– System requirement: at least 4GB RAM and 10 GB of free hard disc space.
– Microsoft Excel (English language setting)
– Internet access (WIFI will be provided at the venue)
The workshop will aim to go over the steps from acquisition of sequencing data to the generation of the bam- and vcf- files that will be used in the subsequent filtering for variants. Variants will be evaluated using various databases and prediction tools to establish potential pathogenic variants. Workshop delegates will be given tutorials and examples and will be expected to handle the data themselves on their own laptops.
The bioinformatics team will consist of the following teachers;
Marin Larsen, ass. Prof., PhD, molecular biologist, bioinformatician at OUH in charge of the clinical sequencing data acquisition.
Mark Burton, ass. Prof., PhD, molecular biologist, bioinformatician handling quantitative sequencing data and statistics
Lars Andersen, PhD-student, mathematician, handling various models requiring advanced computation.
Klaus Brusgaard, assoc Prof., PhD, molecular biologist, evaluating genetic variants using various databases and prediction tools.
VENUE: The NGS Data Analysis workshop will take place at the Kennedy Center. Please view the Venue & Directions tab for full address and how to get there.
|09.00 – 09.30:||Coffee & Registration|
|09.30 – 10.00:||Introduction|
|10.00 – 10.30:||Introduction to NGS|
|10.30 – 10.40:||Introduction to Workshop|
|10.40 – 12.10:||NGS Basics|
|12.10 – 13.10:||Lunch|
|13.10 – 14.40:||NGS Diagnostic Interpretation I|
|14.40 – 15.00:||Tea & Coffee|
|15.00 –17.30:||NGS Diagnostic Interpretation II|
If you have any queries about the workshop, feel free to CONTACT US
Below you can find the registration fees. You can register for the conference only or to attend both the conference (13th & 14th Nov) and the workshop (12th Nov).
If you would like to attend the workshop only, please contact us as we may be able to accommodate your request however please note that we have very limited availability.
The registration fees below include:
- Full access to the conference
- Delegate bag
- Coffee, Refreshments and Lunch on both days
if you also register for the workshop, coffee, refreshments and lunch will also be included on 12th November
NETWORKING DINNER: a 3-course dinner will take place on the evening of 13th November at BOB Bistro in Copenhagen city centre. This is not included in the registration fee and must be added to your booking if you wish to take part. Please note that 3 drinks (wine or soft drink) are included in the price and transport from the conference venue to the restaurant will be provided.
The prices below are EXCLUSIVE of 20% VAT. If you are registering from a European Institution/Company (excluding the UK), you do not have to pay VAT. Please enter your Institution/Company VAT number at time of booking and your price will stay as listed below. If you do not enter a valid VAT number, 20% VAT will be automatically added to your fee.
PLEASE NOTE: The above VAT regulations may change after 31st October due to Brexit. In this case we will update this page accordingly.
TO 8 NOV
|FROM 9 NOV
|CONF ONLY – STUDENT||210 EUR||260 EUR||340 EUR|
|CONF ONLY – ACADEMIC||280 EUR||330 EUR||410 EUR|
|CONF ONLY – INDUSTRY||410 EUR||490 EUR||600 EUR|
|WORK + CONF – STUDENT||330 EUR||380 EUR||460 EUR|
|WORK + CONF – ACADEMIC||400 EUR||450 EUR||530 EUR|
|WORK + CONF – INDUSTRY||610 EUR||690 EUR||790 EUR|
|NETWORKING DINNER||55 EUR||55 EUR||60 EUR|
IMPORTANT NOTES ON REGISTRATION – PLEASE READ
WHAT’S INCLUDED: the registration fees above include full access to the conference, delegate bag, coffee, refreshments and lunch on both days. If you register for the workshop, coffee, refreshments and lunch will also be included on the day of the workshop.
DINNER: the networking dinner at a local restaurant is not included in the registration fees and can be purchased at time of booking. Transport to the dinner will be provided free of charge.
DISCOUNTS: we can offer discounts for 3 or more people attending as a group from the same Institution/Company.
If you would like to find out more, contact us before you book as retrospective discounts will not possible.
Also, if you are submitting a poster you may be entitled to a discount. Please submit your poster abstract before registering for the conference as retrospective discount will not be possible.
Please note that discounts are not cumulative.
PAYMENT: please note that payment must be made in full at time of booking in order to confirm your registration and guarantee access to the event.
ACCOMMODATION: this is NOT included in the fees above and delegates are responsible for arranging their own accommodation. Please click on the Venue & Directions tab for some information about hotels.
VISA: It is sole responsibility of the attendee to take care of his/her own visa requirements. Biotexcel can issue an invitation letter only after the registration has been completed and payment has been received in full.
You can view our Terms & Conditions of booking here: REGISTRATION TERMS & CONDITIONS
We encourage dialogue and interaction amongst all participants and we welcome the presence of sponsors to highlight new technologies, services and solutions within the relevant areas. We have many sponsoring opportunities to suit all budgets, but we can also tailor specific packages to suit your needs. Some examples of sponsorship ideas are below, but please feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to give you more details and talk about your requirements:
- Gold Sponsor/Technology Presentation
- Silver Sponsor
- Event Documentation
For more information please contact us.
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HOW TO GET TO CONFERENCE VENUE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER, COPENHAGEN
CONFERENCE & WORKSHOP VENUE
KENNEDY CENTER (KENNEDY CENTRET)
Gl. Landevej 7
2600 Glostrup (Copenhagen)
Tel: + 45 43260100
HOW TO GET THERE
The Kennedy Center is located in Glostrup in the outskirts of Copenhagen. From Copenhagen central station (København H) you can take the B metro line to Glostrup Station (Høje Taastrup direction). Glostrup station is just 2 km from the Kennedy Center.
From Glostrup station you can then take bus number 149 which runs every 15-20 minutes and it will drop you off just 200 meters from the Kennedy Center – bus stop Gl. Landevej (Smedeland). You can find the bus time table and a detailed map HERE.
Alternatively you a taxi from Glostrup station should cost less than 100 DKK.
Arriving at Copenhagen Airport: you can take a train/metro to Copenhagen central station (København H) directly from the airport terminal. Trains between the airport and the central station run very often (roughly every 10 minutes), the journey time is around 30 minutes. Once at Copenhagen central station you can follow the instructions above to reach the Kennedy Center.
Arriving at Copenhagen central station (København H): take the B metro line to Glostrup station and then follow the instructions above to reach the Kennedy Center.
If you are travelling from other Danish cities (i.e. Odense, Aarhus etc.), it may be easier to stop at Høje Taastrup train station and then take the B metro line to Glostrup (direction Copenhagen centre). From Glostrup you can than take bus 149 to the Kennedy Center (see above for more details).
A taxi from Høje Taastrup Station should cost around 200 DKK as this is located 11 km from the Kennedy Center.
If travelling by car, there is ample free parking space around the Kennedy Center.
Accommodation is not included in the registration fee and delegates are responsible for arranging their own. Below you can find some suggestions based on location. Please note that Biotexcel does not have any association with the hotels and websites listed below.
As it only takes half an hour to reach the Kennedy Center from Copenhagen central station, you can opt to stay in the centre and take advantage of the many attractions that Copenhagen has to offer. As you can imagine, there are plenty of hotels to choose from and you may find this website useful: www.booking.com
If you prefer to stay close to the venue, there are a few hotels in the area. Please see below:
Glostrup Park Hotel (https://www.parkhotel.dk/)
Scandic Glostrup (https://www.scandichotels.com/glostrup)
A-Hotels Glostrup (https://www.a-hotel.com/)