Join us for a day of thought provoking talks and panel discussions and come away feeling inspired to be part of the genomics revolution.
The Aviva Stadium is a unique and exciting venue located in the heart of Dublin City, Ireland. Since its opening in May 2010, the stadium has forged an indelible mark on the event landscape of Dublin city. Since its opening, it has not only played host to major international sporting fixtures and concerts but has become one of the most popular conference and events venues in the city.
08.00 – 08.55 | Registration - tea, coffee and light breakfast available
09.00 – 09.15 | Jonathan McCrea & Dr. Anne Jones, Genomics Medicine Ireland
Welcome and introductory remarks
09.15 – 09.40 | Prof. Owen P. Smith CBE, University College Dublin
Swapping acuity for chronicity and its associated complexity: tales from paediatrics
09.40 – 10.05 | Dr. Charles A. Steward
A parent’s and genomic scientist’s perspective on genomic medicine
10.05 – 10.50 | Dr. Howard Jacob (Keynote speaker)
Leveraging 1 million genomes to build precision medicine.
10.50– 11.15 | Prof. Mark Lawler
Addressing Europe’s cancer challenge through a data-enabled lens:
The time to act is NOW!
11.15 – 11.40 | Tea and coffee
11.40 – 12.25 | Dr. David Bentley
Genomes for Healthcare
12.25 – 13.00 | Panel 1 facilitated by Triona McCormack, Director of Research, UCD
The skills required to build a genomics infrastructure
Prof. Cathal Seoighe | Dr. Darrin Morrissey
Dr. Elaine Kenny | Dr. James O’ Byrne
13.00 – 13.55 | lunch, Sponsored by Illumina
14.00 - 14.40 | Panel 2 facilitated by Dr. Howard Jacob, AbbVie
Genomics and the diagnostic odyssey- where do patients go next?
Prof. Mary King | Dr. Shane McKee | Noreen Doyle
14.40 – 15.25 | Prof. Robert C. Green (Keynote Speaker)
The Path to Preventive Genomics
15.25 - 15.30 | Closing remarks
Dr. Robert C. Green, MD, MPH
Dr. Howard J. Jacob, PhD
Prof. Owen P. Smith CBE
Dr. Charles A. Steward
Prof. Mark Lawler
Dr. David Bentley
Dr. Triona McCormack PhD
Prof. Cathal Seoighe
Dr. Darrin Morrissey PhD
Dr. Elaine Kenny PhD
Dr. James O'Byrne
Prof. Mary King
Dr. Shane McKee