Herrenhausen Palace Floorplan

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Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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One Million Genomes: From Discovery to Health  (G1)

Scientific Organizers: Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Teri Manolio and Patrick Boon Ooi Tan


June 4—8, 2018

Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany


Organized in collaboration with Volkswagen Foundation
Sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Jan 9, 2018 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 21, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 21, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 27, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 11, 2018 [details]


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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-G1 "One Million Genomes: From Discovery to Health " conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On February 21, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 21, 2018 until April 23, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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February 21, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 11, 2018 920.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 11, 2018 1120.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 11, 2018 695.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 11, 2018 895.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 21, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is March 27, 2018)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: January 9, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: February 21, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: March 27, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is February 21, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 11, 2018

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 695.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1120.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 895.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Monday, June 4 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Friday, June 8 with a closing plenary session from 16:00 to 18:00, followed by a social hour. We recommend return travel on Saturday, June 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, JUNE 4

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Grand Mussmann Hotel, Tivoli Room
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Central-Hotel Kaiserhof

TUESDAY, JUNE 5

08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Sue Hill, National Health Service England, UK
Delivering Genomic Medicine at a Population Level Across a Health System – The NHS Experience

09:30—12:30
Large-Scale National Sequencing Programs: Implementation to Impact
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Zhengming Chen, University of Oxford, UK
China Kadoorie Biobank of 0.5 Million People: Opportunities

Andres Metspalu, Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu, Estonia
From Biobanking to Precision Medicine

Gad Rennert, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Clalit's National Israeli 100K Genomes Personalized Medicine RCT

Coffee Break

J. Michael Gaziano, VA Boston Healthcare System, USA
The Million Veteran Program: A Modern Mega-Cohort within a Large Healthcare System – Progress, Challenges and Future Directions

Mark Caulfield, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Genomics England: The 100,000 Genomes Project

Kári Stefánsson, deCode Genetics, Iceland
Sequence Diversity of a Nation Providing Insights into the Nature of Disease and Health

10:30—10:50
Poster Setup

Ballroom
12:30—13:30
Lunch

Ballroom
13:00—19:30
Poster Viewing

Ballroom
13:00—15:30
Poster Session 1

Ballroom
15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
16:00—18:00
Somatic Sequencing Programs: Biological Insights and Diagnosis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Peter Campbell, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Precision Oncology through International Collaboration and Data Sharing

James R. Lupski, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
New Mutation, Mosaicism and Human Disease Traits

Patrick Boon Ooi Tan, Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science Technology and Research, Singapore
Environment, Lifestyle and Genetics: Asian Perspectives and Implications for Precision Medicine

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:00—19:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

08:30—11:30
Implementation Science for Genomic and Precision Medicine
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Robyn L. Ward, University of Queensland, Australia
Genomic Test Evaluation Frameworks: A Review

John E.L. Wong, National University Health System, Singapore
Challenges of Precision Medicine Implementation in a High Volume Clinical Environment

Coffee Break

Kathryn North, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
Implementing Genomics into Healthcare: A National and Global Perspective

Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Duke University, USA
A National Network for Implementing Genomic Medicine in Practice (IGNITE)

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—13:00
Lunch

Ballroom
13:00—19:30
Poster Viewing

Ballroom
13:30—15:30
Workshop 1: Rapid Interpretation of Genomes and Variant Calling

Auditorium
* Martin Reese, Fabric Genomics, USA

15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
16:00—18:00
International Data Resources Enabling Genomic Medicine
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Daniel MacArthur, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Databases for Rare Disease

Peter N. Robinson, JAX Genomic Medicine, USA
The Human Phenotype Ontology Project

Kristjan Metsalu, University of Tartu, Estonia
Estonian Healthcare Information System

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:00—19:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom

THURSDAY, JUNE 7

08:30—11:30
The Actionable Genome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Heidi Rehm, Harvard Medical School, USA
The Clinical Genome Resource

James S. Ware, Imperial College London, UK
Variation in Cardiac Disease Genes: Location Matters

Coffee Break

Teri A. Manolio, NHGRI, National Institutes of Health, USA
NHGRI/NIH Programs Developing Clinically Actionable Genomic Information

Jill M. Hagenkord, Color Genomics, Inc., USA
Universal Screening for the CDC Tier 1 Genomic Conditions: Opportunities for Health Systems, Government Health Agencies, and Sequencing Initiatives

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—13:00
Lunch

Ballroom
13:30—15:30
Workshop 2: Functional Biology of Variants Discovered by Clinical Sequencing

Auditorium
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
16:00—18:00
The Value Proposition for National Sequencing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Lotte Steuten, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Multiplex NGS Testing in Cancer Care: An Economic Perspective on Hope, Hype and Value

Sarah Wordsworth, University of Oxford, UK
The Health Economic Evidence for Whole Genome Sequencing

Surakameth Mahasirimongkol, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Genomics Thailand: Precision Clinical Care in a National Scale

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:00—19:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

08:30—11:30
Pharmacogenomics: The Leading Edge of Genomics Impact in Medicine
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Henk-Jan Guchelaar, Leiden University, Netherlands
The Ubiquitous Pharmacogenomics Project

Mary V. Relling, St. Jude Children's Hospital, USA
Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenetics

Coffee Break

Maja Mockenhaupt, Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany
Using Genetics to Prevent Stevens Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

Jianjun Liu, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
The SaPHIRE Program. Enabling Adverse Drug Reaction Research in Real-Time

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—13:00
Lunch

Ballroom
15:30—16:00
Coffee Available

Foyer
16:00—17:45
Use of Large-Scale Bio-Clinical Resources for Drug Discovery
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
Alan R. Shuldiner, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc, USA
Discovery of Novel Drug Targets: High-Throughput Genomics of 250,000 Exomes

Carolina Haefliger, AstraZeneca, Sweden
Transforming Drug Research and Development with Genomics

Jeong-Sun Seo, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital and Macrogen, South Korea
GenomeAsia 100K (GA100K) and Asian Reference Genome

Martin Reese, Fabric Genomics, USA
Accurate and Rapid Genome Interpretation – In Clinical Care

17:45—18:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/04/2018

Auditorium
18:00—19:30
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Ballroom

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks the Volkswagen Foundation for hosting this meeting:

in Cooperation with Volkswagen Foundation
 

Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:


National Institutes of Health

Grant No. 1 R13 HG009984-01

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1 R13 HG009984-01 from the National Institutes of Health. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.


We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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If your organization is interested in joining these entities in support of Keystone Symposia, please contact: Sarah Lavicka, Director of Development, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

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