The Festival of Genomics returns to London to celebrate UK progress in precision medicine

Mon, 13/01/2020 - 17:15
Festival of Genomics & Biodata

The Festival of Genomics 2020 returns to London for the fifth year to immerse you in the research, innovation and results taking place within genomics today. As the UK’s largest genomics event, the festival is a unique experience – a crossroads for the entire genomics ecosystem to discover, meet, learn, have fun and celebrate. 

Driven by a social mission to deliver the benefits of genomics to people faster, the festival is FREE to attend for around 90% of our audience. The festival delivers incredible talksand inspirational topics, whilst uniting a diverse range of attendees – making for unmissable networking opportunities. 

Brimming with cutting-edge content across five stages and split into 10 themes, the Festival of Genomics is unlike any other scientific conference. This year’s agenda focuses on clinical application and developments in genomics,leveraging biodata, genomics and drug development, and rare disease research, plus additional sessions focused onsocial considerations,genetic counsellinggenome editingsingle cell analysis,machine learning, and more. 

Confirmed speakers include CEO of Genomics England, Chris Wigley; Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer NHS England; Baroness Nicola Blackwood, UK GovernmentDepartment of Health and Social Care; and Rory Collins, Chief Executive of UK Biobank. For the full list of speakers visit the website

Don’t miss your chance to learn first-hand insights and practical applications from 100+ expert speakers at the Festival of Genomics this January 29th - 30that the Business Design Centre, London.

P.S. Finally, we’ve crafted a master guide to Large Population Genomics and Scale Data Analysis workshops led by Illumina and pharma experts – taking place January 28th (the day before the Festival). Check this and the other workshops out, and if you like what you see, book your tickets before it’s too late!