Conferences

If you’re looking to get up to speed on the latest developments in the field of genomics, genetics, bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing, and precision medicine, there are many options of conferences to choose from.

We created this continually updated list of industry relevant conferences we believe are of interest across those fields. This listing can help you plan and choose wisely – and in a budget-conscious manner – which conferences to devote your time and precious company resources to.

For an event plan optimized to your business needs or to help you promote your conference, please contact us at info@enlightenbio.com.

ConferenceDateLocationTarget AudienceAdditional Information
Genome 10K and Genome Science Conference 2017Aug 29 - Sept 1, 2017Norwich, UKThis conference will explore critical topics essential for assembling a genomic zoo of some 10,000 vertebrate species to help understand how complex animal life evolved through changes in DNA and use this knowledge to become better stewards of the planet. The conference provides a unique opportunity for both academia and industry to share their expertise, innovations and challenges in global genomics research data and cutting edge technologies.
The growing Genome 10K Community of Scientists (G10KCOS), made up of leading scientists representing major zoos, museums, research centers, and universities around the world, is dedicated to coordinating efforts in a major tissue specimen collection that will lay the groundwork for a large-scale sequencing and analysis project.
ESMOSeptember 8-12, 2017Madrid, SpainThe ESMO 2017 Congress, in partnership with the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR), brings cancer researchers and clinicians together to enable collaboration and the exchange of ideas, from the laboratory to the bedside and back. This partnership creates a unique cancer congress in Europe with huge scientific reach and the true potential to improve the lives of cancer patients. The ESMO Congress is an influential annual meeting for oncology professionals in Europe.
AGBT Precision HealthSeptember 14-16, 2017Scottsdale, AZ, USAGenomics researcher
Physicians
Physician-scientists
Translational genomics researchers
Pharmaceutical, molecular diagnostic, and genomics industry researchers (or R&D scientists)
Molecular pathologists
Medical geneticists
Healthcare industry professionals
A new conference that debuted in September of 2016, in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Explores exciting developments at the interface of genomics, medicine, and health.
Aim to enable the passing of the torch from pioneering researchers and developers of genome technologies to first movers in healthcare who are establishing cutting edge standard of care applications of genome technology in every day clinical practice.
New discoveries in DNA sequencing technologies
Humane GeneticaSeptember 21-22, 2017Veldhoven, Nederland
Tumor Liquid Biopsy SymposiumSeptember 25, 2017Nancy, France
Genomic Medicine 2017 CambridgeSeptember 26-27, 2017Cambridge, UKNGS users, researchers and students
Bioinformaticians
Biotech Companies
NHS & Private Labs, CRO’s, and Service Providers
Will focus on the use of Genomics & Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies and tools to look at human disease whether in a research or a clinical setting.
Covers 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.
Festival of Genomics, BostonOctober 3-4, 2017Boston, MA, USAScientists
Genomicists
Commercial scientists
Business sector leaders
Researchers
Bioinformaticians
Mission is to bring the benefits of genomics to patients, faster. People from research, industry (like drug development and diagnostics) and healthcare meet in one room. All listening to the same talks, hearing about the same hurdles and seeing how each can help the other.
A trade-style show event with one big room and lots of stands featuring the latest tech waiting to be taken to your work bench. Features, including the discussion table ‘Talkaoke’, poster presentations, two or three hour long workshops, and talks covering everything -omics: genomic medicine, genetic counselling, drug development, data handling, CRISPR and gene editing,
Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Gen-DiagnostikOctober 6-7, 2017Potsdam, GermanyThis meeting focuses on personalized therapies in oncology, the genome track to therapeutic interventions,
transcriptomics and RNA therapeutics, tackling genetic heterogeneity and clinical variability
ASHGOctober 17-21, 2017Orlando, FL, USALargest human genetics meeting and exposition of the year
25th World Cancer ConferenceOctober 19-21, 2017Rome, ItalyCancer Specialists
Medical Oncologists
Nurse Practitioners
Laboratory Researchers
Cancer Diagnostic Professionals
Cancer & Oncology Societies Professionals
Bio-Medical Company professionals
Corporate Cancer Research Professional
This international conference provides a platform for researchers and decision makers in cancer research to present their latest findings and learn about all the important developments in cancer research. Global research scientists and experts will participate in the conference. A series of plenary sessions address common cancer issues, and parallel sessions focus on prognosis & treatment approaches, Cancer Diagnosis, challenges and solutions, research issues advancements and applications.
3rd Annual Next Generation Sequencing USA CongressOctober 23-24, 2017Boston, MA, USACancer researcher - genomicists and geneticists
Bioinformaticians/computational scientists
The 3rd Annual Next Generation Sequencing and Clinical Diagnostics USA Congress consists of keynote addresses, presentations and panel discussions designed specifically for senior level attendees from research & academic institutions, clinical research institutions, food & nutrition companies as well as major pharmaceutical and biotech companies based mainly in Europe but also worldwide.
BioData World CongressNovember 2-3, 2017Cambridge, UKWith about 300+ attendees across pharma, academia, hospital/public health,
World Precision Medicine CongressNovember 7-8, 2017Washington D.C., USAPharma/Biotech
Academia/ Research
Tools Company/ Consumer
Medical Centers
Patients
Health Providers
Regulatory & Reimbursement
This event is bringing together big pharma, big data, and healthcare providers to discuss the scientific, economic, and policy goals towards producing precise and genomic-based medicines.
Genomic Medicine 2017 NordicNovember 8-9, 2017Lund, SwedenNGS users, researchers and students
Bioinformaticians
Biotech Companies
NHS & Private Labs, CRO’s, and Service Providers
Will focus on the use of Genomics & Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies and tools to look at human disease whether in a research or a clinical setting.
Covers 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.
APCHG 2017November 8-10, 2017Bangkok, ThailandThis conference focuses on a wide range of topics from basic to advanced genetics. The scientific committee is planning a stimulating academic program including workshops, plenary lectures, symposia and oral presentations, to keep you updated with the latest innovations and research in the fields of Genetics and Genomic Medicine.
9th Annual NGS & Clinical Diagnostics CongressNovember 9-10, 2017London, UKAttendees from across research & academic institutions, clinical research institutions, healthcare organisations as well as leading pharmaceutical and biotech companiesFocuses on the developments in NGS technologies, NGS data analysis as well as clinical applications & diagnostics of NGS
Genomic Medicine 2017 BeneluxNovember 15-16, 2017Brussels, GelgiumNGS users, researchers and students
Bioinformaticians
Biotech Companies
NHS & Private Labs, CRO’s, and Service Providers
Covers the latest developments in the use of Genomics tools & technologies focusing on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to understand human disease. Aside from the routine NGS applications such as Exome, Genome and Transcriptome sequencing the audience will get a chance to hear about evolving tools and applications. We hope to take a look at interesting case studies, applications with limiting sample input, linkage between the microbiome and human disease, cancer genomics new data analysis and storage solutions and many other topics.
AMP 2017November 16-18, 2017Salt Lake City, UT, USAPathologists
Doctoral and Clinical Laboratory Scientists
Clinicians and Other Health Care Personnel
Government Employees – primarily regulators in the field
Professionals in the in vitro diagnostics industry
Molecular Diagnostics event attended by more than 2,000 molecular diagnostic professionals from around the world, representing every aspect of molecular diagnostics in one place seeking the newest information and the latest advances to enhance their contributions, research and advancements in the field of Molecular Pathology.
PMWC 2018 SVJanuary 22-24, 2017Mountain View, CA, USAPharma/Biotech
Academia/ Research
Tools Company/ Consumer
Medical Centers
Patients
Health Providers
Media
Regulatory & Reimbursement
VC/Finance
Established conference series that attracts recognized leaders, top global researchers and medical professionals, and innovators across healthcare and biotechnology sectors to showcase practical content that helps close the knowledge gap between different sectors, thereby catalyzing cross-functional fertilization and collaboration.
PMWC 2018 Silicon ValleyJanuary 22-24, 2018Mountain View, CA, USAPharma/Biotech
Academia/ Research
Tools Company/ Consumer
Medical Centers
Patients
Health Providers
Media
Regulatory & Reimbursement
VC/Finance
Established conference series that attracts recognized leaders, top global researchers and medical professionals, and innovators across healthcare and biotechnology sectors to showcase practical content that helps close the knowledge gap between different sectors, thereby catalyzing cross-functional fertilization and collaboration.
Festival of Genomics, LondonJanuary 30-31, 2018London, UKScientists
Genomicists
Commercial scientists
Business sector leaders
Researchers
Bioinformaticians
Mission is to bring the benefits of genomics to patients, faster. People from research, industry (like drug development and diagnostics) and healthcare meet in one room. All listening to the same talks, hearing about the same hurdles and seeing how each can help the other.
A trade-style show event with one big room and lots of stands featuring the latest tech waiting to be taken to your work bench. Features, including the discussion table ‘Talkaoke’, poster presentations, two or three hour long workshops, and talks covering everything -omics: genomic medicine, genetic counselling, drug development, data handling, CRISPR and gene editing,
Molecular Med TriConFebruary 11-16, 2018San Francisco, CA, USAAttracs over 3,700 drug discovery and development professionals from over 40 countries.
Focuses on Molecular Medicine, specifically on Discovery, Genomics, Diagnostics and Information Technology.
AGBT 2018February 2018Marco Island, FL, USAScientists
Clinicians
Geneticists
Oncologists
Commercial scientists
Business sector leaders
Researchers
Bioinformaticians
New discoveries in DNA sequencing technologies.
Experimental and analytic approaches for genomic studies and applications.
Clinical case studies and ground breaking research.
Showcasing the latest breakthroughs in next generation sequencing and how it applies to clinical use.
The integration of genomics and pharmacogenomics to individualized patient care.
And to network with top industry leaders.
VIB conferences - Applied Bioinformatics in Life ScienceMarch 8-9, 2018Gent, BelgiumAims to showcase cutting edge research and exciting technological solutions presented by leading scientist in the life sciences fields; to offer junior researchers the opportunity to present their work during poster sessions and learn from the world’s experts during the Meet the Expert sessions; to establish opportunities for collaborations between scientists during an accompanying social program including lunches, conference dinners and receptions.
2nd Annual Precision Medicine CongressApril 2018London, UKPharma/Biotech
Academia/ Research
Tools Company/ Consumer
Medical Centers
Patients
Health Providers
Media
Regulatory & Reimbursement
VC/Finance
Presentations designed specifically for senior level attendees from research & academic institutions, clinical research institutions and hospital laboratories as well as major pharmaceutical and biotech companies based mainly in Europe but also worldwide.
Companion Diagnostics (CDx) development
Advances in Molecular Diagnostics
Imaging and Diagnostic Development
Companion Diagnostics for Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms
Bio-IT World Conference & ExpoMay 15-17, 2018Boston, MA, USAPharma/biotech
Computational researchers
Bioinformaticians
Clinical healthcare
IT professionals
Showcasing the myriad of IT and informatics applications and enabling technologies that drive biomedical research, drug discovery & development, and clinical and healthcare initiatives.
Attended by 3,300+ life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT professionals from more than 40 countries.
Discussing themes of big data, smart data, cloud computing, trends in IT infrastructure, omics technologies, high-performance computing, data analytics, open source and precision medicine, from the research realm to the clinical arena.
PMWC 2018 MichiganJune 6-7, 2018Ann Arbor, MI, USAPharma/Biotech
Academia/ Research
Tools Company/ Consumer
Medical Centers
Patients
Health Providers
Media
Regulatory & Reimbursement
VC/Finance
Established conference series that attracts recognized leaders, top global researchers and medical professionals, and innovators across healthcare and biotechnology sectors to showcase practical content that helps close the knowledge gap between different sectors, thereby catalyzing cross-functional fertilization and collaboration.