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
ESHG 2018June 16-19, 2018Milan, ItalyResearchers in all aspects of human genetics including
molecular genetics, cytogenetics, biochemical genetics, gene
therapy, genomics and bioinformatics
clinicians and counselors involved in all clinical specialties, particularly clinical geneticists, etc.
Promotes research in basic and applied human and medical genetics. Includes information on structure, courses, events, and membership.
Largest human genetics meeting and exposition of the year in Europe.
Will cover all aspects of human genetics, from the cutting edge of research into the human genome and individual genetic or chromosomal conditions, right through to the practical issues of organising genetic services to deliver
the benefits of this knowledge to our populations.
About 2,700-3,200 attendees.
2nd Annual Advances in Companion Diagnostics CongressJune 25-26, 2018London, UKAcademia, research institutes and PharmaThis event will bring together 175 senior level attendees from academia, research institutes and pharma companies to discuss the current challenges and future perspectives of companion diagnostics.
WT | Wearable Technologies ConferenceJuly 11-12, 2018San Francisco, CA, USAThe conference guides through the current status of the wearable market.
MedCity CONVERGEJuly 11-12, 2018Philadelphia, PAMedCity CONVERGE brings together all sectors of the oncology ecosystem—health systems, insurers, digital health, investors, hospitals, pharma, entrepreneurs and other key stakeholders—to discover the latest innovations and the future of cancer care.
Human Genetics Conference of Australasia (HGSA)August 4-7, 2018Sydney, AustraliaA forum for the various disciplines collected under the title of human genetics and genomics, including genetics of chronic and common diseases associated with ageing, cancer genetics, genetics for non-genetic health professionals, and cognitive decline and dementia.
Next Generation Dx SummitAugust 20-24. 2018Washington, DCExecutive Director
Sales and Marketing
Scientist/Technologist
Manager
Professor
Next Generation Dx Summit convenes more than 1,000 international diagnostic professionals for networking and comprehensive programming spanning from clinical diagnostics to business strategy. The event has grown to include novel immunotherapy biomarkers, cell-free DNA, companion diagnostics, infectious disease, point-of-care, pharmacy-based diagnostics, clinical NGS assays, commercialization, reimbursement, prenatal testing, circulating tumor cells, critical care, forensics, digital PCR, microfluidics, and microbiome diagnostics.
AGBT Precision HealthSeptember 6-8, 2018La Jolla, CA, 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
PMWC 2018 DukeSeptember 24-25, 2018Durham, NC, 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.
Precision Medicine Beyond CancerOctober 15-16, 2018Munich, GermanyLeaders and decision makers in industry (pharma, diagnostics, healthcare and insurance companies) as well as IoT, ICT and artificial intelligence professionals, investors and strategic policy decision makersPrecision Medicine is currently most prominent in cancer but the treatment methodology is maturing. The PMBC2018 Congress aims to broaden the perspective to other non-communicable diseases and reduce the cost burden to society. Progress in computing power, artificial intelligence and omics technologies enable new approaches to decipher complex pathologies, generating new insights and avenues for disease intervention and ideally disease prevention.
ASHGOctober 16-20, 2018San Diego, CA, USAThe largest human genetics meeting and exposition of the year which attracts over 6,500 attendees, plus almost 250 exhibiting companies. The meeting provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of cutting-edge science in all areas of human genetics.
Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine & Molecular DiagnosticsOctober 27-26, 2018Boston, MA, USADeans/Chairs, Vice Deans & Vice Presidents of Medical Institutions and Hospitals
Professors and students from academia who are in the field of research, Medical and clinical research.
Physicians, Business delegates, Directors / Managers & Business Intelligence Experts, Departmental Managers.
The conference focuses on “Innovations & Advances in the field of Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics.
AMP 2017November 1-3, 2018San Antonio, TX, 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.
13th Annual Personalized Medicine ConferenceNovember 14-15, 2018Boston, MA, USAPharma/Biotech
Academia/ Research
Tools Company/ Consumer
Medical Centers
Patients
Health Providers
Media
Regulatory & Reimbursement
VC/Finance
The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) (the organizers of this event), promote the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine concepts, services and products to benefit patients and the health system.
BioData World Congress 2018November 28-29, 2018Basel, Switzerland~300+ attendees across pharma, academia, hospital/public healthEvent aims to bring together academia, industry and healthcare to discuss and debate how to come together to improve efficiencies within bio IT and bio data to the benefit of patients worldwide.
Genomic Medicine 2018 CambridgeDecember 5-6 2018Cambridge, 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.
PMWC 2019 Silicon ValleyJanuary 21-23, 2018Santa Clara, 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 23-24, 2019London, 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,
ACMG 2019April 2-6, 2019Seattle, WA, USAMedical and clinical geneticists; genetic counselors; all medical practitioners who are providing comprehensive diagnostic, management, and counseling services for patients with, or at risk for, genetically influenced health problems.
Laboratory directors, researchers, and more.
Focus is on research and clinical topics that promote the science and the practice of clinical genetics and genomics. Sessions will focus on the latest discoveries of the etiology and the pathogenesis of genetic disorders, the latest developments in genetic testing and screening, the laboratory’s role in the diagnosis of genetic disorders, the treatment of genetic disorders in children and adults, the delivery of genetic services, and more.