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
Leaders in Biobanking ConferenceOctober 14-16, 2018Cleveland, Ohio, USACongress addresses innovations in biospecimen science and infrastructure to support expanding applications.
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.
ESMOOctober 19-23, 2018Munich, GermanEMSO 2018 is held under the tagline “Securing access to optimal cancer care". The ESMO Congress is an influential annual meeting for oncology professionals in Europe.
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.
World Immunotherapy Congress 2018October 29-31, 2018Basel, SwitzerlandA multi-streamed, co-located conference & technology exhibition - 1000+ attendees, 300+ speakers
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,
AGBT 2019February 27-March 2, 2019Marco 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.
Molecular Med TriConMarch 10-15, 2019San 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.
Future of Genomic MedicineMarch 14-15, 2019La Jolla, CAPhysicians
Human geneticists
Genomic scientists
Researchers
Healthcare professionals of all disciplines interested in the future of medicine, especially with respect to individualized therapies
The conference’s goal is to use genomic knowledge to change medicine and make it far more precise and individualized. Attention will be paid to the exciting areas of genomic editing to treat diseases, cancer (a disease of the genome), and the use of genetics for preventative medicine. Additional topics include circulating free DNA-based diagnostics, epigenetics, and genomic analytics.
BioData World WestMarch 26-27, 2019San Francisco, CA, USAPharma, biotech, healthcare, and tenchnology industriesBioData West 2019 is bringing together speakers from the pharma, biotech, healthcare and technology industries. Focus is on "Harnessing the Power of Big Data in Drug Development and the Clinic."
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.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual MeetingMay 31-June 4, 2019Chicago, IL, USAOncology professionalsAnnual Meeting that brings together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field.
ISAG 2019July 7-12, 2019Lleida, SpainISAG, International Society for Animal Genetics, is a forum for the sharing of knowledge between scientists and practitioners of animal genetics applied to economically important and domesticated species.
ISMB/ECCBJuly 21-25, 2019Basel, SwitzerlandComputational researchers
Bioinformaticians
IT professionals
Aims at attracting the top research contributions in all areas of computational molecular biology.
Typical, but not exclusive, the topics of interest are: Sequence analysis, Evolution and phylogeny, Comparative genomics, Protein structure, Molecular and supramolecular dynamics, Molecular evolution, Gene regulation and transcriptomics, Proteomics, Systems biology, Ontologies, data bases and data integration, Text mining and information extraction, and Human health.