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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
AACR 2019March 29- April 3, 2019Atlanta, GA, USAAttracts more than 18,000 participants from around the world and has been described as the "main forum to present and discuss cancer-related research."Presentations at the Annual Meeting will cover the latest basic, translational, clinical, and prevention-focused research in the field, including important areas such as early detection, cancer interception, and survivorship in all populations.
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.
PEGS: The Essential Protein Engineering SummitApril 8-12, 2019Boston, MA, USAPharma, biotech, academia, and government PEGS Boston 2019 will host more than 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions, along with 150+ exhibitors, and 300 research posters on display in the exhibit hall. T
4th Annual Molecular Diagnostics Virtual ConferenceApril 10, 2019Virtual conferenceIndividuals with focus in molecular diagnostics Event is free to attend and will once again bring together the molecular diagnostics community to discuss and present the newest advances in molecular diagnostics testing.
Precision Medicine CongressApril 10-11, 2019Berlin, GermanySenior executives and experts from top Pharma and Biopharma companies, Technology Providers, and Research Institutes. The conference intends to examine Precision Medicine in depth, with presentations and discussions on key topics such as regulatory compliance, case studies of ongoing trials, the role of Bio-banking as well as examining what the future may hold for an industry with huge potential.
European Biotechnology Congress 2019April 11-13, 2019Valencia, SpainIndividuals with focus in biotechnologyCovering new discoveries, novel aspects and methods in all areas of biotechnology.
World Drug Safety Congress AmericasApril 16-17, 2019Philadelphia, PA, USAPharma/Biotech, Medical Device For over 10 years has served as the only commercially focused event for the pharmacovigilance community.
Bio-IT World Conference & ExpoApril 16-18, 2019Boston, 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.
Frontiers in Pediatric Genomic Medicine
April 30-May 3, 2019La Jolla, CA, USALeaders in genomic research, industry and healthcare.A deep dive into case studies and the latest innovations in Rapid Precision Medicine ®.
7th Annual Genetics and Genomics Virtual EventMay 8-9, 2019Virtual conferenceIndividuals with focus in genetics and genomicsEvent is free to attend and will once again bring together the molecular diagnostics community to discuss and present the newest advances in next-gen sequencing, genomic medicine, gene editing and testing.
7th Annual Genetics and Genomics Virtual EventMay 8-9, 2019Virtual conferenceIndividuals with focus in genetics and genomicsEvent is free to attend and will once again bring together the molecular diagnostics community to discuss and present the newest advances in next-gen sequencing, genomic medicine, gene editing and testing.
Benelux Precision Medicine ForumMay 13-14, 2019Utrecht, The NetherlandsIndividuals at the forefront of precision medicine from biologists, physicians and technology developers to data scientists, patient groups, governments and moreCovers a whole plethora of topics around precision medicine uncovering what the most pressing issues are. Includes government talk about their vision for healthcare in the coming years, the latest technologies and how they are enabling a sea change in the way we treat patients and disease, the critical role of biomarkers and the latest innovations in diagnostics.
5th Annual NGS & Clinical Diagnostics USA CongressMay 14-15, 2019Boston, 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.
Genomic Medicine 2019 EdinburghMay 15-16, 2019Edinburg, ScotlandNGS users, researchers and students
Bioinformaticians
NHS & Private Labs, Biotech Companies, CRO’s, Service Providers
Strong focus on the use of NGS and related genomic technologies to look at human disease.
3rd Personalized Medicine ConferenceMay 30-June 2, 2019Puerto Vallarta, MexicoPathologists, Geneticists, Genetic Counsellors, Clinical Pharmacists, Pharmacologists, Data Scientists and Bioinformaticians.For 2019, topics include pharmacogenomics, machine learning, and high throughput drug screening, all of which have the potential to truly transform the practice of medicine.
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.
BIO International ConventionJune 3-6, 2019Philadelphia, PA, USAAcademia, CRO's, pharma/biotech, non-profit, therapeutics, venture capital, and moreAttracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships.
Precision Medicine Leaders Summit EastJune 11-12, 2019Philadelphia, PA, USAPharma/Biotech
University/Academia
Hospitals
Research Institute
Service Providers
Charities/Associations
Interactive workshops and roundtables and with a format weighted towards panel discussions with lengthy Q&A, it aims to be the highlight in the Precision Medicine calendar.
ESHGJune 15-18, 2018Gothenburg, SwedenResearchers 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.
4th Annual Precision Medicine Virtual Event June 20, 2019Virtual conferenceIndividuals with focus in precision medicineFree event will continue the dialogue and provide updates on the advancements and discoveries in precision medicine, new efforts in drug discoveries, and the integration of genetics on disease progression.
ASM MicrobeJune 20-24, 2019San Francisco, CA, USAASM's mission is to promote and advance the microbial sciences. ASM showcases the best microbial sciences in the world, and provides a one-of-a-kind forum to explore the complete spectrum of microbiology from basic science to translation and application. The conference is attended by more than 10,000 global participants.
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.
Precision Medicine Leaders Summit WestSeptember 2019San Diego, CA, USAPharma/Biotech
University/Academia
Hospitals
Research Institute
Service Providers
Charities/Associations
Interactive workshops and roundtables and with a format weighted towards panel discussions with lengthy Q&A, it aims to be the highlight in the Precision Medicine calendar.
AGBT Precision HealthSeptember 5-7, 2019San Diego, CA, USAGenomic researchers, healthcare professionals, and healthcare industry stakeholdersMeeting rigorously explores exciting developments at the interface of genomics, medicine, and health.
Variant Detection 2019September 27-29, 2019Ljubliana, SloveniaMolecular geneticists from diagnostic labs
Molecular geneticists from research labs
Clinical pathologists
Cytogeneticists
Clinicians
The focus of this human genetics conference is variant detection, sequencing, and interpretation.
ESMOSeptember 27 - October 1, 2019Barcelona, SpainEMSO 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.
2nd Annual CRISPR Virtual EventOctober 3, 2019Virtual conferenceIndividuals with focus in CRISPRFree follow up event to a very popular first-year event will continue the conversation of the abilities of CRISPR-based editing, next-gen editing tools, precision in gene editing and using CRISPR for drug discovery.
37th World Cancer ConferenceOctober 10-11, 2019Dublin, IrelandCancer 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.
ASHGOctober 15-19, 2019Houston, TX, 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 25-26, 2019Vancouver, CanadaDeans/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.
11th Annual NGS & Clinical Diagnostics CongressNovember 2019London, 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
15th Annual Personalized Medicine ConferenceNovember 13-14, 2019Boston, 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.
2019 Clinical Diagnostics and Research Virtual EventNovember 14, 2019Virtual conferenceIndividuals with focus in clinical diagnostics and researchFree event will again bring together clinicians, researchers, medical experts and professionals for the tenth time, LabRoots aims to elevate the level of collaboration and in turn, advance clinical diagnostics, research and medicine.
PMWC 2019 Silicon ValleyJanuary 2020Santa 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 2020London, 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,

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