Fifth Annual Consumer Genetics Conference

September 25-27, 2013
Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA
http://www.consumergeneticsconference.com

The Consumer Genetics Conference (CGC) is a one-of-a-kind event that draws together a dynamic community of scientists, clinicians, technology innovators, and patients to discuss the burning issues around the analysis and delivery of genomics results directly to patients and consumers. Over three days, attendees will hear about disruptive diagnostic technologies, cognitive barriers to patients (and medical professionals), ethical/regulatory/privacy issues, the thorny issue of reimbursement, and the challenges of building relationships to realize the potential of personal genomics and individualized medicine. CGC provides an opportunity for all stakeholders to come together at one venue, share viewpoints and engage in an honest dialogue, and together learn how to move the elephant of change.

Program topics will include:

-Whole Genome Debates
-Translational Genomics
-Clinical & Third-Generation Sequencing
-Personal Genome Analysis & Interpretation
-Empowering Patients: Companies & Technologies
-Molecular Diagnostics & Point-of-Care
-Investment & Funding Opportunities
-Reimbursement Models
-Five-Year Plan for Consumer Genomics
-Data Analysis & Management
-Ethics, Privacy & Regulation
-Digital Health Tracking Apps