NGS Tech & Applications Congress: USA

When

25th-26th Jul 2017

Where

Philadelphia

 
NGS Tech & Applications Congress: USA
Date: July 25 - 26, 2017
Venue: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania US
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NGS Tech & Applications Congress

UTILIZING NGS TECHNOLOGIES AS A TOOL FOR PROGRESSING MEDICAL RESEARCH

plus workshops including: Basic principles of NGS assay design and validation; basic principles of informatics; precision medicine using NGS

To foster a collegiate atmosphere and enable the widest possible attendance, the main conference program on July 25-26, is free* to attend.

You can also enhance your itinerary with paid for pre & post event workshops, suitable if you are seeking a deeper understanding of a specific issue. So before the NGS Tech & Applications Congress: USA, Avni Santani Director, Clinical Laboratories; Matthew Lebo Director of Bioinformatics; Jennifer Morrissette Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology, will lead a 3 and half hour workshop on Basic Principles of NGS Assay Design and Validation; Basic principles of informatics: Precision Medicine using NGS.

This conference is co-located with the qPCR & Digital PCR Congress and Microfluidics Congress.

You are cordially invited to join our community of leading academics and scientists from biotechnology & pharmaceuticals organisations who are working to transform healthcare by harnessing the developments of these new and overlapping technologies.

 

Global Engage is pleased to announce the 2017 NGS Tech & Applications Congress, which will be held on July 25-26, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event will be co-located with the 3rd qPCR & Digital PCR Congress: USA and the 2nd Microfluidics Congress USA.

Over the past decade, advances in sequencing technology and significant cost reductions have been instrumental to clinical research. Scientists are continuing to develop new sequencing techniques, tools and methods of analysis, and subsequently discovering new applications in clinical research. NGS has already revolutionized the way genomics research is conducted, and with the advent of new methods such as nanopore, it is an exciting time to be in the field.

Attracting experts working in all areas of genomic sequencing, the conference will examine the latest developments in the technologies and techniques being used for progressing medical research, the clinical applications of sequencing, as well as the challenges and future of the field.
Should you be an expert in developing sequencing technologies, or a scientist using NGS to further medical research, the conference will be an excellent opportunity to learn, share, discuss and engage with the most current NGS-based research and technology. During the two-day conference, there will be networking breaks to promote interaction with your peers, expert led case study presentations, a dynamic exhibition room filled with technology providers showcasing their technologies and solutions. During the two-day conference, there will be networking breaks to promote interaction with your peers, expert led case study presentations, and a dynamic exhibition room filled with technology providers showcasing their technologies and solutions.

 

Synopsis

Speakers

Agenda

The Scope and the breadth of the NGS Tech & Applications Congress is exemplified by the keynote speaker presentations:

  • John D. McPherson, Professor, Deputy Director and Associate Director for Basic Science, UCD Comprehensive Cancer Center; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of California Davis, Precision Medicine - Are we on target?
  • Michael Snyder, Professor and Chair of Genetics; Director, Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Stanford University
    Topic: Implementing NGS into the clinic, Managing Health and Disease using big data

Reserved Speakers:

John Stamatoyannopoulos, Professor of Genome Sciences and Medicine, University of Washington
Topic: Exciting developments in sequencing technology

Venue

THE NGS TECH & APPLICATIONS CONGRESS : USA WILL BE HELD AT THE PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER PHILADELPHIA

Find out more about the convention center, directions and nearby hotels

Poster Presentations

Poster presentation sessions will take place in breaks and alongside the other breakout sessions of the conference. Your presentation will be displayed in a dedicated area, with the other accepted posters from industry and academic presenters.

We also issue a poster eBook to all attendees with your full abstract in and can share your poster as a PDF after the meeting if you desire (optional).

Whether looking for funding, employment opportunities or simply wanting to share your work with a like-minded and focused group, these are an excellent way to join the heart of this congress.

In order to present a poster at the forum you need to be registered as a delegate. Please note that there is limited space available and poster space is assigned on a first come first served basis (subject to checks and successful registration).

We charge an admin fee of $100 to industry delegates to present, that goes towards the shared cost of providing the poster presentation area and display boards, guides etc. This fee is waived for those representing academic institutions and not for profit organisations.

Submission instructions

We will require the form (downloadable below) to be submitted by the 7th of July. This is the formal deadline however space is another limiting factor so early application is recommended. Therefore please contact us with any questions you have as soon as possible.

Submission Form

To submit your poster please complete the form below.

Posters should be presented as A0 or US equivalent, size E (841mm x 1189mm or 34 x 44 inches respectively) in portrait orientation. In order to present a poster at the forum, you need to be registered as a delegate.

Conference Sponsors

  • Bio-Rad
    Platinum Sponsor
  • Jnmedsys
    Gold Sponsor
  • Artel
    Gold Sponsor
  • New England Biolabs
    Gold Sponsor
  • Fluigent
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Exiqon
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Photron
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Fish & Richardson
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Microfluidic Chipshop
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Elveflow
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor

Sponsorship

SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS AT OUR CONFERENCES HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET AND FORM PARTNERSHIPS WITH DELEGATES ON A FORMAL AND INFORMAL BASIS IN A RELAXED AND PROFESSIONAL ATMOSPHERE.

Our sponsorship packages offer a wide range of attendance options to suit your budget and business needs in order to maximize return on investment.

If there is any other way you would like to sponsor or increase branding for your company at the event, please get in touch and we will be able to offer you a bespoke service.

Twenty Minute Prearranged One-to-One Meetings

Select which delegates you would like to meet in a series of prearranged twenty-minute one-to-one meetings, held during breakout sessions from the main conference agenda. Our conference team will be available at the sessions to ensure all your meetings take place on time.

Pre or Post Event Workshops

Host your own half or full day pre or post event workshop to a dedicated audience around a subject of your choice. Global Engage will assist with the marketing of your workshop to provide a guaranteed audience

Pre-Event Marketing & Branding

Market to our event database and / or increase brand awareness through taking a poster position or sponsoring one of the refreshment breaks, lunches, drinks receptions or poster sessions. This can be supplemented by branding options such as placing your logo on the attendee lanyards or conference bags.

Exhibition

Showcase your technologies and products throughout the conference in the dedicated exhibition areas where all refreshment breaks and lunches take place, as well as the networking drinks reception at the end of day one.

Speaking Opportunities

Options include:
30-minute speaker presentations
Chairing / panellist positions during a 30-minute panel discussion
Hosting a 1-hour workshop within the conference program

 

Media Partners

  • Absave
  • Biocompare
  • Biosave
  • Global Information
  • Hospitals Management
  • International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine
  • Labsave
  • Pharmaceutical Tech
  • PharmaVOICE
  • RareBase
  • SciDoc Publishers
  • Select Science
  • Technology Networks
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