Annual Australian Clinical Genomics Symposium - 2018

Events > Published on 23 November 2018 > By merryn.pearce
Friday, 23 November 2018 - Saturday, 24 November 2018
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101 View Map

This year, the AACGS is being organised in a collaborative effort across the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australian Genomics and the Queensland Genomics Health Alliance.

As part of our ongoing commitment to connect genomic research and clinical care, we invite you to attend this informative symposium that will highlight best practice and challenges facing the implementation of genomics in clinical practice.

At AACGS 2018, we will update and inform you on the latest developments in genomic medicine. We bring together respected local and international speakers to share perspectives, case experiences and to investigate the latest strategies for integrating clinical genomics into daily practice.

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Why should you attend?

Come to the Symposium and you will

...RECEIVE an update on the latest national and international developments in genomic medicine for the diagnosis of genetic conditions.

...HEAR renowned international thought leaders such as Jason Vassy and Lucy Raymond as well as respected local speakers sharing their perspectives and experiences and investigating the current strategies for integrating genomics into clinical practice.

...GAIN valuable insights from best practices and challenges facing the implementation of genomic medicine in Australia.

...LEARN about variant curation and reporting, when sequencing should be applied in a patient’s journey as well as management of patients’ experiences and expectations. 

...DISCUSS key topics including the strengths and weaknesses of current genetic and genomic tests.

...MEET and SHARE your knowledge and experiences with experts and thought leaders in the field of genomics.

Who should attend?

  • Medical specialists with interest in genomics
  • Clinical Geneticists
  • Genetic Counsellors
  • Genetic Pathologists
  • Clinical Scientists


Early Bird ticket* (before 30 September) – AUD$300 (excl GST and booking fee)

Student / Genetic Counsellor ticket* – AUD$240 (excl GST and booking fee)

Regular ticket* (before 9 November) – AUD$390 (excl GST and booking fee)

Social Function additional ticket (before 9 November) – AUD$100 (excl GST and booking fee)

* Admission fee will include access to all scientific sessions, a ticket to the social function on Friday, 23rd November and catering during the symposium 

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