Preliminary Programme

European Congress on Personalised Medicine, Belfast 2017

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Personalising Your Health: A Global Imperative!

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Data

Keeping the Person in Personalised Health

Personalised Health and Human Disease

Cancer

Personalised Health and Policy Agenda

Driving The Innovation Agenda

10:45 – 11:30Press Conference
12:00 – 14:00Opening Plenary Presidential Session: “Growth in Personalised Healthcare – The promise for future generations”
Session Organiser: Denis Horgan Executive Director, EAPM
14:15 – 16:30Parallel Sessions
Incentives and the Role of Data
Session Organiser:
Gordon McVie
King’s College London
Richard Sullivan
Director of the Institute of Cancer Policy and KHP Integrated Cancer Centre, King’s College London

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Patient Rights and the Duty of the State
Session Organiser:
Alastair Kent
Genetic Alliance UK

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Personalizing treatment of blood diseases –  Taking advantage of the leukemia/lymphoma genome
Session Organiser:
Ulrich Jäger
Professor of Haematology Division, Medical University of Vienna

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Breast Cancer: Dealing with Complexity Head on to Better Personalised Treatment
Session Organiser:
Liam Gallagher
Professor, School of Biomolecular & Biomed Science,
Conway Institute

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A whole system approach to personalised medicine and health in Leeds
Session Organiser:
Michael Paul Messenger
Principal Healthcare Scientist, Leeds Institute of Cancer & Pathology

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 Abstracts Presentation
16:30 – 18:30Presidential Session: US – UK – EU – UN Developing a special relationship – Is precision medicine the route to a healthy world?
Session Organiser:
Alexander M.M. Eggermont, MD,PhD
Directeur Général Gustave Roussy, Professeur Oncologie, Université Paris-Sud
18:30 – 20:00Poster Abstracts Session
20:00 – 22:00Welcome Reception
08:00 – 09:00Meet the Professor
08:30 – 09:00Highlights of the Day
09:00 – 10:45Presidential Session: Big Data Saves Lives
Session Organiser: Mark Lawler Dean of Education- Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences and Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)
Denis Horgan EAPM
11:00 – 12:45Parallel Sessions
 Elixir of Health: Data
Session Organiser:
Dr Serena Scollen
Head of Human Genomics and Translational Data,
ELIXIR

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Prevention
Session Organiser:
John Burn
Professor of Clinical Genetics
University of Newcastle – Cancer Prevent trials
Eyes do not lie – you are what you can see! Options for personalised medicine in eye diseases
Session Organiser:
Alan Stitt
Dean of Innovation & Impact McCauley Chair of Experimental Ophthalmology,
Queen’s University Belfast

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Cancer Core Europe: getting to the core of the personalised/precision medicine agenda
Session Organiser:
Fabien Calvo
Chief Scientific Officer
Cancer Core Europe

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Challenges Hospitals are facing
Session Organiser:
Pascal Garel
Chief Executive
European Hospital and Healthcare Federation

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 Abstracts Presentation
13:00 – 14:15Presidential Session: Female Leaders and Innovators Forum
Session Organiser: Mary Baker Past President, European Brain Council
14:30 – 16:15Parallel Sessions
 A Regional model to tackle a Global Challenge
Session Organiser:
Gianni D’Errico
European Funding Officer Regional Foundation for the
Biomedical Research
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Making the most out of innovation in Personalised Medicine: A EU strategy for more timely and affordable patient access
Session Organiser:
Stanimir Hasardzhiev
Chair Bulgarian National Patients’ Organisation

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Realising precious therapeutics in neurological disease
Session Organiser:
Gianpiero Cavalleri
Associate Professor in Human
Genetics
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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The Challenges of Precision Oncology Drug Development and Implementation in Pancreatic Cancer
Session Organiser:
Andrew Biankin
Regius Chair of Surgery, Director of Translational Research Centre University of Glasgow

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The Value of Companion Diagnostics
Session Organiser:
Victoria Wurcel
Manager HTA and Economic Policies European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association

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 Abstracts Presentation
16:30 – 18:00Presidential Session: Clinical Innovation – from Local to Global
Session Organiser: Mark Lawler Dean of Education – Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences and Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology
Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)
18:00 – 20:00Poster Abstracts Session
20:00 – 22:00Gala Dinner
08:00 – 09:00Meet the Professor
08:30 – 09:00Highlights of the Day
09:00 – 10:45

Presidential Session – Shaping Future Healthcare and One Health Agenda
Session Organiser: Peter Hongaard Andersen Director, Innovation Fund Denmark

11:00 – 12:45Parallel Sessions
 The All Ireland Genomics DiasporaScreening, Comprehensives and a coherent approach to allow for better preventative care and diagnosis for EU Citizens
Session Organiser:
Tit Albreht
Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Sebastian Schmidt
Manager Business Development,
Siemens

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Rethinking our approach to tackling Brain Diseases – Integrating Innovation into the healthcare systems
Session Organiser:
Giovanni Esposito
PhD Reserach Manager, European Brain Council (EBC)

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Northern Ireland Clinical Innovation
Session Organiser:
Mark Lawlor
Dean of Education- Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences and Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics, Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen’s University Belfast (QUB)
Towards a Canadian Personal Oncology Approach
Session Organiser:
Etienne Richer
Associate Director
CIHR Institute of Genetics
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 Abstracts Presentation
13:00 – 14:15Presidential Session: Research Frontiers in Personalised Medicine
Session Lead: Denis Horgan Executive Director EAPM
14:30 – 16:15Parallel Sessions
 The Realities of Delivering Personalised Medicine in Clinical Trials
Session Organiser:
Richard Kennedy
McClay Professor of Medical Oncology, Queen’s University Belfast

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Personalised Medicine and Public Health: Two Sides of the Same Coin?
Session Organiser:
Walter Ricciardi
President of the Instituto Superiore di Sanità Italy

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Fixing Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR): Targeting therapies which make a difference
Session Organiser:
Stuart Elborn
Professor of respiratory Medicine, Imperial College and Royal Brompton Hospital, London and Queens University Belfast

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Every Prostate cancer is unique: Personalised prostate cancer diagnosis and management
Session Organiser:
Hain Van Poppel
European Association of Urology
David Waugh
Professor of Molecular Oncology and Therapeutics
Queen’s University Belfast

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Health education and related training in personalised medicine
Session Organiser:
Kaisa Immonen
Director of Policy, European Patient Forum

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 Abstracts Presentation
16:30 – 18:00Presidential Session: Public-private partnership and personalised medicine
Session Organiser: Pierre Meulien Executive Director, IMI
18:00 – 20:00Poster Abstract Session
09:00 – 09:00Meeting the Professor
08:30 – 09:00Highlights of the Day
09:00 – 10:45Health Economics and Decision Making in Personalised Medicine
Session Organiser: Richard Sullivan
Director of the Institute of Cancer Policy and KHP Integrated Cancer Centre, King’s College London
11:00 – 12:45Parallel Sessions
 Role and performance of in vitro diagnostics (CE/IVD vs in-house)
Session Organiser:
David Barton
Chief Scientist, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin
Mario Pazzagli
Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Clinical and Experimental Biochemical Sciences, University of Florence

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The Expanding Role of Primary Care in the Personalised Medicine Era
Session Organiser:
Ian Banks
European Men’s Health Forum

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Food and Health and regional dimension
Session Organiser:
Christopher Elliott
Director, Institute for Global Food Security; Chair of Food Safety & Microbiology,
Queen’s University Belfast
The ‘molecularly unstratified’ patient: a focus for moral, psycho-social and societal research
Session Organiser:
Joshua Hordern
Associate Professor of Christian
Ethics, Faculty of Theology
and Religion,
University of Oxford

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HTA, Payers & EMA – Crossing the Rubicon
Session Organiser:
Clare Hague
Senior Director, Global Pricing & Market Access, Celgene

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 Abstracts Presentation
13:00 – 14:15Presidential Session: Regulating the future – Balance of patient safety and facilitating Innovation (EMA – FDA)
Session Organiser: Denis Horgan, Executive Director, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine
14:30 – 16:15Parallel Sessions
 Enabling Genomic Innovation by supporting human genomics and translational data discovery, access and sharing to impact global medicine and personalised healthcare
Session Organiser:
Ewan Birney
Chair Global Alliance for Health
Dr Serena Scollen
Head of Human Genomics and Translational Data, Elixir

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Discovery Network
Session Organiser:
Peter Kaptein
Inspire2Live

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Type 1 diabetes: the future
Session Organiser:
Olivier Arnaud
European Director of Research JDRF

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Head & Neck – The Next Frontier
Session Organiser:
Lillian Siu
Professor University of Toronto Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair

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CARERS – Caring And Responsibility in Europe’s Regions
Session Organiser:
Denis Horgan
EAPM Executive Director, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine

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 Abstracts Presentation
16:30 – 18:00Closing of conference: Keeping the promise and preparing for the future
18:00 – 20:00Poster Abstract Session

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