Summary of 2nd Plenary Meeting

  • Published: December 18, 2014
  • Last updated: December 18, 2014

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The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (Global Alliance) held its second major meeting on Saturday, October 18, 2014 in San Diego, California. The purpose of the plenary session was to convene the diverse community of Alliance members and stakeholders, share important progress made by the four Working Groups and projects being accelerated, and collectively discuss next steps for the Alliance to advance and scale up current efforts in genomic data sharing to improve human health.

This summary document includes a brief description of key themes, followed by a more comprehensive summary of each speaker’s remarks, featuring goals, accomplishments, next steps, and participants’ questions and feedback. In addition, the Appendix of this document includes brief descriptions of each Working Group’s all-day planning meeting and the cross-Working Group meeting that took place in addition to the plenary session.

For more information, including presentation materials and videos, see: October 18th Meeting Presentations

Published following the Second Plenary Meeting of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health held in San Diego, United States on October 18th, 2014.