June 10th Meeting Presentations

The following is the Global Alliance agenda for June 10, 2015 Plenary Meeting. The presentation slides and videos are available for download under the following Terms of Use.

Welcome

Topic: Opening Remarks

Speaker(s): David Altshuler , Vertex Pharmaceuticals , Boston, United States

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Topic: Keynote Speaker: Challenges and Opportunities: 2015 - 2020

Speaker(s): Ewan Birney , EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute , Hinxton, United Kingdom

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Session 1: Overview and report back on actions since 2nd Plenary meeting, including how to become involved in GA4GH

Topic: Overview

Speaker(s): Peter Goodhand , Ontario Institute for Cancer Research , Toronto, Canada

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Topic: BRCA Challenge

Speaker(s): Sir John Burn , Newcastle University , Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Topic: Matchmaker Exchange

Speaker(s): Heidi Rehm , Broad Institute Clinical Research Sequencing Platform , Cambridge, United States

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Topic: Beacon Project and Data Sharing APIs

Speaker(s): David Haussler , UC Santa Cruz , Santa Cruz, United States

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Topic: Policy: Consent and Privacy & Security

Speaker(s): Graeme Laurie , University of Edinburgh , Edinburgh, Scotland and Susan Wallace , University of Leicester , Leicester, United Kingdom

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Session 2: Emerging projects

Topic: eHealth

Speaker(s): John Mattison , Kaiser Permanante , Pasadena, United States

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Topic: Clinical Cancer Genomes

Speaker(s): Mark Lawler , Queen's University Belfast , Belfast, United Kingdom

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Session 3: National Initiatives: how the work of the Global Alliance can compliment or be incorporated into national intitative

Topic: Genome of the Netherlands

Speaker(s): Morris Swertz

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Topic: Genome of England

Speaker(s): Tim Hubbard

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Topic: Care4Rare and IRDiRC

Speaker(s): Paul Lasko

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Topic: Australian Genome Health Alliance

Speaker(s): Kathryn North , Murdoch Childrens Research Institute , Melbourne, Australia

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Topic: Multicenter Collaborative Initiatives in Brazil and Other Latin American Countries

Speaker(s): Iscia Cendes-Lopes

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Topic: Singapore Initiatives / Asian Initiative

Speaker(s): Bin Tean Teh , National Cancer Center , Singapore, Singapore

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Topic: BD2K and the Precision Medicine Initiative

Speaker(s): Mark Guyer

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Session 4: Big Data Challenges and Solutions Emerging Across all Sectors and Jurisdictions

Topic: Big Data Challenges and Solutions Emerging Across all Sectors and Jurisdictions

Speaker(s): Dixie Baker , Martin, Blanck and Associates , Redondo Beach, United States

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Topic: BGI

Speaker(s): Jun Wang

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Topic: Amazon

Speaker(s): Angel Pizarro , Amazon Web Services, Ltd. , Seattle, United States

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Topic: Autism Speaks

Speaker(s): Mathew Pletcher

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Topic: Baylor College of Medicine

Speaker(s): Richard Gibbs , Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center , Houston, United States

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Topic: Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG)

Speaker(s): Arcadi Navarro , Universitat Pompeu Fabra , Barcelona, Spain

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Closing: Action Items

Topic: Closing: Action Items

Speaker(s): David Altshuler , Vertex Pharmaceuticals , Boston, United States

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The presentation slides and videos are available for download under the following Terms of Use.