Successful Partnerships: Genetic Alliance UK Conference 2016
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Successful Partnerships: Genetic Alliance UK Conference 2016

Successful Partnerships: Genetic Alliance UK Conference 2016

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Amnesty International UK

25 New Inn Yard

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Genetic Alliance UK is delighted to invite you to join our annual conference. The event will take place on Tuesday 27 September 2016 at Amnesty International UK, and we will be celebrating and learning from successful partnerships. 

Lunch will be provided and we encourage attendees to network and find potential collaborators.

Please see the draft agenda below for a taste of what the day has to offer. A final agenda will be added in due course.

Draft Agenda


10.00am - Registration and refreshments


11.00am - Genetic Alliance UK Annual General Meeting

11.30 am - Genetic Alliance UK: celebrating our work: 

                    Alastair Kent OBE, Genetic Alliance UK Director

12.00 pm - Impact of genomics in healthcare

                     Dr Gina Radford, Deputy Chief Medical Officer

12.30pm - Lunch and networking


1.30 pm - The new challenges of Orphan Drugs in Europe

               Sarah Rickwood, IMS Health

2.00 pm - Behçets Centres of Excellence : Partnership with clinicians

                 Jan Mather, Chair, Behçet’s Patients Centres

2.30 pm - Our members' partnerships


  • David White - Cavernoma Alliance UK
  • Heather Band - Batten Disease Family Association
  • Gillian Thomas - Carer's perspective

3.30 pm - Refreshments


4.00 pm - Commissioning:

               Dr. Jonathan Fielden, Director of Specialised Commissioning and Deputy                                 National Medical Director


4.30 pm - Drinks and nibbles

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Our AGM will be held at the beginning of the conference, starting at 11 am. To attend, please register for the conference above. 

Trustee Nominations

We will be electing five new trustees during our AGM. If you would like to find out more about what it means to be a trustee or nominate someone to be a trustee, please email contactus@geneticalliance.org.uk

Deposit

If you are a member of Genetic Alliance UK, attendance is free, however, a cheque for £10 is required as a deposit. This cheque will only be cashed if you book and don't attend. Please send cheques payable to 'Genetic Alliance UK' to Mariana Campos, Genetic Alliance UK, Unit 4D Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London N1 3QP.

Directions

Directions to Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA can be found using Citymapper or Google Maps.

Please let us know if you have any access or dietary requirements via email on contactus@geneticalliance.org.uk

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Do you have questions about this event? Please email us on contactus@geneticalliance.org.uk.

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