AGENDA

MONDAY AUGUST 21st, 2017

TUESDAY AUGUST 22nd, 2017

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23rd, 2017

THURSDAY AUGUST 24th, 2017

MONDAY AUGUST 21ST, 2017

All Day

Understand Your Genome Workshop – Illumina

7:30 – 9:00am

Registration for Workshops – Indigo Ballroom

8:00 – 9:00am

Breakfast Buffet – Indigo West Foyer

9:00 – 12:00noon

Perspectives in Diagnostics – Mara Aspinall – Indigo 202 A

(An integrated look at how diagnostics are used in the lab and the clinic)

9:00 – 12:00noon

Predictive Analytics – Nephi Walton – Indigo 204 A

12:00 – 1:00pm

Boxed Lunch

1:00 – 4:00pm

Best Practices of Genetic Testing – Jeanette McCarthy – Indigo 202 A

Goals of the workshop are to bring together testing labs, health care providers, and anyone interested in the genetic testing space to help develop strategies to reduce the misuse and misinterpretation of genetic tests. Workshop participants will:

1. review causes of misuse/misinterpretation

2. propose solutions to improve interpretation and use by health care providers

3. develop best practices for evaluating testing labs

1:00 – 4:00pm

Evidence Based Claims in NGS – Paul Langley – Indigo 204 A

3:00 – 6:00pm

PMLS 2017 Registration Open – Indigo West Foyer

5:30 – 8:30pm

Opening Reception – Indigo Terrace

TUESDAY AUGUST  22ND, 2017

7:00-8:00am

Breakfast Buffet

8:00-8:15am

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

8:15–8:45am

Keynote Address

8:45–9:45am

Tissue is the Issue – A Paradigm Shift in Biopsy Philosophy

9:45–10:30am

Taking it to the Bank – Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Implications of Bio-Specimen Storage in the Era of Precision Medicine

10:30–11:00am

Coffee Break

11:00–12:00 noon

Biomarker Purgatory – Why so many publications and so few successes?

12:00–12:45pm

Platinum Sponsor Spotlight Session

12:45–1:30pm

Buffet Lunch

1:30–2:30pm

Trials & Tribulations – The Demise of the Randomized Clinical Trial

2:30–3:15pm

Is Regulatory Agility an Oxymoron?

3:15–4:15pm

Networking

4:15–5:15pm

Access and Affordability of Advances in PM and Disparities of Care

5:15–6:15pm

Circulating Exosomes – New Diagnostics for Disease Detection & Treatment Monitoring

Free Evening – Enjoy the sights and sounds of San Diego’s broad array of restaurants and nightlife

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23RD, 2017

7:30-8:25am

Breakfast Buffet

8:25–8:30am

Day 1 Recap

8:30–9:00am

Keynote

9:00–9:45am

Is the Regulatory Bar for Approval of Oncology Products and Orphan Diseases Too Low?

9:45–10:15am

Coffee Break

10:15–11:00am

PM and Performance Based Pricing – Why pay for interventions that don’t work?

11:00–12:00noon

Genes, Circuits and Precision Medicine in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

12:00–12:30pm

Patient Advocate Session

12:30–1:15pm

Buffet Lunch

1:15–2:15pm

Smart Machines and Slow Brains – The Role of Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence in PM

2:15–3:00pm

Invasion of the Body Trackers – Wearables, Sensors, and Remote Health Status Monitoring

3:00–3:20pm

Spotlight Presentation

3:20–4:05pm

Networking

4:05–4:50pm

Digital Genomics – The Last Mile Between Sequencing and the Clinic

4:50–5:45pm

Do Mobile Apps and Web Based Healthcare Sites for Consumers Enhance Care and Outcomes?

5:50–6:50pm

Roundtables

  • Telemedicine
  • Medication Non-Adherence
  • Medical Imaging & Pathology – will machine intelligence replace human specialists?
  • Defining Value in Biomedical Innovation – metrics, costs, and outcomes
  • Access and Affordability of Advances in PM and managing disparities of care
  • Precision Medicine and Infectious Diseases – new diagnostics for global surveillance
  • Data Mining of real world evidence from large populations: the fastest route to routine PM?
  • Mental Illness – a neglected ‘orphan’ in precision medicine?
  • Security of Healthcare data in the Cloud

7:00–10:00pm

Evening Reception

THURSDAY AUGUST 24TH, 2017

7:45–8:30am

Breakfast Buffet

8:30–9:00am

Fireside Chat

9:00–10:00am

Platinum Sponsor Session

10:00–10:45am

Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained – How San Diego became a breeding ground for success.

(How do we sustain incentives for innovation in an era of intensifying scrutiny on cost and value?)

10:45–11:15am

Coffee Break

11:15–12:15pm

The Invisible Organ – Illuminating the Microbiome with Precision Medicine

12:15–1:00pm

Precision Planet – A Global View of Population Health

1:00–1:45pm

Buffet Lunch

1:45–2:30pm

Brave New Future: Genome Editing & Regulatory Oversight

2:30–3:15pm

Is the Cost of Immuno-oncology Treatment Economically Sustainable?

3:15–3:45pm

Closing Keynote