BioBanking 2017 (description)


Category:Health & Wellness
Address:Holiday Inn Kensington Forum, 97 Cromwell Road London, , United Kingdom SW7 4DN
Event dates:6/14/2017 - 6/15/2017 (This event has already taken place)
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  • Science, Health and Medicine, Pharmaceuticals
Organizer phone:+44(0)2078276162
Offering type:Conference
Event frequency:Never
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Host Sponsor:SMi Group
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Currency:British Pounds
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SMi's 7th annual conference on Biobanking will bring together Europeís leading biorepositories, regulatory bodies + scientific pioneers to strengthen knowledge in biosample management as well as explore future advances in areas such as mobile bio-banking and cloud based sample management.

Understanding the ethical and regulatory framework as well as the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on collaborative science in Europe will be a major focus. Plus, donít miss keynote addresses from a selection of European biobanks currently adding value to clinical research through successful biobanking strategies including the European Sperm Bank, UK Biobank, UCL Baby Biobank, Auria Biobank and more.

Exclusive updates from the European Commission and NIBSC-MHRA, will be just some of the event highlights for 2017. Join us this June to stay at the forefront of Biobanking developments in the 21st Century and address relevant and critical issues on how to improve your biobanking practice.

Key Speakers include:

-Brian Thomson, Dir and Clinical Lead for 100K Genome Project, Nottingham Health Science Biobank
-Heli Salminen-Mankonen, Dir, Auria Biobank
-Emanuele Barbarossa, Legal Adviser/Policy Analyst, European Commission
-Arndt Schmitz, Senior Translational Assay Technology Expert, Research Biobank, Bayer
-Kris Spreckley, BD Dir, UK Biobank/UK Biocentre
-Peadar Mac Gabhann, Dir, Biostor Ireland
-Annemette Arndal-Lauritzen, CEO, European Sperm Bank
-Saakje Mulder, CEO, LifelinesNL
-Sarah Gilbert, Principal Scientist, NIBSC-MHRA
-Vincent von Walcke-Wulffen, CEO, BioKryo

NEW FOR 2017

-Spotlight session on 'digital biobanks'
-The impact of the GDPR
-CASE STUDIES: Samples for research in Poverty Related Diseases and Cloud-based sample management of multi-centre clinical trial in corneal transplantation
-Challenges and opportunities in running a national, multicentre, disease-specific biobank

Early bird rates available online


8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Registration Fee Details:

Conference + workshop: GBP 2098
Conference: GBP 1499

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Contact Person:Teri
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
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Organizer Phone+44(0)2078276162
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Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsSMi Group
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Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
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Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
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Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
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Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?No
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