15th Anniversary of the Completion of the Human Genome Project:
Challenging Transition from OMICS Discoveries to Responsible Application
While placing the individual at the centre of its discussions, the second International Congress on Personalized Health Care will highlight the importance and necessity of concerted action, in accordance with the hopes of all stakeholders from the field.
Its content and dynamic presentation format will make for an event that is truly unique. Focusing on the theme “15th Anniversary of the Completion of the Human Genome Project: Challenging Transition from OMICS Discoveries to Responsible Application” the International Congress will serve as a vast issue table where ideas and resources are shared.
Reviewing, on a global scale, the major issues related to the development of personalized health care and the challenges facing the main stakeholders.
Informing all stakeholders, especially public authorities, concerning the importance and impact of personalized health care.
Highlighting best practices from both locally and abroad so as to foster the integration of personalized health care into health systems, taking into account an approach centred on the individual genetic make-up in the context of his or her environment.
Discuss the impact of genetic testing on the individual, his or her family and society. Putting into perspective research, clinical experience, and information technologies development in order to enable a comprehensive and concerted approach that promotes the establishment of personalized health care.
Taking full advantage of the extraordinary infrastructures offered by Montreal and the Palais des congrès as a destination for congresses and benefiting from know-how that has enabled Montreal to position itself as the leading host destination in North America for international events.