The European Society
of Human Genetics

16th Meeting 2023


16th Meeting of the European Human Genetics Societies
Sunday, June 11, 2023, 12.00 – 14.00 hrs BST
Scottish Event Campus (SEC)
Rooms M2+3+4

Welcome and Introduction
Milan Macek, NHGSs Liaison of the ESHG

Self-presentation of the meeting participants

Guest presentation 1: Time to act: improving rare disease diagnosis and solving the unsolved rare diseases through collaboration in Europe
Holm Graessner, Tübingen, DE

European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) activities
Ute Moog, President of the Clinical Genetics Section of UEMS, Heidelberg, DE

European Board of Medical Genetics
Birgitte Rode Diness, President of EBMG, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, DK

ESHG Highlights 2022 -2023
Borut Peterlin, President of the ESHG, SI

ESHG Public and Professional Policy Committee (PPPC)
Francesca Forzano, Chair of the PPPC, UK/IT

Education Committee and plans for a comprehensive portfolio
Bill Newman, Chair of the ESHG Education Committee, UK

DNA Day 2023
Christophe Cordier, ESHG Education Committee & DNA Day Coordinator

Guest presentation 3: IVDR & Rare Diseases – update on steps taken so far (online presentation)
Els Dequeker, KU Leuven, BE

Guest presentation 3: Orphanet 2023 update
Marc Hanauer, INSERM, Paris, FR