The European Society
of Human Genetics

9th Meeting 2013

NHGS-9, 2013

The 9th Meeting, National Human Genetics Societies (NHGS-9) took place Sunday, June 9, 2013, 11.15 to 13.15 hrs, in Room 342A, Palais des Congrès, Paris, France.


9th Meeting of the European Human Genetics Societies
Sunday, June 9, 2013, 11.15 - 13.15 hrs
Room 342A - Palais des Congrès, Paris, France

  1. Welcome and Introduction
    Milan Macek, NHGSs Liaison of ESHG
  2. Self-presentation of the meeting participants
  3. ESHG highlights
    Stanislas Lyonnet, President of the ESHG
  4. Establishment of the European Board of Medical Genetics (EBMG) and the new registration system for genetic nurses and counsellors.
    Heather Skirton, Chair of EBMG
  5. Union of European Medical Specialists - Clinical Genetics
    Ulf Kristofferson, Division chair of EBMG
  6. ESHG Public and Professional Policy Committee: overview of activities
    Martina C. Cornel, Chair of the Committee

  7. ESHG Genetics Services Quality Committee
    Ros Hastings, Chair of the Committee
  8. Guest presentation 1: European Committee of Rare Diseases Experts
    Helena Kaariainen, Deputy Secretary General - Vicechair EUCERD
  9. Guest presentation 2: Concerted effort in rare disease research: EU projects EURenOmics, NeurOmics and RDConnect
    Olaf Riess, Tübingen Newcastle,  Germany
  10. Guest presentation 3: IVD Directive: update of its revision and implications
    David Barton, National Centre for Medical Genetics, Ireland
  11. DNA Day 2013
    Tayfun Özçelik, Chair ESHG Education Committee


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