Events of interest to genomics researchers in Aotearoa. Please contact us if you would like your event listed here.
23rd Congress of Genetics
The 23rd International Congress of Genetics will be held in Melbourne, Australia from July 16-21, 2023. This Congress will cover fundamental discoveries in genetics and applications in medicine, agriculture and the environment. Proposals are sought for symposia in current topical areas of genetics and genomics that will form part of the scientific program and sit alongside other broader sessions to attract a truly global audience of over 1500 to the Congress. Submissions close August 1. For full details of the submission process and selection criteria visit the congress website.
NZ Society for Oncology, NZ Society of Pathologists and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia Conference
The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) is holding a regional meeting on November 6-9 in Hamilton and online, on The Role of the Genome in Biological Invasion. Along with an exciting line-up of internationally renowned speakers, the aim is to develop a broad scientific programme that will be of interest to researchers and practitioners working at the intersection of invasion biology, genomics, and biosecurity. In-person numbers will be limited, so please register your interest before July 31.
31st Annual Queenstown Molecular Biology meeting
The Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) meeting is a two-day general science meeting on August 31 and September 1. The Organising Committee Co-ordinator is Dr Maren Wellenreuther from Plant & Food Research. Earlybird registration closes on July 18, and the major awards application deadline is July 15.
DNA dialogue - Australian Genomics breakfast seminar series
The Australian Genomics seminar series is a forum for the genomics community in Australia and beyond to learn of new developments in health genomics, and the overseas experience. Diverse topics include data sharing, ethics, carrier screening, cancer genomics, genomics in emerging health systems, and more. The seminars are live via zoom on the last Thursday of each month at 8am (AEST). Registration is open to anyone working in, or affected by, medical genomics. Featured in the DNA dialogue on July 28 are Stephen Robertson and Phil Wilcox, who will discuss “The Aotearoa Variome Project: Principles and Practice.”
NZ Research Software Engineering (NZRSE) 2022 conference
The theme for this year’s virtual conference on September 12-13 is Sustainability: Communities, Digital Practices and Tools. The programme will focus on sustainability in research as an outcome of good practices emergent in multiple components. Submissions are being sought that share the opportunities and challenges of sustainable research along with the communities, tools and practices that have enabled your efforts. Abstract submissions close in early August.
Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA) 2022 Conference
The Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA; formerly AMATA) is a not-for-profit association and a registered charity, dedicated to advancing and promoting the field of genomics and genomic technologies in Australasia. AGTA is the principal body for the promotion of genomics research in Australasia; it draws on the breadth of genomics research and technology development across Australasia. This is the 20th anniversary conference. Register here.