* All times are based on Canada/Eastern EST.

  • 10:00

    Canada/Eastern

    10:00 - 10:15 EST
    Access to the Nov 9th, 2022 sessions
    Virtual

    Welcome and introduction

    With: Dr Claude Bhérer (Chair of the AEG2C organizing committee and Assistant Professor at Department of Human Genetics at McGill University), Dr Angela Campbell (Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) and interim vice-Principal (Academics) at the McGill University, Dr Christopher McMaster (Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Genetics), Dr Vincent Mooser (Chairholder of the McGill CERC in Genomic Medicine).

    10:15

    Canada/Eastern

    10:15 - 12:15 EST
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    Virtual

    Session 1 - Advancing genomic health equity and diversity

    The objective of Session 1 is to raise awareness about genomic health equity, past and current diversity gaps and the value of inclusion. Keynote (30mn): Dr Ambroise Wonkam (see bio on this page) Invited speakers (40mn): Dr Tuya Pal and Dr Neil Hanchard (see bios on this page) Roundtable (50mn) moderated by Dr Christopher McMaster, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Genetics

    13:00

    Canada/Eastern

    13:00 - 15:00 EST
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    Virtual

    Session 2 - Lessons learned from international genomics initiatives

    The objective of Session 2 is to highlight lessons learned from international initiatives to engage diverse populations in genomics. Keynote Speaker (30 min): Dr Sandra Soo-Jin Lee (see bio on this page) Invited speakers (40 min): Dr Segun Fatumo and Dr Lori Chibnik (see bios on this page) Roundtable (50mn) moderated by Dr Sali Fahran from the Department of Human Genetics at McGill University.

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