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Exhibit Hall Schedule

Monday, February 16

5:00 - 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Session - View Details
6:00 - 7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
6:00 - 7:30 pm Grand Opening Reception

Tuesday, February 17

8:00 - 9:00 am Plenary Keynote Session - View Details
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 -10:05 am Refreshment Break
1:25 - 2:00 pm Refreshment Break
4:10 - 5:00 pm Mardi Gras Celebration
5:00 - 6:00 pm Interactive Breakout Discussions

Wednesday, February 18

8:00 - 9:45 am Plenary Session Panel - View Details
9:45 am - 1:40 pm Exhibit Hall Open
9:45 - 10:35 am Refreshment Break
1:00 - 1:40 pm Refreshment Break

Pass Provides Access to:

✓   200+ Exhibiting Companies
✓   Plenary Keynote Sessions
✓   33 Interactive Breakout Sessions
✓   150+ Research Posters
✓   New Products Showcase
✓   Vendor Theater Presentations
✓   Networking with 3,000 Colleagues

Keynote Presentations by:

Andrew KasarskisAndrew Kasarskis, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology; Vice Chairman, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Matt WilseyMatt Wilsey

President, Grace Wilsey Foundation Accelerating International Research on Rare Disease


33 Interactive Breakout Discussions

Gain answers to your most pressing questions during dedicated discussion groups. Moderated by industry experts, these informal roundtables provide participants with the opportunity to meet potential collaborators, share examples from their work, vet ideas with peers, and be part of a group problem-solving endeavor. More than 30 topics will be offered, including: 

- IVD Clinical Study Design: Recent Feedback from FDA
- FDA Proposed Regulatory Oversight of LDT
- Relevance of Somatic Tumor DNA profiles to Germline DNA
- Clinical Utility of NGS in Cancer: Measuring Outcomes
- New Technologies for CTC Analyses: Is Selection and Enumeration Sufficient?
- Understanding the Positive and Negative Effects of Chemotherapies on Circulating Tumor Cells
- Informatics Role in the Changing Healthcare Environment
- Substantiating the Value of Whole Slide Imaging
- Digital Pathology Interoperability
- Virtual Sample Management: Visibility into Your Biospecimens across Global Clinical Trials
- How to Overcome the Hurdles towards More Efficient Pharma – Academia Collaborations
- Implementation Strategies for NGS-Based Companion Diagnostics
- NGS Assay Development and Validation
- Microfluidic DNA Library for NGS
- RNA Sequencing: Assay Development, Major Applications and More
- Detailed Epigenomic Profiling of Different Cell Types within Organs
- The `Needs’ vs. ‘Wants’ of PCR Moderator:
- Promises and Challenges of Using Digital PCR
- Low DNA/cDNA Copy Number Input on dPCR
- Chromatin Regulator Mutations in Human Cancers
- Utilizing Cancer Sequencing Data in the Clinic
- Overcoming Challenges with Immuno-Oncology Medicines
- Technological Advances in Preclinical Models and Imaging in Oncology
- The Value of Highly Sensitive Immunoassays in Biomarker and Bioanalytical Applications
- Pathology Support for Master Protocol Development and Implementation
- Criteria for Identifying Response to Cancer Immunotherapy
- Modeling for Preclinical Assessment of Combination Therapy
- Expanding the Utility of PDX Platforms
- Big Data Bioinformatics: How to Surf the Tidal Wave
- Bioinformatics, Big Data and Real World Patients; Do They Converge
- Informatics in Support of Collaboration and Externalization
- Genomic Data-Sharing in a Proprietary World
- Real World Data

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150+ Scientific Posters

Browse the latest peer research and meet the authors of 150+ posters on display, including: 

- A Handheld qPCR Device for Point-of-Care and In-Field Diagnostics
- Development and Validation of IHC Assays for Patient Stratification
- Identification of Novel miR-451 Regulated Genes Associated with Apoptosis by Suppression Subtractive Hybridization in Colorectal Cancer
- Learning Big Data of Protein Crystallization Conditions: Analysis, Optimization, and Application
- Metastatic Gene Signature: Evaluating the Handwriting of a Cancer Cell
- Rapid Detection and Characterization of Salmonella enterica serovars by Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay
- The Methylation Profile of Circulating Cell Free DNA Can Be a Novel Marker for the Early Detection of Gastric Cancer and the Effect of Surgical Resection
- Using a Bioreactor System to Identify Biomarkers for Breast Cancer Circulating Tumor Cells

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