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Genome ELSI Kyoto 2017 ― International Symposium on Genomics and Society

Date:  November 13-14, 2017

Venue: Kyoto Karasuma Convention Hall 634 Shichikannon-cho, Rokkaku-Sagaru, Karasuma-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

Invited speakers:

Eric Juengst (University of North Carolina) 

Don Chalmers (University of Tasmania)

Jane Kaye (HeLEX, University of Oxford)

Alastair V. Campbell (National University of Singapore)

Anna Middleton (Sanger Institute)

Ainsley Newson (University of Sydney)

……and more!!

Genome ELSI Kyoto 2017 is an international symposium on ELSI, organized by LeadER research program (ELSI Research Program funded by the AMED, Japan). LeadER invites individuals to submit abstracts for posters on topics of ELSI.

Submission Guidelines

If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. Send us the following information via Email: The invitation will be closed when the full number is reached.

  • Your Name
  • Email Address        
  • Title
  • Abstract:                       
  • Summary of the main idea, purpose, methods and implications of your presentation. Recommended length 150-200 words.

※Important Dates

Submission deadline:  25 August 2017

Notification of acceptance:  10 September 2017

Topics Covered

  • ELSI
  • Informed consent
  • Data sharing
  • Biobank
  • Return of results
  • e-Consent
  • Global collaboration
  • Patient engagement


LeadER Research Program funded by the AMED(Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development)(PI: Prof. Kazuto Kato, Department of Biomedical Ethics and Public Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka university)


 (Leading the way to Genomic Medicine by ELSI Research Program)