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Festival of Genomics 2020

The Festival of Genomics 2020 returns for the fifth year to immerse you in the research, innovation and results taking place within genomics today. As the UK’s largest genomics event the Festival is a is a unique experience – a crossroads for the entire genomics ecosystem to discover, meet, learn, have fun and celebrate.

Free to attend for around 90% of our audience, the Festival delivers incredible talksspeakersleading research, inspirational topics, and powerful learning and networking experiences. 

Confirmed speakers include CEO of Genomics England; Chris Wigley, Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer NHS England, Baroness Nicola Blackwood, UK Government Department of Health and Social Care, and Rory Collins, Chief Executive of UK Biobank. The full list of speakers and registration can be found at:

Brimming with cutting-edge content across five stages and split into 10 themes the Festival of Genomics is unlike any other scientific conference. This year’s agenda focuses on clinical application and developments in genomics, leveraging biodata, genomics and drug development, and rare disease research, plus additional sessions focused on ROI, social considerations, genetic counselling, genome editing, single cell analysis, machine learning and more. The sessions are designed to address specific research- or business-critical challenges, providing valuable intelligence and information.

Driven by a social mission to deliver the benefits of genomics to people faster, the Festival unites a diverse array of attendees in a stimulating environment. Silos melt away at the Festival – it’s about making new, exciting connections – with both topics and people.

Don’t miss you your chance to learn first-hand insights and practical applications from 100+ expert speakers at the Festival of Genomics this January 29th - 30th.