Day 1: 3rd December 2019

14:00 – 15:00

Registration

15:00 – 17:30

Opening Session: Facilitating an Environment for delivery of better healthcare for the EU and Member States

Chair: Gordon McVie, Co-chair, EAPM

Welcome: Denis Horgan, Executive Director, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine

15:00 – 15:45

Big Data and Healthcare

Marco MarsellaHead of Unit eHealth, Wellbeing & Ageing, European Commission

Antonius Manders, Member of the European Parliament (EPP)

Bruno Wohlschlegel, Head of Europe, Merck

Mario Romao, EMEA Global Public Policy team, Intel

15:45 – 16:30

Public Health

Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General (DDG1), DG SANTE, European Commission

Simone Boselli, Public Affair Director, EURORDIS

Barbara Moss, Patient Representative, Digestive Cancers Europe

16:30 – 17:15

Translational Research and bringing innovation into Healthcare Systems

Pilar Aguar Fernandez, Head Of Unit Innovative tools, technologies and concepts in health research , European Commission

Kaisa Immonen, Director of Policy, European Patients Forum (EPF)

Mark Lawler, Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB), Queen’s University Belfast

18:45 – 21:30

Welcome Dinner in the University Foundation (on invitation only)
Public Health Genomics in the Personalised Medicine Era

18:45 – 19:30

Welcome Drink Reception EAPM Annual Congress Launch

Chair:Gordon McVie, Co-Chair, EAPM

Welcome Address: Denis Horgan, Executive Director, EAPM

19:30 – 21:30

Welcome Dinner for EAPM Congress “Personalised Healthcare”

Chair: Mary Baker, Board Member, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine

Co-chair: Gordon McVie, Co-Chair, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine

Denis Horgan, EAPM Executive Director

 Key Drivers in the Healthcare Arena

Elizabeth Macintyre, President Elect, EHA

Torsten Hoof, Senior Vice President International, Exact Sciences

Monica Di Luca, President, European Brain Council

Eva M. Weinreich-Jensen, President, HOPE – European Hospital and Healthcare Federation

Day 2: 4th December 2019

08:30 – 09.00

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00

Welcome

Denis Horgan, Executive Director, EAPM

09:15

Key Note Address

Gordon McVie, Co-Chair, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine

Peter Liese, MEP, European Parliament

Ortwin Schulte, Head of Health Policy Unit, German Permanent Representation

Pasi Mustonen, Health Attaché, Permanent Representation of Finland.

Stephen M Robbins, Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Cancer Research, Calgary (Alberta), Canada

10:00 – 11:15

Session I: Orphan Regulation

Chair: Alastair Kent, Formerly Director of Genetic Alliance, UK 

Tilly Metz, Member of the European Parliament (GREENS)

Simone Boselli, Public Affairs Director, EURORDIS

Birute Tumiene, Vilnius University Hospital

Daria Julkowska, Assistant director Institute GGB; EJP RD Coordinator 

Maciej Gajewski, Head Intl Government Affairs & Policy, Alexion

Q&A

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:45

Session II: Evidence Framework

Chair: Mark Lawler, Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB), Queen’s University Belfast

Christine Chomienne, Professor at the Université de Paris

Beata Jagielska, Polish Alliance for Personalised Medicine

Jan Korbel, Group Leader and Senior Scientist, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Heidelberg

Gabriele Grom, Associate Vice President for Central Eastern Europe, MSD

Q&A

12:45 – 13:45

Networking Lunch

13:45 – 15:00

Session III: Biomarkers, Molecular Diagnostics and the public health dimension

Chair: Etienne RicherAssociate Director, CIHR Institute of Genetics, Montreal, Canada

Bettina Borisch, MD, MPH, FRCPath Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva CEO, World Federation of Public Health Associations

Paul Naish, Director, Oncology Advocacy and Government Affairs AstraZeneca

Laetitia Gambotti, Director, Department Recherche Clinique, INCA

Benjamin Gannon, VP Intl Access, Policy & Advocacy, Myriad

Hans Peter Dauben, RFH, Germany

Q&A

15:00 – 16:15

Session IV: HTA & Access

Chair: Francesco Florindi, Strategy & Partnership Manager, BBMRI-ERIC

Tiemo Wölken, Member of the European Parliament

Flora Giorgio, Head of Sector HTA, DG SANTE, European Commission

Marcus Guardian, Chief Operating Officer, EUnetHTA

Philipp Tillich, Health Attaché, Austrian Permanent Representation

Tanja Valentin, Director External Affairs, MedTech Europe

Q&A

16:15 – 16:45

Closing Session: Agenda items for the new political Term – 2019-2024

Chair: Denis Horgan, Executive Director, European Alliance for Personalised Medicine

Jasmina Koeva, Chair of the Board, Bulgarian Alliance for Personalised and Precision Medicine (BAPPM)

Petra De Sutter, Chair, IMCO Committee, European Parliament. 

Francesco De Lorenzo, Past President and Scientific Committee Chair, ECPC

Benjamin Horbach, Health Systems Strategy Leader — Personalised Healthcare (PHC), Roche

Q&A