Preliminary Programme

Saturday, 3rd August 2019
Young Researchers Forum 08h30-15h00
Genetic Counsellors Meeting To be confirmed
Clinical Meeting To be confirmed
Registration 14h00-18h00
Welcome Dinner 19h00
Sunday, 4th August 2019
Registration 08h00-09h00
Programme 09h00-18h00
Monday 5th August 2019
Registration 08h00-09h00
Programme 09h00-16h00
SASHG Biennial General Meeting 16h00-18h00
Gala Dinner 19h00
Tuesday 6th August 2019
Registration 08h00-09h00
Programme 09h00-13h00
Lunch and Closing 13h00-14h00

The programme will cover all categories of Human Genetics.

Themes:
“Our genes in the community environment”
“Our genes in the care and counselling environment”
“Our genes in the genomic testing environment”
“Our genes in the data environment”

Possible tracks:
Complex Disease
Mendelian Disorders
Population Genetics
Clinical/Counselling
Genomic Testing
Bioinformatics
Epigenetics
Ethics
Science Communication
Other

Continuing professional development (CPD)

CEUs will be awarded for the congress and will be allocated per session attended.

The CPD scanning and monitoring process is being managed and sponsored by ConsultUS (Pty) Ltd.

Access to your CPD certificate will be forwarded to you after the conference, via the email address supplied on your registration form. Please confirm at the ConsultUS CPD desk that the email address supplied is correct. CPD certificates will be available up to 12 months after the congress. Note that a R250-00 levy will apply for requests for duplicate CPD certificates after this period.

Delegates will be issued with a bar coded tag which should be scanned for every session attended. Delegates will not be allowed to enter a session 10 minutes after it has commenced. CPD points will not be awarded for delegates leaving 20 minutes or more before the end of a session.

Social Programme

Our social events are the perfect opportunity to network with fellow colleagues, key stakeholders and captains of the industry. Be sure not to miss them!

Saturday 03 August 2019
Welcome Reception and Exhibition Showcase at the Century City Conference Centre in exhibition area (attendance included in registration fee)
Time: 1800 – 2000
Dress: Smart Casual

Monday 05 August 2019
Social Evening
Time: 1900
Dress: Smart Casual
Cost: R300 per person
Venue : TBC