Meetings & Plenaries

Genethics Club meetings and Venues; titles of plenaries and speakers

  1. 5 November 2001, Oxford. Inaugural meeting
  2. 10 June 2002, Cardiff. Second meeting
  3. 12 December 2002. London, GOS,
  4. 21 May 2003, Birmingham. Plenary Speaker; Dr David Crauford, "Ethical guidelines for HD predictive testing: do we still need them?"
  5. 21 October 2003, London. Plenary Speaker; Dr Graeme Laurie, "Genetic Privacy"
  6. 26 February 2004, London, Institute of Child Health. Plenary Speaker; Mike Parker, “Ways of thinking about ethics”
  7. 13 July 2004, Manchester. Plenary Speaker; Dr Margaret Brazier
  8. 13 October 2004, London, Guys Hospital Clinical genetics department. Plenary Session; "Adoption and Genetics Chris Barnes and colleagues"
  9. 1 February 2005, London, Regents Park College. Plenary Speaker; Dr John Wyatt, Neonatologist University college Hospital  "Fetal viability and late termination"
  10. 8 July 2005, Newcastle upon Tyne. Plenary Speaker; Dr Brian Lunn: "Assessment of capacity in adults"
  11. 3 November 2005, London, Regents Park College. Plenary Speakers; Tara, Mike Parker & Anneke Lucassen. "Electronic hospital records and their application in Clinical Genetics - the ethical issues"
  12. 7 February 2006, Leicester, Centre for Deaf People. Plenary Session; "Contacting relatives directly"
  13. 4 July 2006, London, Regents Park College. Plenary Speaker; Professor Peter Furness, "The Human Tissue Act 2004"
  14. 31 October 2006, London, ABPI.  Plenary Session; Resource Allocation, Jacquie Westwood, Director of Specialised Services SE
  15. 7 February 2007, London, Roben’s Suite, Guys Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Professor Brenda Almond. "Ethical Challenges and the New Technologies of Reproduction".
  16. June 2007, London. Discussion of cases, no plenary
  17. 9 October 2007, Southampton. Plenary Speaker; Professor Jonathan Montgomery "Are my genes mine? Genetic information and the idea of ownership"
  18. 30 January 2008, London, Regents Park College. Plenary Session; The interface between research and clinical practice in genetic medicine. This will include feedback from the ROCC (research or clinical care?) study
  19. 30 June 2008, Edinburgh. Plenary Speaker; Professor Graeme Laurie. To disclose or not to disclose, "Legal and ethical limits to the duty of  disclosure in genetic medicine"
  20. 13 October 2008, London, Wellcome Trust Building, Euston Road. Plenary Speaker: Professor Brian Hurwitz "Narrative strategies in ethics and how this may help in the analysis of clinical genetics cases"
  21. February 2009, London, Wellcome Trust. Plenary Speaker; Mike Parker - summary of genethics club cases
  22. July 2009, Bristol. Plenary Speaker; Ken Rees. "Genetics ethics and the media"
  23. November 2009, London, Guy’s Hospital. Plenary Session; GMC Guidelines and confidentiality
  24. 10 March 2010, Oxford, St Cross College. Closed Meeting: Childhood testing guidelines
  25. 25 June 2010, London, Regent’s College. Plenary Speaker; Tom Shakespeare
  26. 10 November 2010, Oxford. Plenary Speaker; Jonathan Montgomery. "Genetic testing of children, a legal analysis"
  27. March 2011, Manchester.  Plenary Speaker; Cara Taylor, Nowgen. "Non-invasive prenatal diagnosis ethical issues"
  28. July 2011, Cardiff. Plenary Speaker; Michael Arribas-Ayllon. "Susceptibility testing for Alzheimer's Disease"
  29. November 2011, London, Regents College. Launch of JCMG consent and confidentiality guidelines
  30. 8 February 2012, London, Guy's Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Gillian Crawford, NIHR Doctoral training Fellow and Genetic Counsellor. "Incidental findings from genetic tests; Implications for Genetic Practice"
  31. 11 May 2012, Leeds, Chapel Allerton Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Georgia Testa, Lecturer in Medical Ethics, Leeds, Medical School. "The right not to know in Genetic Medicine"
  32. 11 October 2012, London, Great Ormond Street Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Paul Weindling, Professor of medical History, Oxford Brookes. "The relevance of the German medical apology 2012 for clinical genetics"
  33. 1 March 2013, Leicester, Devonshire Place. Plenary Speaker; Dr Jose Miola Senior lecturer, School of Law, Leicester. "Making ethical decisions in a legal world"
  34. 1 July 2013, London, Wellcome Trust Collection, Euston Rd. Plenary Session; Genetic testing of children for adult onset conditions. Results from a 3 year research project led by Southampton researchers.
  35. 8 November 2013, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge. Plenary Speaker; Anna Middleton. “What’s all the fuss about Incidental findings?”
  36. 12 February 2014, London, Great Ormond Street Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Susan Kelly and colleagues. “Mainstreaming Genetics: Re-contacting patients in a dynamic healthcare environment”
  37. 4 July 2014, Liverpool Women's Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Lucy Frith. “Gamete and embryo donation:  What do people want to know about their donor?” 
  38. 20 November 2014, Birmingham Womens Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Angus Clarke. “Stigma in X-linked hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia”
  39. 6 February 2015, London, Guys Hospital. Plenary Speaker; Sarah Wynn, Unique. "Children with rare cytogenetic and genomic disorders- Experiences of UK Families’ diagnosis and genetic counselling up to 2003 compared with the following 10 years"
  40. 3 July 2015, London, Wellcome Trust Collection. Plenary Session; Incidental findings: Patient and HCP views about consent to and disclosure of NGS test results.
  41. 12 November 2015, London, Wellcome Trust Collection, 40th meeting. Genethics Mike, Anneke, Angela and Tara
  42. 29 April 2016, London, Wellcome Trust Collection. Inaugural GeCIP meeting
  43. 19 July 2016, Cardiff. Plenary Session; MSc/ PhD students
  44. 13 October 2016, Birmingham. Plenary Speaker; Graeme Laurie. "The right not to know"
  45. 28 February 2017, London, Academy of Medical Sciences. Plenary Speaker; Susan Kelly and colleagues.  "Re-contacting in Genetics Practice. Results from a 3 year ESRC research project from Exeter/Southampton/Cardiff about re-contacting/ updating clinical practice when re-interpretation of genomic test results alter previous clinical communication"
  46. 30 June 2017, Leicester, Genetics/Diabetes Seminar Room, level 1 in the Victoria Building
    Leicester Royal Infirmary. Plenary speaker: Dr Tracey Elliott. Discussion around the recent appeal court decision ABC vs St Georges