Event Details

The GA4GH 8th Plenary Meeting will be held virtually on September 29 – September 30, 2020. The 8th Plenary will bring together organizations and stakeholders from the genomics and health community for two days of keynotes, talks, updates, and workshops that will focus on advancing development work for the immediate data sharing needs of the community.

The meeting will consist of four session blocks convenient to different time zones. All talks will be available online after the meeting.


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For questions regarding meeting program, logistics, and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Justina Chung.

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Agenda Overview 

Day 1: September 29
Track 1A: 15:00 - 18:25 UTC
Track 1B: 22:00 - 01:25 UTC

This Plenary day will have keynotes and panel sessions, geared towards introducing the community to GA4GH and the realm of genomic and health-related data sharing.

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Panel Sessions
  • Q&As
  • Networking Session

Day 2: September 30
Track 2A: 15:00 - 19:15 UTC
Track 2B: 22:00 - 02:15 UTC

The second Plenary day will provide breakout sessions for those new to GA4GH that are interested in implementing GA4GH standards.

  • Panel Sessions
  • Themed Breakouts
  • Networking Session

Working Meetings: September 30 and October 1

Working Meetings for GA4GH active contributors involved in the development of GA4GH Strategic Roadmap deliverables will be held on September 30 and October 1.