Future of Individualized Medicine

March 14-15, 2019 | La Jolla, California

Attendees at the 2019 conference will again hear renowned leaders from academia, industry, and science and medical journalism speak on the most recent innovations and trends. Patients will also share stories of the impact individualized medicine has had on their personal health journey.

The conference will once again be hosted at the Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, California, on March 14-15, 2019.

Conference Registration Questions: 
Melissa M. Kocias, Institute Registrar
Indiana University Conferences, IU Bloomington
Phone: 812-855-4224
General Conference Questions: 
Karin L. Reece, Conference Coordinator
Indiana University Conferences, IU Bloomington
Phone: 812-856-5221

Speakers

NOTE - We are in the process of confirming speakers and the agenda is subject to change.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019

7:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:15 am Eric Topol, MD, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Deep Medicine
8:45 am Patient Story
9:30 am Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Morning Session: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

10:00 am Amalio Telenti, MD, PhD, Scripps Research Translational Institute
AI for Genomics
10:20 am  Geoff Tison, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco
AI in Biosensors
10:40 am Suchi Saria, PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Machine Learning for Individualizing Healthcare
11:00 am Jeremy Howard, Fast.ai
11:20 am Panel Discussion/Q&A
11:50 am Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Session I: Personalized Lifestyle & Nutrition

1:00 pm Michael Snyder, PhD, Stanford University
Big Data & Health
1:20 pm Eran Segal, PhD, Weizmann Institute
Personalized Medicine Based on Gut Microbiome & Clinical Data
1:40 pm Ali Torkamani, PhD, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Genotype First
2:00 pm Elisabeth Widen, PhD, University of Helsinki
Genome-Based Disease Prediction & Prevention - A Practical Approach
2:20 pm Panel Discussion/Q&A
2:50 pm Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Afternoon Session II: Psychiatry & Neurology

3:20 pm Jeanne Loring, PhD, Scripps Research
Genomics for Stem Cell-Based Therapies
3:40 pm Anders Dale, PhD, University of California, San Diego
Integration of Quantitive Imaging & Genetics for Proactive Medicine
4:00 pm John Torous, MD, MBI, Harvard Medical School
Digital Phenotyping & Therapeutics for Behavioral Health - Update on Recent Evidence & Trends
4:20 pm Heiko Runz, MD, Biogen Inc.
Human Genetics to Validate Drug Targets in Neurodegenerative Disease
4:40 pm Panel Discussion/Q&A
5:10 pm Closing Remarks & Adjourn
5:15 pm Welcome reception at Scripps Seaside Forum until 7:30pm

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019

7:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:00 am Opening Remarks
8:15 am Katie Baca-Motes, MBA, Scripps Research Translational Institute
The All of Us Research Program: Inviting 1,000,000+ People to Accelerate Health Research
8:45 am Patient Story
9:30 am Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Morning Session: Rare Disease

10:00 am Stephen Kingsmore, MD, Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine
Genome- & AI-Informed Care of infants in ICUs
10:20 am Lisa Bastarache, MS, Vanderbilt University
How Much More Could We Explain With Genetics?: EHR Mining & the Undiagnosed Patient
10:40 am Kang Zhang, MD, PhD, University of California, San Diego
Translating Genome Editing & AI Into Healthcare Improvement
11:00 am Lon Cardon, PhD, Biomarin
Rare Diseases: Paving the Way for Overdue Translation of Genetics to Therapeutics
11:20 am Panel Discussion/Q&A
11:50 am Lunch & Networking

Afternoon Session I: The Microbiome & Infectious Disease

1:00 pm Rob Knight, PhD, University of California, San Diego
The Microbiome for Health & Disease
1:20 pm Jennifer Gardy, PhD, University of British Columbia
What Can We Learn When We Sequence All The Things? Genomic Epidemiology of a Decade's Worth of Tuberculosis
1:40 pm Rachel McKendry, PhD, University College London
Going Viral - Digital Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Diseases
2:00 pm Miriam Huntley, PhD, Day Zero Diagnostics
Modernizing Infectious Disease Diagnosis with Bacterial Sequencing
2:20 pm Panel Discussion/Q&A
2:50 pm Break, View Exhibits & Networking

Afternoon Session II: Oncology

3:20 pm Jacques Simard, PhD, CHU de Québec - Université Laval Research Center
Personalized Risk Assessment for Prevention & Early Detection of Breast Cancer: Integration & Implementation
3:40 pm Gabe Otte, Freenome
Enabling Early Detection of Cancer Through Cell-Free Immunological Signatures & Machine Learning
4:00 pm Gary Palmer, MD, Tempus
Precision Medicine: The Value of Combined Clinical & Genomic Data
4:20 pm Panel Discussion/Q&A
4:50 pm  Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, Stanford University
The Care in Caring
5:20 pm Closing Remarks & Adjourn

General Registration

On-line Registration $375: October 17, 2018 – December 31, 2018
On-line Registration $450: January 1, 2019 - March 4, 2019
On-site Registration $550: March 14 – March 15, 2019 

Student/Postdoc Registration*

On-line Registration $75: October 17, 2018 – December 31, 2018
On-line Registration $100: January 1, 2019 - March 4, 2019 
On-site Registration $150: March 14 – March 15, 2019

*Must show a current student ID upon check-in, or be required to pay general rate. Must be a full-time high-school, undergraduate or graduate student, or a full-time postdoc. 

CLICK TO REGISTER


Complimentary Student Registration

30 complimentary registrations will be awarded to full-time high-school, undergraduate, or graduate students. To submit your application for a complimentary registration please send a personal statement, no longer than 2,500 characters, to the conference chair at atorkama@scripps.edu

Decisions for complimentary registration will be made by January 31st 2019. 


Payment Policy

100% payment is due at the time of registration. Payment method is by credit card only: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard and Visa. The credit card information is transmitted over a secure connection.

Attendee Cancellation, Substitution, Refund Policy

The course tuition is refundable, minus a $50 processing fee, if your cancellation is received in writing no later than February 28, 2019. Attendee substitutions are allowed, but notification must be made in writing by February 28, 2019. After this date, under no circumstances will refunds, credits or substitutions be granted. No refunds or credits will be given to “No Shows”.

Guest Attendance Policy

All conference activities are exclusively for conference attendees. Non-registered guests are not allowed in the conference areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced. 

Recording and Photography Clause

Scripps Research reserves exclusive rights to record (audio and video) and/or photograph all conference proceedings for use in marketing materials, presentation and course content sales.

Scripps Research Translational Institute Conference Modification or Cancellation

Scripps Research reserves the right to modify the conference schedule or program as necessary. Scripps Research also reserves the right to cancel this conference, in which case a full refund of the registration fee will be provided. Travel costs (flight, hotel, etc.) will not be refunded in the case of cancellation.


Conference Registration Questions 
Melissa M. Kocias, Institute Registrar
Indiana University Conferences, IU Bloomington
Phone: 812-855-4224

The Scripps Research Translational Institute has partnered with Precision Medicine Advisors to launch a one-day hands-one workshop: Precision Medicine in Practice.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Future of Individualized Medicine 2019 conference on March 16.

The goal of the workshop is to help healthcare providers navigate the increasingly complex genetic testing space.

Visit the workshop website to learn more and register.*

(*) Please note, the workshop fee is not included in the conference registration. Separate registration is required.

Conference Venue

Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society and the Environment
Samuel H. Scripps Auditorium
8610 Kennel Way
La Jolla, CA 92037
Venue website

Conference Hotel

La Jolla Shores Hotel
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA 92037
(855) 923-8058
www.ljshoreshotel.com

Make your reservations early. A limited number of discounted rooms are being held until February 22, 2019. After that time, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis only.

The negotiated rates are:

  • $199 per night plus tax for the Garden View room with kitchenette,
  • $239 per night plus tax for the Coast View room, or
  • $339 per night plus tax for the Beach Front room.

Online Reservations:

Visit the hotel website www.ljshoreshotel.com

  • Enter Check-in and Check-out dates on the front page and click BOOK NOW
  • On the left of the screen select EDIT
  • Click the “Optional Fields” button
  • Enter Group Code: FUTURE
  • Click “Modify”
  • Proceed with completing your reservation

Phone Reservations:

Call (866) 976-6659

Please refer to The Future of Individualized Medicine when making reservations to obtain the special rate.

Alternative Lodging 

Should La Jolla Shores Hotel become fully booked, there are several hotels in the area that are within a 5-10 minute drive. (Note, we do not have discounted rates available for these hotels.)

 

Transportation & Parking

Information coming soon.

General Conference Questions
Karin L. Reece, Conference Coordinator
Indiana University Conferences, IU Bloomington
Phone: 812-856-5221

View the Future of Individualized Medicine 2019 Exhibitor Prospectus for a list of ways your organization can sponsor the conference.


2019 Conference Sponsors

Program Chair

Ali Torkamani

Ali Torkamani, PhD
Director, Genomics & Genome Informatics, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Associate Professor, Scripps Research

Program Co-Chair

Eric Topol

Eric Topol, MD
Founder & Director, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Executive Vice President, Scripps Research 

Program Co-Chair

Emily Spencer

Emily Spencer, PhD
Associate Director, Scripps Research Translational Institute

 

Program Co-Chair

Amalio Telenti

Amalio Telenti, MD, PhD 
Chief Data Scientist, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Professor of Genomics, Scripps Research

Program Co-Chair

Kristian Andersen

Kristian Andersen, PhD
Director, Infectious Disease Genomics, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Associate Professor, Scripps Research

Program Co-Chair

Steinhubl headshot

Steven Steinhubl, MD
Director, Digital Medicine, Scripps Research Translational Institute
Associate Professor of Genomic Medicine, Scripps Research