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PGRN 2024 Scientific Meeting

It is our great pleasure to announce the date and location for our 2024 Scientific Meeting and kindly ask you to save the below dates. The meeting will take place September 23-25 at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. We are provisionally planning for the following:

  • Monday, September 23rd- Workshops starting at approximately 2pm
  • Tuesday, September 24th - Full Day Meeting 
  • Wednesday, September 25th - Continuation of meeting with program ending mid-afternoon

More details will be released in due course, please return to this page for future details. 


PGRN Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

The PGRN Annual Meeting will take place September 23rd to 25th at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.  The Scientific Program Committee is seeking proposals from the PGRN membership for sessions at the meeting, with member-driven sessions taking place on September 24th or 25th.  Session proposals should address broad interests of the entire PGRN meeting audience or focus on either Pharmacogenomics Discovery or Translation/Implementation audiences.

Details for session proposals:

  • Duration: 1.5 hours in length, including at minimum 15 minutes for audience interaction/Q&A
  • Speakers: There should be no more than 4 speakers, preferably 3.  No more than one speaker may be a non-member of PGRN. 

Elements of proposal required for consideration by the Scientific Program Committee:

  1.  Session title
  2. Session chair and co-chair names and affiliations
  3. Target audience for the session.  Pick one: a) Entire PGRN Meeting; b) Pharmacogenomics Discovery; c) Pharmacogenomics Translation/Implementation
  4. Summary paragraph of the content of the session including high level educational objectives.  No more than 10 lines.
  5. Presentation titles and proposed speakers, with timing included.  Should include 2-3 sentences describing what speaker will cover in their presentation and 1-2 sentences that makes clear their institution, speaker email, notation of whether they are a PGRN member, career stage, expertise, and if they advance diversity objectives
  6.  Description of novel or interactive elements to be used in the session
  7. Expectations of session proposals:
  8. They are sufficiently broad to be of interest to most of the target audience.
  9. Chairs and speakers are a diverse group, with focus on diversity including gender, ethnicity, career-stage, geography, work setting, etc. 
  10. Sessions that employ novel/innovative approaches to content delivery, and/or involve high levels of interaction between speakers and audience will be given priority.   Patient perspectives can also be considered for inclusion.
  11.  All presentations will be in person at the meeting. 

Speaker compensation:

Non-member speakers will be provided with up to $650 for airfare or $150 for mileage reimbursement ($0.65 per mile), up to 2 nights hotel and up to $100 for other expenses, plus complimentary meeting registration.  Member speakers will receive complimentary meeting registration only. 

DEADLINE:  February 16, 2023, 5PM Pacific Standard Time

Submit session proposals to: liam@pgrn.org and cc Scientific Program Chair Chad Bousman – chad.bousman@ucalgary.ca


For information or assistance please contact:
info@pgrn.org



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