The former “European Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Genetics – EMPAG” has  become an integral part of the ESHG Conference and welcomes the former EMPAG delegates on a yearly basis as of 2019. We have listed the relevant session in an “ELPAG” Track (Ethical Legal and Psychosocial Aspects in Genetics) on this page. Relevant sessions are marked with  on the programme pages.

These sessions are not only intended for Genetic Counsellors and Genetic Nurses, but address issues of relevance to all experts in the field of Human Genetics. Abstracts on relevant topics can be submitted via the regular ESHG Abstract submission using topics 22-23.

Click on the Session title below to access the details. The list will be updated after the abstract selection meeting in mid-March.

Sessions included in the ELPAG Track

E03 Dealing with uncertainty in genomic medicine
Saturday, June 12
10.30 – 12.00 hrs
S04 Impact of GDPR on genomic data sharing
Sunday, June 13
08.30 – 10.00 hrs
W06 Prenatal diagnosis
Sunday, June 13
14.15 – 15.45 hrs
S14 Counselling over various informatic devices: Lessons from Covid-19
Monday, June 14
08.00 – 10.00 hrs
PL3 ELPAG Award Lecture
Monday, June 14
12.00 – 12.45 hrs
W17 GenEthics
Monday, June 14
14.15 – 15.45 hrs
S17 ESHG-ASHG Building Bridges: Global genetics towards a socially just practice
Monday, June 14
17.15 – 18.45 hrs
S20 Mind the Gap: translating genomic advances into clinical care
Tuesday, June 15
09.00 – 10.30 hrs