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.

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Live Sessions included in the ELPAG Track

S04 Impact of GDPR on genomic data sharing
Saturday, August 28
12.00 – 13.15 hrs
S07 Mind the gap: Translating genomic advances into clinical care
Saturday, August 28
12.00 – 13.15 hrs
C12 Counselling, communication and service delivery
Sunday, August 29
12.00 – 13.30 hrs
W02 Prenatal Diagnosis
Sunday, August 29
16.00 – 17.00 hrs
C19 ELSI in genomics
Monday, August 30
10.00 – 11.30 hrs
PL3 ELPAG Award Lecture
Monday, August 30
12.00 – 13.00 hrs
W09 GenEthics
Monday, August 30
14.00 – 15.00 hrs
S16 ESHG-ASHG Building Bridges: Global genetics towards a socially just practice
Monday, August 30
17.00 – 18.15 hrs
S20 Counselling over various informatic devices: Lessons from Covid-19
Tuesday, August 31
10.30 – 11.45 hrs

On-demand Sessions included in the ELPAG Track

E04 Dealing with uncertainty in genomic medicine
E10 What’s AI got to do with it?