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

E06 Genetic discrimination: Surveying the ethico-legal landscape
Saturday, June 11
10.30 – 12.00 hrs
S04 How do we deliver genomics education for all?
Sunday, June 12
08.30 – 10.00 hrs
W03 Fetal exome sequencing in clinical practice: Practicalities and Pitfalls
Sunday, June 12
14.15 – 15.45 hrs
W06 Should we be performing opportunistic screening?
Sunday, June 12
14.15 – 15.45 hrs
E10 Demonstrating effectiveness of genetic counselling
Sunday, June 12
17.15 – 18.45 hrs
S14 Predictive genetic counselling for neurodegenerative conditions
Monday, June 13
08.30 – 10.00 hrs
PL3 ELPAG Award Lecture
Monday, June 13
12.15 – 13.00 hrs
W13 GenEthics
Monday, June 13
14.00 – 15.30 hrs
W15 Science Communication
Monday, June 13
14.00 – 15.30 hrs
S17 ESHG-ASHG Building Bridges: First do no harm: addressing misuse of genetic data
Monday, June 13
17.00 – 18.30 hrs
S20 Cross-cultural communication and counselling
Monday, June 13
17.00 – 18.30 hrs
S26 Federation of genomic medicine databases
Tuesday, June 14
09.00 – 10.30 hrs