We are delighted to announce that our final WSSS scientific meeting, will take place in-person on Wednesday 14 September in the auditorium, Genome Campus, Hinxton. This meeting will be a hybrid meeting, however, we very much hope that you will be able to attend in person.
10:00-10:30 – Welcome and Introduction – Sarah T
10:30-12:00 – Session: Consortium reflection – Chair to be confirmed.
10:30-10:45 Infrastructure for a successful consortium – Paul G
To cover: Operations (Project Management, Research Admin, CellGen Wet Lab, CellGen Informatics, and Data portals)
10:45-11:00 – Enabling the consortium – Krishnaa
To cover: CBTM – how it benefitted from funding, how it has evolved to support HCA broadly, what does the future look like?
11:00-11:45 – Panel discussion – 11:00-11:45 – Lead PIs
Panel discussion – each lead PI on stage (Sarah, Muzz, Menna, Kourosh, David R, Magnus, Paul K, John M (tbc)) presents 1-2 slides on what each institute gained from being part of the WSSS consortium.
Discussion to cover:
13:00-14:30 Scientific presentations – Chair to be confirmed
To highlight key scientific insights from the project. Representation from all groups sought. 15 mins each.
14:30-15:00 Tea/Coffee break
15:00-16:30 Careers and Culture – Individual Scientist perspective – Chair: Paul Klenerman
Talks from researchers – what did they gain from the consortium? How has this shaped their ways of thinking and doing things? How did this directly impact their science? 15 mins each
16:30-16:45 Close – Sarah
We invite you to present a poster during the event to highlight the work you and your teams have contributed to the WSSS project.
Please indicate you intent to present a poster on the registration form. A title will be required to secure your poster board which will be allocated on a first come first serve.
Please ensure you share the registration link with all members of your WSSS team who wish to attend the event.
A zoom link will be sent, to those who have registered for virtual attendance.