SPARK 2021

Event Videos On Demand

 

In 2021, the first-ever SPARK by Illumina conference was held virtually April 25 – 26. Together, we shined a light on the efforts to make genomics-led precision healthcare a global reality for all. Convening leaders and innovators from the industry, SPARK created a space for change-makers to share their experiences and cast a vision for what’s next.

Here are the sessions made available to the public:

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SPARK 2021 Opening Remarks from Illumina CEO Francis deSouza

SPARK, presented by Illumina, is about uniting the ecosystem around the possibilities of genomic technology and the need for increased collaboration to pave the way. We’re showing what can happen when the brightest minds across the genomics and healthcare ecosystems unite.

Futurecasting: Why Now is Just the Beginning
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Futurecasting: Why Now is Just the Beginning

This visionary panel of leaders from across the genomics and healthcare ecosystem assesses the current landscape, and explores future opportunities to widespread genomic application in clinical care.

Oncogenomics: The Driver of Clinical Utility
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Oncogenomics: The Driver of Clinical Utility

As methods to analyze a wealth of genomic data evolve, the promise of precision medicine in oncology moves into reality. This panel of oncogenomics experts share advances on the cutting edge of oncogenomics research and translation into the clinic.

Pipeline to Point-of-Care: Inclusive Healthcare Innovation
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Pipeline to Point-of-Care: Inclusive Healthcare Innovation

Two up-and-coming change-makers take on the topics of equity and leadership in healthcare and technology innovation, from funding to fruition.

Nobel to Nobel: Jennifer Doudna in conversation with Frances Arnold
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Nobel to Nobel: Jennifer Doudna in conversation with Frances Arnold

Inside the groundbreaking journeys of two women in science, and the entrepreneurial drive to push science out of the lab and into the clinic.

No Time to Stand Down: COVID and What's Next
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No Time to Stand Down: COVID and What's Next

Fifteen months since the discovery of COVID, genomic and health officials talk surveillance, variants, and the collaborative effort that has finally made inroads against the global pandemic.

Precision Health, Are We There Yet?
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Precision Health, Are We There Yet?

What does it take to drive genomic innovation, from translational development to routine patient care? This session will explore the status and future of precision medicine.

Everyone Has a Part to Play
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Everyone Has a Part to Play

Janina Jeff and Francis Collins discuss current and future pandemics, and touch on the roles scientific collaboration and genomic technology will play in bringing precision healthcare to life.

But we didn’t start there

 

Here are SPARK previous activities, including Webcasts that require a quick registration to view. Don’t miss out on this meaningful and relevant content.

Want to learn more about specific issues related to genomic healthcare? Check out these SPARK Webcasts. Simply register for free and start exploring.

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Clinical Research to Clinical Care: Genomics Narrows the Gap

Diverse genomic datasets exponentially advance healthcare

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Increasing Equity in Genomic Healthcare

Addressing the imperatives needed to achieve global inclusivity.

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Reimagining Healthcare with Genomics

Gain new insights as Dr. Eric Topol and Dr. Phil Febbo examine the rich potential of genomics progress.

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Genomics' Role in Global COVID-19 Surveillance

Hear former U.S. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb discuss the role of genomics in surveillance today.