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

S04 Public and Patient Engagement
Sunday, June 7
W06 Prenatal Diagnosis
E08 Does Genetic Counselling work?
Always Available  On-demand
S12 Where Science and Ethics Meet
Monday, June 8
PL3 ELPAG Award Lecture
Monday, June 8
W16 Genetic Counselling Models for Genomic Screening
Always Available  On-demand
E13 Mainstreaming Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques?
Always Available  On-demand
S19 Data-driven Genomic Care and its Implementation in the Clinic: A Paradigm Shift
Tuesday, June 9