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An educational symposium presented by
The Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals (ISGP) and the Illinois Department of Public Health.
8:00 am: Registration and breakfast, vendor tables open
8:45 am: Opening remarks by current IGSP president, Allison Goetsch, MS, LCGC
9:00 am: Gabe Lazarine, MS, CGC - Non-invasion prenatal screen for monogenic disorders
10:00 am: Katie Watson, JD - Abortion politics, ethics, and the law
11:00 am: Refreshment break and opportunity to visit vendor tables
11:30 am: Keynote presentation by Shane Burcaw, author of ‘Laughing at my Nightmare’ - Living with a chronic genetic disorder
12:30 pm: Lunch break with opportunity to visit vendor tables
1:30 pm: Matt Charles – Updates on new disorders added to IL NBS (Krabbe disease, adrenoleukodystrophy and SMA)
2:30 pm: Brian Helfand, MD – Polygenic risk scores and current applications in the clinical setting
3:30 pm: Meeting wrap up to include raffle prizes for those who have visited all the vendor tables