Scientific programme


Preliminary speakers

  • Katherine Belov, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Olivier Fedrigo, The Rockefeller University, USA
  • Nicholas Loman, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Karen Miga, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
  • Adam Phillippy, National Institutes of Health, USA
  • Melissa Smith, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
  • Winston Timp, Johns Hopkins University, USA



More detailed schedule will be available later on.

Conference day 1-2, October 2022

Day 1-2 is the scientific symposium (preliminary program will be available soon). Leading experts will share their experience with long-read sequencing technologies. You will also hear about the latest news from the vendor representatives. We will offer an array of inspiring presentations by researchers from different fields of biology and medical sciences who are using long-read sequencing to answer their scientific questions.

Conference day 3, October 2022

The third day of the meeting is dedicated to practical information concerning long-read data analysis, experimental setup and sample quality requirements. It will open with introduction by NGI core facility experts, followed by PacBio and Oxford Nanopore organized workshops. At the end of the day, there will be a panel discussion during which attendees will have a possibility to interact with long-read expert service providers from different countries, as well as with experienced technology users.


Academic Conferences - the conference administration office
Phone: +46 18 671533 or +46 18 671003


Important dates

Preliminary dates
May 15, 2022     - Abstract submission deadline
June 30, 2022    - Abstract notification message
August 12, 2022 - Early bird registration deadline


Organized by

National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI)