Showcase Agenda

09.30 - 10.00

Registration

Session 1

Latest Developments in Biobanking

10.00 - 10.05

UKCRC TDCC Introduction

10.05 - 10.20

UKCRC Tissue Directory development update

Phil Quinlan and Matt Styles, University of Nottingham

10.20 - 10.35

UKCRC Tissue Platforms for Engagement

Emma Lawrence and Jessica Sims, UCL

10.35 - 10.55

Consent to use human samples and linked health data in research - results

Amanda Hunn, Health Research Authority

10.55 - 11.20

Break

Session 2

Research in focus

11.20 - 11.40

Bloodwise CLCB - impact on research

Allison Blair, NHSBT

11.40 - 12.00

What does quality mean in practice?

Researcher panel discussion

12.00 - 12.20

Biobank Quality Assurance solutions

Speed presentations by:

  • Andrea Wutte, BBMRI-ERIC.
  • Valerie Speirs, CM-Path.
  • Gareth Bicknell, The University of Birmingham.

12.20 - 13.20

Lunch

Session 3

Breakout workshops

13.20 - 14.50

Sign up for two topics:

  1. Financial Sustainability
  2. Quality Management
  3. Data
  1. Financial Sustainability - Curated UCL
  2. Quality Management - Curated by Andrea Wutte, Gareth Bicknell and CM-Path
  3. Data - Curated by the Advanced Data Analysis Centre, The University of Nottingham

14.50 - 15.15

Break

Session 4

UK and international infrastructures and integration

15.15 - 15.30

UKRI Infrastructure Roadmapping exercise

Jane Luff, The Medical Research Council

15.30 - 15.45

BBMRI-ERIC

Anna-Liisa Bader, BBMRI-ERIC.

15.45 - 16.00

RI Train: A masters in infrastructure management

Vera Matser, EMBL-EBI.

16.00 - 16.15

Health Data Research UK

Andrew Morris, Health Data Research UK

16.15 - 16.25

The Scottish biorepository network

Sharon King, Tayside Biorepository, University of Dundee

16.25 - 16.35

UK Biobank of the Year 2018

Anne Thomson, Bloodwise CLCB

16.35 - 17.20

Closing Drinks