12th December 2003

St Catherine’s College

Oxford

09:30 Registration/Coffee
10:00 Welcome – Chairman, Alan Bird
10:10 Genetic Knowledge Parks – Jenny Taylor
10:40 Gene Testing Update from Manchester/Wessex labs – Rob Ellis/Graeme Black, Oxford and other Centres re gene testing (UKGTN)
11:30-11:45 Coffee
 11:45 Update re website UKEGG – Susie Downes/Andrew Webster

Constitution of UKEGG – Helen Stewart

 12:10 White paper GENCAG/UKGTN – Anneke Seller/Rob Ellis
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30 Future therapeutics/intervention strategies in inherited retinal degenerations – Andrew Webster
14:00 Genetic testing in childhood – Denise Williams
14:30 Legal aspects in genetic testing – Charles Foster
 15:00-15:30 Tea
15:30 Consultation Cases
16:15 Summary and Close