Tentative Overview: Subject to change

30 August – H3Africa Working Group Report Back
31 August – H3Africa
1 Sept – H3Africa/Young Investigator’s Forum
2 Sept – Joint H3Africa/AfSHG
3 Sept – AfSHG
4 Sept – AfShG+Closing

Agenda Subject to change.

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Monday 30 Aug.

WG Report Back Session 1 & 2
TimeWorking GroupSpeaker
11:30 GMTEthics & CEWorking Group Chair
11:40 GMTRare Diseases
11:50 GMTCVD
12:00 GMTPhenotype Harmonization
12:20 GMTPublications
12:30 GMTOutreach & Comms
12:30 GMTBiorepository
30 min Break
13:20 GMTGenome Analysis
13:30 GMTStudy Coordinators
14:00 GMTMicrobiome
14:10 GMTSustainability
14:20 GMTMental Health

Tuesday, 31 August

Session 1 & 2 & 3
13:30 GMTChristian Happi & Ambroise Wonkam
Rex Chisholm
H3Africa PI: Alfred Ngwa
H3Africa PI: Enock Matovu
H3Africa PI: David Kateete
H3Africa PI: Nicola Mulder
15 min Break - Social Event (Breakout rooms)
H3Africa PI: Erisa Sabakaki
H3Africa PI: Jantina De Vries
H3Africa PI: Kidist Bobosha
Invited speaker
Invited speaker: Shaun Aron
Session 3
H3Africa PI: Leon Mutesa
H3Africa PI: Mayowa Owalabi
H3Africa PI: Elizabeth Mayne
H3Africa PI: Moses Joloba
H3Africa PI: Alash'le Abimiku
IEC Meeting
Health Librarians
Social Event - Talent Competition (Tentative)

Wednesday, 1 September

Session 4 & 5 & 6
11:00 GMTInvited Speaker: Katherine Littler (WHO) / Cheryl Moore (Wellcome Trust)
H3Africa PI: Solomon Ofori-Acquah
H3Africa PI: Zane Lombard
H3Africa PI: Heather Zar
H3Africa Fellow:
H3Africa Fellow:
H3Africa Fellow:
12:30 GMTBreak/Social Event: Wellness/Exercise 30 min
13:00 GMT10x H3Africa Fellow:
14:00 GMTBreak/Social Event: Wellness/Exercise 30 min
14:30 GMTInvited speaker: Cohred (TBC)
H3Africa PI: Daniel Masiga
H3Africa PI: Doumbia
H3Africa PI: Adebiyi Debo
H3Africa Training Review (tentative)
16:30 GMTIEC Feedback
17:00 GMTH3Africa PI & IEC
H3Africa PI, IEC & Funders
18:30 GMTSocial Event - Best Hat and Cocktail Party

Prof Carel IJsselmuiden

Executive Director, COHRED

Carel is a physician, epidemiologist, public health practitioner, academic and social entrepreneur. After spending 10 years in rural medicine, peri-urban and urban health care and environmental health services management, he switched to academic public health research, education and research ethics training.

Mr. Shaun Aron

Bioinformatics Consultant

Shaun Aron (MSc) is a bioinformatics consultant and lecturer at the Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is currently a member of the H3Africa Pan African Bioinformatics Network (H3ABioNet), which is tasked with supporting informatics and genomics research in Africa. His research interests include exploring African population structure and demographics, building genome graphs and bioinformatics education and training.

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