This year we have a new half-day format with Afternoon Tea! All the usual rapid fire research round, exhibitor stands and of course regional and external speakers. Our guest speaker this year is Dr Richard Scott, Clinical Lead for Rare Disease at Genomics England. Local delegates to include research colleagues from across University Faculties, Wessex Genome Medicine Centre, PHE Porton Down and National Oceanographic Centre. The IfLS is again kindly supporting our Shortest Grant Application awarding £2,000 for NGS research.