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  • The 6th ELSI Congress | ELSIcon2024

The 6th ELSI Congress | ELSIcon2024

The 6th ELSI Congress will take place in New York City from June 10-12, 2024.

The 6th ELSI Congress welcomes all with an interest in the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomic research. Researchers, scholars, practitioners, trainees, policymakers, journalists, and the general public are invited to share and explore the latest ELSI research at ELSIcon2024. The theme of this year's conference will be: Reimagining the Benefits of Genomic Science. Submissions are now closed.

Our Plenary Speakers

Indigenous Data Sovereignty

Maui Hudson

Maui Hudson

Associate Professor, University of Waikato, Te Pua Wananga ki te Ao; Director, Te Kotahi Research Institute

ELSI and AI Ethics

Vardit Ravitsky

Vardit Ravitsky, PhD

President and CEO, The Hastings Center

Clinical Genetics and Rare Disease

Tim Yu

Tim Yu, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Division of Genetics and Genomics; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Conference Schedule

Featuring over 200 ELSI presentations, papers, panels and posters across a range of ELSI and ELSI-related topics. Plus networking sessions, poster walks, trainee lunches, receptions and more! 


Explore the Schedule



Organizing Committee

ELSIcon2024 is organized by the Division of Ethics at Columbia University and the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics with support from the National Human Genome Research Institute.


Meet the Organizing Committee



ELSIcon2024 will be held at Convene, an event space located at 117 West 46th Street, New York City, NY, 10036.




We are securing special rates at nearby hotels to ensure you have a comfortable and convenient stay during the conference. You have the option to book your own accommodation or take advantage of the exclusive discounted rates by using the button below. For more affordable dormitory style accommodation, fill out our interest form.


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Registration and Fees

ELSIcon2024 will offer over 200 panels, papers, and posters in 36 90-minute sessions over the three days and in two poster sessions. Breakfast and lunch are provided each day and there will be two evening poster session receptions with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

  • Hybrid Meeting: All events will be in-person and available on Zoom for virtual presenters and the online audience, including virtual Q&A. Talks may be presented remotely on Zoom, if necessary, though we strongly encourage in-person presentations and attendance.
  • Registration Fees:
    • In-person registration fee: $300
    • Virtual registration fee: $75

Please email [email protected] if you have any queries.