Hilton Hotel Rotterdam, Netherlands

The CHARGE Research Steering Committee and local hosts Arfan Ikram, Fernando Rivadeneira, and André Uitterlinden (Erasmus Medical Center) are pleased to provide details for the fall CHARGE Rotterdam Investigator Meeting.

 

The main Congress sessions and most working group meetings will take place Wednesday and Thursday, October 16 and 17. On Wednesday evening, we will hold a poster reception shortly after the main congress session. 

A pre-conference AI/ML workshop will take place Tuesday, October 15 in the afternoon.

Conference Highlights

October 15

Workshop

May the Omics Be with AI: Unlocking the Potential of Your Data

An afternoon workshop explore the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in the field of omics, highlighting how these technologies can unlock the potential of vast and complex datasets. Hosted by Gennady Roshchupkin, Erasmus Medical Center, attendees will gain insights into current trends, practical applications, and future directions in AI-driven omics research. 

Tentatively set to run 1 to 4 pm, open to all registered attendees. 

WORKSHOP DETAILS BELOW

Early Career Seminar

Topic TBD, 4 to 5 pm

Meet Up

An informal offsite gathering open to all attendees No sign-up required.

October 16 & 17

Congress Session

The main Congress sessions include talks from invited speakers and oral presentations from highly-rated abstract submissions. The sessions will take place Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, October 16 & 17.

Topics:

Invited Speakers:

October 15, 16, & 17

Working Group Meetings

Meeting space for working groups (WG) will be available on Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, and Thursday afternoon. We will attempt to accommodate all the WG meeting needs/requests. 

WG Leaders: Sign-up Here for meeting space

Space is available in fifty-minute slots during the following times:

Housing

Hilton Rotterdam Reservations

Weena 10, 3012 CM Rotterdam 

tel: +31 10 710 8000

The Meeting will take place at the Hilton Rotterdam. Rooms are available at a conference rate. This special group rate includes Breakfast. 

Single Occupancy: € 202,50

Double Occupancy: € 222,50 

Please note:  The conference rate is available on a first-come first-served basis. Please reserve early as the group block must be booked by September 30 and frequently sells out early. The rate increases on October 1, 2024

We ask that you support CHARGE by staying at the conference hotel. Our meeting space pricing is based on attendees booking with the Hilton. 

Conference Registration

Rotterdam Meeting Registration 

Meeting Registration is managed by the University of Washington conference services.


Registration includes lunch, snacks, and coffee on the selected day(s) and Wednesday evening’s poster reception.

Abstract Submission

CHARGE Rotterdam 2024: Submit Abstract

The CHARGE Research Steering Committee (RSC) invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for the CHARGE Rotterdam Meeting. Submission deadline: Monday, August 12 (6 PM EDT)

Presentations from working groups and young investigators are a vital component of each CHARGE meeting, and we anticipate providing 10 to 15 early-career travel awards to investigators with highly rated abstracts. We look forward to receiving your submissions for oral and poster presentations. 

Because CHARGE is a confidential internal "study" meeting, abstracts submitted to other national/international conferences are eligible and welcomed for co-submission.

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES BELOW

May the Omics Be with AI: Unlocking the Potential of Your Data

October 15 Workshop

Details: 

Tuesday, October 15 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Open to all registered attendees

Workshop Summary

This workshop aims to explore the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in the field of omics, highlighting how these technologies can unlock the potential of vast and complex datasets. Attendees will gain insights into current trends, practical applications, and future directions in AI-driven omics research. The session will cover a range of topics, including multi-omics data integration, image analysis, and the use of AI in specific research areas. Experts will share their knowledge, case studies, and practical tools to empower participants in their own research and collaborations.


Audience

This workshop is designed for researchers and professionals who have extensive datasets but lack the expertise in AI tools to analyze them. It is ideal for those who will be collaborating with AI specialists to maximize the potential of their data.

 

Post Workshop Shared Resources

Participants will receive a comprehensive list of additional educational materials to further enhance their understanding and skills in AI and omics. This includes:

Abstract Guidelines

TRAVEL AWARDS

POSTER SESSION and POSTER BLITZ


Transportation: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hilton Rotterdam Hotel

In general it is recommended to fly into Amsterdam and take the train to Rotterdam. The links below will help you create a seamless travel plan.

Amsterdam Airport  → Hilton Hotel Rotterdam

Trains from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Rotterdam Centraal Station Information (Official Site)

Rotterdam Centraal Brief Station Guide (The Man in Seat 61)

Local Attractions

Rotterdam Tourist Information 

Get inspired, receive personalized advice, and book your tickets for the most enjoyable tours, museums, and events. There’s also plenty to discover independently. 

Lonely Planet, Rotterdam Guide 

Rotterdam MICHELIN Restaurants

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