The Silent Genomes 2021 Annual Meeting was held on November 18th and 19th, 2021. With respect to the continuous COVID-19 precautions, this year's meeting was virtual again. The meeting agenda was organized to provide the time for communication between the team members and partners and include progress reports by the Activity Leads and team members.
The Silent Genomes 2020 Annual Meeting took place online on Friday, November 27th 9:00am-12:00pm PST. The meeting agenda included progress reports on the four activities along with feedback and questions, as well as our COVID-19 pandemic strategy especially for community engagement.
Our yearly face-to face meeting was held in Victoria, BC on November 21-22nd, 2019. The purpose of this gathering 18 months into the project was to bring together the Silent Genomes team and our partners to gather insights and feedback on the governance strategy, development of the Indigenous Background Variant Library (IBVL), and provide an update on Activities 1-4.