Global Microbial Identifier 2023 (GMI13)

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Global Microbial Identifier 2023 (GMI13)

Exploring the technical and social/ethical/legal aspects of microbial genomics data sharing, including mechanisms, initiatives and solutions

By SFU Faculty of Health Sciences

When and where

Date and time

Wed, Sep 13, 2023 8:00 AM - Fri, Sep 15, 2023 6:00 PM PDT


SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue and various other venues in downtown Vancouver 3300-515 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3 Canada

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About this event

  • 2 days 10 hours
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Global Microbial Identifier 2023 conference - Sept 13-15, 2023

GMI13 will focus on the critical importance of equity and interoperability (semantic, process, systems) in developing a global microbial genomics data sharing ecosystem. The conference will feature sessions that highlight other global genomics initiatives tackling similar challenges; international partnerships between high income and low-to-middle-income countries focusing on lessons learned for equitable data sharing; updates from public sequence repositories and surveillance networks; and work group breakout sessions focusing on the development of priority actions.

VENUES: Simon Fraser University’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

PROGRAM: Please check the GMI web site ( for the most recent scientific program

On September 12, 2023, the GMI Strategic Planning Working Group will be hosting its annual meeting. Registration details to come - check

About the organizer

SFU's Faculty of Health Sciences strives to improve the health of individuals and populations and to reduce health inequities through excellence in interdisciplinary research and education, in partnership with local, national and global communities and with a commitment to social justice.