Conference programme – 2019

Topics to be covered in the 2019 programme include:

  • Detecting and adjusting for pleiotropy in MR
  • Multivariable MR and mediation analysis
  • MR of disease progression and time-to-event outcomes
  • Adjusting for selection bias in MR
  • Gene-environment interactions in MR
  • Triangulation in MR
  • Exploiting individual level data in MR
  • Within family MR designs
  • Co-localiation
  • Omics and MR

The venue

The venue for the conference in 2019 will be the Chemistry Building at the University of Bristol. Situated on the University precinct it houses four lecture theatres and a large foyer in an attractive 1960’s aspect filled with natural light and a feeling of space.

The venue sits in the heart of Bristol, with many cultural sites nearby, including Brunel’s ss Great Britain and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Recognised as a European Green Capital, Bristol has many green spaces and promotes low carbon living and green innovation.

Conference dinner

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An extensive range of accommodation recommendations based on location and price can be found on the Visit Bristol website.

A selection of hotels located near the conference venue, Colston Hall are:

Homestay Bristol (Hostel) – Priced from £18/night

Premier Inn Bristol City Centre (Lewins Mead) – Priced from £40/night

Berkeley Apartments – Lower Park Row – Priced from £57/night

Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel – Priced from £65/night

Radisson Blu Hotel – Priced from £99/night

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel – Priced from £109/night

Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa – Priced from £115/night

Hotel du Vin – Priced from £140/night