Conference programme – 2019

Download the Final Conference Programme July2019

Download the Final Poster session 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

imgresJoin us in this historic venue for a relaxed and sociable evening on Wednesday 17th July at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Road BS8 1RL. During the evening you will be able to view the Egypt and Assyria exhibit, stepping back in time to ancient Egypt. There will be a cash bar available during the evening, and music and dancing until 23:00.

To attend the conference dinner you should add the event to your basket registration. You will be issued with an event ticket. Guests are advised to arrive by 19:00.

Visit website


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, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery are:

Premier Inn Bristol City Centre (Lewins Mead) – Priced from £45 per night

Berkeley Square Hotel – Priced from £75 per night

Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa – Priced from £95 per night

Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre – Priced from £99 per night

Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel – Priced from per £125 night

Hotel du Vin Avon Gorge – Priced from £169 per night

Radisson Blu Hotel – Priced from £145 per night