Warm greetings from the sunny island of Singapore!

Singapore is honoured to be the host of the 18th Wonca World Conference!  As we gear up in our preparations for the Wonca 2007 World Conference, Singapore promises a host of exciting attractions and activities. Besides getting updates on the latest advances that genomics and biomedical sciences have to offer, our scientific program also promises a whole new paradigm in delivery of lectures and plenary sessions.  The conference theme is “Genomics and Family Medicine”, bringing you an assembly of renowned plenary speakers like Dr Shigeru Omi, Regional Director of Western Pacific Regional Office of the World Health Organisation; Dr Francis Collins, Director of National Human Genome Research Institute; Professor Yvonne Carter, Dean of Warwick Medical School; Dr Spencer Wells, Population Geneticist of National Geographic; Professor David Goldstein, Director of IGSP Centre for Population Genomics & Pharmacogenetics; Professor Edison Liu, Executive Director of Genome Institute of Singapore; Professor Michael Kidd, Head of the Discipline of General Practice in the University of Sydney; and many others. So, please sign up now to enjoy early bird discounts and also to pre book your hotels so that the choicest sites can be reserved for you!

Visit our trade exhibition — a good platform for your business and service matching opportunities.  The medical technology exhibition will provide a unique business matching opportunity for all family physicians and medical groups wanting to scale up their practice profiles and offer an improved and vastly increased range of point of care testing services for their patients.

In addition to work and academic schedules, the organizing committee also promises to host a dazzling array of social programs for your partners and family members.  Thinking of bringing along your loved ones?  There are several fun and exciting attractions to keep your family occupied throughout your stay so that you can attend all of our programs and social activities with complete assurance that they would never get bored.

Singapore is a beautiful and dynamic city where you get to experience a multicultural society living harmoniously under one community.  Geographically located in the centre of South East Asia, Singapore offers a blend of East meets West heritage, its unique multicultural society portrays tradition as well as modernity of the world today.  You could shop till you drop, feast on some of the greatest culinary delights as well as attend world class performances at our latest state of the art architectural marvel, the Esplanade. I am certain you will never have a dull moment in Singapore, the city that never sleeps!  Make Singapore your 2007 travel destination today.