The Steering committee has held two meetings by teleconference
October 2013 – A draft project implementation plan was presented, the outcome of which was a refining of the intended scope of the project to maintain focus.
February 2014 – A draft framework with options for key criteria was presented for discussion, the outcome of which was agreement on a 9 criteria framework to arrange the development of the draft standards. It is acknowledged that this framework may evolve as the standards develop.
June 2014 – A face to face steering committee meeting was held to critique and further develop the standards document prior to further consultation.
August 4 2014 – The project and draft standards document were presented and discussed at the Human Genetic Society of Australasia’s (HGSA) Annual Scientific Meeting.
August 18 2014 – A Consultation workshop (by invitation only) was held to seek broad and constructive input to the draft standards prior to further development and completion.
September 2 2014 – The Standards project was presented and discussed at the 10thAustralasian Mutation Detection Meeting
September 22-24 2014 – The Standards project was presented at the British Society of Genetic Medicine’s (BSGM) Annual Scientific Meeting.
October–November 2014 – A revised document was circulated to the steering committee and consultation workshop attendees for further feedback prior to the development of a final draft standards document.
December 17 2014 – The document "Standards for clinical databases of genetic variants" was approved by the RCPA board on December 17, 2014