The Microbiome Insights team will be in New York, NY, USA, on May 23rd 2018 for the Microbiome Futures event. This exciting event will document the future of microbiome commercialization and research and is the culmination of an exhaustive research process during which the working group gathered input from a worldwide pool of stakeholders in the microbiome space. The meeting will be attended by 250 representatives of leading institutions and companies and will cover topics such as moving from correlation to causation, practical solutions to data, and regulatory hurdles. Outcomes will be published in Nature Biotechnology. We hope to see you at this exciting, landmark event!