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Next Event to Take Place April 21- 23, 2015 in Boston

Bio-IT World Conference & Expo would like to thank all speakers, attendees, sponsors, exhibitors and media who participated in making the 2014 event our biggest and most exciting event yet. The thirteenth annual event brought together a record-breaking 3,000+ attendees from 32 countries and 140+ exhibitors for three days of inspiring presentations and tactical solutions.

Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2014 Highlights & Recap 


The 2015 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo will be held April 21- 23, 2015 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. We hope to see you at next year’s event.

We will soon begin working on the program agenda for 2015.  If you are interested in speaking, please contact Cindy Crowninshield, RD, LDN at

To customize your sponsorship or exhibit package for 2015, contact Katelin Fitzgerald (A-K companies) at or Elizabeth Lemelin (L-Z companies) at  Priority placement is selling out fast.  Reserve your space for 2015 early to maximize your exposure!


The 2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo united 3,000+ life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT professionals from 32 countries. The Expo provided the perfect venue to share information and discuss enabling technologies that are driving biomedical research and the drug development process.

Since its debut in 2002, the annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo has established itself as a premier event showcasing the myriad applications of IT and informatics to biomedical research and the drug discovery enterprise. The 2014 program featured compelling talks from industry and academia on new trends in data generation, knowledge management, and information technology in life sciences and drug development, including best practice case studies and joint partner presentations relevant to the technologies, research, and regulatory issues of life science, pharmaceutical, clinical and IT professionals.

Spanning three days, the meeting included 13 parallel conference tracks and 16 pre-conference workshops.



Track 1: IT Infrastructure – Hardware
Big Data Solutions and End-User Perspectives  


Track 7: eClinical Trials Solutions
Innovative Management in Clinical Trials  


Track 2: Software Development
Technologies and Applications for Managing and Sharing Data 


Track 8: Data Visualization and Exploration Tools
From Genomics to the Discovery 


Track 3: Cloud Computing
Riding the Cloud to Next-Generation Computing 


Track 9: Pharmaceutical R&D Informatics
Collaboration, Data Science and Biologics 


Track 4: Bioinformatics
Utilizing Massive Quantities of –omic Information across Research Initiatives   


Track 10: Clinical Genomics 

Tools for Interrogation, Integration and Implementation  


Track 5: Next-Generation Sequencing Informatics
Advances in Analysis and Interpretation of NGS Data  


Track 11: Collaborations and Open Access Innovations
Collaborative and Open Access Models for Advancing Research, Discovery and Personalized Medicine 


Track 6: Systems Pharmacology
Pathways to Patient Response 


Track 12: Cancer Informatics
Applying Computational Biology to Cancer Research & Care 




Track 13: Data Security
Meeting the Challenge in a Data-Centric World 



  • Genome Assembly and Annotation 

  • Data Visualization in Biology 

  • Biologics, Bioassay, and Biospecimen Registration Systems 

  • Analyzing NGS Data in Galaxy 

  • Aligning Projects with Organization Strategy 

  • An Embarrassment of Riches: Choosing and Implementing Cloud Infrastructure 

  • Simplify Informatics, Simplify Life - Taming Quality and Complexity of Big Data and IT Solutions 

  • Advancing the Use of EHR/EMR for Clinical Research and Drug Development 

  • Determining Genome Variation and Clinical Utility 

  • UCSC Genome Browser Interactive Workshop 

  • IT & Informatics in Support of Collaboration and Externalization 

  • Big Data Analytics 

  • Running a Local Galaxy Instance 

  • Updates from the tranSMART Open-Source Community 


2014 Sponsor Info

2014 Prospectus is now available. 

Reserve your space early and SAVE! 


John Quackenbush discusses creating an information ecosystem for personalized genomic medicine.
Stephen Friend presents "Enabling Experts and the Public to Solve Complex Biomedical Problems."
Yaniv Erlich reflects on the growing accessibility and security of genomic data.
Bio-artist, Heather Dewey-Hagborg, demonstrates the extreme accessibility of DNA traces.
Isaac Samuel Kohane makes a case for genomic data sharing at the risk of reduced security.


  • Access All 13 Tracks for One Price
  • Network with 3,000+ Global Attendees
  • Hear 150+ Technology and Scientific Presentations
  • Attend Bio-IT World’s Best Practices Awards
  • Connect with Attendees Using CHI’s Intro-Net
  • Participate in the Poster Competition
  • Choose from 16 Pre-Conference Workshops
  • See the Winners of the following 2014 Awards:
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Best of Show
    • Best Practices  
  • View Novel Technologies and Solutions in the Expansive Exhibit Hall
  • And Much More!
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Platinum Sponsors

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 Data Direct Networks 




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Oracle Health Sciences 


Thomson Reuters 


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Official Publication

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Conference CD

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Complimentary Downloads

View white papers, listen to podcasts, and more! 

  • Making the World's Knowledge Computable
  • Bioinformatics in the Cloud
  • The Application of Text Analytics to Drug Safety Surveillance

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