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The 2013 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo Called a Great Success; Draws Record Attendance  

Next Event to Take Place April 29 - May 1, 2014 in Boston  

Bio-IT World Conference & Expo would like to thank all speakers, attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors who came to Boston for our twelfth annual event. With a record-breaking 2,500+ attendees from 30+ countries and 125+ exhibitors, the 2013 Expo was our most successful event yet.

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2013 Highlights & Recap

See you next year! The 2014 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo will be held April 29 - May 1, 2014 at the 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 2014. If you are interested in speaking, please contact Cindy Crowninshield, RD, LDN at

To customize your sponsorship or exhibit package for 2014, contact Katelin Fitzgerald (A-K companies) at or Tim McLucas (L-Z companies) at The exhibit hall was sold out in 2013, so please contact us early to reserve your place.

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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 Discovery to the Clinic  


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


Track 9: Drug Discovery Informatics
Thinking of Drugs Outside of the Box  


Track 4: Bioinformatics
Understanding Massive Quantities of -omic Information across Research Initiatives  


Track 10: Clinical Omics

Tools for Bridging Research Data and the Clinic  


Track 5: Next-Generation Sequencing Informatics
NGS, Genome-Scale Screening and HTP Proteomics  


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


Morning Workshops
  • Integrated Research Data Management  
  • Quality Practices for R&D Informatics  
  • Beyond the Cloud  
  • IT & Informatics in Support of Collaboration and Externalization  

Afternoon Workshops
  • Avoiding Intellectual Property Problems in Research Collaborations Using Information Technology  
  • Avoiding Cloud Gotchas  
  • Advancing the Use of EHR/EMR for Clinical Research and Drug Development  
  • Cloud Computing in Hospital Data Management and Integration  
  • Data Visualization in Biology: From the Basics to Big Data  
  • Software for Clinical Genomics  
  • IT Project Planning and Implementation  


2013 Sponsor Info2013 Prospectus is now available.  

Reserve your space early and SAVE!  

  • Access All 12 Tracks for One Price
  • Network with 2,500+ 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 2013 Awards:
    Benjamin Franklin
    Best of Show
    Best Practices
  • View Novel Technologies and Solutions in the Expansive Exhibit Hall
  • And Much More!

Atul ButteAtul Butte, M.D., Ph.D., Division Chief and Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine; Director, Center for Pediatric Bioinformatics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital; Co-founder, Personalis and Numedii

Andrew HopkinsAndrew L. Hopkins, D.Phil, FRSC, FSB, Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Design, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee


The Life Sciences CIO Panel

From managing big data and cloud computing capabilities to building virtual communities and optimizing drug development, the life sciences CIO has to be a firefighter, evangelist, visionary. In this special plenary roundtable, Bio-IT World invites a select group of CIOs from big pharma, academia and government to discuss the major issues facing today's biosciences organization and the prospects for future growth and organizational success.

Special guests:
Remy Evard – CIO, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Martin Leach, Ph.D., Vice President, R&D IT, Biogen Idec
Andrea T. Norris – Director, Center for Information Technology (CIT) and CIO, NIH
Gunaretnam (Guna) Rajagopal, Ph.D., VP & CIO - R&D IT, Research, Bioinformatics & External Innovation, Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Cris Ross – CIO, Mayo Clinic
Matthew Trunnell, CIO, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard


Managing Big Data: The Genome Center Perspective

Panelists Include: Matthew Trunnell (Broad Institute)
Alexander (Sasha) Wait Zaranek, (Harvard Medical School/Clinical Future, Inc.)
Guy Coates (The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute)

Building the IT Architecture of the New York Genome Center

Chris Dwan, Acting Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Research Computing, New York Genome Center
Kevin Shianna, Senior Vice President, Sequencing Operations, New York Genome Center
Jim Harding, CTO, Sabey Corporation
Sanjay Joshi, CTO, Life Sciences, EMC Isilon Storage Division

Robert B. Darnell, M.D., Ph.D., President & Scientific Director, New York Genome Center

Additional Speakers to be Announced

Reg Early


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  • Making the World's Knowledge Computable
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