Track 3 - April 21 – 23, 2015
Riding Cloud to Next-Generation Computing
Life scientists agree that the shift to cloud is both necessary and practical. Adoption has been greater than anyone expected and users continue to find novel ways and contexts in which to apply it. Track 3 explores the rapid growth and progressive maturation of cloud as well as evolving provider and user experiences.
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Compliant Cloud Computing
Krista Woodley, Director, Information Technology, Biogen Idec
Using Cloud Computing to Improve the Accuracy and Probability of Success of Drug Discovery
Ed Addison, Ph.D., CEO, Corporate, Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Web Computing as Commodity Supercomputing for User-Facing Genomics Applications
Jonas S. Almeida, Ph.D., Professor and CTO, Biomedical Informatics Department, SUNY Stony Brook
Next-Generation Sequencing and Cloud Scale: A Journey to Large-Scale Flexible Infrastructures in AWS
Jason Tetrault, Associate Director, Business and Information Architect, R&D IT, Biogen Idec
Rethinking Cloud Security: You Can’t Control What You Can’t See
Elizabeth Lawler, CEO, Conjur, Inc.
Data Communications in BSL-3 and BSL-4 Containment: Safety, Compliance and Security
John McCall, Director, Information Technology and Telecommunications, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories, Boston University
Global Developments in Privacy and Data Security Law
John M. Conley, J.D., Ph.D., William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Law, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
PANEL DISCUSSION: Achieving Much-Needed Innovation while Hurdling the Barriers of Stringent Regulation
Moderator: John M. Conley, J.D., Ph.D., William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Law, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dave Peterson, Executive Director, Vendor & Third Party Assurance, National IT Compliance, Kaiser Permanente Information Technology
Additional Panelists to be Announced