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PLENARY KEYNOTE PRESENTERS: 

Heather Dewey-HagborgHeather Dewey-Hagborg

Artist, Ph.D. Student, Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute

 

Yaniv ErlichYaniv Erlich, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator and Whitehead Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

 

Stephen FriendStephen H. Friend, M.D., Ph.D.

President, Co-Founder and Director of Sage Bionetworks

 

John QuackenbushJohn Quackenbush, Ph.D.

CEO, Genospace; Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health

 

Isaac Samuel KohaneIsaac Samuel Kohane, M.D., Ph.D.

Henderson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Director, Countway Library of Medicine; Director, i2b2 National Center for Biomedical Computing; Co-Director, HMS Center for Biomedical Informatics

 

EVENT FEATURES 

  • Access All 13 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 2014 Awards: 
    • Benjamin Franklin
    • Best of Show
    • Best Practices
  • View Novel Technologies and Solutions in the Expansive Exhibit Hall
  • And Much More!
 

THE 2014 BIO-IT WORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO CALLED A GREAT SUCCESS; DRAWS RECORD ATTENDANCE!  

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 


ABOUT THE EVENT 

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.


2014 CONCURRENT TRACKS

 
 

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

 

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

 
 

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

 

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

 
 

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

 

Track 10: Clinical Genomics 

Tools for Interrogation, Integration and Implementation  

 
 

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

 

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

 
 

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

 

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

 
 

Track 6: Systems Pharmacology
Pathways to Patient Response 

 

NEW THIS YEAR!
Track 13: Data Security
Meeting the Challenge in a Data-Centric World 

       
 

Track 7: eClinical Trials Solutions
Innovative Management in Clinical Trials  

   
     

 


2014 WORKSHOPS - VIEW DETAILS  

Morning Workshops
  • 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 
 

Afternoon Workshops
  • 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 

  • A Bar Code for Chemical Structures: Using the InChI to Transform Connectivity between Chemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, and Drug Discovery 
 
 

Platinum Sponsors:  

Accelrys  

Aspera  

Cycle Computing logo  

     
Data Direct Networks   Elsevier    
     

Hitachi Data Systems  

IBM  

 

Illumnia logo  

 

OKTA   Oracle Health Sciences   SGI  
     
Thinkmate   Thomson Reuters-Large   Xyratex  

Gold Sponsors:  

     
Adaptive Computing
 
Advizex
 
Annai Systems
 
     
Anolinx  Arista  Ayasdi 
     
BioFortis  Cambridge Computer  CambridgeSemantics 
     
CLC Bio  Converge Health by Deloitte  Cray 
     
Exostar  Genalice  Intel Logo 
     
Internet 2  Maverix Biomics  Metabolon 
     
Neural ID  OpenEye_Vertical  PerkinElmer NEW 2009 
     
QIAGEN  QUINTILES small logo  RemedyMD 
     
Sabey Data Center Properties  Schrodinger logo  Silicon Mechanics 
     
SimulConsult  TessellaNEW  Waters_Black_with_tagline 
     
  YarcData    

Bronze Sponsors:  

Bina Technologies  
 
 
Databiology  

Dell_2011(1)  

     
epharmasolutions   GGA Software   Linguamatics  
     
 
Merge eClinical  
 

Corporate Support Sponsors:  

Adaptive Clinical Systems  

Seven Bridges Genomics   tranSMART Foundation  
     
  UMT    
     

*IBM and the IBM logo are trademarks of International Business Machines Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide.  


Official Media Partner:  

 

Bio-IT World Large  

 

Official PR Partner:  

 

PAN Communications  

 

Lead Sponsoring Publications:  

Clinical Informatics News  

Drug Discovery Today  

Genetic Engineering News  

Nature  

Science AAAS  

The Scientist  

Sponsoring Publications:  

 

 

 

ADT MAL logo  

Drug Discovery News  

Epigenomics  

FierceBiotech  

FierceBiotechIT  

FiercePharma  

Genomeweb Logo  

Genomics Data  

Insight Pharma Reports  

Personalized 

Medicine  

Pharmaceutical 

Outsourcing  

Pharmacogenomics  

PCW_Logo  

PharmaVoice  

Scientific Computing  

Scientific 

Computing World  

 

 

Sponsoring Organizations:  

Bioinformatics.org  

ISCB  

MHTC  

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center  

 

 

Web Partners:  

AllSeq  

Biocompare  

Biospace  

CanBiotech  

Frost  

MendelsPod.com  

 

SiteSurveyLogo  

 



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Aspera 

 Cycle Computing logo 

 Data Direct Networks 

Elsevier 

 

IBM 

Illumnia logo 

Intel Logo 

OKTA 

Oracle Health Sciences 

Seagate  

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Thinkmate 

Thomson Reuters 


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