2014 KEYNOTE & EXHIBIT HALL
Complimentary Hall Passes Available Until April 18
 

 


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2014 PLENARY KEYNOTE PRESENTERS: 

Heather Dewey-Hagborg
Artist, Ph.D. Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Yaniv Erlich, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator and Whitehead Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Stephen H. Friend, M.D., Ph.D.
President, Co-Founder and Director of Sage Bionetworks

John Quackenbush, Ph.D.
CEO, Genospace; Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health

Isaac 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

THE EXHIBIT HALL AT BIO-IT WORLD OFFERS: 

✓ Access 5 Plenary Keynote Presentations

✓ Networking with 2,500+ Life Science and Health Professionals

✓ New Trends and Solutions from 140+ Exhibitors

✓ Competitive Intel from Technical Poster Displays

✓ Bio-IT World Networking Reception

✓ Vendor Theater Presentations

✓ 2014 Coveted Industry Awards Presentations: Bioinformatics Organization’s Benjamin Franklin Award, Bio-IT World’s Best of Show and Best Practices

 

EXHIBIT HALL AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE
   
 

TUESDAY, APRIL 29

4:00 - 5:00 pm PLENARY KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

4:05 pm Keynote Introduction

Kevin Brode, Senior Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences - Americas, Hitachi Data Systems

4:15 pm PLENARY KEYNOTE: Creating an Information Ecosystem for Personalized Genomic Medicine

John Quackenbush, Ph.D., CEO, GenoSpace; Professor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health

5:00 pm Bio-IT World Exhibit Hall Opens: Welcome Reception & Poster Viewing

 

5:20-5:40 pm Vendor Theater Presentation: Achieving Fast, Accurate, and Scalable Genomic Analysis

Narges Bani Asadi, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Bina Technologies, Inc.

Narges Bani Asadi will describe how researchers and scientists can achieve ultra-high speed and throughput for whole genome, whole exome, and RNA-Seq analysis without sacrificing accuracy. She will explain how Bina Technologies measures and ensures accuracy, reproducibility, and quality of the data at every step in the pipeline.  

6:45 pm *iPad® mini & Bose® QC®15 Noise Cancelling Headphones Raffle!

7:00 pm Exhibit Hall Closes


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30

8:00 - 9:45 am PLENARY KEYNOTE & AWARDS PRESENTATIONS

8:05 am Keynote Introduction

Sanjay Joshi, CTO, Life Sciences, EMC Isilon

8:15 am PLENARY KEYNOTE: NextGen Research: Enabling Distributed Teams of Experts and the Engaged Public to Solve Complex Biomedical Problems

Stephen H. Friend, M.D., Ph.D., President, Co-Founder and Director of Sage Bionetworks

9:00 am Benjamin Franklin Award & Laureate Presentation

9:30 am Best Practices Awards Program

9:45 am Exhibit Hall Opens: Coffee & Poster Viewing

10:05 - 10:25 am Vendor Theater Presentation: Discovery, Understanding, and Prediction to Drive Clinical Value from your Genomic Data

Kelci Miclaus, Principal Research Statistician, SAS Institute

As technologies advance toward thousand dollar genomes, visual analytic tools become necessary to interpret massive amounts of data and produce clinically actionable results. With JMP Life Sciences software, learn how you can discover signals, understand patterns, and build predictive biomarker models in an integrated framework with your clinical outcomes.  

 

3:25 pm Refreshment Break 

3:30-3:50 pm Vendor Theater Presentation: Innovating Research Using Real World Information

Chris Young, Life Sciences Solution Partner, Knowledgent

Many analytical disciplines within healthcare are generating and using real world information. Researchers within life sciences companies are seeking to understand the efficacy of treatments in comparison to other treatment options and disease epidemiology. Healthcare benefits administrators and payers are diving deeper into the costs of the treatments and are producing data of their own to inform reimbursement decisions. Knowledgent plans to discuss how big data solutions are supporting innovation through the use of real world information.  

5:30 - 6:30 pm Best of Show Awards Reception in the Exhibit Hall

6:30 pm Exhibit Hall Closes


THURSDAY, MAY 1

8:00 - 10:00 am PLENARY KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

8:05 am Keynote Introduction

Fred Lee, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Healthcare Strategy and Business Development, Oracle Health Sciences

8:15 am PLENARY KEYNOTE: Anonymity in the Genomic Age

Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Artist and Ph.D. Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

8:45 am PLENARY KEYNOTE: Crowd Genomics

Yaniv Erlich, Ph.D., Principal Investigator and Whitehead Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

9:15 am PLENARY KEYNOTE: Information Altruism versus Genomic Disinformation and the Premature Eulogies for Privacy

Isaac 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

10:00 am Exhibit Hall Opens: Coffee & Poster Competition Winners Announced

1:15 pm Dessert in the Exhibit Hall & Poster Viewing

1:45 pm *Apple TV® & Bose® QC®15 Noise Cancelling Headphones Raffle!

1:55 pm Exhibit Hall Closes


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