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Speakers Announced for Biocom’s 4th Annual Big Data Summit

  • 2019-10-10T22:28:00.000+0000
  • San Diego
  • Author: Ashleigh Farver

Biocom's 4th Annual Big Data Summit takes place in San Diego on October 29th, 2019 with lluminating keynotes, dynamic panel discussions, and interactive use-case studies from life science organizations and best in class technology partners. This one-day event is an annual convergence of industry executives, bio-technologists and data scientists, dedicated to deploying emerging technologies within the life science industry, as it relates to Big Data. This summit will bring together thought-leaders at the forefront of innovations in artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, computational drug discovery, genomics, and MIoT.

Biocom has carefully curated two different tracks for this year's summit, specifically designed to cater to different summit participants. The high-level track will hold strategic level discussions in our Big Data Strategy Room, while the technical track will bring together CTOs, CIOs, Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers and Bioinformaticists in our AI Lounge. To maximize your company's experience and take full advantage of the summit, we encourage multiple team members from different roles at your organization to participate. Register two or more folks from the same organization and receive a $25 discount per registrant. (Please note: This only applies to industry companies and does not transfer to service provider organizations.) To receive this discount, email Ashleigh Farver.

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
8:30am Networking Breakfast & Registration

9:00am to 9:15am Big Data Strategy Room: Biocom CEO Remarks

Joseph Panetta, President and CEO, Biocom

9:15am to 9:45am Big Data Strategy Room: Morning Keynote Address
Massimo Mascaro, Technical Director of Applied AI, Google

10:00am to 10:30am Big Data Strategy Room: Real World Evidence
*Speakers TBD

10:15am to 10:45am AI Lounge: Fuzzy Logic & Machine Learning

David Fogel, Chief Scientist,

10:45am to 11:15am AI Lounge: Challenges & Innovative Solutions Toward a New Generation of Quantitative NASH Data
Casey Laris, CTO, Reveal Biosciences

11:00am to 11:30am Big Data Strategy Room: Why Medical Device Cybersecurity Matters
Om Mahida, Software Engineer, Medcrypt

11:30am to 12:30pm Networking Lunch

12:00pm to 12:30pm Big Data Strategy Room: Patient Centered Research & Precision Medicine

William Lee, VP of Bioinformatics, Helix
Razelle Kurzrock, MD, Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UCSD School of Medicine, Associate Director, Clinical Science, Director, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy, Director, Clinical Trials Office, Director, Rare Tumor Clinic, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

12:45pm to 1:15pm AI Lounge: AI Guided Protein Discovery, Evolution, De Novo Design
Ariel Schwartz, CTO Denovium
Toby Richardson, CEO, Denovium

1:15pm to 1:45pm AI Lounge: Evaluating Generalization of Deep Learning Models on Cardiac MRI Image Segmentation
Mai Nguyen, Lead for Data Analytics, San Diego Supercomputer Center

1:45pm to 2:30pm
Big Data Strategy Room: Strategic Partnerships
Susie Stephens, Sr. Director Analytics and Master Data Architecture, Pfizer
Sai Shankar, Vice President, Global Digital Healthcare Systems, Aptar Pharma
Grant Olsen, VP Corporate Development, Business Development and Ventures, ResMed
Emma Huang, Director, Data Sciences External Innovation, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

2:30pm to 3:15pm Big Data Strategy Room: Start-Up Focused Partnering
Kim Walpole, CEO and Co-Founder,
Stephane Richard, COO, CureMatch
Claire Weston, Founder and CEO, Reveal Biosciences

3:15pm to 3:45pm Attendee Networking & Coffee Break

3:30pm to 4:00pm AI Lounge: OPEN SESSION

*Speaker and Topic TBD

3:45pm to 4:15pm Big Data Strategy Room: Ethical Use of Data and Explainable AI

Moderator: Jim Mullen, Partner, Morrison Foerster

Norman Winarsky,
PhD, Co-Founder, Siri; Vice President, Articifical Intelligence and Natural Language Analytics, Interpreta
Ben Yu, MD, PhD, Vice President, Medical Informatics and Genomics, Interpreta

4:45pm to 5:30pm Big Data Strategy Room: Investor Panel
Moderator: Daniel Haders, Managing Director Healthcare Technology, NextCubed
Dylan Weening,
Senior Associate, Sway Ventures

5:00pm to 6:30pm Business Unplugged: Closing Networking Reception

Register for the summit here.