Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Brief Blog: Stanford 2017 Conference on Big Data and Biomedicine

This year's annual Stanford Conference on Big Data in Biomedicine will be held on May 24/25 on campus at Stanford.  Last year's conference drew 500 attendees in person and another 2000 by video.

Press release here; conference website here, the two-day agenda here.

Wednesday's agenda includes a keynote by Eric Topol of Scripps; update on the Precision Medicine Initiative; and panels on cardiovascular big data, regulatory sciences, AI, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (big data in multiple fields, supported by Mark Zuckerberg).

Thursday's agenda includes panels on cancer, clinical trial observational big data, as well as a section on "digital health and technology."  Registration is $800.