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BioTeam schedule for Bio-IT World 2020

TUESDAY OCTOBER 6th

10:15 – 11:25 am

NIH’s Strategic Vision for Data Science
Susan Gregurick and Rebecca Baker, National Institutes of Health
Keynote, panel moderator Ari Berman

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 7th

9:00 – 9:20 am

The Chicagoland COVID-19 Commons: A Regional Data Commons Powering Research to Support Public Health Efforts
Matthew Trunnell, Data Commoner-at-Large; Executive Director, Pandemic Response Commons; Former Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Track 2 – Data and Metadata Management

2:10 – 2:30 pm

Building Patient Platforms with Gen3 for Research and Real-World Data
Bob Grossman, PhD, Frederick H. Rawson Distinguished Service Professor in Medicine and Computer Science; Director, The Jim and Karen Frank Center for Translational Data Science, University of Chicago
Track 16 – Open Access and Collaboration

3:10 – 3:25 pm

Our Experience as the First External Organization to Build a Gen3 Data Commons
William Van Etten, PhD, Senior Scientific Consultant, Consulting, BioTeam Inc.
Track 16 – Open Access and Collaboration

3:25 – 4:00 pm

Silo Breaking with Gen3: Improving the Culture of Data Sharing by Leveraging a Data Commons Approach within a Global Pharmaceutical Company
Daniel Huston, Lead IT Business Partner, Translational Bioinformatics, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Track 16 – Open Access and Collaboration

THURSDAY OCTOBER 8th

9:00 – 10:00 am

Chris Dagdigian, Trends from the Trenches
Chris Dagdigian, Co-Founder and Senior Director, Infrastructure, BioTeam, Inc.
Keynote

10:00 – 10:40am

PANEL: Trends from the Trenches
Chris Dagdigian, Co-Founder and Senior Director, Infrastructure, BioTeam, Inc.
Vivien Bonazzi, PhD, Chief Biomedical Data Scientist, Managing Director, Deloitte Tim Cutts, PhD, Head, Scientific Computing, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Kjiersten Fagnan, PhD, Chief Informatics Officer, Data Science and Informatics Leader, DOE Joint Genome Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Matthew Trunnell, Data Commoner-at-Large; Executive Director, Pandemic Response Commons; former Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Video from past years

Chris Dagdigian on The future of Scientific Data Storage

Ari Berman on the need for data management

Chris Dagdigian on Moving to the Cloud