Conference: 2017 Western Canadian Universities Big Data Health Conference (WCUC)

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September 28, 2017, 20:00
to: September 29, 2017, 21:48
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Conference: 2017 Western Canadian Universities Big Data Health Conference (WCUC)

Team: Events, Training & News

September 28, 2017, 20:00
to: September 29, 2017, 21:48

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the 2017 Western Canadian Universities

Big Data Health Conference (WCUC)!

 

Please join delegates from across western Canada in Banff, Alberta as we explore opportunities to spark collaborations, address challenges, and identify actionable steps for using large-scale data analysis and technology to improve human health.

 

When: Thursday, September 28 and Friday, September 29, 2017

Where: The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta

Registration for this FREE event is now open. Please register HERE.

 

The WCUC is the first of several initiatives being planned by the medical schools from the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Saskatchewan, and University of Manitoba.

 

This two-day event will include keynote addresses by Dr. Andrea Lodie (Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Science for Real-Time Decision-Making at Polytechnique Montréal) and Dr. JP Casas Romero (Professor,  Institute of Health Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology, University College London or UCL, England). 

 

Additional highlights include  presentations and panel discussions, poster presentations, project pitches, workshops, and networking opportunities. 

 

Conference Topics: 

+ Analytics and Machine Learning

+ Exchange of Information between Systems

+ Multi-source Data

+ Ethical/Legal/Regulatory Issues

+ Clinical Process Re-design                                                                                                               

+ Novel Visualization

 

  POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: Important Information and Dates:

 

More Information to come! 

 

For questions or abstract submission assistance, please contact: WCUConference@gmail.com.

 

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