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Techna 2015 Symposium – Big Machine: Healthcare Built to Learn

October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Techna’s 2015 Symposium will be exploring the challenges of building a “Big Machine” and the mechanisms that enable the use of big data to improve healthcare. It aims to build academic and industrial partnerships to develop solutions to maximize discoveries from the data generated by the healthcare system.

Event Agenda

8:00 – 8:40 am    Breakfast and Registration
8:40 – 8:45 am  Welcome Message
David Jaffray – Director, Techna Institute, UHN
9:00 – 9:45 am Keynote Speaker
Evren Eyurek – GE Healthcare
9:45 – 10:45 am Session 1 – Data Sources
Lydia Lee – Senior VP and CIO, UHN
Hugo Aerts – Harvard University
Jennifer Stinson – Hospital for Sick Children
Gary Palmer – NantHealth
10:45 – 11:00 am Break 
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Session 2 –  Federation
Moderated by Prateek Dwivedi – Cancer Informatics, Techna Institute, UHN 
12:00 – 1:00 pm  Lunch and Expo
 1:00 – 2:00 pm Session 3 – Machine Learning
Moderated by Igor Jurisica – Ontario Cancer Institute
Anna Goldenberg – Hospital for Sick Children
Russ Greiner – University of Alberta
 2:00 – 2:10 pm Break
 2:10 – 2:55 pm Debate: Does Big Data need a Big Machine?
Moderated by Christian Veillette – Toronto Westen Hospital
Benjamin Haibe-Kains – Princess Magaret Cancer Centre
Andre Dekker – Maastricht University
 2:55 – 3:25 pm Post-Debate Commentary
Shaf Keshavjee – UHN
 3:25 – 3:30 pm Closing Remarks
David Jaffray – Director, Techna Institute, UHN
 3:30 – 4:30 pm  Networking Session

Register

Space is limited, please register today to secure your seat!

This event is free of charge. For more information please contact symposium@technainstitute.com

Details

Date:
October 30, 2015
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/techna-2015-symposium-big-machine-healthcare-built-to-learn-tickets-18207730813

Organizer

Techna Institute

Venue

MaRS Discovery District
101 College St.
Toronto, ON Canada
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