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Big Data in Health and Biomedicine Conference: Melbourne, Australia – 18-19 April

Big Data 2013 is following on from the success of HISA’s Data Governance conferences of 2011 and 2012. Big Data 2013 is Australia’s first Big Data in biomedicine and healthcare conference. The event will be held at Rydges, Melbourne  on 18-19 April. For details, see http://www.hisa.org.au/page/bigdata2013 Registration is open and the early bird rate closes on 12 March.

The conference will focus on issues around biomedical informatics, personalised medicine, health 2.0/participatory health, data governance, data analytics and healthier outcomes. The main themes of the conference are:

  1. New data sourcing: social media, genomics
  2. Technology and algorithms: NLP, text analytics, data mining, etc
  3. Applications: personalised medicine, clinical research, education
  4. Ethical legal issues, quality, risk, allocation, governance

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HISA’s annual HIC event will be held on 15 July – 18 July 2013 in Adelaide at the Adelaide Convention Centre, with the primary theme of Digital Health Service Delivery – The Future Is Now! The Call for Submissions is open, and closes on 18 February, 2013. See http://www.hisa.org.au/page/hic2013papers for full details.

February 8, 2013 - Posted by | Asia-Pacific, Australia, conference, education | , , , , ,

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