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CFP, 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare (Singapore)

The National University of Singapore’s Centre for Health Informatics (CHI) is organizing the 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare, to be held in Singapore from 22-24 July 2014, and further information is available at http://www.bdah.org

The 2nd International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare provides a leading forum for researchers, healthcare administrators, care-providers, and policy makers to disseminate and share cutting-edge research and practice,  and gain insights into the challenges, opportunities, novel strategies, and analytic tools and techniques for dealing with big data in healthcare. The BDAH 2014 Program Committee invites submissions of completed papers, poster papers, abstract presentations, and pre-conference workshop proposals that advance knowledge of healthcare data analytics. More details about the submission types and formats can be found at the conference website. The Call for Papers is open (http://chi.nus.edu.sg/conference2014/_files/bdah2014-cfp.pdf), with submissions due on 31 January (workshop proposals) and 14 February (papers).

The Advisory Panel includes past IMIA President Prof. KC Lun, and Prof. Bill Hersh from Oregon Health and Science University, and the Programme Committee includes Prof. Tze Yun Leong, IMIA VP WG/SIGs.

December 11, 2013 Posted by | Asia-Pacific, conference | , | Leave a comment

Singapore, 8-10 July: International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare 2013

The National University of Singapore’s Centre for Health Informatics (CHI), is organizing the 1st International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center, Singapore from 9-10 July 2013, with a half-day Pre-Conference workshops on 8 July 2013. For more information on the Conference, please visit http://bdah.org  Registration is open (early rate closes 31 May)

Big data analytics are already making big impacts in finance, manufacturing, retail and social networks. Healthcare is beginning to experience the data tsunamis due to the rapid adoption of information systems generating huge volumes of primary and secondary data. To stay business-competitive, healthcare organizations should prepare to brace themselves for the oncoming data deluge.

Speakers include: Chong Yoke Sin, CEO, Integrated Health Information Systems, Singapore: William Hersh, Prof, Dept of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, OHSU, USA; Norma Lang, Howe Endowed Chair for Healthcare Transformation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; Benjamin Ong, CE, National University Health Systems, Singapore Snr VP (Health Affairs), National University of Singapore; Dr. Ellen Harper, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Premier West, Cerner Corporation.

For more information, please contact:
Ms. Angie Ong,
Assistant Conference Manager,
Ace: Daytons Direct International Pte Ltd., Singapore
T: +65-63795267 E: admin[at]chi-conference.org

May 24, 2013 Posted by | Asia-Pacific, conference | , | Leave a comment

International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare – Singapore, 08-10 July, 2013

Professor KC Lun (Past President, IMIA, 2001-04) writes:

The National University of Singapore’s Centre for Health Informatics (CHI), is organizing the 1st International Conference on Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center, Singapore from 9-10 July 2013, with a half-day Pre-Conference workshops on 8 July 2013. I have the honour of chairing the Scientific Program Committee and the pleasure of inviting a stellar cast of invited speakers to share their insightful views and demonstrated experience on Big Data analytics in various healthcare fields.  Singapore Minister for Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong, will be the Guest-of-Honour.  We are expecting at least 500 participants and exhibitors.  As our conference publicity outreach will extensively cover healthcare IT thought leaders, top management, clinical, nursing, allied-health and IT professionals as well as technopreneurs from healthcare institutions, industry, research institutes and academia from within and outside Singapore, this is one conference you should not miss!   Please take time to read the information given on the Conference website www.bdah.org for more details regarding registration and participation.  I look forward to seeing you at the Conference in Singapore this July!

Registration opens on 01 April. For more information, please contact:
Conference Secretariat & Housing Bureau
2 Leng Kee Road, Thye Hong Centre #03-02, Singapore 159086

Email: admin[at]chi-conference.org
Tel: (+65) 6379 5267  Fax: (+65) 6475 2077

March 27, 2013 Posted by | Asia-Pacific, conference | , , , , | Leave a comment

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 | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Calls for Papers: HIC 2013 and Big Data 2013 (HISA, Australia)

HISA, the Health Informatics Society of Australia, (www.hisa.org.au) has announced calls for papers for two important events in 2013 – their annual HIC conference and their Big Data 2013 event.

HIC 2013 – Health Informatics: Digital Health Service Delivery – the Future is Now! will be held on July 15-18, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. Full information on the Call for Papers, expressions of interest, etc is available via the HIC 2013 website at http://www.hisa.org.au/page/hic2013

Paper submission deadline is Monday 18 February.

Big Data 2013 will follow 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 conference will focus on issues around big data, biomedical informatics, personalised medicine, genomics, health 2.0 and data governance. The event will be held on 18-19 April, 2013 at Rydges, Melbourne,. Australia.

Paper submission deadline is Monday 14 January 2013. Full information is at http://www.hisa.org.au/page/bigdata2013

November 12, 2012 Posted by | Australia, conference | , , , , , , | Leave a comment