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Workshop on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

June 7, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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Join the OBI and one of IBM’s premier partners, Experis, for a conversation around helping you innovate and design cost effective, real world applications in healthcare and life science industry through the use of the cutting edge Watson AI technology and cognitive cloud platform.

IBM Bluemix Cognitive Cloud Platform gives access to the widest range of cognitive technologies to quickly and securely build smart applications. From analyzing medical images and video to understanding sentiment, keywords and entities from text, our Watson services allow you to enable cognitive within your application in minutes.

We will showcase applications that are built on Bluemix to Improve quality, care outcomes and population health with data-driven insight, to engage in new ways with individuals, care teams and across your enterprise, and to take advantage of our solution portfolio designed to help you optimize business processes and operations to lower costs.

Talking points for this event will also include guidance on how to securely store and share patient-centric, genomic sequencing data and all unstructured data that can dramatically assist with speed in patient diagnosis, improved quality of care and reduced medical errors, and use Watson analytics tool to really unleash the power of big data

Bring your innovative ideas and come find out why IBM should be your innovation partner!

Agenda: June 7th @ OBI

9:30 – 10 am

Check in and Networking

10 – 10:45 am

Watson AI platform overview

– Improve Patient Engagement through Watson AI driven chat bots – Demo

– Other Watson Microservices overview

– Use Cases in healthcare and biotech

10:45 – 11 am

Power Break

11 – 11:30 am

Q&A and Roundtable Discussion

11:30 – 1 pm

Networking Lunch

1 – 1:20 pm

Unleash the power of Big Data Part I

– Use cases on unstructured data and genomic sequencing information

– Applications for dynamic workloads

1:20 – 1:30 pm

Q & A

2 – 3 pm

Networking Circles of Influence

Speakers’ Bio

Jordan Hayward: Digital Transformation Architect, IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences

Delivering an optimal experience is a challenge that every organization is faced with today. The pace of change across our IT landscape makes that challenge even greater. Meeting the demands of end users and scaling IT at the speed of business forces leaders to make decisions that require a complex web of skill sets. Having the right trusted advisors is critical to success. It is this reason Mr. Hayward has spent his career on the forefront of emerging technologies. For 15 years he has gained tremendous experience as an engineer, product manager, and entrepreneur. This experience has empowered him to guide countless organizations to meet their objectives and business success. He has mastered best practices that he shares with organizations to help them with their digital transformation, optimizing user engagement through collaboration between IT and lines of business.

Chuck Kincaid –Engagement Director, Business Intelligence and Analytics Services, Experis

Chuck is an analytically minded individual who has extensive experience training, consulting and enabling analytical projects throughout his career. He has worked with clients of various sizes in almost all industries in the U.S. helping them to improve their productivity and decisions through advanced analytics. With his Masters and PhD work in Statistics as well as his project management background, he brings expertise that has benefited clients through tactical and strategic services. Since 2002, Chuck has managed the Business Intelligence and Analytics Practice’s Centers of Excellence, creating high-quality, high-value add. Chuck is a thought leader in the analytics world and is often asked to speak at conferences and seminars, both domestic and international.

Evan Keene –Director, Healthcare and Life Sciences Solutions, Experis

Evan supports Experis Healthcare and Life Sciences Technology clients with delivery of strategic workforce solutions. Healthcare clients supported include providers, payers, and software application and device vendors.

Evan has thirty plus consulting and staffing industry experience, focusing exclusively on the healthcare technology segment since 2009. He began his staffing industry career with a national permanent search organization, and owned his owned executive/professional search firm for twelve years prior to joining Experis. Evan began his career as a CPA in public accounting with Deloitte.


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