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Agenda Overview — Healthcare — October 29-November 2, 2017
Pre-Conference Workshops: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Full-day Workshop
Big Data: Proven Methods You Need
to Extract Big Value

Vladimir Barash, Graphika
Morning Session Workshop
R Bootcamp: For Newcomers to R
Max Kuhn, RStudio
Full-day Workshop
R for Machine Learning:
A Hands-On Introduction

Max Kuhn, RStudio

DAY 1, Monday, October 30, 2017
(PAW Business runs in parallel on this day - dual registration required)
Conference Moderator: Steven Ramirez, Beyond the Arc

8:00-8:30am Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:30-8:35am Conference Founder Remarks
Eric Siegel, Predictive Analytics World
8:35-8:50am Conference Chair Welcome
Jeff Deal, PAW Healthcare
Digital Medicine: Returning Patients to the Center of Healthcare
Dr. George Savage, Proteus Digital Health
9:45-10:00am Gold Sponsor Presentation
10:00-10:30am Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Risk Modeling
Case Study: OSF Healthcare System
The Tale of Two Models: Identifying High Risk Patients in an Ambulatory Setting
Chris Franciskovich, OSF Healthcare
Jason Weinberg, OSF Healthcare
Oncology Analytics
Case Study: QuintilesIMS
Using Deep Learning to Identify the Key Triggers of Initiating Patient First Line Treatment:
An Oncology Case Study

Yilian Yuan, QuintilesIMS
Dr. Yong Cai, QuintilesIMS
12:05-1:30pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30-2:15pm Special Plenary Session
Thinking Hard and Soft: The Clash of Data Science, AI, and Human Expertise

Dr. John Elder, Elder Research, Inc.
2:15-2:35pm Sponsor Presentation
Quality Evaluation
Case Study: Public Health Data
Evaluating the Quality of State's Healthcare Using Big Data Analytics
Feras Batarseh, George Mason University
Healthcare Resource Planning
Case Study: Disease Outbreak Simulation
Are We Ready for Zika?
Applicability of Healthcare Analytical Systems During Crisis

Leyla Zhuhadar, Western Kentucky University
3:25-3:55pm Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Assessing Risk of Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs
Case Study: University of Virginia Medical Center
Predicting Patient Risk of Acquiring Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs from the Environment

John Ainsworth, UVA Medical Center
Influencing Behavior
Creating Engaging Patient Journeys with Persuasion Modeling
Erek Dyskant, Bluelabs
5:30-7:00pm Networking Reception

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DAY 2, Tuesday, October 31, 2017
(PAW Business runs in parallel on this day - dual registration required)
Conference Moderator: Steven Ramirez, Beyond the Arc

8:00-8:45am Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:45-8:50am Conference Chair Welcome
Jeff Deal, PAW Healthcare
Dr. Pamela Peele, UPMC Health Plan & UMPC Enterprises
9:45-10:00am Gold Sponsor Presentation
Analytics for Emergency Response
Case Study: Disease Outbreak in New York City
Legionnaires' Disease in New York City:
Analytics of the Built Environment for Emergency Services

Simon Rimmele, New York City - Mayor's Office
10:45-11:15am Exhibits & Morning Coffee Break
Industry Update
State of Precision Medicine: Where it is Headed and
How to Discern the Signal from the Noise

Brendan Fitzgerald, HIMSS Analytics
12:00-1:15pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
Dr. Ken Yale, DDS, JD, Delta Dental of California
2:00-2:15pm Vendor Elevator Pitches
2:15-3:00pm Expert Panel
3:00-3:30pm Exhibits & Afternoon Break
Drug Development Analytics
Case Study: Merck
Predicting Survival in Lung Cancer Based on Early Clinical Readouts using
Modeling of Literature Data

Anna Kondic, Merck
Building an Analytics Team
Case Study: OSF Healthcare System
The Benefits and Challenges of Building an In-House Data Science Team
Juli Plack, OSF Healthcare System
Chris Franciskovich, OSF Healthcare System

Post-Conference Workshops: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Full-day Workshop
The Advanced Data Preparation Bootcamp: Whip your Data into Shape
Dean Abbott, Abbott Analytics
Full-day Workshop
The Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics:
Machine Learning Methods and Common Data Science Mistakes

Dr. John Elder, Elder Research, Inc.
Full-day Workshop
Spark on Hadoop for Machine Learning: Hands-On Lab
James Casaletto, MapR Technologies

Post-Conference Workshop: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Full-day Workshop
Supercharging Prediction with Ensemble Models
Dean Abbott, Abbott Analytics

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