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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
8:50-9:45am
KEYNOTE
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
10:30-11:15am
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
11:20am-12:05pm
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
2:40-3:00pm
Quality Evaluation
Case Study: Public Health Data
Evaluating the Quality of State's Healthcare Using Big Data Analytics
Feras Batarseh, George Mason University
3:05-3:25pm
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
3:55-4:40pm
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
4:45-5:30pm
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
8:50-9:45am
KEYNOTE
Dr. Pamela Peele, UPMC Health Plan & UMPC Enterprises
9:45-10:00am Gold Sponsor Presentation
10:00-10:45am
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
11:15am-12:00pm
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
1:15-2:00pm
KEYNOTE
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
3:30-4:15pm
Drug Development Analytics
Case Study: Merck
Predicting Survival in Lung Cancer Based on Early Clinical Readouts using
Modeling of Literature Data

Anna Kondic, Merck
4:15-5:00pm
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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