Clinical OMICS

MAR-APR 2017

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44 Clinical OMICs March/April 2017 www.clinicalomics.com Industry Events Spectral-Design / Getty Images Biomarkers and Immuno-Oncology World Congress May 2–4, Philadelphia Now in its thirteenth year, the Biomarkers and Immuno-On- cology World Congress is the leading annual meeting ded- icated to biomarkers, diagnostics, and immuno-oncology research and implementation . The congress brings together a unique and international mix of large and medium phar- maceutical, biotech, and diagnostics companies, leading universities and clinical research institutions, government and national labs, CROs, emerging companies, and tool pro- viders . Join more than 400 attendees to browse the exhibits and for an agenda that includes sessions covering: clinical and translational biomarkers, immuno-oncology biomark- ers, personalized immunotherapy, biomarkers for patient selection, immune profiling in cancer, and combination immunotherapy . Bio-IT World Conference & Expo May 23–25, Boston Now in its 15th year, the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo showcases the myriad of IT and informatics applications and enabling technologies that drive biomedical research, drug discovery & development, and clinical and health- care initiatives . The three-day event attracts more than 3,300 life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT professionals from more than 40 countries . This year 's program includes 150 exhibitors, 13 parallel confer- ence tracks, and 14 pre-conference workshops, featuring more 260 presenters representing industry and academia . Presentation topics include Big Data, smart data, cloud computing, trends in IT infrastructure, omics technologies, high- performance computing, data analytics, open-source, and precision medicine . Precision Medicine World Congress (PMWC) May 24–25, Durham, NC The Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), for- merly known as the Personalized Medicine World Con- ference, provides a forum for the exchange of information about the latest advances in technology (e . g . , DNA sequenc- ing technology), clinical implementation (e . g . , cancer and beyond), research, and all aspects related to the regulatory and reimbursement sectors . The conference features two main tracks and two parallel tracks . Main tracks include sessions by leaders in the commercial, pharmaceutical, academic, government, regulatory, venture capital, and nonprofit arenas that deliver a broad and up-to-date array of content across the various facets of precision medicine . Session discussions focus on time-relevant aspects with selected stakeholders, while commercial sessions cover the latest developments in technologies that are instrumental for the success of further adoption of precision medicine . ASCO Annual Meeting June 2–6, Chicago The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting brings together more than 30,000 oncology profes- sionals from around the world to discuss state-of-the-art treat- ment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field. The conference program includes a wide variety of sessions: educational sessions, plenary session, meet the professor, clinical science symposia, and poster presenta- tions session . Pre-meeting seminars will be from 1:00 p . m . to 5:00 p.m. on June 1, and 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on June 2. Topics for this year 's seminars are: New Drugs in Oncology, The Economics of Cancer Care, and How to Integrate Can- cer Immunotherapy into Your Clinical Practice . When not attending cutting-edge presentations, attendees can visit the exhibit hall with more than 440 exhibiting companies .

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