Clinical OMICS

MAR-APR 2018

Healthcare magazine for research scientists, labs, pathologists, hospitals, cancer centers, physicians and biopharma companies providing news articles, expert interviews and videos about molecular diagnostics in precision medicine

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Page 49 of 51 March/April 2018 Clinical OMICs 48 Industry Events Bio-IT World Conference & Expo May 23–25, Boston The Bio-IT World Conference & Expo showcases the myriad of IT and informatics applications and enabling technologies that drive biomedical research, drug discovery & develop- ment, and clinical and healthcare initiatives. The three-day event attracts more than 3,400 life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, and IT professionals from more than 40 countries. This year 's program includes 185 exhibitors, 17 parallel conference tracks, and 14 pre-conference work- shops, 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 analyt- ics, open-source, and precision medicine. New conference tracks include the topics of machine learning, data transfer, and FAIR data for genomics applications. ASCO Annual Meeting June 1–5, 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 treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing con- troversies in the field. The conference program includes a wide variety of sessions: educational sessions, plenary session, meet the professor, clinical science symposia, and poster presentations session. Pre-meeting seminars will be from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on May 31 and 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on June 1. Topics for this year 's seminars are: New Drugs in Oncology, The Economics of Cancer Care, and Cancer Immunotherapy Today: Maximizing Patient Outcomes. When not attending cutting edge presenta- tions, attendees can visit the exhibit hall with more than 440 exhibiting companies. Precision Medicine World Congress (PMWC) June 6–7, Ann Arbor, MI The Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC), pro- vides a forum for the exchange of information about the latest advances in technology, clinical implementation, research, and all aspects related to the regulatory and reimbursement sectors. The conference features two tracks one of which is educational and the other providing a forum for partic- ipating sponsors to highlight their products and research capabilities. Educational topics this year include emerging precision medicine technologies, leveraging Big Data, deliv- ering improved outcomes via knowledge networks and artificial intelligence, and genomic data in precision health, among others. Track two showcase presentations include in the areas of clinical diagnostics, AI and data sciences, genomic profiling, immunotherapy, wellness and aging, research and clinical tools, and microbial profiling. Biomarkers and Immuno-Oncology World Congress June 11–13, Boston Now in its 14th year, the Biomarkers and Immuno-Oncology World Congress is the annual meeting of choice for those dedicated to biomarkers, diagnostics, and immuno-on- cology research and implementation. The congress brings together a mix of large and medium pharmaceutical, bio- tech, and diagnostics companies, leading universities and clinical research institutions, government and national labs, CROs, emerging companies, and tool providers. Join more than 400 attendees to browse the exhibits and for sessions covering clinical and translational biomarkers, immuno-on- cology biomarkers, combination immunotherapy, biomark- ers for patient selection, intrinsic and acquired resistance to immunotherapy, and digital biomarkers encompassing wearables, biosensors, and mHealth. marigold_88 / Getty Images

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