PhUSE Announces Inspirational Keynotes for their 2015 Annual Conference

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Alex Flynn, a modern hero diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease, John Sall, co-founder and executive Vice President of SAS, and Simon Weston OBE, honoured veteran of the British Army, will keynote the PhUSE Annual Conference themed Clinical Data Science in Vienna, Austria, in October 2015.

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PhUSE are pleased to welcome three inspirational keynote speakers to the PhUSE annual conference in Vienna. Following keynote speeches from Dr. Pritpal Tamber in 2014, Dr. Ben Goldacre in 2013, Charles Sabine in 2012 and Professor Lord Winston in 2011, PhUSE again presents inspirational speakers to talk about relevant topics for clincal data science

Previously a Lawyer, after being diagnosed with the degenerative disease Parkinson's in 2008, Alex Flynn set himself a '10 million meters' challenge. He has completed the grueling Marathon des Sables (250km race across the Sahara Desert); run in excess of 135 miles across Bavarian Alps; and run from London to Rome in 30 days to meet the Pope. More information of Alex's achievements can be found here.

John Sall is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of SAS, leading the development of JMP, serving scientists and engineers with an easy-to-use graphically interactive statistical software. John is a fellow of both the American Statistical Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science; he is also an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.

Simon Weston headed out to the Falklands War in 1982 unknown, and returned following the bombing of the Sir Galahad recognised by the world; not for the 46% burns he endured, but for the optimism he radiates. Simon's message is one of single-minded determination, to not only accept what is, but to turn that to your advantage; his own career demonstrating how a positive mental attitude can achieve great business goals.

At their annual conference in Vienna, PhUSE will have a different keynote speaker everyday. With a diverse mix of patient centric and industry related speakers PhUSE offers great insight into the thoughts of industry influencers to help shape the industry.

This year the PhUSE annual conference will take place October 11th to 14th at the Intercontinental Wien in Vienna. The conference is themed “Clinical Data Science” another hot topic of the industry. Registration for the conference is open with an option to get a discount on the ticket price for attendants who register prior to June 26th.

About PhUSE
PhUSE, Share – Contribute – Advance, provides the industry with the premier platform for creating and sharing ideas, tools and standards around data, statistical and reporting technologies; PhUSE is a non-profit, volunteer-supported, community of professionals who are passionate about advancement of clinical information. Since its inception, PhUSE has expanded from its roots as a conference for European Statistical Programmers, to a global platform for the discussion of topics encompassing the work of Clinical Data Scientists and eClinical IT professionals.

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