NVTC to Host Health Care Informatics & Analytics Conference

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May 5 Event to Explore Big Data’s Impact on Personalized Health

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced it will host a first-ever Health Care Informatics & Analytics Conference on May 5 in partnership with the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority and Inova Center for Personalized Health. The event, which will be hosted at the Inova Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax, Va., will explore how the Greater Washington Region can leverage the growing demand for Big Data and Analytics services and solutions with new specialized expertise in personalized health and precision medicine to become the nation's leader in health analytics.

During the event, speakers from the tech and health communities will discuss the convergence of these two industries and the opportunities for companies in our region. In addition to panels on genomics and digital health, keynote speakers will include:

  • Christopher Barrett, Ph.D., Director, Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech National Capital Region
  • David A. Dworaczyk, Ph.D., Director of Life and Health Sciences Strategic Development, Oracle
  • Dr. Shahram Ebadollahi, Vice President, Innovations & Chief Science Officer, IBM Watson Health Group
  • Todd Stottlemyer, CEO, Inova Center for Personalized Health

Also during the program, Inova leaders will present case studies of functional scenarios currently facing the medical community in order to solicit feedback from attendees on how data analytics services and solutions can be applied to these health care challenges.

May 5, 2016

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and exhibits
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Program
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Networking, exhibits and Inova tours

Inova Center for Personalized Health
3225 Gallows Road
Fairfax, VA

To register as a member of the press, please contact Sarah Jones at
703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email sjones(at)nvtc(dot)org.

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.

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