SLA Biomedical and Life Sciences Division

DBIO Events: Spring 2013 Meeting

The spring 2013 Meeting was presented by the Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Division and Biomedical and Life Sciences Division on April 14-16, 2013.

Sunday, April 14th

  • CE Course: An Introduction to the growing field of Systems Biology and the Tools, Techniques and Trends to Embrace
  • PHT Board Meeting (open to all; snacks provided)
  • Opening Reception (dinner provided)

Monday, April 15th

  • The Global Information Manager – Creating Strategic Value (Deb Hunt, President, SLA) Presentation | audio
  • Data Analytics and the Information Professional (William Hayes, Selventa) Presentation | audio
  • Key Trends to Embrace – Biomarker Databases at NIH (Medra Bhagwat, NIH)
  • How I Did It – Decentralizing Budget to Maximize Information Return (Mindy Beattie & Bob Kowalski, Pfizer) Presentation | audio
  • Key Trends to Embrace – Bioinformatics and the Information Professional (Panel discussion)
  • Breakout Session – Web Scraping Technology as a Cost-Effective Solution for News Alerting (David Breiner, Boehringer Ingleheim) Presentation
  • Making Social Media a Competetive Asset (Ed Silverman, Editor, Pharmalot) Presentation | audio
  • Monday Night Social Event: Dinner on the Delaware

Tuesday, April 16th

  • Key Trends to Embrace – Supporting “Big Data” (Edd Dumbill) Presentation | audio
  • How I Did It – Semantics and the Information Professional (James Morris, AstraZeneca) audio
  • New Tools to Know – A Rapid-Fire Content Provider Panel (Various)
  • How I Did It – A Case Study of Full Text Patent Mining (Yun Yun Yang, BMS)
  • A View from the Executive Suite – Key Skills for Information Professionals, Now and in the Future (Mark Burfoot, Executive Director, Novartis) Presentation | audio

Rev. May 2013