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Georgia Bio Summit to Highlight How Big Data Transforms Research and Healthcare

Wednesday, October 28, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Angela King
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The Georgia Bio Innovation Summit, will welcome Robert Hendricks, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for McKesson Technology Solutions and David H. Ledbetter, PhD, FACMG, Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Geisinger Health Systemas the plenary speakers for the November 2, 2015 event at Cobb Galleria.

Dr. Ledbetter will discuss Harnessing Big Data from a longitudinal Precision Medicine Cohort during the morning breakfast. Mr. Hendricks will present on Consumerism, InterOperability and the Impact of Analytics on Healthcare at the conference luncheon.

As many as 550 CEOs, senior executives, investors, university scientists, physicians, and public policy experts are expected to attend the day-long Summit. In addition to the keynote speakers, the Summit will feature more than 50 experts in panel discussions highlighting the full range of bioscience innovation in Georgia. The day-long program will cover the span of life science sectors including biotech/pharma, medical devices, diagnostics, academic research, agricultural biotechnology, and healthcare IT. Details are available on the Summit website at

This year’s conference will welcome 12 Georgia-based startups to the Bioscience Showcase, a unique opportunity where companies who are developing or have bioscience products and/or services will present their technology. Additionally, scientists will share their new inventions at the Innovation Stage during the exhibition breaks.

The Summit serves as the only life sciences exposition in Georgia with an Exhibit Hall featuring the latest research, technology and services at companies, universities and other organizations. The Summit also features a Scientific Poster Contest where representatives from Georgia-based academia, research institutes and industry alike will showcase their research.

The event will close with a Casino Night Gala and Silent Auction where attendees can network and raise funds for the Georgia BioEd Institute, which provides K-12 STEM programming in bioscience and medtech throughout the state. Casino Night tickets are available onsite.

Source. Atlanta Metro CEO.

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