Thursday, September 29th (14h30-16h00)
Room D

The amount of data available to scientists has grown exponentially due to recent breakthroughs in computing. Now the biotech industry faces the challenge (and opportunity) to use in an effective way this information and extract value from it.
This session will introduce the audience with the concept of Big Data,  examples of how big data is changing the biotech industry and discuss how the future will look like thanks to these new innovations.


Ignacio Hernández Medrano: Neurologist, HOSPITAL RAMÓN Y CAJAL (Spain) 


Juan Carlos Sánchez Rosado: Watson Health Leader, IBM Spain, Portugal, Greece & Israel (Spain). "Watson Cognitive technologies applied to Genomic Analytics ".
Eduardo Pareja: CEO, ERA7 BIOINFORMATICS (Spain). 'Big Data in Era7: “B” for Bacterial, “I” for Immunogenomics and “G” for Genomics'
David Fernandez: R&D Scientific Manager, NORAYBIO (Spain). "“Data analysis and interpretation in Healthcare Research: challenges and solutions”.
Clinton F Schick:  Executive Vice President, STRATA HEALTH SOLUTIONS INC. CANADA (Canada). "Big Data in Healthcare operations: moving data exhaust towards operational gold!"