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8:00 am Registration and Welcome Coffee

8:30 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

A Reflection of the Previous Year: Implementation and Utilization of Machine Learning in R&D Processes

8:40 am Panel: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  • Birgit Schoeberl Global Head of Modeling, Simulation & Pharmacokinetics Sciences, Novartis
  • Tudor Oprea Professor - Medicine & Chief of Translational Informatics Division & Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico
  • Lina Nilsson Senior Director - Data Science Product, Recursion Pharmaceuticals

9:20 am Panel: Big Data, Big Deal?

  • Deirdre Olynick ATOM, Director - Business Development & Operations, University of Califorina, San Francisco
  • Sándor Szalma Senior Director - Biomedical Informatics & Global Head of Computational Biology Biomedical Informatics, Takeda
  • Shruthi Bharadwaj Scientist, Novartis

10:00 am Speed Networking – Establish meaningful business connections at a rapid rate

11:00 am Morning Networking Break

Augmentation of Early Stage R&D for Increased Efficiency and Accuracy

11:30 am Case Study: Application of NLP to Research

11:50 am Discovery Without Data: Novel Target Selection

  • Tudor Oprea Professor - Medicine & Chief of Translational Informatics Division & Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico

12:10 pm Case Study: Cell Line Development and Bioreactor Prediction

  • Huanyu Zhou Senior Director and Head Translational and Non-clinical Statistics , Teva Pharmaceuticals

12:30 pm Protein Prediction for Small Molecules and Assays

  • Marcin Grotthuss Computational Biologist, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

12:50 pm Q&A Panel

1:10 pm Lunch Networking Break

2:10 pm One-to-One Business Meetings

3:10 pm Afternoon Networking Break

Journey to the Future: From Faster Processes to Personalized and Predictive Medicine

3:40 pm Panel: Know the Present, Predict the Future

  • Daniel Bozinov Senior Director, Head of ECD Informatics, Genentech
  • Marcin Grotthuss Computational Biologist, The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
  • Bowen Liu Candidate, Pande Group, Stanford University

4:20 pm Panel: How to Measure Success

4:40 pm Speed Learning

Synopsis

Uncover the story behind four technological advancements from target discovery to phase II clinical trials in one quick-fire session. Each table will be hosted by leading specialist who will share the secrets of their most high-impact strategy; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table.

6:00 pm Poster Session and Drinks Reception