Conference on Semantics in Healthcare and Life Sciences (CSHALS)

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(*Updated April 20, 2012. Schedule subject to change. )

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Wednesday – February 22, 2012
7:30 am - 1:00 pm Registration
8:30 am - 10:30 am

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RPI-led Hands-on Tutorial - Semantic Healthcare and Life Sciences Tutorial: Mashing HC and LS Data

CSHALS Tutorial Coordinator: Lee Feigenbaum
Cambridge Semantics

RPI Tutorial Coordinator: Joanne Luciano, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dominic DiFranzo, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Jim McCusker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
d3 Tutorial (web)

Joshua Shinavier. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Linked Data diagram (.pdf)

Charles Suite - 2nd Floor
Royal Sonesta Hotel
10:30 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 12:15 pm RPI-led Hands-on Tutorial (continues)
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm RPI-led Hands-on Tutorial (continues)
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm RPI-led Hands-on Tutorial (continues)
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Registration
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Poster (Author) Set-up
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Poster Reception

Thursday – February 23, 2012
7:30 am - 10:00 am Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast (continental)
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome & Overview from Conference Chairs:
Jill Mesirov (ISCB Board Member)
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Mike Bevil and Joanne Luciano
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9:15 am - 10:00 am Keynote 1
SMArt Semantics for Clinical Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Isaac Kohane
Director, Children’s Hospital Informatics Program
Henderson Professor of Pediatrics and Health Sciences and Technology
Harvard Medical School (HMS)
Co-Director, HMS Center for Biomedical Informatics
Director of the HMS Countway Library of Medicine
Cambridge, MA - USA

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10:05 am - 11:00 am Literature Executing Semantics Across Documents: Bringing Science Into Context
Presenter: Anita de Waard
Disruptive Technology Director, Elsevier Labs
Utrecht, Netherlands
The Biospecimen Repository as Library: How HeLa is like Moby Dick
Presenter: James McCusker
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, USA

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11:00 am - 11:20 am Break
11:20 am - 11:40 am Tech Talk 1 Javascript - The Key to Successful SemWeb Deployments
Jans Aasman
Franz Inc.
Oakland, CA, USA
11:45 am to 12:05 pm Tech Talk 2 Managing Bigdata® in Bioinformatics
Bryan Thompson
Greensboro, NC USA

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12:05 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Keynote 2
E-Science Dictates E-Publication - Nanopublications as a Substrate for In-silico Knowledge Discovery

Dr. Barend Mons
Scientific Director
Netherlands Bioinformatics Center
Biosemantics Group Leader, Leiden University Medical Centre
2:05 pm - 3:30 pm Community/Knowledge Management The VIVO Ontology: Enabling Networking of Scientists
Ying Ding
Indiana University
Bloomington, USA

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Domain Knowledge and Provenance-Integrated Knowledge Organization System Represented with RDFS and SPARQL
Presenter: Young Soo Song
Birmingham, USA

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E-Diary Data Collection in Neurology and Psychiatry: Computational Achievements and Challenges
Presenter: Ron Calvanio
Massachusetts General Hospital
& Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, USA

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3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm - 5:10 pm Drug Discovery,
Linked Data
Target Identification Using an Integrated Subset of the Yeast Interactome with Chemical Genomic Data in RDF
Presenter: Nadia Anwar
General Bioinformatics
Reading, United Kingdom

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Chem2Bio2RDF: Linked Open Data for Drug Discovery
Presenter: Bin Chen
Bloomington, USA

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Using Linked Open Data to Inform the Drug Discovery Process
Presenter: James Snowden
UCB Celltech
Slough, United Kingdom

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5:15 pm - 6:00 pm Keynote 3
Title: Inside the Mind of Watson

Dr. Chris Welty
IBM Research Scientist
T.J. Watson Research Center New York, USA
6:00 pm - 6:05 pm Daily Closing Remarks Mike Bevil and Joanne Luciano, Conference Chairs

Friday – February 24, 2012
7:30 am - 10:00 am Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast (continental)
8:30 am - 8:45 am Review - Previous Day
Mike Bevil and Joanne Luciano, Conference Chairs

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8:45 am - 9:30 am Keynote 4
The Knowledge Reengineering Bottleneck

Dr. Rinke Hoekstra
Knowledge Representation & Reasoning Group
VU University Amsterdam
Leibniz Center for Law, University of Amsterdam

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9:30 am - 10:25 am Semantics in Research sdlink: An Integrated System for Linking Biological and Biomedical Semantic Data
Alexandre Francisco
Technical University of Lisbon
Lisboa, Portugal
Spo: An Ontology for Describing Host-pathogen Interactions Inherent to Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infections
Presenter: Cátia Vaz
Poly Institute of Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
10:25 am - 10:40 am Break
10:40 am - 12:35 pm Pharmacovigilance & Safety Dynamic Enhancement of Drug Product Labels Through Semantic Web Technologies
Presenter: Richard Boyce
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, USA

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Adverse Events Following Immunization: Standardization, Automatic Case Classification and Signal Detection
Presenter: Mélanie Courtot
British Columbia Cancer Research Centre
Vancouver, Canada

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Exploitation of Semantic Methods to Cluster Pharmacovigilance Terms
Presenter: Natalia Grabar
Universite Lille
Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

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Annotation Analysis for Testing Drug Safety Signals
Presenter: Trish Whetzel
Stanford University
Stanford, USA

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12:35 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Keynote 5
Wolfram|Alpha and the Quest for Computational Knowledge

Dr. Stephen Wolfram
Founder & CEO Wolfram Research
Wolfram Research
Champaign, IL - USA
2:20 pm - 3:15 pm Clinical Healthcare Using Ontologies in the Age-Phenome Knowledge-base (APK)
Presenter: Eitan Rubin
Ben Gurion University
Beer Sheva, Israel
Intelligent Surveillance of Health Care-associated Infections with SADI Semantic Web Services
Christopher Baker
University of New Brunswick
Saint John, Canada

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3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Panel Discussion Moderators: Mike Bevil and Joanne Luciano, Conference Chairs
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Future Actions
Mike Bevil and Joanne Luciano, Conference Chairs
4:30 pm Conference Adjourns