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Monday, October 2
 

1:30pm

Get it On - Sex and Tech In the Age of Digital
Speakers
avatar for Andrea Barrica

Andrea Barrica

Founder, O. School
Andrea Barrica is CEO/co-founder of O.school, an online shame-free platform for pleasure education, powered by live-streaming and chat to help people unlearn shame, process trauma, and learn about sex and pleasure. Previously, Andrea co-founded YC-backed accounting and tax platform... Read More →


Monday October 2, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room A - South Tower - Floor 22 225 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303
 
Wednesday, October 4
 

9:30am

Demystifying Healthcare Technology: Bridging the Executive/Technical Gap
Technology is transforming the way care is delivered, and by all indications the pace of technology innovations will continue at warp speed. But in order to have a revolutionary impact, technology must first be acquired and then successfully implemented. Unfortunately, many innovative solutions fall victim to operational and political potholes that disrupt full deployment. This session will explore more than a dozen traps that could prevent worthy technology-oriented projects from getting implemented at hospitals and physician offices and will offer practical suggestions for pushing through the barriers. This session is equally applicable to healthcare providers and developers/entrepreneurs/vendors.

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avatar for Glenn Pearson

Glenn Pearson

Principle, Pearson Health Tech Insights, LLC
Glenn Pearson worked in the hospital industry for more than 30 years and now, as Principal of Pearson Health Tech Insights, LLC (PHTI), applies his vast experience to help the healthcare industry fully embrace technology’s role in transforming healthcare.  PHTI targets developers/entrepreneurs/vendors... Read More →


Wednesday October 4, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
Room B - South Tower - Floor 22 225 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303

11:00am

Predicting Disease - How the CDC Tracks, Reports and Educates the Masses
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avatar for Laura Wright

Laura Wright

Spatial Epidemiologist, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Laura is a Spatial Epidemiologist at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where she has been working with the “Geospatial Research and Analysis Services Program” (GRASP) for 5 years. Laura’s background is in public health (receiving her MPH from Emory University... Read More →


Wednesday October 4, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room B - South Tower - Floor 22 225 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303

1:30pm

How Big Data is Reducing Costs and Improving Outcomes in Healthcare
There is no better example of the important role that data plays in our lives than in matters of our health and our healthcare. There’s a growing wealth of health-related data out there, and it’s playing an increasing role in improving patient care, population health, and healthcare economics.

Join this talk to hear how MapR customers are using big data and advanced analytics to address a myriad of healthcare challenges—from patient to payer.
We will cover big data healthcare trends and production use cases that demonstrate how to deliver data-driven healthcare applications.


Speakers
avatar for Kevin Sturgeon

Kevin Sturgeon

Systems Engineer, MapR
Kevin Sturgeon is a systems engineer at MapR Technologies focusing on big data, Apache Kafka, Apache HBase, Apache Drill, Apache Spark, and machine learning in Healthcare and other industries. Previously, Kevin held sales and sales engineering positions with WePay, WANdisco, Akamai... Read More →


Wednesday October 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room D - Marquis 1 - Floor 4 245 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

3:00pm

Diversity and Healthcare: A Emory Resident and Refugee's Perspective
This session will discuss the concept of Being Present in undeserved communities and inspire people into believing in their goals and visions. Heval Kelli leads the Young Physcians Initiative program and will discuss how concept of how few hours a months can inspire students into higher education and professions, and impact diversity in healthcare. 

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Wednesday October 4, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room E - Marquis Two - Lower Lobby Conference Center 285 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30030

3:00pm

Sharecare & VR
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Wednesday October 4, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Room B - South Tower - Floor 22 225 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303

4:30pm

Global Health and Tech
Speakers
avatar for TJ Muehleman

TJ Muehleman

Co-founder, Secure Data Kit and Standard Code


Wednesday October 4, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Room B - South Tower - Floor 22 225 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303
 
Thursday, October 5
 

1:30pm

Health in the Digital Era- How Devices and Apps Are Changing Health Care
Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Shaw

Jonathan Shaw

Customer Care Manager, NFANT Labs LLC


Thursday October 5, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room B - South Tower - Floor 22 225 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta GA 30303