AWS Healthcare & Life Sciences Web Day


Join us for an exclusive, free virtual event exploring how the transformation of healthcare and life science companies is being fueled by cloud technology. We will bring together industry leaders to explore how they expedite therapy development, incorporate digital therapeutics at scale, support population health, and improve patient outcomes. Hear lessons learned from healthcare and life science enterprises and upstarts that are innovating on behalf of patients, from the lab to the clinic.


Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time: 9:00am–1:30pm Pacific Time
          12:00pm–4:30pm Eastern Time
Location: Online – Register to receive your login link

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Event Agenda


Session Titles

Keynote

9:00 am
AWS vision in healthcare and life sciences
Speaker: Dr. Shez Partovi, Director Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Genomics, Amazon Web Services

9:15 am
Transforming patient and population health
Speaker: Ryan Hamilton, Sr. Vice President Population Health, Cerner

9:50 am
Building the digital biotech company
Speaker: Marcello Damiani, Chief Digital and Operational Excellence Officer, Moderna Inc.

Healthcare Track On-Demand


Unlocking patient record insights through AI/ML

Speaker: Venkat Jegadeesan, CTO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Arun Ravi- Sr. Program Manager, AWS


Voice and the Future of Precision Care

Speaker: John Brownstein, Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital


Tearing down the walls to bring the cloud to healthcare

Speaker: John Axerio-Cilies, PhD - Cofounder and COO, Arterys


Electronic phenotyping at scale: augmenting critical human activities for value based care processes

Speaker: John Schneider – CTO, Apixio


Building a healthcare call center for personalized patient engagement

Speaker: Chris McCurdy- Lead Solutions Architect, AWS


Accelerating the Healthcare industry to value-based reimbursement

Speaker: Bill Nordmark – CEO, Aver.io


Unlocking imaging's strategic advantage

Speaker: Morris Panner – CEO, Ambra Health


Engaging clinicians as consumers through the workflow

Speaker: Drew Schiller - CEO, Validic


Healthcare interoperability and the cloud

Speaker: Patrick Combes, Healthcare Technical Lead, AWS


Vocal biomarkers and the potential for direct measures of health from voice

Speaker: Jim Harper - Cofounder and COO, Sonde Health


The API armageddon in healthcare is coming and only the cloud can save us

Speaker: Nick Hatt - Director of Developer Relations, Redox


Rebuilding Puerto Rico's healthcare infrastructure in the cloud

Speaker: Ali Zaman - VP Marketing, Marketing, Health Gorilla


How to make voice technology successful for medical documentation: 3 key lessons

Speaker: Patrick Leonard - Founder and CEO, Sopris


Bringing the power of a platform to more than 3,000 US hospitals

Speaker: Kevin Weinstein - Chief Growth Officer, Apervita


Life Sciences Track On-Demand


Modernizing clinical trials

Speaker: Russell Granzow, Head of Pharma Solutions, Philips
Mikki Nasch, Co-founder, Evidation Health
Aaron Friedman- Solutions Architect, AWS


Predictive targeting with machine learning in life sciences

Speaker: Kyle Johnson- Data Science Practice Manager, ML Labs


Uncovering the deep origin of infectious disease with genomics and AI

Speaker: Sivan Bercovici, PhD – CTO, Karius


The only path to precision medicine: millions of genomes and AI

Speaker: Nigel Beard, PhD - SVP of R&D, Mission Bio


Driving engagement with digital therapeutics

Speaker: Ainslie Hatch- Digital Therapeutics Director, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical
Joris Van Dam- Head of Digital Therapeutics, Novartis
Corey McCann - CEO, PEAR Therapeutics
Yvonne Chen - Director for Digital Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Personalizing digital engagements for better patient care

Speaker: Lita Sands, Life Sciences Business Lead, AWS


Reducing risk in drug development through AI

Speaker: Virginia Burger, Director of Scientific Collaborations, XtalPi


High throughput production of mRNA

Speaker: David Johnson, PhD - Sr. Director, Informatics, Moderna Therapeutics


Targeting tumor mutations for personalized cancer immunotherapy

Speaker: Roman Yelensky, PhD - EVP and CTO, Gritstone Oncology


Creation of a cloud-based infrastructure to drive the development of personalized drugs for hearing loss

Speaker: Dr. David Ficenec - Sr. Director of Informatics, Decibel Therapeutics


Bringing CRISPR out of the lab to democratize diagnostics

Speaker: Trevor Martin - Cofounder and CEO, Mammoth Biosciences


Parallelizing gRNA design using AWS cloud computing

Speaker: Dharmendra Goswami, PhD - Computational Biologist, eGenesis


Powering precision medicine at scale

Speaker: Ronen Artzi- Genomics Data Innovations Lead, AstraZeneca
Lisa McFerrin- Genomics Bioinformaticist, AWS


The lab of the future is already here: Breaking the R&D speed limit

Speaker: Elizabeth Iorns - PhD, Cofounder and CEO, Science Exchange


ConclusionSpeaker: Mike Miller

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Shez PartoviDirector Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Genomics- Amazon Web Services

    Dr. Shez Partovi obtained his medical degree from the prestigious McGill University, in Montreal, Canada and completed his neuroradiology subspecialty training at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. His undergraduate program was in a combination of Life Sciences and Computer Science. He is a serial entrepreneur and has launched a number of health IT companies, one of which was a telehealth company built on AWS. After a decade of clinical practice, Dr. Partovi transitioned into an executive role at the 4th largest health system in the US, where he served as its Chief Digital Officer/SVP of Digital Transformation. Dr. Partovi joined Amazon Web Services in 2018 as the Worldwide lead for Healthcare, Life Sciences and Genomics.

  • Ryan HamiltonSr. Vice President Population Health, Cerner

    As the Senior Vice President of Population Health, Ryan Hamilton focuses on innovative strategies to improve quality, lower cost and improve the health of populations. Ryan joined Cerner in 1993 as a software engineer, and has helped craft the vision for Population Health and the HealtheIntent platform. Ryan is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University and has a bachelor of computer science.

  • Marcello DamianiChief Digital and Operational Excellence Officer, Moderna Inc.

    Marcello Damiani is the Chief Digital and Operational Excellence Officer at Moderna, where he is currently building the technology, processes and digitization landscape required to advance a highly innovative and brand-new class of investigational medicines based on mRNA science. In his current role at Moderna, he developed a digitization and business process strategy, using cutting edge and state-of-the-art technologies such as robotics, automation, cloud computing, IoT and Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning.

    Mr. Damiani possesses a Master of Science degree in Information and Communication Systems Architecture from the University of Toulouse in France, and an Executive MBA through TRIUM, an alliance of three of the world’s top business schools: the London School of Economics, New York University’s Stern School of Business, and the HEC School of Management in Paris.

  • Todd EscalonaSolutions Architect Evangelist, AWS

    As a Solutions Architect Evangelist, Todd spends his time working directly with his customers and partners on a global basis, while listening to understand their goals and working backwards from there. He defines requirements, provides architectural guidance around specific use cases, and assists in designing applications and services that are scalable, reliable, and performant. Outside of speaking at public events and hosting hackathons, Todd’s interests spread across various technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and serverless event driven architectures.

  • Sireesha MuppalaSolutions Architect, AWS

  • Liam MorrisonPrincipal Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Christopher KingPartner Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Shyam SrinivasanSenior Product Marketing, AI & ML, AWS

    Shyam Srinivasan is a Senior Product Marketing Manager in the AWS AI/ML team and leads the strategy for driving awareness towards educating ML developers and data scientists, focusing on Amazon SageMaker. Shyam constantly engages with customers about machine learning and loves to bring ideas to life with machine learning. Outside of work, Shyam has fun with his family with travel and games.

  • Emily WebberML Specialist, Solutions Architect, AWS

    Emily Webber has been leading data science projects for many years, piloting the application of machine learning into such diverse areas as social media violence detection, economic policy evaluation, computer vision, reinforcement learning, IOT, drone, and robotic design. Her master’s degree is from the University of Chicago, where she developed new applications of machine learning for public policy research with the Data Science for Social Good Fellowship. As a Machine Learning Specialist for Amazon Web Services she guides customers from project ideation to full deployment.

  • Sunil MallyaSenior AI Solutions Architect, AWS

    Sunil Mallya is a lead on the Machine Learning Solutions Lab focused on Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning at AWS. Sunil is working with AWS customers in various transformation and innovation initiatives across verticals by building models for cutting edge ML/DL/RL apps. Prior to joining AWS, Sunil co-founded the neuroscience and machine learning-based image analysis and video thumbnail recommendation company Neon Labs. He has worked on building large scale low latency systems at Zynga and has an acute passion for serverless computing. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Brown University.

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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Q: Where is this event?
      This event is an online event, hosted by AWS on the WEST platform.
    • Q: Who should attend this event?
      This event is ideal for business and IT leaders working in the Healthcare or Life Sciences industries.
    • Q: How much does this event cost?
      There is no cost to attend this event.

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