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The 2nd Seattle Symposium on Health Care Data Analytics will bring together biostatisticians, data scientists, epidemiologists, health services researchers, informaticists, and other scientists from across the country to discuss health research and methods that involve large health care databases. The symposium will feature innovative research on:
Experts who are involved in national research initiatives that use large health care databases will discuss methodological challenges encountered in this setting and share ideas for addressing them.
Questions? Please send them to SeattleSymposium@ghc.org.
View final symposium agenda (PDF, 116KB).
View speaker bios. (PDF, 1.7MB).
Short courses include:
Sunday, October 23, 2016: Targeted learning for data adaptive causal inference in observational and randomized studies, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.; Practical approaches to health care analytics in the presence of big data: Case studies in Python and Apache Spark, 1–5 p.m.
Sunday, October 23, 2016: 4–7 PM
Monday, October 24, 2016: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016: 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
To register, please visit our online registration page. Space is limited—register today to reserve your spot!
Short courses: $250 each or $450 for both. Registration for the short courses is now open. Symposium registration is required in order to attend the short courses.
Symposium student registration: $150 (limited availability).
Symposium standard registration: $300.
Symposium registration fees include appetizers at the reception Sunday evening and lunch on Monday.
All cancellation requests need to be made in writing and sent to email@example.com. Cancellations received on or before October 18, 2016, will be subject to a full refund. Cancellations made after October 18, 2016, will not be refunded.
From Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac):
The Hyatt Olive 8 offers easy valet parking at a rate of $51.28 per night (tax included). Guests have in-and-out privileges, so you can come and go as you please.
View map and driving directions on the hotel website.
After arriving in Seattle and before heading out for dinner Sunday evening, please join us on the 3rd floor of the Hyatt Olive 8 for light appetizers and a chance to meet and network with other conference attendees. A cash bar will be available.
The 2nd Seattle Symposium on Health Care Data Analytics is sponsored by the Biostatistics Unit at Group Health Research Institute (GHRI), the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington (UW), and the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration. Your conference hosts are Andrea Cook, PhD, and Jennifer Nelson, PhD, of the GHRI Biostatistics Unit and Patrick Heagerty, PhD, Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington (UW). Session organizers are Susan Shortreed, PhD, of the GHRI Biostatistics Unit, Susan Gruber, PhD, faculty member in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and Sebastien Haneuse, PhD, of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.