Conference Sessions

The 2021 conference will be held virtually from February 5 to 6

The conference will be composed of three major sessions:

Plenary Sessions

Selected presenters will provide keynote talks (45 minutes) associated with the conference theme: Unlocking the Power of Big Data in Health – Being Innovation into Improved Care and Prevention.

Breakout Sessions

Presentations or workshops (25 minute each) will be assigned into parallel ‘virtual meeting rooms’ according to their topics. In general, each ‘virtual meeting room’ will focus on one of the following topics: Electronic Health Records, Social Media data, Genomic data, Geospatial data, Nano-biomaterial data, and COVID-19.

Virtual Poster Sessions

Accepted research posters will be presented  at their assigned time on the “virtual boards”.

Friday, February 5, 2021

9:00am – 9:15am

Welcome and opening remarks by UofSC President Bob Caslen (Introduction by Dean Tom Chandler)

9:15am – 9:30am

Announcement of Students Case Competition Winning Teams

9:30am – 9:45am

Tea Break

9:45am – 10:30am

Keynote Presentation #1

10:30am – 11:15am

Keynote Presentation #2

11:15am – 12:00pm

Keynote Presentation #3

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Breakout Sessions:

EHR Core, Geospatial Core, Social Media Core, Genomic Core, Nano-Biomaterial Core

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Breakout Sessions/Workshops (to be announced)

Saturday, February 6, 2021

9:00am – 10:15am

Keynote Presentation #4

10:15am – 11:00am

Keynote Presentation #5

11:00am – 11:15am

Tea Break

11:15am – 12:00pm

Keynote Presentation #6

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Keynote Presentation #2

11:15am – 12:00pm

Keynote Presentation #3

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Keynote Presentation #7

1:45pm – 2:30pm

Tea Break

2:45pm – 3:30pm

Keynote Presentation #9

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Closing Remarks by Dean Steven Cutler