logo_1749013_webWednesday, Nov 15th, 2017

Nanofab South Auditorium

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Albany, NY 12203











Call for abstracts – Now Open HERE


Conference Topics

Advances in semiconductor devices, materials, manufacturing process, and test

Silicon photonics, spintronics and packaging

Developments in integrated circuit architecture

Silicon technology for artificial intelligence

Advances in quantum computing devices and architecture

Advances in nanotechnology and its industrial applications


Keynote: Fausto Bernardini, IBM Research

IBM Watson Health
Enabling Computational Health in the Era of Big Data

The amount and variety of data in healthcare is growing at a very rapid pace. By some estimates there are 150+ Exabytes of data in healthcare today and doubling every 24 months!   In addition to the data, the amount of knowledge in medicine available in the form of publications is doubling every 18 months. The most important challenge organizations are facing is how to cope with the increasing amounts of data and knowledge and how to derive insights that matter in making decisions across the healthcare and life sciences applications. The era of Big Data in healthcare provides opportunities for applying computational methods for gleaning insights regarding effectiveness, practice patterns variations (practice-based evidence), prediction of adverse outcomes, adherence to suggested care regimens, behavior modification, and personalization of care to the individual needs.

In this talk, Dr. Bernardini will give an overview of IBM Watson Health, the new business unit in IBM, which aims at providing solutions to healthcare and life sciences applications using cloud, big data technologies and advanced analytics and cognitive approaches.


Key Dates

July 17th – Abstract Submission Open

September 30th – Abstract Submission Deadline

October 10th – Notification of Poster Selection

October 15th – General Registration Open

October 20th – Notification of Lightning Talk Selection



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