SOURCE: Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Cambridge Healthtech Institute

March 17, 2016 13:00 ET

CHI Invites the Community to Participate in Bio-IT World Conference & Expo for Free

Life Science, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and IT Professionals Are Welcomed to Join 3,000 International Colleagues for Three Days of Knowledge-Sharing and Collaboration

NEEDHAM, MA--(Marketwired - March 17, 2016) - Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) and Bio-IT World are pleased to the provide the Bio-IT community with complimentary access to the fifteenth annual Bio-IT World Exhibit Hall & Plenary Keynote Sessions, April 5-7, 2016 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The 2016 event features keynote presentations by a cross-section of innovators in the field: Partners' Chief Laboratory Director Heidi Rehm, HudsonAlpha's Chief Medical Genomics Officer Howard Jacob, Boston Children's Molecular Genomics Core Manager Catherine Brownstein, IBM Watson's Bill Evans, and Human Longevity's CIO Yaron Turpaz. Together they will cover the breadth of opportunity in building a global network for precision medicine.

"In 2015 we set some big goals for precision medicine, genomics, and the IT infrastructure that will make it all possible. Now we get down to work," states Allison Proffitt, Editorial Director of Bio-IT World. "With over 13 tracks, three days, and 16 pre-conference workshops, the 2016 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo is bigger than ever with more expert content, more industry insights, and more opportunities to build relationships that will drive the bio-IT industry forward."

The complimentary Exhibit Hall & Keynote Pass provides visitors with access to daily plenary keynote sessions, three industry award programs and an expansive hall of 190+ exhibitors, vendor theater presentations and technical posters. Attracting more than 3,000 members of the Bio-IT Community each year, the event equips teams with the latest developments in data management, computing and analysis; IT infrastructure; and informatics for drug discovery and translational research.

Complimentary passes are available until March 25. A full schedule and online registration can be found at http://www.bio-itworldexpo.com/exhibit-hall

To register for conference programs and courses, please visit https://chidb.com/reg/BIT/reg.asp

Members of the media are encouraged to participate. Please contact Lisa Scimemi at lscimemi@healthtech.com to apply for a press pass and to inquire about opportunities for coordinated pre-event interviews with the speaking faculty.

About Bio-IT World (www.Bio-ITWorld.com)

Part of the Healthtech Publishing, Bio-IT World provides outstanding coverage of cutting-edge trends and technologies that impact the management and analysis of life sciences data, including next-generation sequencing, drug discovery, predictive and systems biology, informatics tools, clinical trials, and personalized medicine. Through a variety of sources including, Bio-ITWorld.com, Weekly Update Newsletter and the Bio-IT World News Bulletins, Bio-IT World is a leading source of news and opinion on technology and strategic innovation in the life sciences, including drug discovery and development.

About Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) (www.Healthtech.com)

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI), a division of Cambridge Innovation Institute, is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech, CROs, academia, and niche service providers. CHI is renowned for its vast conference portfolio held worldwide including PepTalk, Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, SCOPE Summit, Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, PEGS Summit, Drug Discovery Chemistry, Biomarker World Congress, World Pharmaceutical Congress, Next Generation Dx Summit and Discovery on Target. CHI's portfolio of products include Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conferences, Barnett International, Insight Pharma Reports, Cambridge Marketing Consultants, Cambridge Meeting Planners, Knowledge Foundation, Bio-IT World, Clinical Informatics News and Diagnostics World.

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