ICBO 2019 - 10th annual symposium on Biomedical Ontology

Registration - Please consider attending and possibly presenting your work.

The early bird registration is until June 21st.

Students $300, Faculty/Professional $575

After June 21: Students $350, Faculty/Professional $690

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Themes for ICBO 2019

  1. Ontological Realism & Alternative Approaches in the context of biological and biomedical data
  2. Genetics, Phenotypes, Disease, and Ontology across biology and medicine
  3. Ontology in Service of Healthcare Data Infrastructure and Analysis
    • Use of ontologies for data infrastructure needs, including reporting services, cohort discovery, and data warehousing
    • Using OBO ontologies in coordination with non-OBO ontologies (e.g., SNOMED)
    • Lessons from ontological analysis of large EHR systems, VA data, etc.
    • Integration of medical and non-medical data (e.g., integrating disease diagnosis with geographic information)
    • Methods to improve data translation/annotation processes, including NLP and machine learning

Workshops and Tutorials will be scheduled on July 30 and July 31, 2019


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University at Buffalo - Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203