Day 1

Tuesday, April 4

(All times are US Eastern Time)

12:15 pm ET – 12:45 pm ET

12:45 pm ET – 1.05 pm ET

Foundation Models For Biomedical NLP

Elliot Bolton – Research Engineer at Stanford CRFM

1:05 pm ET – 1:25 pm ET

BioGPT: Generative Language Models for Healthcare and Beyond

Tao Qin – Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research
Renqian Luo – Researcher at Microsoft Research
Yingce Xia – Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research

1:25 pm ET – 1:45 pm ET

Green AI

Roy Schwartz – Senior Lecturer School of Computer Science and Engineering at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

2:00 pm ET – 2:30 pm ET

A Path Towards an Automated and Inclusive Clinical Research

Azadeh Mobasher – Principal Data Scientist at Genentech

Few-shot Learning in Production

Moshe Wasserblat – NLP Research Manager at Intel

Measuring and Mitigating Bias in Healthcare Language Models

Gaurav Kaushik – Founder at ScienceIO

2:35 pm ET – 3:05 pm ET

Automated Medical Data De-Identification and Obfuscation​

Veysel Kocaman – Lead Data Scientist at John Snow Labs

Jiri Dobes – Head of Solutions at John Snow Labs

Long Document Abstractive Summarization with Large Language Models

Natalia Vassilieva – Director of Product, Machine Learning at Cerebras Systems

Medication Instructions – Variability Primed for Disruption through NLP

Paulo Pinho – VP & Medical Director of Innovation at Availity Clinical Solutions

3:10 pm ET – 3:40 pm ET

Leveraging Healthcare NLP Models in Regulatory Grade Oncology Data Curation

Brooke Gruman – VP of Product at COTA Healthcare

Sudhakar Velamoor – VP of Engineering at COTA Healthcare

Towards an Artificial Intelligence-enabled Social Media Listening Solution to Inform Early Patient-focused Drug Development Strategies

Prathamesh Karmalkar – Lead Data Scientist – Text Analytics, NLP & AI at Merck Group

Erica Spies – Director, Strategy Innovation & Capabilities at EMD Serono

3:45 pm ET – 4:15 pm ET

Operationalizing NLP Models

Saira Kazmi – Executive Director Enterprise Data and Machine Learning Engineering at CVS Health

Patient Similarity through Representation Learning from Medical Records

Nasser Ghadiri – Associate Professor at Isfahan University of Technology


Day 2

Wednesday, April 5

(All times are US Eastern Time)

12:15 pm ET – 12:45 pm ET

Evaluating Large Language Models on Clinical & Biomedical NLP Benchmarks

Veysel Kocaman – Lead Data Scientist at John Snow Labs

12:45 pm ET – 1.05 pm ET

Prototypical Networks for Interpretable Diagnosis Prediction

Betty van Aken – Research Associate / PhD Student: Deep Learning and NLP at Berlin University of Applied Sciences Berlin (BHT)

1:05 pm ET – 1:25 pm ET

EHR-Safe: Generating High-Fidelity and Privacy-Preserving Synthetic Electronic Health Records

Sercan Arik – Research Scientist at Google

Jinsung Yoon – Research Scientist at Google

1:25 pm ET – 1:45 pm ET

Large Language Models for Parsing Clinical Text

Monica Agrawal, PhD – Researcher at MIT

2:00 pm ET – 2:30 pm ET

Extracting Disease Severity Measures from Unstructured Clinical Notes Using Spark NLP

Vikas Kumar – Sr Data Scientist at OMNY Health

Lawrence Rasouliyan – Head of Biostatistics and Data Science at OMNY Health

Suicide Classification for News Media using NLP

Celia Lozano – Head of Data & Analytics at Bosonit

Extracting Big Value from Big Data in Unstructured Content

Paul Edelblut – Vice President, Global Operations at Vantage Labs

2:35 pm ET – 3:05 pm ET

Sentiment Analysis of Insurance Claims Using Spark NLP

Lovedeep Saini – Data science Manager at Gallagher

Natural Language Processing for Drug Discovery: The State of Practices, Opportunities, and Challenges

Suneel Kumar BVS – Director of AI & Drug Design at Molecular Forecaster

A Scalable System to Identify Adverse Events from Consumer Reviews

Sergiy Tkachuk – IT&D Senior Manager – Global Data Science at Reckitt

Piotr Szymczak – Data Scientist at Reckitt

3:10 pm ET – 3:40 pm ET

Transforming Clinical Decision Support and Analytics Through NLP

Elia Lima-Walton – Director Data Science and Clinical Analytics – Health at Elsevier

Smart Shortcuts for Bootstrapping a Healthcare NER Project

David Berenstein – Developer Advocate Engineer at Argilla

3:45 pm ET – 4:15 pm ET

Automated Extraction of Medical Risk Factors for Life Insurance Underwriting

Muhammet Santas – Data Scientist at John Snow Labs

Marcela Granados – Global Insurance Leader at Databricks

Using NLP to Structure Medical Records and Identify Patients with Abnormalities

Jéssica dos Santos de Oliveira – Head of Data at NeuralMed

How to Build a Question Answering Application with Haystack in 30 Minutes

Julian Risch – Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Deepset