Biocom and The CO Network to Host 3rd Annual Big Data Summit


SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biocom the association representing the life science industry of California, and The CO Network, a culture technology company, today announced that they are hosting the 3rd Annual Big Data Summit at The Alexandria at Torrey Pines on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm.

“Big data is growing in importance in the life sciences industry, whether we are thinking about precision genomics or healthcare,” noted Biocom CEO Joe Panetta. “This event is intended to bring together both the high-level thought leaders who are taking the lead in driving ground-breaking programs forward as well as the day-to-day practitioners who are building the AI-infrastructure for the life science industry.”

The Big Data Summit will include technical talks from practitioners at companies such as IBM, Amazon Web Services, Illumina, NVIDIA and Dynam.AI and include strategy sessions that focus on bigger picture issues around big data in the life sciences. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr. John Mattison, assistant medical director and chief health information officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Dr. Tina Moen, chief health officer, IBM Watson Health
  • Dawn Barry, president and co-founder, Luna DNA
  • Corina Shtir, head of precision medicine, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Ashley Van Zeeland, vice president business development, business operations and system integration, Illumina
  • Daniel Haders, managing director, healthcare tech, NextCube

For more information, visit the event website at

About Biocom

Biocom is the largest, most experienced leader and advocate for California’s life science sector. We work on behalf of more than 1,100 members to drive public policy, build an enviable network of industry leaders, create access to capital, introduce cutting-edge STEM education programs, and create robust value-driven purchasing programs.

Founded in 1995 in San Diego, Biocom provides the strongest public voice to research institutions and companies that fuel the local and state-wide economy. Our goal is simple: to help our members produce novel solutions that improve the human condition. In addition to our San Diego headquarters, Biocom operates core offices in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, satellite offices in Washington, D.C. and Tokyo, and has a continuous staff presence in Sacramento. Our broad membership benefits apply to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, genomics and diagnostics companies of all sizes, as well as to research universities and institutes, clinical research organizations, investors and service providers.

For more information on Biocom, please visit our website at Connect with us on LinkedInFacebook, and Twitter (@BIOCOMCA).

About the CO Network

The “CO Network” is a trusted marketplace for the exchange of breakthrough ideas in Science, Technology and Culture. A Conscious Network that brings together scientists, innovators, organizations and governments to solve the world's biggest challenges. Our vision is to Ignite a COmputational Renaissance and finally reveal the mathematical beauty that binds us all.


Biocom Media Contact:
Canale Communications
Carolyn Hawley


Source: Biocom

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