I3CARE Symposium on Big Data Challenges Linked to Environmental Exposures

On 21 March 2017 I3CARE organizes a Symposium on Big Data Challenges Linked to Environmental Exposures in Hong Kong. The symposium will be broadcast live online.

All times mentioned are Hong Kong time. For details on how to connect see below.

Program

09:15 – 09:30 Dr. Eng-kiong Yeoh, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Welcome & Opening Address”

09:30 – 09:40 Dr. Roel Vermeulen, Utrecht Exposome Center; Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Utrecht University

“Big data challenges in the analysis of the Exposome”

09:45 – 10:20 Dr. Jeffrey Brook,  Occupational & Environmental Health Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; Environment and Climate Change Canada.

“Integrating environmental exposure assessment across the exposome: CHILD as a case study”

10:50 – 11:20 Dr. Maggie Wang, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

“An adaptive W-test to evaluate interaction effect in big data: GWAS as an example”

11:20 – 11:50 Dr. Benjamin Yip, The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

“iCARE and MINERvA: A successful example of multinational consortium for sharing and pooling of data for research on autism spectrum disorders”

11:50 – 12:30 Panel Discussion: “Big data challenges in the analysis of the Exposome (40 mins)”

Moderators: Drs. Shelly Tse; Roel Vermeulen.

Panelists: Drs. Jelle Vlaanderen, Jeffrey Brook, Michelle North, Maggie Wang and Benjamin Yip.

 

Details

Date: 21 Mar 2017 (Tue)

Time: 9:15 am - 12:30 pm (Hong Kong Time)

Connect through JCSPHPC webpage:

http://www.sphpc.cuhk.edu.hk/BDCEE/

Connect through YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0wGLsGTnFA