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2016 i2b2 AUG / SHRINE Community Conference


The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston


8:30 am

Breakfast & Registration

9:00 am

Welcome - Isaac Kohane

9:15 am

Review of current state - Shawn Murphy

9:30 am

Open discussion regarding i2b2 Foundation and Community Improvements


Shawn Murphy

Diane Keogh

Janice Donahoe

10:15 am


10:30 am

The use of i2b2 for determining feasibility of clinical studies and clinical trials, focusing on the use of i2b2 in networks across the country, and novel approaches to allowing investigators to perform feasibility studies using i2b2-based client tools.


Douglas MacFadden

Nich Wattanasin

Jack London

Kavi Wagholikar

11:45 am

Catered Buffet Lunch

12:00 pm

NRB 350

Sponsored Session:

TriNetX: A Public / Private Network for Accelerating Clinical Trials

Michael Kamerick, Manfred Stapff, and Matvey Palchuk

1:15 pm

Obtaining computed phenotypes. Implementation of Natural Language Processing and the use of learning algorithms with applications for directing the phenotyping workflow.


Vivian Gainer and Victor Castro

Jim Cimino

Ken Mandl

2:15 pm

The use of i2b2 in developing distributed computing and specialized i2b2 Hives. This is the direction that the i2b2 team is working towards with tranSMART in order to increase its support for special i2b2 instances that support Genomics, Imaging science, and Big Data Analytics that can be linked together in a distributed network.


Paul Avillach

Griffin Weber

Christopher Herrick, Mike Mendis, Lori Phillips

Shawn Murphy

3:45 pm


4:00 pm

Open discussion regarding the future state

5:15 pm

Reception; 2 nd floor, Lounge area