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U.S. Department of Homeland Security and White House Office of Science & Technology Policy to Present at 2nd Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Biosurveillance Symposium

Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013

Industry leaders from around the world will convene in Alexandria, VA for the 2nd Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Biosurveillance Symposium on June 17th which will take place at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center. Newly Added Speakers include Franca Jones from the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, Steve Bennett of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Bob Kadlec of the PRTM Management Consultants and formerly the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism, Homeland Security.

2nd Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biosurveillance Symposium 2013 Program topics will include:
•Improve point of care (POC) diagnostics capabilities
•Accurate and real time collection for physicians and clinicians
•POC decision support capabilities – diagnoses and drug interactions
•POC DNA sequencing
•Link POC results to public health databases and near real time feedback mechanisms
•Data standards for interoperability of POC system, the electronic health record, and biosurveillance-related databases
•Data analysis and modeling supporting POC-generated data – determining relationship between the completeness of sampling of a population and the size of outbreaks of diseases that can be detected

Biosurveillance Symposium Distinguished Speaker Faculty:
-Richard Stouder, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
-Franca Jones, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
-Steve Bennett, PhD, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
-Harshini Mukundan, PhD, Los Alamos National Laboratory
-Arvind Ramanathan, PhD, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
-William M. Nelson, MD,Tetracore, Inc.
-Richard Allen, PhD, Luminex Corporation
-Bob Kadlec, formerly Staff Director, U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism, Homeland Security Council & Office of Secretary of Defense
-Rolf Müller, PhD, Biomatrica, Inc.
-Subhamoy Pal, Henry Jackson Foundation
-Betty Lee, PhD, U.S. Department of Commerce

Richard L. Stouder
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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