SLAS2017 Short Courses

Data Management in the Age of Big Data, Mobile, and the Cloud

This data management course provides decision makers and practitioners from bio-pharma, healthcare, and academia with a comprehensive overview of IT trends in laboratory automation, data management, and systems integration. It highlights the current hot fields in the area of data management, big data, cloud computing and mobile technologies.

The short course will bring you up to speed on these cutting edge technologies. It provides crucial guidance for assessing how these new technologies fit into your laboratory data landscape. The instructor supplies practical guidance and examples for how to apply these techniques to laboratory workflows.

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Burkhard Schaefer
BSSN Software GmbH

Burkhard Schaefer is a laboratory informatics system architect. He is a regular contributor to the SLAS short course program and has been involved with the LECIS standardization effort at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the AnIML standardization project with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).

Burkhard holds a Diploma of Computer Science from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and has been teaching short courses for the SLAS for over 15 years.