Deep 6 AI to speak at Connect to End Cancer event at SXSW

Deep 6 AI to speak at Connect to End Cancer event at SXSW

 

Joining forces in the fight to end cancer

 

Connect to End Cancer series at SXSWDeep 6 AI (formerly Deep 6 Analytics) is honored to be participating in the inaugural Connect to End Cancer event at SXSW 2017. Connect to End Cancer is a joint initiative by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the AT&T Connected Health Foundry, and Merck & Co., Inc. focused on transforming cancer research and care for patients around the world. Key challenge areas for which new innovations are needed include acceleration of academic research, improving clinical trials, patient engagement and experience, clinical and operational efficiencies, applying big data, connected devices, health monitoring, and more. Deep 6 AI will be one of eight companies representing transformational innovation to be featured on stage with a 60-second elevator pitch on Sunday, March 12. Deep 6 AI will present in the Connect to End Cancer, Session 1 at 11:00 am CT.

 

 

Special appearance by former Vice President Joe Biden

The Connect to End Cancer series also includes a special appearance by former Vice President Joe Biden, who will introduce the Biden Cancer Initiative in his session, The Urgency of Now: Launching the Biden Cancer Initiative. He will also reflect on progress made through the White House Cancer Moonshot, and call for innovative solutions supporting the mission to end cancer.

 

 

 

Connect To End Cancer aims to identify, showcase and unite innovators, ideas and health technology providing transformational cancer care to patients around the world.

 

“By facilitating collaboration across the industry, we can accelerate our effort to transform cancer care,” says Rebecca Kaul, chief innovation officer at MD Anderson. “We hope to create an impact on patients today and pave the way for a future without cancer.”

According to Nadia Morris, Head of Innovation, AT&T Foundry for Connected Health, “…For us, it is all about connecting patients, physicians, hospitals, and devices so that we can help improve treatment and research. The more we can do to understand healthcare challenges, and to remove obstacles impeding the technology to make healthcare jobs easier, the more they can focus on ending cancer.”

The Connect to End Cancer series will take place on March 12, 2017 from 11:00 am CT to 4:30 pm CT. See the SXSW schedules for the Connect to End Cancer series and the special address by former Vice President Joe Biden.

UPDATE 3/14/17

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