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2019 LabKey User Conference & Workshop | Seattle, WA


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    2019 LabKey User Conference & Workshop | Seattle, WA


    October 3-4, 2019
    Pan Pacific Hotel, Seattle, WA

    Join us for the 2019 LabKey User Conference and Workshop! This two-day event will include a full program of user presentations, technical workshops, and networking opportunities. Attendees of the LabKey User Conference also have the unique opportunity to work side-by-side with LabKey developers during open work sessions and provide feedback on new LabKey development.

    Attendees will leave this event with an expanded technical knowledge of LabKey Server and lasting connections with other LabKey users.

    Early bird pricing ends August 2nd; register early and save!



    Thursday, October 3rd

    Day one at the LabKey User Conference is all about connecting with other LabKey users and learning more about LabKey solutions through collaboration.


    Friday, October 4th

    Day two at the LabKey User Conference is focused on connecting with the LabKey team and expanding your technical knowledge of the LabKey platform. Whether you are a new user attending LabKey Server Fundamentals Training or an experienced LabKey developer working side-by-side with a LabKey dev to solve a current challenge at our open work sessions, you will be sure to end day two with an expanded understanding of LabKey. Technical workshops, open work spaces, and LabKey Fundamentals Training run concurrently throughout the day. Attendees can feel free to move between rooms and sessions.


    LabKey User Conference & Workshop attendees can book accommodations for a reduced nightly rate at the conference hotel. Limited rooms are available; we recommend you book accommodations as early as possible. (For the reduced rate, reservations must be made before September 3, 2019).

    Hotel: Pan Pacific Hotel
    Address: 2125 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
    Conference Room Rate: $235/night


    Please contact the Pan Pacific Reservations department using the phone or email below to make reservations. When making your reservation, please reference the LabKey 2019 User Conference to receive discounted rates. Discounted rooms are available on a first-come-first-served basis, and all conference reservations must be received by no later than 5:00PM PST on September 3, 2019. To avoid cancellation fees, guests may cancel their reservation before 4 pm PST at least 48 hours prior to arrival.

    Phone: 206-264-8111
    Email: ofcourse@panpacific.com


    Pan Pacific Hotel

    2125 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport offers a variety of transportation options for travelers.


    Major ride sharing services, including Uber and Lyft, offer pick-up and drop-off service to airport travelers.

    Upon arrival at Sea-Tac Airport:

    • Request your ride after you’ve landed and collected your bags.
    • From the main terminal, follow the directions to ground transportation/the parking garage.
    • Head towards the sky bridges (they are halfway between the top and baggage floors of the main terminal).
    • Once in the parking garage, go down to the third floor and look for Row i.
    • There you’ll find the Rideshare/TNC pickup zone.

    Rental Cars

    All rental car companies currently operating at Sea-Tac Airport operate at a separate rental car facility, with dedicated shuttle buses operating on a 24-hour-a-day schedule. Two passenger pick-up areas are located outside baggage claim at the north and south ends of the main terminal.

    Upon arrival at Sea-Tac Airport:

    • Proceed to the baggage claim level and pick up your checked bags.
    • Exit the sliding glass doors near carousel #1 or #15 and walk to one of the two designated shuttle bus pick-up areas.
    • Shuttle buses depart frequently for the rental car facility.

    If you are returning a vehicle, take SR518 and follow signs for the Rental Car Facility.

    Driving Directions from Sea-Tac International Airport

    Travel north on I-5, exit left at Seneca Street and turn right on 6th Avenue. Turn right on Westlake Avenue, right again on Denny Avenue and right once more on terry Avenue, where the hotel plaza entrance is located on your right.


    Speakers include:

    James R Collett, Chemical and Biological Process Development Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

    Anthony Corbett, Research Data Integration and Analytics Group, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)

    Presentation Title: Molding and Maximizing the LabKey Platform for Clinical Translational Research

    Anthony Corbett has a MS in Bioinformatics from Rochester Institute of Technology and has 10 years of experience as both a Software Engineer and Informatics Analyst. He is Technical Lead for the Research Data Integration and Analytics Group within the Clinical Translational Science Institute. The group has been using the LabKey platform to provide basic science and clinical translation informatic solutions since 2010 to a broad variety of departments and projects at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

    Oliver Freeman, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Clinical Informatics Group, University of Oxford

    Presentation Title: A Wayfarer’s Guide to the Galaxy of LabKey inside the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Center

    Oliver Freeman has an MSc w/ Distinction in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham and has worked as a Software Engineer within the Clinical Informatics Group for five years. When Oliver started with the group, he redesigned and built the Genomics England Ltd Data Acquisition and Management System (DAMS), during which time he worked closely with LabKey, to engineer and optimise the interaction of DAMS with the LabKey Clinical Review Portals. Whilst doing this he repurposed the same data collection system to help collate data for the NIHR Health Informatics Collaborative (NIHR HIC) Hepatitis theme. Since then he has rebuilt the CIG’s Metadata Catalogue backend in Grails and augmented it to make future development faster and easier. He recently took over as
    the Technical Lead and Architect on the OUH NHS Foundation Trust’s Clinical Data Warehouse. This is aimed at collating all the clinical data from across the Trust’s systems into one standardised and modularised location for clinical and research use. The CIG uses LabKey to provide IG approved, research data products in a secure way to each team who needs them.

    Omar Khalid, Director of ORIEN Informatics, City of Hope

    Presentation Title: LabKey and ORIEN Informatics at City of Hope

    Omar Khalid, Ph.D. is the Director of ORIEN Informatics at City of Hope. In his role he has been building infrastructure to facilitate clinical and genomic integration. He has been at City of Hope for two years and has implemented key platforms in this effort, one of the critical ones being LabKey.

    Bo Zhai, Cell & Developability Science, Janssen Research & Development

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