Events

PDH hosts and contributes to events in the research, health IT, and health sectors. Find out more about our events below.


Research Day – November 2020

PDH invites all of our researchers and collaborators to join us for our annual Research Day on Friday 13 November 2020. Audience PDH researchers and students, collaborators, commercial partners, management, advisors, and board members. Note this is not a public event. Agenda (as of 12 November) TimeDurationItem9:15 AM15 minIntroduction and Welcome9:30 AM30 minSession 1: Project presentations* 15 min – Clinical document semantic search – Edmond Zhang* 5 min – Deepening understanding of surgical outcomes – Luke Boyle* 5 min – Blockchains in healthcare records management – Arshad Khan* 5 min – Enabling self-care through personalised mHealth – Rosie Dobson10:00 AM15 ...
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Forum on Health and Wellbeing Analytics – December 2019

Precision Driven Health and the NZ Data Science + Analytics Forum are excited to bring you an event that highlights the ways that data and analytics are transforming health and wellbeing. This event will showcase work from academia, the public sector and industry where data science and analytics are being applied to achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes. We have a great line-up of speakers for the event including international keynote speaker Professor Margaret Brandeau (Stanford), Dr Karina McHardy (ACC) and Dr Kevin Ross (Precision Driven Health). Professor Margaret Brandeau, Stanford University Dr Karina McHardy, ACC Dr Kevin Ross, Precision ...
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Summer Research Kickoff 2019

PDH’s 2019 summer research programme starts on Friday 29 November with a kickoff event, including brief presentations from each student about their project. Audience PDH Summer Research Scholarship students, supervisors, management, advisors, and board members. Note this is not a public event. Agenda (as of 29 November) TimeItem9:00 AMIntroduction and Welcome (Kevin Ross)What is PDH?Overview of the summer research programme (Kelly Atkinson)– Successes from past projects– Getting the most out of your summer9:15 AMSession 1: Project presentations (10 min per speaker)* Harshit Gulati – Smart Search – Clinically relevant predictive auto-complete* Renfei Ma – Entity Relation Extraction* Ryan Tan – ...
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Digital Health Week 2019

Find us at booth 62! MEET OUR RESEARCHERS Top minds from NZ’s health data science community will be there – do you have a project idea? IN IT TO WIN IT Scan your badge and enter to win a super-cool anti-theft backpack. Check out the Bobby backpack! Wednesday 20 November Scan your badge for a chance to win an anti-theft backpack! Thursday 21 November Dr Edmond Zhang 9:10am – Session 4 – Room 6 Evaluating Biomedical Word Embeddings against pre-trained Word embeddings More about this project Dr Mirza Baig 9:10am – Session 4 – Room 6 Interpretable Machine Learning: An ...
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Spring Research Day – November 2019

PDH invites all of our researchers and collaborators to join us for a Spring Research Day on Friday 15 November 2019. Audience PDH researchers and students, collaborators, commercial partners, management, advisors, and board members. Note this is not a public event. Agenda (as of 11 November) TimeDurationItem9:00 AM15 minIntroduction and Welcome (Kevin Ross)9:15 AM60 minSession 1: Project presentations (10 min per speaker) + 10 minute Q&A panel at endNew Data Sources and other themes (chaired by Thomas Lumley)* Vital Signs Monitoring, Evaluation and Validation – Mirza Baig* Automated Textual De-identification – Quan Sun/Dominic Yuen* Analysis of Lab Result Patterns for ...
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Winter Research Day – August 2019

Note: This is a past event. PDH invited all of our researchers and collaborators to join us for a Winter Research Day on Friday 2 August 2019. Audience PDH researchers and students, collaborators, commercial partners, management, advisors, and board members. Note this is not a public event. Agenda (as of 10 July) TimeDurationItem9:00-9:10am10 minIntroduction and Welcome (Kevin Ross)9:10-10:10am60 minProject presentations (10 min per speaker) + 10 minute Q&A panel at endPredictive Analytics (chaired by Bernhard Pfahringer)* A Deep Learning Platform for GP Referral Triage – Edmond Zhang* Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Medication Adherence – Albert Hu* Disease Risk Prediction Using High ...
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Data & Analytics for our future health – July 2019

Note: This is a past event. The NZ Data Science + Analytics Forum and Precision Driven Health are excited to bring you an event that highlights the ways that data and analytics are transforming how we think about and manage our health. Come along to hear from two panels of leading thinkers and doers in Wellington on Thursday 25 July 2019. Panel one: Data and analytics on the coalface of health Lance O’Sullivan, Founder Navilluso Medical Limited Juliet Rumball-Smith, Public Health Physician Hiria Te Rangi, Kaiwhakahaere at Whare Hauora Panel Chair: Pieta Brown, Senior Data Science Consultant, Orion Health Panel ...
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HiNZ 2018

Find us at booth 30! SURVEY OF THE DAY Tell us what YOU think about health data research. MEET OUR RESEARCHERS Top minds from NZ’s health data science community will be there – do you have a project idea? IN IT TO WIN IT Take our survey and enter to win a super-cool anti-theft backpack. Check out the Bobby backpack! Wednesday 21 November Survey of the day: Would you bequeath your personal health data to science? Thursday 22 November Survey of the day: Would you allow your health data to be used for research purposes? Dr Kevin Ross 9:00am – ...
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