Linguamatics Spring Users Conference 2011

May 17, 2011 to May 19, 2011

The Linguamatics Spring Users Conference provided new, experienced and potential users of Linguamatics I2E software an excellent opportunity to explore the latest trends in text mining.

Delegates discovered how I2E is delivering valuable intelligence from text in a range of applications, as well as network with the Linguamatics community.

Download the agenda (PDF version)

Included in the conference program

  • case-study-oriented presentations on the practical application of text mining to real world problems;
  • technology updates from Linguamatics;
  • round table discussions; and
  • hands-on training workshops.

The program at a Glance

Tuesday 17th May 2011
12.30 - 5.30pm: Half-day Workshop
Introductory to Advanced I2E

Wednesday 18th May 2011
8.30am - 5.30pm: Users Conference Main Sessions.

Confirmed speakers

Cassie Gregson, Senior Informatics Scientist, Biomedical Informatics, AstraZeneca
"Aiding Clinical Study Design and Interpretation Using Text Mining of Clinical Studies in TrialTrove"

Martin Romacker, Senior Knowledge Engineering Consultant, Novartis Pharma
"Terminologies, Knowledge Repositories and the Semantic Web - the Text Mining Perspective"

Wolfgang Thielemann, Head of Information Retrieval and Analysis, Bayer Schering Pharma
"Thesauri for Text Mining - How to build and use them and how to avoid pitfalls"

6.00pm - 9.30pm: Conference Dinner
Dinner at the historic Old Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge University

Thursday 19th May 2011
9.00am - 2.00pm: Half-day Workshop
Advanced to Expert I2E