The fourth annual cloud conference and awards December 3, 2013 - Santa Clara
cloud computing for healthcare
Dec 10 San Francisco
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  • Cloud Slam 2014 is Back!

    Call for Papers is Open till April 14, 2014

  • Hear from recognized leaders in their field

    Watch leading authorities share cloud best-practices and strategies applied to healthcare

  • Gain leading edge perspectives that you can implement right away

    UP’13 carefully selects content and materials that are aligned to delegate needs and areas of focus.

  • Engaging debates, with definitive outcomes

    Leading lights share their views and perspectives, delivering thought provoking strategies for you to implement in your organization

  • The Most coveted awards in the cloud industry are back for 2013

    The 4th annual UP-START Cloud Awards are now established in the cloud community as the de-facto recognition platform

  • Engage Prospects, showcase your latest offerings, and walk away with new opportunities.

    Send your sales team to meet IT buyers and Decision makers with purchase power of $5M+ from Hospitals/ACO and many more

  • Meet vendors, investors, key decision makers, and leading consumer, business, and trade press.

    Discuss key takeaways, findings and strategies with fellow attendees

  • Slash costs with simple turnkey cloud solutions

    Discover open-source and COTS cloud solutions, that you can take back home and improve existing EMR, PACS, RIS or RCM, Claims Management, APB.

  • UP'13 will be virtually broadcast to global audiences

    UP 2013 is a hybrid conference, that will be broadcast to thousands of attendees tuning in to the livestream via the internet, get your thought leadership message heard globally!

  • Unwind after a long and productive day

    Once the show is over, relax with a glass of favorite drink and discuss key takeaways from the event.

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  • UP conference is the place to learn about and share how advances in cloud technology help scientists, developers, executives, researchers, engineers, and IT managers tackle their day-to-day computational and business challenges.

    New for 2013! UP will continue to offer great content for IT and business executives and is expanding to include more sessions on how Cloud is being used in Healthcare and Pharma.

    2013 Speakers

  • What did you miss in 2012?

    UP 2012 was a resounding success! Over 600 people from across a wide array of industry verticals, government agencies and academia gathered from 12 countries to showcase, discuss and collaborate on the most innovative research and applications in cloud computing.

    Attendees were exposed to exciting keynotes, 48 deep-dive sessions, 60 posters, and much, much more. Explore all of this amazing content on demand at Educational Hub.

  • Awards

    The 2013 UP-START Cloud Awards are now established in the cloud community as the de-facto recognition platform to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of cloud computing to the business and technology community.

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  • Latest News

    UP-Start Cloud Awards voting now open! Visit
    Call for Nomination Closed.
    Call for Nomination ends on September 30, 2013. Click here to nominate now..
    Call for papers elapsed on September 12, 2013.
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  • Don F. Ferguson
    Senior Fellow, CTO & VP
    Dell Software Group
  • David Mortman
    Principal Product Strategist, Cloud Systems Management
  • Marc Stitt
    Director, Solution Marketing, Data Center & Cloud Management
  • Craig Sowell
    VP IBM SmartCloud and Managed Services
  • Matt Simon
    Healthcare Technology Expert
  • Christopher Dailey
    Head of Research / Marketing and Strategy
    DATU Health
  • Geoff Hollingworth
    Head of Business Innovation
    Ericsson North America
  • Lisa Larson
    VP of Enterprise Cloud Solutions
  • Gurvinder Ahluwalia
    CTO for Cloud Computing
  • Chris Gough
    Lead Solutions Architect for Health & Life Sciences
  • Christopher Dailey
    Head of Research / Marketing and Strategy
    DATU Health
  • Kristina Kermanshahche
    Chief Architect of Health & Life Sciences
    Intel Corporation
  • Samuel (Sandy) Aronson
    Executive Director of Information Technology
    Partners Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine
  • Anushka Brownley
    Senior Scientific Consultant
    BioTeam, LLC
  • Vish Nandlall
    Ericsson North America
  • Anatoly Geyfman
    Chief Architect
    Dicom Grid
  • James Brummett
    Director Technical Services
    El Camino Hospital
  • Dr. James Walsh
    Chief Techology Officer (CTO)
  • Antonio Piraino
  • Tony Shan
    Chief Architect
  • Rick Morrison
    Comprehend Systems
  • Jason R. Baron
    Counsel in the Information Governance and eDiscovery Group
    Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Chad Jones
    Vice President, Product Strategy
    Xively, a subsidiary of LogMeIn, Inc.
  • Paul Stein
    Vice President Information Technology/CSO
    Gentiva® Health Services, Inc.
  • Ben Heubl
    Health 2.0 advocate, Consultant, speaker
    Health 2.0, MedCrunch
  • Alex Brown
    10th Magnitude
  • Kamran Ghane
    President and CEO
    Anagira, Inc.
  • Lloyd Mangnall
    VP of Enterprise Architecture & Quality
  • Thomas Boosinger
    Synaptic Advisory Partners
  • Robert Downing
    Founder & CEO
    Trendicy Corporation

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