Keynote Spotlight: Meet Dr. Khaled El Emam

El Emam, Khaled, Ph. D.

We are proud to introduce Dr. Khaled El Emam, and grateful he can join us this year for our TCOM 2020 Cloud Gathering Conference.

Dr. Khaled El Emam is a professor at the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa and a Senior Scientist at the CHEO Research Institute. He is also a co-founder and Director at Replica Analytics, which is a spin-off company from his research. As an entrepreneur, Khaled has founded or co-founded five other companies involved with data management and data analytics, and in many cases, these have been based on his research work. 

Previously, Khaled was a Senior Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada. He also served as the head of the Quantitative Methods Group at the Fraunhofer Institute in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He held the Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information at the University of Ottawa from 2005 to 2015. He has a Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, King’s College, at the University of London, England. 

Attendees who tune into Dr. Khaled El Emam’s presentation will leave with the following knowledge:

  1. Explain what data synthesis is, how it works, and how to evaluate the quality of synthetic data. 
  2. Recognize use cases as well as data use and analysis scenarios where synthetic data can provide a practical solution 
  3. Recognize the typical messy data characteristics which make machine learning (and data synthesis) challenging 

Be sure to join us virtually to hear Dr. Khaled El Emam discuss “The Promise, Applications, and Challenges of Generating Synthetic Health Data” on Friday, November 13th, 2020 from 11:00 – 11:45AM EST during our TCOM 2020 Cloud Gathering Conference.

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