Workshop Programme

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided on all workshop days. More information on the times can be found in the pdf file for download.

Sunday 23

15:00 Registration

Monday 24: Impact of IT towards personalised medicine

08:30 - 09:30 Summer School Opening

09:30 - 10:30 Computational challenges and solutions to support personalized decision support in oncology in the era of big data (Stelios Sfakianakis)

11:00 - 11:30 Cloud Platform for VPH Applications

11:30 - 12:00 Cloud-centric development of scientific applications for the VPH community

13:00 - 13:30 VPH-Share: Patient-Centred Multi-scale Computational Workflows

13:30 - 14:00 Public and private clouds as infrastructures for sharing data and computing services for VPH researchers

14:00 - 15:00 ObTiMA Introduction and Demonstration

15:30 - 16:30 Extended Trial Outline Builder for Interactive Visual Analytics of Clinical Trial Data

16:30 - 17:30 Using the Trial Outline Builder for Visual Data Exploration

17:30 - 18:00 Time for discussion

Tuesday 25: Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics

09:00 - 10:00 HIV Therapy - spearheading personalized medicine? (Thomas Lengauer)

10:00 - 10:30 Genomic evaluation of breast cancer patients using data mining classification techniques

11:00 - 11:30 Specific miRNA and autoantibody signatures in blood of Wilms tumor patients

11:30 - 12:00 Protein signatures and immune response pattern in childhood renal tumors

13:00 - 13:30 Clinical multi-model studies on prostate cancer

13:30 - 14:00 Demonstration of the ObTiMA biobanking module

14:00 - 15:30 The Continuous Mathematics Based Oncosimulator: A Demonstrator for the Case of Glioblastoma Multiforme. Clinical Validation Aspects

16:00 - 18:00 The Generic Oncosimulator as an Integrative Platform for In Silico Oncology: The CHIC project paradigm

Wednesday 26: Law & Ethics in IT frameworks for personalized medicine

09:00 - 10:00 Legal and ethical challenges in ICT for health scenarios and how security can help to solve them (Nikolaus Forgó)

10:00 - 11:00 Security & privacy challenges for clinical research IT (Brecht Claerhout)

11:00 - 11:30 Biobanks, Biobank Networks and Metabiobanks: Infrastructure, Governance, and Legal Framework

11:30 - 12:00 Panel discussion: pro and contra of global informed consent for research

13:00 - 18:00 Social Programme

Thursday 27: Usability

09:00 - 10:00 User Experience and Usability: Beyond the Buzzwords (Dieter Wallach)

10:00 - 10:30 User Experience Design for Clinical Trial Recruitment

11:00 - 11:30 Demonstration of the ObTiMA Masterprotocol for Clinical trials

11:30 - 12:00 Demonstration of the p-medicine Portal

13:00 - 13:30 The VPH-Share project

13:30 - 15:00 ObTiMA and the p-medicine Portal

15:30 - 18:00 Feedback loops and discussion

Friday 28: Interoperability & Sustainability

09:00 - 10:00 Integrating complex clinical and biological data to improve risk stratification and treatment of cancer: examples from childhood cancer (Kathy Pritchard-Jones)

10:00 - 10:30 Clinical decision support

11:00 - 11:30 Demonstrator: Efficient patient screening for clinical trials

11:30 - 12:00 HL7 and SNOMED Normalization to provide Semantic Interoperability in Clinical Trials

13:00 - 13:30 Semantic interoperability solution for breast cancer trials in the INTEGRATE project

13:30 - 14:00 Towards a Middle-Layer Ontological Representation of Biomedical Data. The Health Data Ontology Trunk and the Ontology Aggregator Tool

14:00 - 15:30 Summary and Conclusion

15:30 - 16:00 Farewell

Social Programme

Schloss Dagstuhl is situated in the southwest of Germany in the Saarland which is nearby the borders of Luxembourg and the French region Lorraine. Saarland, Lorraine and Luxembourg are also known as the region of "SaarLorLux". "SaarLorLux" is famous for its tasty wines, delicious food and lovely landscape. Apart from the scientific agenda, we have thus also foreseen a special social programme on Wednesday afternoon.

Excursion to Trier and Wine Tasting / Dinner in a nearby village

13:45 - 14:45 Bus Journey Dagstuhl – Trier

14:45 - 16:15 Guided Tour

16:15 - 16:45 Sightseeing

16:45 - 17:15 Bus Journey to the Winery

17:15 - 20:00 Wine Tasting and Dinner ("Probsthof" , Riol)

20:00 - 20:45 Return to Dagstuhl