What do machine learning (AI), imaging, bio-storage, and identifying every bacteria, virus, parasite, and fungus have in common? They all require huge amounts of data storage and analysis.
Join us as four health and research experts discuss their use of data, how it is changing their fields, and how small companies can capitalize on it to build and sustain a business.
The health sector is undergoing a massive transition from precision medicine to bioinformatics and gene therapy, and the overall way in which patients and providers interact.
Wearable devices and “smart” technology are interfacing with traditional health, digital medicine is developing drugs that transmit data after they are taken, and treatments for cancer and other diseases are targeted to the genes of the individual patient. Research and development and the analysis and storage of biomaterial is highly technical and new tools and applications are being created constantly.
Data and analysis techniques will drive the next wave of health, and small business is key to this success. With the data and fiber infrastructure in Loudoun, this region is poised to be the future hub of health innovation technology.
Come find out why.
Sarah Price, MA, Health Innovation Technology Manager, Loudoun County DED
Keith Crandall, PhD, Director Computational Biology Institute, George Washington
Moderator: Michael Perham, Director of Innovation and External Relations, HHMI Janelia Research Campus
Crystal Icenhour, PhD, CEO Aperiomics
Nathan (Nate) Clack, PhD, Principal Engineer at Vidrio Technologies
Kristin M. Branson, PhD, Senior Group Leader HHMI, Machine Learning
Neal Koller, President & CEO Perthera, Inc.
Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on January 24th. We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2019 Board of Directors Chair, Lisa Kimball of The Arc of Loudoun, and welcomed in our 2020 Board Chair, Stacey Metcalfe of Inova Loudoun Hospital.
For more information about the awards and to view the full press release click here
Annual Real Estate Event
Stay tuned for 2020 event information this Fall! This event provides access to experts in the housing industry nationwide and locally. While Loudoun outperforms other Virginia counties on most economic measures, we still face many challenges to our future prosperity. Whether it’s our investment in Metro, a housing affordability crisis or attracting a millennial workforce, Loudoun’s challenges demand effective solutions.
On August 17th we will hold our 38th Annual Loudoun Chamber Golf Classic at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard, and is nothing short of spectacular. We are proud to have produced Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for the past three decades, and we hope you and your colleagues will join us. For Questions or Sponsorships: Contact: Paige Romanow
For the past 9 years, this casual, networking tournament pairs you and a partner against a field of over 30 two-man teams in a progressive four month tournament. Designed with the busy professional in mind, each event consists of a 9-hole round after work, followed by a short networking reception to get you home in time to put the kids to bed. The team with the lowest cumulative score after four events is the champion.
Small Business Awards
For 25 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners. Winners were announced in front of a live audience of more than 600 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.
Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run
The Loudoun Chamber is thrilled to present the 6th Annual Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run! This family-friendly event includes races and events for all ages. The 5k is open to walkers, runners, strollers and pups. Superhero costumes are encouraged!
The Loudoun Chamber will honor local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2019 at the 35th Annual Valor Awards ceremony. The entire Loudoun County business community will be invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!