Google Cloud + Spark + Healthcare

Apr 18, 2017 · Washington, United States of America

Join us and Google for a fun evening of great networking, food, and talks. This event is being held in conjunction with the Big Data Healthcare Meetup. Please come up to Suite 900 - The White Space.


6:00 – 6:30 Food & networking

6:45 – 7:00 Intros & announcements

7:00 – 7:40 Brian Suk, Google

7:40 – 8:20 Nathan Salmon, MetiStream

8:20 – 8:45 Networking and close. 


Come listen to a Google engineer speak about big data and healthcare trends on the Google Cloud Platform!

Brian's BIO: 

Brian is a big data and analytics product specialist for Google Cloud Platform. He leverages Google's advanced data technologies to help customers address complex data issues across different industries. Prior to Google he was at SAP in the Database and Technology group, as well as at Informatica.



The healthcare industry presents a quintessential data problem, and is one of the highest value targets for modern big data technologies, not only from a cost savings and business perspective, but more importantly, for the improvement of patient experience and outcomes. Come hear MetiSream's Nathan Salmon discuss transformative use cases for big data and machine learning in the healthcare industry.

Nathan's BIO:

Nathan Salmon is MetiStream's Chief Architect and visionary for Ember, an intuitive machine learning solution leveraging FHIR and Spark. He brings deep domain expertise in healthcare from his early career at Cerner and extensive experience in big data technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Solr, and HBase. Nathan has architected and implemented streaming, search, analytic, and storage solutions for premiere healthcare organizations and Fortune 500 companies. As a contributor to Open Source projects such as Samza and Impala and a regular speaker at many technology meetups, he is passionate about Open Source and regularly gives back to the community. Nathan is also an amateur ping-pong champ, avid musician, and can share jokes in Japanese.


The closest Metro is Union Station which is an easy walk two blocks away.

Parking is available at the building for a fee.  There are many options close by at Union Station and next door.  

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