Big Data will take center stage on Feb. 19 at the Thought Leader Forum on Analytics & Informatics hosted at RTI International. 

The event is the first such coordinated by the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, or NCHICA. Scheduled speakers include Ed Hammond, director of the Duke Center for Health Informatics; Eric Brimsfield, director health and life sciences at SAS Research and Development; and Brent Lamm, director of analytics at UNC Health Care and associated director, biomedical informatics at the NC TraCS Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

The forum will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 in the Haynes Building on RTI’s Research Triangle Park campus. For more information including registration details, go to NCHICA’s web site,