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Innovation Engagement Leader, IBM Corporate Technical Strategy
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Snowdon JL. Leading in a Complex World. Leadership Development Seminar / Webinar Series at Georgia Tech for Industrial and Systems Engineering Graduate Students, Atlanta, GA, February 9, 2023. (Invited Lecture)

Snowdon JL. The Era of Accelerated Discovery in Healthcare and Life Sciences. 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, IN. October 16-19, 2022. (Keynote)

Craig KJ, Scheufele EL, Gruen D, Davies M, Snowdon JL. Session 14: Application of the 4Ts Framework to Address Burnout in Healthcare and Technology Solutions to Prevent the Next Blaze. International Academy of Law and Mental Health (IALMH) XXXVII Congress. Lyon, France. July 3-8, 2022. (Panelist)

Snowdon JL, Rizvi R, South B, Mulvaney-Day N, Dankwa-Mullan. Session 212: Using Digital Technologies, Telehealth, and Cognitive Tools to Address Health Equity in Vulnerable Populations: Beyond COVID-19. International Academy of Law and Mental Health (IALMH) XXXVII Congress. Lyon, France. July 3-8, 2022. (Panelist)

Snowdon JL. Technology and Innovation in Healthcare and Life Sciences. Annual Student Research and Scholarship Day. Husson University. April 21, 2022. (Invited Plenary)

Snowdon JL. Simulating Building Energy Performance and AI and Advanced Analytics for Health. Pennsylvania State University. April 4, 2022. (Invited Guest Lecture).

Snowdon JL, Scheufele EL, Pritts J, Le PT, Zhang X, Dankwa-Mullan I. P1160: Clinical Predictive Models for Cardiovascular Disease Should Adjust for Race, Ethnicity and Social Determinants of Health to Inform More Equitable Interventions: Findings from a Targeted Review. American Heart Association 2021 Scientific Session. November 13-15, 2021. Boston, MA. (Poster)

Snowdon JL, Murphy J, Ball M, Arriaga Y, Sensmeier J. Informatics Career Journeys Among Academic, Government and Industrial Roles. AMIA 2021 Annual Symposium, San Diego, CA. October 30 - November 3, 2021. (Panel Moderator)

Rosner B, Snowdon JL, Ponder M, Lad N. Approaches to Evidence with NODE.Health’s Evidence Matters Awards Finalists. May 7, 2021. (Invited Webinar Panelist)

Snowdon JL. The Future of Healthcare Using Cognitive Computing. Dartmouth University. May 5, 2021. (Invited Guest Lecture)

Snowdon JL. The Future of Healthcare: Harnessing Science and Technology. University at Albany, State University of New York. 16th Annual New Trends in Information Science Research (NTIR) Conference. April 21, 2021. (Keynote)

Snowdon JL. The Future of Healthcare: Using Big Data, Advanced Analytics, and AI to Transform Health. The Pennsylvania State University Nittany AI Alliance – AI Connect. April 20, 2021.

Snowdon JL, Robinson B, Staats C, Wolsey K, Sands-Lincoln M, Strasheim T, Brotman D, Keating K, Schnitter E, Jackson G, Kassler W Empowering Caseworkers to Better Serve the Most Vulnerable with a Cloud-Based Care Management Solution. NODE.Health Digital Medicine Conference. December 11, 2020. (Invited Speaker. 1 of 3 finalists in the NODE.Health Evidence Matters Competition).

Snowdon JL, Chen CH, Kim G, George J, Gagliardi TA, Ball M, Ballen S, Bagchi S. Analysis of Machine Learning Models and Identification of Factors for Predicting Care Services Usage in a Direct Primary Care Setting. American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2020 Virtual Annual Symposium. November 14-18, 2020.

Kassler W, Schnitter E, Snowdon JL, and Rizvi R. Care Coordination to Support Our Most Vulnerable. 2020 Veterans Health Administration Experience Innovation (2020 VHA iEX). October 29, 2020. (Panel)

Patel P, Snowdon JL, DiCicco RA. Patient Recruitment Begins in the Design Phase: Approaches to Assure that Clinical Trials are Designed with Patient Insights and Support. Watson Health Webinar. September 17, 2020.

Snowdon JL. Harnessing Cognitive Computing for Healthcare. Guest Lecture at Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH. May 7, 2020.

Snowdon JL et al. Sonoma County Empowering Caseworkers to Better Serve the Most Vulnerable. AMIA 2019 Annual Symposium. Washington DC. November 16-20, 2019.

Snowdon, J. L. Center for Artificial Intelligence, Research, and Evaluation (CARE) Strategy and Scientific Study Results. 3rd Annual Artifical Intelligence Healthcare Consortium (ICON) User Group Meeting. Seoul, South Korea. June 18, 2019.

Keynote Speaker, Snowdon J. L. Harnessing Science and Technology for Health. 6th ACM-W New York Celebration of Women in Computing (NYCWiC 2019). Lake George, NY. April 12-13, 2019.

Speaker and Panelist, Dr. Nicki Washington, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Winthrop University; Dr. Jane Snowdon, Associate Chief Health Officer, IBM Watson Health; Dr. Francine Berman, the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI); and Dr. DeeDee Bennett, Assistant Professor in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cyber Security at the University at Albany – SUNY. Graduate School and Research Careers. 6th ACM-W New York Celebration of Women in Computing (NYCWiC 2019). Lake George, NY. April 12-13, 2019.

Roundtable Presentation, I. Dankwa-Mullan, J. L. Snowdon, and W. Kassler. Artificial Intelligence in Public Health and Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for Health Disparities. American Public Health Association (APHA) 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo. San Diego, CA. Nov 10-14, 2018.

Speaker and Panelist, I. Dankwa-Mullen, J. L. Snowdon and W. Kassler. Transforming Healthcare and Addressing Disparities through Health Information Technology. American Public Health Association (APHA) 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo. San Diego, CA. Nov 10-14, 2018.

Poster Presentation, Graham DM, McNamara DM Waintraub SE, Goldberg SL, Norden AD Hervey J, Pecora AL, Landstrom C, Snowdon JL, Francis PM, Jungbluth N, Wang CK, Latts LM. Are treatment recommendations provided by cognitive computing supported by real world data (Watson for Oncology with Cota RWE) concordant with expert opinions? ESMO 2018. Munich, Germany. October 19-23, 2018.

Speaker, "Applying Cognitive Computing to Improve Policy Compliance in Colorado Medicaid," Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC). Portland, OR. August 13-16, 2018. 

Invited Panelist, "Promising and Disruptive Technology Outlook 2030," Annual Ideagen Global Leadership 2030 Summit. Washington DC. June 7, 2018. 

Speaker, JUS-IT: an innovative solution for integrated care management for child welfare and the police. European Social Services Conference (ESSC 2018). Seville, Spain. May 28-30, 2018.

Invited speaker, "Introduction to Watson Health," 51st Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) 2018, Oahu, Hawaii, January 3 - 6, 2018.

Invited speaker, FCC’s Connect2Health Task Force Virtual Listening Session on the Broadband Health Divide, September 22, 2017.

Invited Panelist, "The Role of Cognitive and AI Technologies in the Digital Health Transformation," Health Datapalooza 2017, Washington D.C., April 27 - 28, 2017.

“IBM Watson Health,” NIH Deep Learning Interest Group, Rockville, MD, February 6, 2017.

Invited Speaker, “The Power of Data in the Era of Cognitive Computing: The Next Frontier for Healthcare,” AMIA Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Working Group, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2016 Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, November 12 – 16, 2016.

Invited Panelist, “Faces of AMIA,” American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2016 Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, November 12 – 16, 2016.

Invited Speaker and Panelist, "Cognitive Computing for Clinical Trials Innovation," NIH 2016 Bioinformatics Festival - Virtual Clinical Trials: Modernizing Comparative Studies, Bethesda, MD, October 21, 2016.

Speaker, "Health Informatics: A New Era of Innovation for Access, Analysis, and Action," Public Health Informatics (PHIN) 2016, Atlanta, GA, August 21 - 24, 2016.

Invited Talk, "Cybersecurity Leadership: Competencies, Governance, and Technologies for Industrial Control Systems," with Jean-Pierre Auffret, George Mason University, International Conference on Cyber Security (ICCS) 2016, New York, NY, July 25 - 28, 2016.

Invited Panelist, Society of Women's Health Research (SWHR) 26th Annual Gala: Revolutionizing Healthcare & Research through Data, with Kavita Patel, MD, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution (Moderator);Robert M. Califf, MD, Commissioner at the FDA; Jennie Larkin, PhD, Senior Advisor for Extramural Programs and Strategic Planning at the NIH;and Anna McCollister-Slipp, Co-founder of Galileo Analytics, Ritz Carlton, Washington, DC, May 4, 2016.

Invited Talk, "Using IBM Watson Health to Improve Patient Care and Wellness Outcomes,” The Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Quality Conference, Baltimore, MD, December 1-3, 2015. 

Invited Plenary, "Technology and Innovation Lead the Next Era of Integrated Intelligence," 2015 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Conference, San Antonio, TX, August 23 - 26, 2015.

Federal News Radio Interview by Jason Miller with D. J. Patil and Jane Snowdon, "From CDOs to CIOs: Agencies must find balance between hip, cool and timeworn, true," http://federalnewsradio.com/big-data/2015/07/agencies-must-find-balance-hip-cool-timeworn-true/, Washington DC, July 7, 2015.

Invited Panelist, "Vision 2020 and Internet of Things," with Carle De Groote, Cisco, and Ashish Jaiman, Microsoft, Northern Viriginia Technology Council, Reston, VA, June 10, 2015.

Speaker, "Introduction: A New Security Reality is Here," George Mason University - IBM - National Science Foundation Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart Grid Conference, Fairfax, VA, April 30, 2015.

Panel Moderator, "Industrial Control Systems Perspectives," George Mason University - IBM - National Science Foundation Cybersecurity Leadership and Smart Grid Conference, Fairfax, VA, April 30, 2015.

Invited Keynote, "Implementing the Internet of Things," IBM Department of Justice and Law Enforcement Innovation Day, Washington DC, April 29, 2015.

Invited Panelist, "Global Innovation," with Doug Barry, Deputy Director, U. S. Commercial Service, and Ambassador Stuart Holliday, President and CEO, Meridian International Center, Wharton DC Innovation Summit, Washington DC, April 28, 2015.

Invited Panelist, “Data Myths and Realities,” with Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA; Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of the US Department of Commerce; and John Nesi, VP Market Development at Rockwell Automation, The National Press Club Newsmaker Forum, Washington DC, December 10, 2014.

Invited Panelist, “STEM,” AFCEA Belvoir STEM Innovation Day, Fort Belvoir, VA, November 13, 2014.

Invited Keynote, “How Can Organizations Use Big Data to Achieve Sustainability Objectives?” GMU-IBM Diverse Data Analytics Applications Symposium,” George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, November 4, 2014.

Invited Panelist, “Interagency Big Data Initiative,” Symposium on the Interagency Strategic Plan for Big Data: Focus on R&D, Board on Research Data and Information, The National Academies, Washington, DC, October 23, 2014.          

Speaker, “How Can Organizations Use Big Data to Achieve Sustainability Objectives?” Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment, Washington DC, October 1, 2014.

Speaker, “Cross-Industry Considerations for Securing Industrial Control Systems,” George Mason University – IBM – National Science Foundation Cybersecurity Research Workshop, Arlington, VA, July 11, 2014.

Invited Keynote, “Leading the Next Era of Information Technology,” Northrop Grumann Tech Expo Gala, Hilton, McLean, VA, June 17, 2014.

Invited Speaker, “Big Data and Smart Cities,” 4th American Institute of Engineers (AIE) Symposium on Big Data for Government, Arlington, VA, June 17-18, 2014.

Invited Panelist, "Big Data and Open Government,” Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC, June 6, 2014.

Invited Speaker, “The Coming Era of Cognitive Computing,” School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Sciences (SPACS), George Mason Retired Faculty Association, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, May 15, 2014.

Invited Speaker, “Leading the Next Era of Innovation,” AFCEA Technology Council, Fairfax, VA, May 14, 2014

Invited Panelist, "Vendor Perspective on Public Sector Requirements for Cloud Computing,” Cloud Standards Customer Council’s Public Sector Cloud Summit, Reston, VA, March 24, 2014.

Invited Keynote, "Key Technology Trends for Public Sector,” Cloud Standards Customer Council’s Public Sector Cloud Summit, Reston, VA, March 24, 2014.

Invited Speaker, “The Coming Era of Cognitive Computing,” The Philosophical Society of Washington (PSW), Washington, DC, February 7, 2014, http://vimeo.com/87433622

Invited Panelist, U. S. Department of Energy’s “Building a Cyber Workforce for Energy Systems: Attracting, Training, and Retaining Talent in the Face of a Changing Cyber Landscape,” Washington, DC, October 24, 2013.

Keynote Address “How Can Organizations Use Big Data to Achieve Sustainability Objectives?” and panel moderator, Environmental Law Institute's Conference on Big Data: A Game Changer for Environmental Managers, Advocates, and Regulators?, Washington DC, October 22, 2013.

Invited Speaker, "Women in Data: Global Technology Outlook 2013," Data Innovation DC, Washington DC, September 23, 2013.

Invited panelist in partnership with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, The Governor General of Canada, and the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at New York University (NYU), on the spirit of innovation and the diplomacy of knowledge between Canada and the United States, New York, NY, May, 29, 2013.

Speaker, “IBM Global Technology Outlook 2013," Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference and Expo, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 18 - 22, 2013.

Closing Keynote "Energy Conservation and IBM’s Real Estate Transformation,” 2012 Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership Summit, Stamford, CT, June 13-14, 2012.

Conference organizer, panel organizer and moderator for the “Implications of a Data-Driven Built Environment Conference,” New York Academy of Science, New York, NY, May 30, 2012.

Panel organizer and moderator “Georgia Tech Industrial and Systems Engineering Careers in Industry Panel,” Atlanta, GA, April, 20, 2012.

Luncheon Keynote “Innovations for Energy Efficient Buildings at IBM,” Society of Women Engineers: Engineering Exploration Experience, New York, NY, March 31, 2012.

Invited panelist “The Big Picture 2012: Sustainability for Large Corporations,” Urban Land Institute Westchester/Fairfield, White Plains, NY, February 23, 2012.

Keynote, “Innovation – Defining the Future for Smarter Buildings,” IBM Canada Forum on Smarter Buildings, Markham, Canada, February 7, 2012.

Speaker, “Modeling and Simulation of Building Energy Performance for Portfolios of Public Buildings, 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix, AZ, December 11-14, 2011.

Invited speaker and panelist “Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster for Energy Efficient Buildings,” American Institute of Architects NY Buildings = Energy: Design for a Change Symposium, New York, NY, November 5, 2011.

Invited speaker and panelist “Establishing Field Tested Integrated Design and Delivery Methodology for Retrofitting Commercial Buildings,” International Conference for Enhanced Building Operations (ICEBO) 2011, New York, NY, October 18-20, 2011.

Invited lecturer “How Much Energy is Enough?”, Union College, September 13, 2011.

Invited panel moderator “Opportunities Behind the Meter,” with Eaton and RPI at the Energy Infotech Forum, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY, June 21, 2011.

Invited lecturer “Innovation for a Smarter Planet,” Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science Dean’s Seminar Series, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, April 19, 2011.

Invited lecturer "Innovation for Energy Efficient Buildings," Penn State's IE 590 Graduate Seminar Series, University Park, PA, March 17, 2011.

Invited Keynote Address "Opportunities for Innovating Solutions for a Smarter Planet," The Fordham IBM Forum on Analytics "Building Real World Readiness -- Analytics Skills for 21st Century Leaders," New York, NY, March 31, 2011.

Invited speaker and panelist "Market Requirements for Analytics skills for the 21st Century Smarter Planet," The Fordham IBM Forum on Analytics "Building Real World Readiness -- Analytics Skills for 21st Century Leaders," New York, NY, March 31, 2011.

Invited speaker “Smarter Buildings and Smart Grid Research,” Univ of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, February 18, 2011.

Invited speaker, Announcement of the Urban Technology Innovation Center with Mayor Bloomberg, Columbia, CUNY, IBM, NYU and NYCEDC, New York, NY, January 20, 2011.

Invited lecturer “The Smart Grid and Smart Buildings” in Columbia’s EE 4510 Solar Energy and Smart Grid Power Systems class, October 26, 2010.

Quoted in Scientific American’s May 13, 2010 issue on “Securing the Smart Grid.”

Invited speaker and panelist “Smarter Cities, Smarter Buildings: Strategically Using New Technology to Design a Sustainable Planet” at AIA’s Build Pittsburgh 2010 conference, April 12, 2010.

Invited speaker and panelist “The Olympic Peninsula Project” at The Smart Grid for Smart Cities event co-sponsored by The Sallan Foundation and CUNY Institute for Urban Systems, February 3, 2010.

Invited speaker and panelist “The Power of Many: The ABC’s of Collaborative Innovation throughout the Extended Enterprise” at Columbia’s Building Intelligence Project (C-BIP) Integrated Design Studio Panel, January 27, 2010.

Featured in Metropolis Magazine’s January 13, 2010 issue on “What’s Next: Energy.”