Keynote 3: Health Data Exchange (HDX)

Starts at
Wed, Nov 8, 2023, 09:00 South Korea Time
( 08 Nov 23 00:00 UTC )
Finishes at
Wed, Nov 8, 2023, 10:00 South Korea Time
( 08 Nov 23 01:00 UTC )
Gyeongha Hall 1
Sam Oh


Health Data Exchange (HDX): A global open data, software, and learning- community resource for R&D acceleration and dissemination

  • Javed Mostafa

    Dean and Professor, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

    Javed Mostafa is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Information.

    His research focuses on multimedia information retrieval, personalization and user modeling as well as cyberinfrastructure for research and learning.

    Professor Mostafa came to U of T in September 2023 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he served as a Professor and the founding Director of an interdisciplinary informatics training program called the Carolina Health Informatics Program (CHIP) that oversaw collaboration among seven UNC academic units.

    Previously, at Indiana University, Bloomington, Professor Mostafa held the Victor H. Yngve Endowed Professorship and he also served as an Associated Dean of Academics and an Associate Dean of Research.

    Professor Mostafa completed his PhD in information science at the University of Texas at Austin in 1994, with a focus on developing information query models and search interfaces for video information.


  • Sam Oh

    Sunkyunkywan University and DCMI

    Sam Oh is a Distinguished Professor for Global Affairs at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul Korea, the current executive director for the DCMI, and chairs the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34 (Document Description & Processing Languages) and ISO TC46/SC9 (Identification & Description) committees. He represents the National Library of Korea on the DCMI Governing Board.

    His main research interest is in the area of metadata and ontology modeling. He has extensive experience in consulting companies and government sectors regarding design of metadata and ontologies. He taught courses such as database design, Web database design, designing XML and metadata schemas, ontology modeling, information architecture, and designing knowledge management systems.

    He received his Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology from Syracuse University, NY, USA in 1995 and worked for the Information School at the University of Washington for 4 years (1994-1998) prior to taking his current post.